The Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences in the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University is recruiting a Visiting Assistant Professor (two-year appointment, with second year appointment contingent on first year review). The Milken Institute School of Public Health has a diverse and growing faculty, with a $90 million research portfolio. As the only school of public health in the nation’s capital, faculty and students have a unique opportunity to work closely with government agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, the US Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration, as well as the numerous non-governmental organizations that are headquartered in DC.
Primary responsibilities for this position will be teaching and mentoring undergraduate students in the new Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Science Program (starting fall 2018). In addition, the candidate will also be expected to contribute to teaching in the Masters of Public Health in Public Health Nutrition program and in the Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science program Specific teaching responsibilities include coursework in: introductory nutrition, nutritional biochemistry, nutrition assessment, nutrition across the lifecycle, nutrition and chronic disease, nutrition science research methods, as well as senior capstone projects.
Basic qualifications: Applicants must have: 1) an earned doctorate in nutrition science or related field; 2) at least one year of experience post-PhD involving nutrition-related work or conducting nutrition-related research; 3) undergraduate and/or graduate teaching experience in nutrition science; and, 4) relevant publications in peer-reviewed journals.
To be considered please complete an online faculty application at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/50274 and upload the following: 1) curriculum vitae; 2) statement of teaching and mentoring experience including a summary of teaching evaluations. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.
Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening. Salary will be commensurate with and experience.
The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.