Texas State University — Faculty Positions in Nutrition

The School of Family and Consumer Sciences has two open positions within our Nutrition program:

Associate Professor or Professor in Nutrition
Job Posting Number: 20170029FAC

Texas State invites applications to fill a 9-month (academic year) tenure-track position with possible summer teaching. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate nutrition and foods courses; developing new courses; conducting community or translational research, in areas such as physical performance, determinants of eating behaviors, cardiovascular disease, obesity, neurological disorders, or diabetes, with the expectation to obtain external funding and publishing; involving undergraduate and graduate students in research; participating in appropriate service activities. Collectively, this position includes teaching, scholarship, and professional service.

Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Nutrition
Job Posting Number: 20170032FAC

Texas State invites applications to fill a 9-month (academic year) tenure-track position with possible summer teaching. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate nutrition and foods courses; developing new courses; conducting biochemical, molecular or neuroscience nutrition research; obtaining external funding and publishing; involving undergraduate and graduate students in research; and participating in appropriate service activities. Collectively, this position includes teaching, scholarship, and professional service.

The program currently offers a baccalaureate degree in nutrition and foods (3 tracks, including dietetics); an accredited Dietetic Internship with a concentration in child nutrition that includes graduate coursework (http://www.fcs.txstate.edu/degrees-programs/nutr/nutr_di.html); and master’s degree in human nutrition (http://www.fcs.txstate.edu/degrees-programs/nutr/ms_nutr.html).

Application Procedures:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/17910. To ensure full consideration, please submit the following by October 1, 2016: a current curriculum vita, a letter of intent describing experience and fit with the position, and a list of three individuals who will provide references.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.


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