Open Faculty Position at University of Vermont Extension Extension Assistant Professor: Community Food Systems and Nutrition Specialist

Posted by | 09.11.2014

University of Vermont (UVM) Extension seeks an Assistant Professor who will develop and deliver programs to 1) increase access to healthy and affordable food and 2) improve the dietary behavior and health outcomes of Vermonters. A Ph.D. in nutrition, food sciences, public health or a closely aligned area of science is required. Experience in applied research and outreach program development, and the ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively to a wide range of audiences are also required.

UVM is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all ethnic, racial and cultural groups and from people with disabilities. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.

This is a 12 month, 80%, non tenure-track position with the expectation to increase to 100% through grants; it is housed in the Middlebury Extension office. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. View the full position description at:

Review of applications begins October 15, 2014 and continues until the position is filled.

The following items are required to apply, curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement on diversity and program excellence, and three letters of reference through the web site, refer to posting #F013PO.