Open Rank Faculty Positions (tenured/tenure-track) in Basic Research in Nutrition - Department of Nutrition

The Department of Nutrition in the School of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) invites applications for tenure-track or tenured faculty positions for academic research scholars at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Professor. We seek those with emerging or established basic science and/or translation research expertise in one or more of the following areas: the role of diet/nutrients/nutrition on metabolic health, diabetes, inflammation, immune function, cancer risk and progression, maternal/child health and/or nutritional biochemistry. Research must include a diet/nutrient or nutrition link to metabolic health or disease, including risk and/or progression. Applicants who not only have their own independent research in nutrition but can interface with existing faculty research strengths as shown on our website are encouraged to apply. 

In addition to office/research space, access to exceptional core facilities, competitive salaries, and generous start-up packages, we offer a highly interactive environment with exceptional intellectual, infrastructural, and administrative support. The Department is a highly interdisciplinary unit with 22 faculty members who influence the fields of nutrition, public and community health, metabolism, basic and translational biomedical sciences. The Department has expertise in community and clinical nutrition (including 8 RDNs) as well as strong basic science research programs. In addition, the Department has a strong undergraduate program and several master’s and doctoral level programs in nutrition, public health nutrition, systems biology and bioinformatics. Students at all levels actively participate in faculty research.

Candidates should have a PhD, MD or equivalent and relevant post-doctoral experience, an established publication record including peer-reviewed publications, and research funding commensurate with rank. Successful candidate will also be committed to excellence in teaching/mentoring a population of diverse students. Rank will be commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience. Candidates for Professor should be nationally recognized for leadership and scholarship in their discipline. Salary and benefits are competitive and salary will be commensurate with experience. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the educational and mentoring mission of the department.

Interested candidates should apply by sending a CV, a cover letter, a statement of research plans, summary of teaching and mentoring experiences, a commitment to diversity statement and the names of 3 references. The candidate’s diversity statement should address how their research/teaching/service contributed to diversity, equity and inclusion within their scholarly field. Candidates may also/additionally indicate how they have promoted structural justice for institutions of higher learning. Please submit all materials through Interfolio at Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated starting date will be a mutually agreed upon date.

In employment, as in education, CWRU is committed to advancing an inclusive community in which everyone is welcome, respected, valued and heard. Along with colleagues across the university, our faculty, staff and students are engaged in continued and meaningful dialogue about issues of systemic racism, and we are determined to implement direct measures to end discriminatory practices on our campus and enhance our contributions to the communities around us.

As our society grapples with the history, legacy and persistence of entrenched racism and its impact on communities of color, we reaffirm our mission to expand opportunities for underrepresented groups; provide a multifaceted education for our students; foster a culture of diversity, pluralism and recognition of individual difference; and realize our ideals within the university and in the larger world.

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity.  Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 or to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.