Posted 11/4/2019

University of Missouri

Associate Extension Professor or Extension Professor - Nutrition & Health Education - Columbia, MO

Position Overview
The University of Missouri (MU) is seeking an exceptional individual to bring innovative leadership to enhance the impact of the University in the lives of Missourians. This position provides day-to- day academic, administrative, and strategic leadership for the Nutrition & Health Extension unit and its affiliated faculty and staff.

In keeping with the university’s land-grant mission, the Nutrition & Health Extension program focuses the resources of the University of Missouri toward addressing the critical needs identified by Missourians. The Nutrition & Health program brings together faculty and resources from schools and colleges across the University as a highly visible locus of expertise and scholarship of nutrition, health and physical activity. The mission of this program is to increase lifelong health of all with a special emphasis on vulnerable populations. Through research and evidence-based educational programs, faculty state wide strive to improve dietary quality, increase physical activity and promote lifelong health.

This position is expected to catalyze a comprehensive strategy to secure additional resources from public and private sources to support Center programs and initiatives. Resource generation and fiscal management is achieved through coordination with, University Advancement, faculty, and other partners, with oversight by MU Extension and HES.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Complete the brief online application at https://extension.missouri.edu/about/jobs.aspx and submit a cover letter, list of 3-5 references, all academic transcripts and CV online at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php. It’s recommended that these required documents be uploaded as one PDF file as a resume document.

For questions regarding the online application process contact MU Human Resources at 573.882.7976. For technical problems with the online application process contact the Help Desk at 573.882.5000.

For questions regarding this position, contact Steve Ball, search committee chair, at 573.882.2334.

 

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