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Mar
30
Deadline

Summer internships in Communications, Food Marketing Research, School and Childcare Projects, and WIC Evaluation Project at Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity. Deadline: March 30, 2012.

Information here. Full-time internships go May-August 2012. These would be excellent public health practicum/block field placement opportunities.

Research Associate
March 12, 2012

Research Associate at Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, New Haven, CT, USA. Deadline to apply: unknown.

Job posting here, and here, but apply here. (You can search this position by the Requisition ID Number: 15446BR)

Mar
15
Deadline

Sugary Drinks Summit in Washington DC, USA on June 7-8, 2012 in Washington, DC, USA. Deadline to apply (early-bird) March 15, 2012.

Learn more here; register here; Early bird registration by March 15, 2012. Register before June 1, 2012.

Assoc. Prof or Prof with a Focus on Environmental Prevention Strategies and Methods at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Open until filled.

About: The Institute for Prevention Research (IPR) and the Department of Preventive Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California invites applications for a full-time position(s) at the associate professor or professor level. IPR includes faculty who conduct research on disease prevention with particular emphasis on risk behaviors among youth and families including substance use, obesity. IPR is well known for the conduct of large community and school based field trials. There is a growing team of environmental prevention researchers collaborating on health problems and solutions in the built environment across schools at USC, including physical activity and eating behavior as risk factors for obesity.  Comprehensive measurement and analysis of environmental risk factors would complement existing expertise represented among our faculty. 

May
07
Deadline

Nominations requested for government nutrition guidelines (procurement) and joint use agreement initiatives

Posting - mostly as is - from a listserv.

Apr
23
Deadline

Public Health Program Consultant as a Healthy Eating Coordinator at the NC Division of Public Health, Raleigh, NC, USA; Deadline: April 23, 2012.

About: The Healthy Eating Coordinator position will develop partnerships and resources for use at the state and community level to increase and promote healthy food options via convenience stores and farm to consumer outlets (farmers markets, mobile markets and CSAs). They will work collaboratively with other CTG and CDIS staff to provide technical assistance to CTG funded communities in these focus areas and assist in project evaluation. The will also collaborate with appropriate stakeholders to build support for policy and systems changes at the state level to increase and promote healthy food options in convenience stores and support farmers markets.

Jun
30
Deadline

Research Scientist in Obesity Prevention, Local Food Systems and/or Food Insecurity

About: The Gretchen Swanson Center for Nutrition is an independent research institution providing scientific expertise, partnership and resources to improve diet and physical activity behaviors among youth and their families to help grow a healthier next generation.

May
17
Deadline

Webinar May 17 from 2-2:50 pm EST on Crafting Shared-Use Agreements for physical activity.

I just came across this in a listserv and wanted to share and get the word out; posted as is:

Call for Abstracts
July 02, 2012

Call for Abstracts: Time for a Transcultural, Transdisciplinary, Transformational Approach to End Obesity Texas Obesity Research Center Biennial Conference presented in collaboration with Multination Collaboration to Increase Physical Activity in Hispanics November 5-6, 2012; Houston, TX

The Texas Obesity Research Center (TORC) will host its biennial conference, “Time for a Transcultural, Transdisciplinary, Transformational Approach to End Obesity” November 5-6, 2012, in the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion in the MD Anderson Library at the University of Houston in Houston, Texas. The TORC conference will be presented together with a meeting of the Multinational Collaboration to Increase Physical Activity in Hispanics (1R13CA162816), which includes investigators from Canada, Mexico, and the USA.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Nutrition in the Department of Food Science, NUTRITION, and Health Promotion at Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, USA

About: The Department of Food Science, Nutrition, and Health Promotion at Mississippi State University, is accepting applications for a full-time (9 or 12-month teaching/research appointment), tenure-track faculty position specializing in human nutrition. Responsibilities of this position include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, establishing a competitive externally funded research program, directing graduate research, and participating in departmental and professional activities.


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