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Assistant or Associate Professor, Cardiometabolic & Mitochondrial Energetics

Agriculture / Life Science

Blacksburg

Assistant or Associate Professor, Cardiometabolic & Mitochondrial Energetics

  • 522244
  • Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
  • Human Nutrition, Foods & Exercise
  • Agriculture / Life Science
  • Teaching & Research Faculty
  • Virginia Tech University

Job Description

The Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise (http://hnfe.vt.edu) in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track faculty appointment with research and teaching responsibilities at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. We are seeking an outstanding individual with expertise in studying cardiometabolic function in health and disease. Individuals with expertise in studying the cellular and molecular mechanisms regulating mitochondrial energetics in the context of dietary and/or exercise interventions in animal models and/or humans are encouraged to apply. We have a strong interest in individuals who can work with interdisciplinary teams. Unique opportunities are available to collaborate with existing faculty conducting clinical and translational research and undergraduate and graduate education. Collaborations are possible with the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute (FBRI), the Fralin Life Sciences Institute (FLSI), the School of Neuroscience, and the departments of Animal and Poultry Sciences and Biochemistry, among others. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the teaching mission of the department, advise graduate students, and participate in relevant service activities. Responsibilities include develop/maintain a nationally and internationally recognized extramurally-funded research program to complement and expand research programs in HNFE and the CALS. Teach undergraduate/graduate courses in exercise science. Recruit and mentor graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. Participate in advising and service/outreach activities.

Required Qualifications

• Earned doctorate in exercise science or a closely related field
• Post-doctoral research experience
• Demonstrated record of accomplishment of research productivity through major publications
• Active major extramural funding or strong evidence of the likelihood of obtaining such funding in the near term.
• Demonstrated ability to conduct research independently and collaboratively
• Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong commitment to quality student education.

Preferred Qualifications

Active extramural funding.

Appointment Type

Regular

Salary Information

Commensurate with Experience

Review Date

12/09/2022

Additional Information

Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and encourages applications from a broad spectrum of candidates including Women, People of Color, Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Dr. Robert Grange at rgrange@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the review date or event.

Required application materials include: 1) cover letter, 2) current curriculum vitae, 3) research statement, 4) teaching statement, 5) diversity statement, and 6) full contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin on December 9, 2022 and will continue until a suitable candidate is selected.

Correspondence should be addressed to:
Robert W. Grange, Ph.D.
Chair, Cardiometabolic & Mitochondrial Energetics Search Committee
1029, 1981 Kraft Drive
Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24060
540-231-2725, rgrange@vt.edu

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

 

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Dr. Robert Grange at rgrange@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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