Posted: Sep 21, 2021

Assistant Professor – Physiology or Nutrition

Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology, Florida State University - Tallahassee, FL
Application Deadline: Oct 28, 2021

Position: The Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology in the College of Health and Human Sciences at Florida State University is seeking a physiology or nutrition scientist to fill one tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants are expected to develop an extramurally funded research program that will strengthen and complement the Department’s ongoing research activity. The salary and startup package are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Required Qualifications: Applicants must have an earned doctorate in physiology, nutrition, or related discipline and have significant postdoctoral training. Applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and evidence of extramural support for research activities.

Responsibilities: The successful applicant will be expected to: (1) develop/maintain a nationally and internationally recognized extramurally funded research program, and (2) contribute to the Department’s teaching and service efforts at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the candidate’s area of expertise. Additionally, the applicant is expected to recruit and mentor graduate students.

The Department, College and University: Applicants are encouraged to explore the College of Health and Human Sciences website for more information about the Department and College. The Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology is the 6thlargest department at Florida State University (FSU)with 1,250 undergraduate and 100 graduate students. The department offers undergraduate majors in Nutrition & Dietetics, Food Science, Exercise Physiology, and Athletic Training. The department offers graduate degrees at the Master’s level in Sports Nutrition, Nutrition & Food Science, Exercise Physiology, and Sports Sciences. The department also offers graduate degrees at the doctoral level in Nutrition & Food Science and Exercise Physiology. The faculty in the department have research interests broadly related to the areas of nutrition, stress, obesity, cardiovascular/skeletal muscle physiology, aging, and cancer.  Florida State University holds the Carnegie Research University designation as an R1 research institution. Florida State University has been officially designated as a preeminent research university by the Florida Legislature as a result of having met a set of rigorous benchmarks. FSU is ranked #19 among national public institutions in the lastU.S. News and World Report rankings.

The University is located in Florida’s capital city of Tallahassee and serves a culturally-diverse student population of over 42,000. The history of Florida State University can be accessed online at

Application Procedure: Please submit applications online at Search Job ID #49915 for this position. Applicants should submit electronically, the following documents (1) letter of application, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of future research plans and (4) contact information of at least three professional references. Deadline for applications is October 28, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately. All applications will be held in confidence and references will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission.

Bradley Gordon, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair

Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology

Florida State University

Email: [email protected]


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