Internship, Job, and Fellowship Opportunities

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Job Opportunity
Posted December 21, 2017

The Nutrition Innovation Lab is seeking a Portuguese fluent translator to translate written documents from English to Portuguese. We estimate the job to be about 10 hours total however, could lead to more translation jobs during the year. Please contact: Ranjita.shrestha@tufts.edu.

Internship
Posted December 21, 2017

The Mayor’s Office of Food Access and the Boston Food Access Council are both seeking interns for 2018. Visit https://www.boston.gov/departments/food-access/food-access-internships for details. To apply, please complete the City’s online internship application. Make sure to write "Mayor’s Office of Food Access" as the specific department you want to work with.

Internship
Posted December 21, 2017

Massachusetts Farm to School is seeking a part-time intern to support our expanding Harvest of the Month (HOTM) program. This will require the intern to work 10 hours per week (one ½ day in the office, other hours remote). HOTM promotes local foods in schools and colleges throughout

Internship
Posted December 21, 2017

We are seeking a student in nutrition, public health, nursing, medicine, or other related fields to work as an intern on the PROPS Study (Partnerships for Reducing Overweight and Obesity with Patient-Centered Strategies) over the next 6 months. The PROPS Study, which is being conducted at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and is funded by the Patient-centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), is a randomized clinical trial comparing the effectiveness of three weight management strategies in primary care patients with hypertension or type 2 diabetes.

Internship
Posted December 21, 2017

Several opportunities are opening for paid research with Will Masters starting this Spring, notably:

1)  MS or PhD student for multi-year project with summer fieldwork in D.R. Congo (French speaker)

2)  MS or PhD student for multi-year project with summer fieldwork in northern Uganda

3)  MS or PhD student for spring & summer Stata-intensive data analysis on global nutrition

Job Opportunity
Posted December 21, 2017

Senior Research Coordinator – Metabolic Research Unit, HNRCA at Tufts University, Boston, MA The goal of this full-time Coordinator position is to help coordinate multiple protocols being conducted in the MRU, assist with multiple aspects of the study set up, work with study participants, assist in various study tasks during the active study, and assist with data collection and management and quality control.

Internship
Posted December 14, 2017

The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP-II) is a cooperative agreement implemented and managed by the Public Health Institute in partnership with Global Health Corps, GlobeMed, Management Systems International and PYXERA Global. GHFP-II is supported by the US Agency for International Development (USAID). The Nutrition Intern (Intern) will be assigned to the Nutrition and Environmental Health Division in the GH’s Office of Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition.

Job Opportunity
Posted December 14, 2017

sweetgreen is on a mission to change the way people think about real food.   We are a disruptive restaurant group with  80 locations and rapidly expanding.  We are proving that you can, in fact, scale healthy fast food with quality ingredients, transparency and authenticity. We are involved in every step of the supply chain, working with local growers to craft rotating seasonal menus, and the company's 3,500 team members prep all of the food from scratch in each location every day.

Job Opportunity
Posted December 14, 2017

SCLT is looking for an experienced professional who can develop, execute and oversee our farmland access and education programs.  This is a senior leadership position which reports to the Executive Director.  The Director of Farmland Access and Education must positively and professionally represent SCLT in community and regional collaborations and with many of our constituents and partners.  The successful applicant will be inspired by the work, interested in serving the public, motivated to go the extra mile, and respectful of different points of view.  

Job Opportunity
Posted December 14, 2017

Since 1963 and in 146 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development, and food security to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil societies. ACDI/VOCA has approximately 50 projects in 30 countries and total revenues of approximately $174 million.

External Postdoctoral
Posted December 6, 2017

The University of Maryland, department of Nutrition and Food Science is searching for a motivated and talented individual to work as a postdoctoral researcher on projects focused on the analysis of various risk factors and chronic disease outcomes.  The candidate must have a Ph.D. in nutrition, public health or epidemiology and seeking postdoctoral experience in nutrition epidemiology.  The qualifications required for this position include knowledge in public health and/or epidemiology and experience in SAS programming and working with large datasets.

Job at Friedman
Posted December 6, 2017

Healthy Hearts for an Abundant Life is a 12-week culturally adapted lifestyle intervention program for African American women ages 40 and above. It is led by Dr. Linda Hudson and Dr. Sara Folta. Research assistants are needed to help with data collection pre-and post the program and will be paid $15/hour. Training will be provided during the next two weeks. If interested, please send your resume and a short description of why you are interested in joining HH-AL team to reem.alsukait@tufts.edu.

Internship
Posted November 28, 2017

MIT Physical Education and Wellness, the instructional arm of the Department of Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation (DAPER), seeks two 2018-2019 Health and Wellness Interns. Applicants must be knowledgeable about health and wellness issues related to the college age population, namely nutrition, stress management, and healthy relationships, and proficient in principles of health education, promotion, and communication.

Job Opportunity
Posted November 28, 2017

The Faculty of Land and Food Systems at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada is seeking outstanding candidates for a full-time, tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor (Human Nutrition) within the Food, Nutrition and Health Program. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2018.

Internship
Posted November 28, 2017

RTI International has a Food, Nutrition, and Obesity Policy Internship opening for the upcoming three months (December 2017 through February 2018) within the Public Health Research Division. This internship will provide the successful prospect a mentored learning experience, and the opportunity to expand his/her classroom knowledge and skills within a professional setting.

Job Opportunity
Posted November 28, 2017

The Global Health Advocacy Incubator, a program of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, draws on lessons from tobacco control and its growing experience on other public health issues to support policy change campaigns around the globe to improve health.

Job Opportunity
Posted November 28, 2017

The Associate Director of International Communications for Africa develops, implements, and supports media advocacy campaigns aimed at tobacco control policy progress in low- and middle-income countries in Africa.  The Associate Director serves as a resource for CTFK staff, NGOs in African countries, and the media.  S/he develops and implements communications strategies in collaboration with NGOs and partners in selected countries with the goal of passing and implementing policies to reduce tobacco use.

Job Opportunity
Posted November 28, 2017

The Associate Director - Advocacy coordinates GHAI efforts in providing advocacy assistance to countries pursuing policy change on public health issues, including cardiovascular health, road safety, or other issues. The Associate Director works with the GHAI Advocacy Team to develop an overall strategy for building locally-led policy advocacy campaigns. The Associate Director is responsible for coordinating team efforts to ensure the strategy is implemented effectively.

Internship
Posted November 28, 2017

MA Department of Agricultural Resources contact Mary Beth Burnand, Human Resources. Opportunity Export Market Development Intern (170006HL) Winter – Spring, 2018 with possibility for extension. Start date as early as Dec. 11, 2017. Salary: $13/hour undergraduate; $15/hour graduate and 15 – 21/week, flexible.

Internship
Posted November 28, 2017

The Mayor’s Office of Food Access and the Boston Food Access Council are both seeking interns for 2018. Visit https://www.boston.gov/departments/food-access/food-access-internships for details. To apply, please complete the City’s online internship application. Make sure to write "Mayor’s Office of Food Access" as the specific department you want to work with.

Internship
Posted November 21, 2017

Internship Opportunity: USDA, National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture is seeking a qualified student to participate in the (2017) Pathways Internship Program. Internships are open to individuals who have been accepted for enrollment or who are enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) from a qualifying educational institution on a full or half-time basis.

Job Opportunity
Posted November 21, 2017

Van Dusen Nutrition, a nutrition counseling private practice located in Needham, MA, is looking to hire 1-2 part-time Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionists. Seeking LDN's with at least 1-3 years of clinical experience who are looking to be supervised and part of an expanding practice. Van Dusen Nutrition specializes in the areas of eating disorders, sports nutrition and weight management, but candidates with additional areas of expertise may also apply. If interested, please contact Leigh Van Dusen.

Job Opportunity
Posted November 21, 2017

Researchers at the Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center at The Miriam Hospital and Brown University Alpert School of Medicine are looking to hire a full-time research assistant who, under the direct supervision of the Principal Investigator and the Project Manager, will assist with research related to weight loss for obese women prior to pregnancy, infant weight gain trajectories, mother-infant meal-time interactions, and summer weight gain in young low-income minority children.

Job Opportunity
Posted November 21, 2017

This is an exciting new position with a project that is expecting a lot of growth in the next few years. The Worcester Regional Food Hub is searching for someone with food industry and social enterprise experience who is interested in strengthening food systems, fostering food entrepreneurship, and increasing access to local and nutritious food for all. Please see job description for more information.

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