The Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise (http://hnfe.vt.edu) in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (GALS) invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track faculty appointment with research and teaching responsibilities at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. We are seeking an outstanding individual with expertise in studying cardiometabolic function in health and disease. Individuals with expertise in studying the cellular and molecular mechanisms regulating mitochondrial energetics in the context of dietary and/or exercise interventions in animal models and/or humans are encouraged to apply. We have a strong interest in individuals who can work with interdisciplinary teams. Unique opportunities are available to collaborate with existing faculty conducting clinical and translational research and undergraduate and graduate education. Collaborations are possible with the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute (FBRI), the Fralin Life Sciences Institute (FLSI), the School of Neuroscience, and the departments of Animal and Poultry Sciences and Biochemistry, among others. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the teaching mission of the department, advise graduate students, and participate in relevant service activities.
The position requires occasional travel to attend conferences and meetings. Completion of a criminal background check is required.
Required qualifications: Applicants should have an earned doctorate in exercise science or a closely related field, post-doctoral research experience, a demonstrated record of accomplishment of research productivity through major publications, and either active major extramural funding or strong evidence of the likelihood of obtaining such funding in the near term. Applicants should have a demonstrated ability to conduct research independently and collaboratively, demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a strong commitment to quality student education.
Preferred qualifications: Active extramural funding.
Please apply here: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/968/cw/en-us/job/518510/assistant-or-associate-professor-cardiometabolic-mitochondrial-energetics