The Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology in the College of Health and Human Sciences at Florida State University is seeking an Exercise Physiology scientist to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants are expected to develop an extramurally funded research program that will strengthen and complement the Department’s ongoing research activity. Priority areas for the hire will be muscle physiology, mitochondrial function and health disparities research. The salary and startup package are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Kinesiology, Physiologyor related discipline. Priority will be given to applicants with current faculty status and/or postdoctoral training. Applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and evidence of extramural support for research activities.
The Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology is the 6th largest department at Florida State University (FSU) with 1,250 undergraduate and 100 graduate students. The department offers undergraduate majors in Nutrition & Dietetics, Food Science, Exercise Physiology, and Athletic Training. The department offers graduate degrees at the master’s level in Sports Nutrition, Nutrition & Food Science, Exercise Physiology, and Sports Sciences. The department also offers graduate degrees at the doctoral level in Nutrition & Food Science and Exercise Physiology. The faculty in the department have expertise in exercise physiology, nutrition and food sciences with areas of research interest related to obesity, aging, skeletal muscle and cardiovascular physiology, nutritional supplementation, nutrient timing, the role of functional foods and gut microbiome in chronic diseases, food safety, cancer, smoking/vaping and alcohol abuse. Florida State University holds the Carnegie Research University designation as an R1 research institution. Florida State University has been officially designated as a preeminent research university by the Florida Legislature as a result of having met a set of... rigorous benchmarks. FSU is ranked #19 among national public institutions in the last U.S. News and World Report rankings.