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Director, Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (002882-2013)

The Department of Nutrition Science in the College of Health and Human Sciences (HHS) seeks applicants for a tenure track faculty position.

Requirements: As the leader of our Coordinated Program in Dietetics (CPD), the position requires a strong commitment to the field of dietetic training and includes responsibilities in discovery, learning, and engagement.  The successful candidate will direct the CPD, supervise a full-time MS, RD operational manager for the CPD, teach courses for the CPD, and conduct high-quality nutrition research.  Research should support one of our signature areas: Calcium, Vitamin D and Bone Health; Botanicals and Bioactives for Health; Cancer Prevention; Appetite, Metabolism, and Obesity.  Applicants can work from any perspective (e.g. molecular mechanism, clinical intervention, population science). 

Qualifications: All applicants must have a PhD or equivalent degree in Nutrition or a closely related field, up-to-date certification as an RD, post-doctoral training, dietetic practice experience, a strong research publication record, and either demonstrated (Associate/Full Professor level) or potential (Assistant Professor level) to obtain external research funding.  Additional desired experiences include personnel management and working as or with supervised-practice preceptors. Opportunities for funding and research collaborations exist within over 100 Centers at Purdue, including: the NCI-designated Purdue Center for Cancer Research (www.cancerresearch.purdue.edu/Default.aspx), the Ingestive Behavior Research Center (IBRC, www.purdue.edu/dp/ibrc/), Discovery Park (www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/), and the Indiana CTSI (www.indianactsi.org/). The candidate chosen will participate in graduate education as a member of the Interdepartmental Nutrition Program (INP, www.cfs.purdue.edu/fn/).

Applications: Send ALL of the following materials to J. C. Fleet, 700 W. State St., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN 47907-2059; a CV, three reference letters, descriptions of future research goals and teaching interests, funding record.  Application review will begin on November 27, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

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