We are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications for faculty positions in the Department of Allied Health Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources at the rank of Assistant Professor (60 percent research/40 percent teaching) with growing expertise in Health Promotion and Genomics research. Thematic areas of research include, but are not limited to: genes-environment-behavioral interactions; nutrition and obesity genetics and genomics; computational genetics for human disease; genomic/epigenomic biomarker discovery projects and genetic counseling.
The successful candidate will join a vibrant, interdisciplinary faculty dedicated to advancing knowledge through interdisciplinary research, teaching and community service. This is a 9-month, tenure track position with a start date of August 23, 2015 that will support the department’s mission to be a national and international leader in health promotion science, education and research. The successful candidate’s primary academic appointment will be at the Storrs campus.
The successful candidate is expected to establish a competitive, extramurally-funded research program, to contribute to scholarship through high quality publications and to achieve national recognition as through invited presentations and honorific awards. In the area of teaching, the successful candidate will share a deep commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, development of innovative courses and mentoring of students in research, outreach and professional development. Successful candidates will also be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their research, teaching, and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; leadership in developing pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.
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