Careers @ Friedman

An outstanding candidate is sought to work on an original research project supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA Award No. 2016-68006-24744) entitled, “Overcoming Supply Chain Barriers to Expanding Northeast Ruminant Meat Production.” The incumbent will work with the Principal Investigator to examine whether current infrastructure limits the expansion of small and medium-scale meat production in New York and New England.

The research program and training will be directed by Dr. Christian Peters, Associate Professor in the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. The overarching goal of the project is to understand the capacity of regional agricultural land and processing infrastructure to expand grass-based, ruminant meat production for local and regional markets.

Associate or Full Professor Tenure-Track or Tenured Research and Teaching Appointment in Global Nutrition and Chronic Disease

The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy is a graduate school at Tufts University, seeks a new faculty member specializing in the area of global nutrition and chronic disease. The Friedman School is actively growing and recruiting faculty in many multidisciplinary areas, including the present position; global burdens of nutrition-related chronic diseases; community interventions and behavior change; policy implementation and evaluation; food industry and food systems analysis; and computational methods and models for ‘big data’ in nutrition. 

Associate or Full Professor Tenure-Track or Tenured Research and Teaching Appointment in Food Systems, Sustainability, and Climate Change

The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University seeks internationally recognized leaders as candidates for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the level of Associate or Full Professor in food systems, sustainability, and climate change. The rank will be determined by experience and accomplishments. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in a relevant field (biological or agricultural sciences, economics, nutrition, public health, epidemiology, or a related field), and demonstrated interest in food systems, sustainability, and resilience in the face of climate change.

Associate or Full Professor Tenure-track or Tenured Teaching and Research Appointment in Food Policy Implementation and Evaluation

The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University seeks candidates for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the level of Associate or Full Professor in any field of food policy implementation and evaluation. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in law, political science, public policy, economics or a closely related field. Candidates should have a record of applying their discipline to food and nutrition policy issues.

Associate or Full Professor Tenure-Track or Tenured Research and Teaching Appointment in Food Industry, Management and Marketing

The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy  at Tufts University seeks candidates for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the level of Associate or Full Professor in any field of food industry management and marketing. The rank will determined by experience and accomplishments. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in public health, nutrition, economics, business, psychology, law, or another relevant field.

All Ranks: Contract, Tenure-Track or Tenured Research and Teaching Appointment in Data Analytics in Nutrition

The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University seeks candidates for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in Data Analytics in Nutrition, at all levels. The rank will be determined by experience and accomplishments. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in a relevant field, which may include computer sciences, statistics, epidemiology, or other related fields, and demonstrate the understanding of nutrition and public health sciences.

Tenure-track or Tenured Appointment in Behavioral Health Science

The School seeks a faculty member with expertise in behavioral health science and a strong desire to innovate, train future leaders, and achieve large-scale impact. The candidate will join the School during an ongoing effort to expand its emphasis on relationships among individual, community, and policy interventions and behavior change.

Associate or Full Professor Tenure-Track or Tenured Research and Teaching Appointment: Director of the Feinstein International Center

The Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy is seeking a dynamic leader to fill the full time, academic position as Director of the Feinstein International Center . Founded in 1996, the Feinstein International Center is one of the flagship programs of the Friedman School, a unique center of scholarship, research and teaching that plays a leading role in promoting an understanding of humanitarian action among people living in crises-affected and marginalized communities worldwide. The Center leads innovative research in these areas around the globe. The Center also administers a Master of Arts in Humanitarian Assistance (MAHA) degree that is offered jointly by the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, as well as a specialization for Masters' students in the Friedman School's Food Policy and Applied Nutrition Program.

All Ranks: Contract, Tenure-Track or Tenured Research and Teaching Appointment in Biostatistics

The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University seeks candidates for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in Biostatistics, at all levels. The rank will be determined by experience and accomplishments. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in biostatistics and other related fields, including statistics, computer sciences, epidemiology, and demonstrate the understanding of nutrition and public health sciences.

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