Executive Director/ Associate Research Professor

Teachers College

United States

August 15, 2021

Description

Executive Director/ Associate Research Professor

Apply now Job no: 508653 Position type: Faculty Location: New York Categories: Academic Advising/Support, Administrative/Professional, Education/Instructional, Health Profession, Research

The Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy (Tisch Food Center) is housed in the Program in Nutrition, Department of Health and Behavior Studies at Teachers College, Columbia University. The Program in Nutrition was founded in 1909, and has been at the forefront of the field, providing leadership both nationally and internationally. The program is committed to enhancing equity, diversity and inclusion and providing a supportive environment for students and faculty of diverse backgrounds to thrive.

The mission of the Tisch Food Center is to conduct research on food and nutrition education practice and policy and to translate that research into resources for educators, policy makers, and advocates, to give people power to demand healthy, just, sustainable food. The vision is to transform the status quo through food and nutrition education. The Tisch Food Center was launched in February, 2013 and is a leader locally, nationally, and internationally, particularly in the area of food and nutrition education in schools and school meals.

Position Description The Tisch Food Center seeks an Executive Director to direct nutrition research and policy advocacy, and supervise all staff. The Executive Director will also have an appointment as a Research Faculty in the Program in Nutrition, with rank at the Assistant, Associate, or Full depending on the experience of the applicate. This non-tenured faculty appointment has a teaching load of one course per academic year, as well as responsibilities to supervise master students as part of experiential learning in food and nutrition policy and to advise doctoral students on their dissertation research. We are committed to attracting, retaining, and advancing diverse faculty.

Specific Duties: • Supervise Tisch Food Center staff, which includes post-docs, doctoral students, and master students. (35%) • Write grant proposals, conduct research, write research and policy briefs, reports and journal articles, present at conferences, and write policy papers. • Teach one course per academic year. • Advise master and doctoral students.

For full consideration, please apply by August 15, 2021.

Please submit the following materials: • Curriculum Vitae. • Letter of application indicating areas of expertise; research agenda; and teaching experience and philosophy. • Three representative publications. • The names and contact information of three references. Teachers College as an institution is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment. In offering education, psychology, and health studies, the College is committed to providing expanding employment opportunities for persons of color, women, and persons with disabilities

Minimum qualifications:

• Doctoral degree (DrPH, EdD, PhD, ScD, etc.) in a food- and nutrition- related area with experience in research with children, food and nutrition education in schools, school meals and/or food policy. • At least five years of experiences in research with a strong record of obtaining research grants and publishing peer-reviewed articles. • Excellent written and oral communication skills. • Team player. • Comfort and desire to work in racially and ethnically diverse communities.

Preferred qualifications

• Experience with statistical analysis. • Experience with communication, website development, and social media.

Advertised: 15 Jul 2021 Eastern Daylight Time Applications close: 15 Aug 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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