Posted: Nov 16, 2022

FT Faculty Nutritional Science

Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2022

Start date of this position:  as early as May 2023, but no later than August 28, 2023

Required Degree: PhD in Nutritional Science or a related field, or an equivalent doctoral degree.

The required degree must be completed by the start date.


  • Minimum of earned doctoral degree in Nutritional Science or a related field (Physiology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Public Health, etc.), or an equivalent doctoral degree.
  • Evidence of ability to teach and conduct primary research in the area of Nutritional Science or related field.
  • Teaching experience at the college/university level or relevant experience in industry desired.
  • Rank commensurate with experience. Applicants must meet university standards, a record of publication in peer-reviewed journals, demonstrated success as an instructor, and a history of successful grantsmanship.


  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses.
  • Advise graduate students.
  • Maintain a productive research program.
  • Serve in Department, College, and University committees, as appointed.
  • Be an active participant in national/international professional organizations and activities.

To Apply:

  • Complete an online application.
  • Send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Jason Kenealey, search committee chair, at [email protected]
  • Screening of candidates begins immediately. Applications will be accepted through December 15, 2022. The successful candidate may begin employment as early as May 2023, but no later than August 28, 2023.

Information required at the time of application – Please list the individual contact information for each of your three recommenders on the faculty application. At some point during the selection process, they may be contacted to submit their letters of reference electronically

Document(s) required at the time of application - Please attach your updated Curriculum Vitae, Mission Alignment Statement (full-time faculty only), and cover letter to the faculty application.

Mission Alignment Statement: BYU is committed to hiring faculty members who enthusiastically embrace and energetically advance its unique mission. To this end, please include a one-page mission alignment statement as part of your application that addresses how you might, as a BYU faculty member: (1) live a life of loyalty to Jesus Christ and His restored Church and align yourself with doctrines and teachings declared by living prophets, seers, and revelators; (2) demonstrate intentionality in building faith in Jesus Christ and testimony of His restored gospel among students and others in the BYU community; and (3) teach your subject matter with the Spirit of God and strive to keep it “bathed in the light and color of the restored gospel” (Spencer W. Kimball). 

Applicants who are not members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints include a one-page mission alignment statement that describes understanding of and commitment to the Mission of Brigham Young University and the AIMS of a BYU Education (


Equal Opportunity Employer: m/f/Vets/Disability

All qualified candidates are invited to apply, including women, people of color, and people with disabilities.

BYU, an equal opportunity employer, requires all faculty to observe the university’s Honor Code and Dress & Grooming Standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.