Assistant Professor in Human Sciences (Nutrition & Food Science)


Appointment: Full-time, twelve-month, tenure-track appointment ( 70% teaching, 30% research) Start Date: July 1, 2019

Qualifications: Earned doctorate in nutrition, human nutrition, nutrition food science, public health nutrition, or closely related field; Ability to conduct research; Demonstrated potential for extramural funding

Qualifications: A record of refereed publications; Higher education teaching experience; Evidence of external grant activity; Evidence of funded research;

Responsibilities: Teach courses in nutrition and food science (Food Safety, Sensory Evaluation of Foods, Food Law & Regulation); Recruit, advise and mentor students; Participate in curriculum and program development; Develop and maintain an active research program including grant writing and publications; Participate in professional, university, and community service

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

The University: The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is an 1890 Land-Grant institution with approximately 2,600 students. The University offers undergraduate degrees in more than 40 majors in the schools of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences; Business and Management; Education; and Arts and Sciences. The campus is located in Pine Bluff, population 49,083. Pine Bluff is 42 miles south of Little Rock.

The Department: The Department of Human Sciences is in the School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences. The Department offers a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Sciences Education and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Sciences with options in Foodservice/Restaurant Management; Human Development and Family Studies; Merchandising, Textiles and Design; and Nutrition and Food Science. Programs are accredited by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Application: Applicants should submit a letter of application, current vitae, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, three current letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, and proposed research agenda to:

Department of Human Sciences Search Committee
c/o Human Resources Department
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
1200 North University Drive Mail Slot 4942
Pine Bluff, AR 71601

Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until April 15, 2019

UAPB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify Employer

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