The university and department are strongly committed to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of under-represented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.
Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in Epidemiology, Public Health, Biostatistics, Data and Computational Sciences, or other relevant field. Preferred qualifications included demonstrated experience in human clinical studies and/or population-based study involving multi-dimensional data sets that include nutritional/dietary data and clinical or biomedical measurements. Evidence of a strong publication record, demonstrated success or potential for obtaining funding, excellent communication skills, and experience working and leading multi-disciplinary teams are preferred. Successful applicants will join a team of NFHC faculty from diverse disciplines across the University of Nebraska System that are united by the NFHC discovery-translation research platform. This platform links discovery of molecular components in food crops that can influence composition/function of the gut microbiome with translational study of emerging candidates in animal models and human populations.
UNL is a land grant institution with a strong commitment to research, teaching, outreach, and service. UNL is a Carnegie Foundation “Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity” university and is committed to further strengthening its research standing.
For consideration, applicants must complete the online faculty form and submit application materials at http://employment.unl.edu/postings/56973. The following attachments will be required: 1) A letter of interest with statements on research plans and teaching philosophy; 2) CV with contact information for three references; 3) Cover letter, and 4) PDFs of up to five relevant publications (must be combined into one document).
Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018, and continue until the position has been filled. Inquiries regarding the position or the application process should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Tricia LeVan, firstname.lastname@example.org.
As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.