Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences

Posted 2 years ago

The University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences. Applicants should have a PhD, MD or equivalent degree and will be expected to develop and conduct a nationally competitive research program relevant to the multidisciplinary field of nutrition and health with an emphasis on personalized nutrition. Although applications in all research areas will be considered and are encouraged, areas of targeted interest include the control of metabolism via cellular and inter-organ regulatory networks, digestive biology and disease, nutrition and epigenetics, dietary interactions, and the effects of environmental factors on nutrition and metabolism. Research may incorporate biochemical, physiological, metabolic, genomic and/or clinical approaches. The successful applicant will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in nutritional sciences, mentor graduate students in their research, and contribute to university service including programs aimed at increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion within the department, college, and university. Teaching and service responsibilities will be commensurate with college expectations and consistent with the teaching and service loads of other faculty in the college of Agriculture and Life Science.

This is a full-time 9-month academic appointment. A competitive salary, benefits and start-up package will be available.

Application Procedure:

Apply online at “Jobs at UW” ( under job number 251989. Applications must be received through UW Madison’s online application system.

To begin the application process, please click on “Apply Now”.

Applicants should upload as a ONE Complete File:

1) cover letter

2) curriculum vitae

3) statement of research accomplishments/future goals (3-page limit)

4) statement of teaching interests and philosophy (1 page)

5) statement of diversity philosophy (

6) reprints of up to three recent articles (as a single PDF).

Additionally, three letters of evaluation of the applicant should be emailed to Bill Omdahl ( or mailed to Bill Omdahl, Attn: Search & Screen Committee (251989), Department of Nutritional Sciences, 1415 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is May 31st, 2022. However, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

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