Open Rank, Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Nutrition and Metabolic Health

Case Western Reserve University

Position Description

The Department of Nutrition in the School of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) invites applications for tenure-track or tenured faculty positions. We seek those with emerging or established basic science and/or translational research expertise who focus on the connections between nutrition and health. Areas of particular interest include the mechanisms by which nutrition impacts metabolic health and dysregulation, cancer risk and progression, obesity, diabetes, and inflammatory states. Applicants are expected to launch and grow their independent research, to interface with current research efforts in the department, and to participate in educational activities.

The Department is a highly interdisciplinary academic unit with expertise in molecular nutrition, public health nutrition, metabolism, genomics, proteomics, immunity, systems biology and bioinformatics, culinary medicine, and translational biomedical sciences. In addition to research, the Department has strong training programs for dietitians, undergraduate, Masters, and PhD students.


Successful candidates are expected to develop innovative and externally funded research programs, contribute to educational activities, and participate in service activities. Candidates should have a PhD and/or MD and a strong record of peer-reviewed research accomplishments. Candidates at the Assistant Professor level will have productive postdoctoral research experience and promising plan for developing an independently funded research program, while candidates at the Associate or Full Professor level will have an established and funded and research program.

The Department of Nutrition offers competitive startup packages, outstanding laboratory space and core facilities, and a highly collaborative environment.

Application Instructions

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 care of Dr. Danny Manor through Interfolio. Review of applications will begin on May 13, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated starting date will be a mutually agreed upon date.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Case Western Reserve University strives to maintain a diverse and inclusive work environment. All applicants are protected under Federal law from discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age and genetics.

Case Western Reserve 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 by phone at 216.368.3066 or by email at Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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