Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Nutrition and Global Health Division of Nutritional Scienc

Cornell University
Ithaca, New York
Not Specified
November 04 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Division of Nutritional Sciences (DNS) at Cornell University invites applications for a position in nutrition and global health: this links to initiatives in the Division including external partnerships with the World Health Organization, Cochrane, and others. The position is for a 9-month, full-salaried, tenure-track faculty member, with an expectation to hire an Assistant Professor or an Associate/Full Professor. We seek experienced candidates with demonstrated research excellence and a recognized scholarly reputation, appropriate for rank, in nutrition and global health. Successful candidates should have experience in interdisciplinary research addressing the role of nutrition in human health and disease particularly in international settings.


Candidates are expected to be leaders in their disciplines and have demonstrated research excellence. Commensurate with rank, research excellence should be demonstrated by an active, externally funded research program as well as by a substantial record of publication in recognized peer-reviewed journals. Candidates may have disciplinary expertise in nutrition, epidemiology, data science, medicine, or a related field. Individuals working at the intersection of related fields such as those leveraging the use of big data, bioinformatics, and advances in artificial intelligence to address challenges in nutrition and global health are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate level.


Responsibilities: The candidate is expected to:


  • Maintain a vigorous, externally funded research program
  • Maintain a high level of scholarly activity
  • Mentor graduate students
  • Forge professional relationships within the Division of Nutritional Sciences and other academic units on campus
  • Participate in the Division of Nutritional Sciences’ undergraduate and graduate teaching programs

Academic Rank and Compensation: This is a 9-month position appointment, with the expectation of tenure. The position is designated as 50% effort in research, 50% in teaching/instruction. Salary level will depend on experience and expertise and will be competitive with comparable positions at peer universities.


Applicants must apply through Academic Jobs Online and upload a cover letter, CV, research statement, a teaching statement, and a statement of diversity. Applicants must also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted through Academic Jobs Online.


Review of applications will begin in late October 2021 and will continue until this position has been filled.




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