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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, College of Health Sciences, Department of Nutrition Science, (002582-2012)

Position: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Department of Nutrition Science, 9-month, tenure or tenure track, teaching/research.

Responsibilities:  The successful candidate will maintain an independent and productive research program.  S/he will plan, direct, maintain, and evaluate the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) to meet Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics, formerly Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) requirements. S/he will teach courses in the DPD curriculum and other courses as needed and manage a dietetics program assistant (MS/RD) to administer the DPD program  Additional Departmental/School/University activities may include recruitment, advising and outreach as well as other committees assigned and/or elected.

Qualifications:  PhD degree in Nutrition or related field and R.D. credential required.  Evidence of capability to build a well-developed independent and/or collaborative research program in an area that fits within the signature research areas of the Department (Appetite, Metabolism and Obesity; Cancer Prevention; Calcium, Vitamin D and Bone; Botanicals and Bioactives for Health) or in dietetics education.  Experience and competence in college level teaching, dietetics, and postdoctoral research experience are desired.  Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills should be demonstrated.

Application:  Applications including a curriculum vitae, statement of purpose describing how the applicant’s qualifications fit the position (to include teaching philosophy and research interests) and names of 3 people from whom letters of recommendation may be solicited (applicant will be contacted before recommendations are solicited) should be submitted to Sibylle Kranz PhD RD, Chair, DPD Search Committee, Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue University, 700 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN  47907-2059.  Telephone: 765-494-6758; Fax: 765-494-0674; E-mail:  kranz@purdue.edu.  Review of applications will begin March 1, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.  Desirable start date: August 13, 2012.  A background check will be required for employment in this position. Purdue University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.