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Department of Nutritional Sciences

Nutritional Sciences students at graduation.
Nutritional Sciences Graduate student working in the lab.
Nutritional Sciences faculty.

Position Available

We are currently looking for an Assistant Professor in nutrition and metabolic health.

For more information, please refer to job posting number 23FA1139 on the University Human Resources website.

Research for a Healthy Tomorrow

Rutgers' interdisciplinary Department of Nutritional Sciences emphasizes (1) both undergraduate and graduate education, (2) research into basic issues of nutrition, and (3) public service that uses research results to improve the nutritional habits, general health, and overall well-being of the populace.

Special departmental emphases include molecular, biochemical, physiological, clinical, psychological, and cultural dimensions of human nutrition. The combination of biology and social science in teaching and research equips the department to take a fresh look at nutrition problems and develop unique solutions that improve the quality of life for people throughout New Jersey, the United States, and the world.

Members of the Nutritional Sciences Faculty bring a multidisciplinary approach to their teaching and research, for their training represents nutrition, dietetics, biochemistry, education, and human development.