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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (002751-2012)

The Nutrition Science Department invites applications for a tenure track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor as part of a multi-college chronic disease/public health cluster hire to further develop our research efforts related to diet and health in populations.  Opportunities exist to conduct interdisciplinary research within our signature areas (Calcium, Vitamin D, and Bone Health; Botanicals and Bioactives for Health; Appetite, Metabolism and Obesity; and Cancer Prevention); other College of Health and Human Sciences units (including the Department of Health and Kinesiology); and campus-wide emphasis areas (e.g. obesity, gerontology, children/adolescents, disease prevention, imaging, engineering). 

Qualifications: All applicants must have a PhD or MD in nutrition, nutritional epidemiology, public health nutrition or related fields, a strong research publication record and success with or potential for external funding. Opportunities for professional development/collaboration/pilot funding exist within the NIH-supported Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (www.indianactsi.org/), the Ingestive Behavior Research Center (www.purdue.edu/dp/ibrc/), the A.H. Ismail Center for Health, Exercise, and Nutrition (http://www.cla.purdue.edu/ismail/), Discovery Park (www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/), the Cooperative Extension Programs of Health and Human Sciences (http://www.cfs.purdue.edu/extension/index.html), and over 100 other Centers at Purdue (http://dagon.admin.purdue.edu/cgi-bin/ci.cgi). Joint appointments with other departments can also be considered. The candidate is expected to participate in ongoing and future initiatives in public health on campus (http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/ClusterHireinPublicHealth) and demonstrate excellence in teaching.  

Applications: Submit applications as a single pdf file containing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two-page summary of research interests, and a one-page teaching statement at haan@purdue.edu.  Three letters of recommendation must be submitted electronically to haan@purdue.edu. Screening of applications will begin November 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

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