The University of British Columbia invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Instructor (tenure track) commencing July 1, 2018. This position is based in the Food, Nutrition and Health (FNH) program in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems (www.landfood.ubc.ca). The successful candidate will be expected to instruct up to 18 credits of courses, including the existing food science laboratory courses (FNH 325, FNH 326, and FNH 425).
Internship, Job, and Fellowship Opportunities
The Departments of Global Health and Exercise &Nutrition Sciences in the Milken Institute School of Public Health (SPH) at the George Washington University are jointly recruiting a tenured or tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor (12 month appointment). Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Department of primary appointment is negotiable, but the successful candidate will be expected to be engaged in both departments’ academic and research programs. See job description for more information.
The Marine Biological Laboratory hiring a postdoc in their lab and is seeking promising graduating Ph.D. students and postdocs looking for new opportunities. They are looking to recruit someone with a strong background in developmental biology, cell biology, and/or neurobiology. Visit job description for more information.
Three postdoctoral positions are available on an NIA funded Institutional Research Training Grant titled, “Harvard Translational Research in Aging Training Program”. Funding is for two years and should begin sometime between May 1, 2018 and September 1, 2018. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. This funding supports salary, mentored research activities, coursework, and seminars. Trainees may also apply for loan forgiveness. Areas of research span basic science, clinical, and health care topics in aging and include:
The Center for the Study of Human Health (CSHH) at Emory University is a relatively young and rapidly growing program that seeks a Lecturer in Nutrition Science to begin fall semester of 2018. CSHH is an interdisciplinary liberal arts program that supports a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Human Health and minors in Global Health, Culture and Society; Nutrition Science; and Predictive Health through innovative courses and scholarly endeavors with broad perspectives on health and the human condition.
We are seeking a student in public health, nutrition, 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 6-12 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.
WorldVeg is seeking a Nutritionist to join the ‘Healthy Diets’ flagship team. The ideal candidate should be an experienced scientist and change-agent in the area of public health nutrition and community nutrition, with a passion to work with rural and urban communities and bring in behavioral change in food habits, diets, health, sanitation, etc. The position will be based at WorldVeg’s regional office for Eastern and Southern Africa in Arusha, Tanzania.
The Food Aid Quality Review (FAQR) seeks to provide USAID and its partners with actionable recommendations on ways to improve nutrition among vulnerable people for whom the direct distribution of food aid can make a significant impact. The FAQR Communications Research Assistant will work closely with the FAQR Project Manager, Program Administrator, and FAQR Principal Investigators (PIs). The RA’s responsibility will be to assist in the implementation of FAQR Phase III’s strategic communication plan.
The Framingham State University Department of Food and Nutrition seeks applications for a tenure-track position starting fall 2018. The position involves undergraduate teaching in areas related to food and nutrition.
Specific areas of teaching within a dietetic, nutrition, and wellness programs include:
- Food, culture, and society
- Food and food systems
- Health and wellness
- Community nutrition
Required/Preferred Education, Experience, Skills:
Assistant Professor - Public and Community Health (Health and Nutrition Sciences)
Assistant Professor - Nutrition Scientist (Health & Nutrition Sciences)
Assistant or Associate Professor in Fermentation, Food or Wine Chemistry/Biochemistry
The Department of Nutritional Sciences (NS) seeks an energetic faculty member to join a growing program with 20 full time faculty. The successful applicant will contribute to the university’s mission through teaching, research, and service by serving as a faculty member in our accredited graduate programs that include approximately 84 students in doctoral and master’s degrees and dietetic internship. NS faculty also have the opportunity to teach in the growing undergraduate program of over 700 students, which includes an accredited didactic program in dietetics.
The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are: teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, profession and to the community. These responsibilities generally include: advising students, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions.
Help shape the future of health care policy as a Public Affairs Strategy and Public Policy Fellow at Novo Nordisk, the world's leading diabetes care company. Learn to interpret and communicate rapidly evolving policy issues while staying abreast of an ever-changing legislative landscape. This Fellowship is a paid opportunity for graduate students with stellar academic standing and strong interest in politics.
Abt Associates, one of the nation’s leading research and program implementation firms has several part-time, temporary positions available for nutrition coders for a nationwide study of nutrition and activity in child care centers, family day care homes, and afterschool programs. These positions involve using nutrient analysis software to analyze the nutrient content of child care menus and intake records of children. Nutrition coders will review, scrutinize, and may need to retrieve missing information from respondents prior to coding and data entry.
Haley House uses food and the power of community to break down barriers, open opportunities, and revitalize neighborhoods. They are hiring a Cafe Manager. See job description for details.
The Department of Nutrition and Food Science at the University of Maryland, College Park invites applications for a 9 month tenure-track position at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor to begin August 23, 2018. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an extramurally-funded research program in basic research associated with nutrition and prevention of human chronic diseases such as obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer.
Come volunteer with Food For Free and help turn rescued food into meals for individuals facing food insecurity! Food For Free's Family Meals program turns donated, frozen prepared foods into individual heat-and-eat meals for individuals with limited access to cooking facilities. Suppling meals to local K-12 schools, communities colleges, and various other programs that work with homeless or food insecure individuals. Volunteering takes place on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday in Harvard Square, from 8:45 a.m.
About ReThink Health
ReThink Health, an initiative of the Fannie E. Rippel Foundation, awakens changemakers to what is
possible. We spur big‐picture thinking that allows leaders to step outside their own frames of reference.
This lets them better see how the various parts of the system interact in unexpected ways and
determine how and where they can exert influence. We do this by deeply understanding their
challenges, listening to diverse voices, and working together to harness the information, insights, and
Searching for a social media and marketing intern at Branchfood! Branchfood is a leading resource for food entrepreneurs and food business professionals in New England.
The Senior Nutrition Policy Associate advocates for improved food and nutrition policies with
local, state, and federal policy makers, encourages the food industry to improve their products and
practices, and engages organizations, health professionals, academics, and concerned citizens in
supporting nutrition policy. This position reports to the Vice President for Nutrition.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Housed in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS), the cBCD supports the career and professional development of 700 PhD and postdoctoral biomedical trainees at UMass Medical School. In addition to offering opt-in resources and services in the areas of career and professional skills development, a cornerstone of our approach is to work with faculty to integrate career development into the fabric of the core curriculum for pre-doctoral and postdoctoral training.