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Jan
20
Deadline

The UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention is recruiting a Social Research Assistant to work on the UNC Children's Healthy Weight Team, in Chapel Hill, NC, USA. Deadline January 20, 2012.

Position posted from list-serve, I was unable to retrieve the posting online.

Research Dietitian
January 10, 2012

The Seattle Institute for Biochemical and Clinical Research is seeking a part time Research Dietitian, in Seattle, WA, USA. Deadline unknown.

Job description: typical duties include but are not limited to: design and implementation of dietary protocols for metabolic studies of diabetes and obesity; developing and implementing policies regarding unit operation in areas such as food purchasing and preparation; maintenance of research data; assisting with study design and planning to efficiently coordinate concurrent research projects and assisting with preparation of operating budget for unit.

Jan
20
Deadline

Research Assistant in Nutrition (and might I add totally in public health nutrition research) at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA. Deadline January 20, 2012.

Job Description: Non-tenure track, full-time, grant-supported position in Nutritional Sciences, focusing on obesity prevention and food safety education intervention trials. The successful candidate must have demonstrated experience successfully procuring grant funding, mentoring students, reporting research findings in peer-reviewed venues, and designing theory-driven interventions. The successful candidate also will have proficiency in motivational interviewing, social-cognitive theory constructs, conducting/managing applied nutrition intervention programs and clinical trials, and online survey software, and will have experience working with low-income community participants and community-based teaching. Candidates must possess a masters degree or higher in nutrition, health communications, or other related field, and hold active Registered Dietitian (RD) credential. Faculty members are expected to be active scholars; develop a significant body of refereed publications; mentor and train grant-related student assistants; engage in appropriate department, college, and university committees; and provide occasional guest lectures (as invited) and presentations to community groups. The successful candidate will also be expected to work closely with colleagues in related centers and institutes.

The American Institutes for Research is seeking a senior communication researcher and evaluator in its Health Program, in Silver Spring, MD, USA. Deadline to apply unknown.

We are looking for an individual to serve as a strategic communication and behavior change researcher/evaluator. The Health Program, which focuses on domestic US health issues, public health and health care is headquartered in Silver Spring, MD, with offices in Washington DC, Chapel Hill, San Mateo and Atlanta. For more information contact Jang Kim at temp...air.org, or go here to apply, or make a referral.

The College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville is recruiting for an Assistant Professor of Exercise Science, Fayetteville, AR, USA. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2012.

Posted as is (with minor edits to spacing) from a list-serve.

Postdoc in human energy metabolism and body composition at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. Deadline unknown.

Details: A fellowship position is available at the National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases, one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) located in Bethesda, Maryland. The successful candidate will conduct experiments at the new state-of-the-art NIH Obesity Clinical Research Center to study whole-body macronutrient metabolism and the regulation of body weight and composition. Specific projects include, but are not limited to: 1. Adaptations of energy expenditure during over- and under-feeding 2. Macronutrient balances responsible for body composition changes during weight gain and loss 3. Metabolic effects of varying dietary macronutrient composition 4. Effects of dietary protein and exercise on body composition and energy metabolism These projects will be conducted as part of a unique interdisciplinary research team that includes a computational modeling approach to design, predict, and analyze experiments on whole-body human metabolism and quantitatively integrate these data to better understand the system as a whole. Applicants should possess an M.D. or Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry, Physiology, Nutrition, or a related field. The successful candidate will have a strong quantitative understanding of whole-body macronutrient metabolism and experience conducting whole-body metabolic experiments including indirect calorimetry, body composition assessment, biomedical imaging, and isotopic tracer methods for measuring whole-body fluxes. Salary will be commensurate with experience according to NIH guidelines. Please send your CV and a list of 3 references.

[Expired] Health Scientist
January 23, 2012
Jan
25
Deadline

The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention are recruiting a Health Scientist GS 601, Grade 11/12 position in Atlanta, GA, USA. Deadline January 25, 2012.

Posted from a listserv. To apply go here.

Feb
01
Deadline

The University of Idaho Coordinated Program in Dietetics invites applications for a tenure track position Assistant Professor, Food and Nutrition starting Fall of 2012. Position located in Moscow, ID, USA. Deadline to apply February 1, 2012.

About: The University of Idaho Coordinated Program in Dietetics invites applications for a tenure track position starting Fall of 2012. The coordinated program in dietetics is one of five programs in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. The University of Idaho is located in Moscow, Idaho. The UI dietetics program has a community emphasis, providing many experiences for their dietetics students, and it is cutting edge with the use of dietetic simulation. Numerous opportunities are available for research support and funding to include internal grants and community partnerships. The position is responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, directing master’s theses, developing and maintaining a research agenda, advising undergraduate and graduate students, collaboration on grants and scholarly writing, and service to the determent, college, and university.

Feb
21
Deadline

Call for Applications for Climate Change Researchers at SICRISA in New Dheli, India. Deadline to apply February 21, 2012.

I'm subscribed to a United Nations Community Nutrition and Climate Change eGroup; I'm posting an annoucement with minimal content edits:

Postdoctoral Researcher
January 27, 2012

Postdoctoral Researcher at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University. Open until filled.

Description: The Pennington Biomedical Research Center, a research facility of the Louisiana State University System, is seeking a full time Postdoctoral Researcher to study clinical and population level walking behaviors across the lifespan and disease conditions including obesity. The primary responsibilities associated with this position are: 1) assistance in conducting complex statistical analyses of population datasets, 2) conducting research clinical intervention studies, and 3) preparation of research grant applications and research papers. It is anticipated that over the course of two years, the incumbent of this position will develop independent research projects related to the epidemiology of walking behavior, obesity and health. The Pennington Biomedical Research Center offers a rich collegial research environment with state-of-the-art facilities for computing and the statistical analysis of large, complex datasets. A distinguished list of faculty is involved in such research studies at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center of the Louisiana State University System. Full benefits, including health insurance and a competitive salary will be provided.


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