Careers @ Friedman

Open Rank- Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor: 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. The rank will be determined by experience and accomplishments. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in biostatistics and demonstrate an understanding of nutrition and public health sciences. A doctoral degree in a related field such as epidemiology is acceptable if the candidate possesses either a masters degree or bachelors degree in statistics. 

Open Rank-Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor: Tenure-track or Tenured Teaching and Research Appointment in Food Policy and Policy Implementation

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. The rank will be determined by experience and accomplishments. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in law, political science, public policy, business, economics, psychology, or a closely related field, with a record of applying their discipline to food and nutrition policy. 

Open Rank-Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor Tenure-Track or Tenured Research and Teaching Appointment in Climate Change and Sustainability of Food Production

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 commensurate with 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 and accomplishment in sustainability of the food system, resilience, and climate change impacts on food and nutrition.

Open Rank - Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor: Tenure-track or Tenured Research and Teaching Appointment in Behavioral Intervention

The Friedman School seeks a faculty member with expertise in designing and implementing interventions in communities, health systems, worksites, schools, or other similar settings for behavioral health change and a strong desire to innovate, train future leaders, and achieve large-scale impact.  A focus on novel technologies is desirable.  The candidate will join the Friedman School during an ongoing effort to expand its emphasis on relationships among individual, community, and policy interventions and behavior change.  

Open Rank - Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor: Contract, Tenure-Track or Tenured Research and Teaching Appointment in Nutrition Data Science

The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University seeks candidates for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in Nutrition Data Science, 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.

Big Data and advanced analytics provide new dimensions and strategies to better understand the role of nutrition in a modern society, inform and monitor behavioral change, and to build an integrative inter-sectoral knowledge platform in nutrition science and policy. We seek applicants capable of conceptualizing and conducting research that explore the development and adaptation of computational methods and models for ‘big data’ in nutrition. 

Open Rank - Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor Tenure-Track or Tenured Research and Teaching Appointment in Global Nutrition and Chronic Diseases

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; sustainable food systems and climate change; global burdens of nutrition-related chronic diseases; community interventions and behavior change; and computational methods and models for ‘big data’ in nutrition.

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.

This job will be an Assistant Researcher or Researcher depending on the experience of the candidate and is a 2.75-year limited appointment position.

This full time, limited appointment, position for an Assistant Researcher/Researcher offers an exciting opportunity to be part of the International Dietary Data Expansion (INDDEX) Project (Jan 2015-June 2019). A collaborative effort between the Friedman School of Nutrition, the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and other international experts, the INDDEX project aims to facilitate low to middle income countries’ increased acquisition and use of high-quality, timely food and nutrient consumption data, which is needed to create more effective evidence-based decisions about agriculture, food, and nutrition policies and programs. 

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