This is a limited term position for 1 year. This is a grant funded position and is not eligible for severance pay.
The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, established in 1981, is the only self-governing graduate and professional school of nutrition in North America. Its mission is to improve the nutritional well-being of people worldwide through the creation of new knowledge; the application and dissemination of information to inform evidence-based policy making; and the education and training of future leaders in the field.
This mission is fulfilled by bringing together experts from the areas of clinical nutrition, social and public policy, and biomedicine. Faculty at the school include biomedical scientists, economists, epidemiologists, nutritionists, physicians, political scientists and psychologists who focus on a myriad of issues with the common thread of nutrition and its role in fostering the growth and development of human populations.
This full time, term-limited position for an Assistant Field Researcher/Field Researcher offers an exciting opportunity to be part of a study of food security program sustainability and exit strategies linked to the ViM Plus Project, a development food assistance activity funded by USAID/Food-for-Peace and based in Sanmatenga Province, Burkina Faso.