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Feb
20
Deadline

The European Dairy Association is hiring a temporary (8-month) Nutrition Policies Officer in Brussels, Belgium. Deadline is February 20. 2012.

While I have my own reservations about calling this public health nutrition, I do believe that industry (and those representing food industries) can benefit from someone with training in public health nutrition; although the job description does say lobbying on behalf of EDA, it could still be an interesting position to gain policy experience within the EU institutions, and learn about how they lobby stakeholders and policy makers.

Feb
13
Deadline

Save the Children is hiring a Senior Advocacy Adviser in Child Survival in Brussels, Belgium. Deadline to apply is February 13, 2012.

Application instructions and job description here; scroll down on their site to view full job profile, and to download two docs.

Jan
31
Deadline

Acción Contra el Hambre is recruiting a Food Security and Livelihoods Head of Project based in Hassakeh, Syria, and Madrid, Spain. Deadline is January 31, 2012.

Project description and application instructions are here. Acción Contra el Hambre (Action Against Hunger) has RSS feeds for international and country specific posts.

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:

Mar
15
Deadline

The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Foundation (SNEB Foundation) is accepting applications for the Student Scholarship Program. Deadline to apply March 15, 2012.

About: The goal of the SNEB Foundation Student Scholarship Program is to provide financial assistance to student members of SNEB who wish to attend the SNEB Annual Conference. There are scholarships for both US and International students. The deadline to apply is March 15, 2012.

Assistant Professor in Human Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Arkansas. Deadline unknown.

I'm posting from a list-serve. I couldn't find posting online so I uploaded the pdf, find it on the links.

Mar
15
Deadline

Assistant Professor in Food and Nutrition at The Department of Food and Nutrition at Indiana University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a nine-month tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning August 2012. Review of applications begins March 15, 2012.

About: The Department is one of nine units in the College of Health and Human Services with six tenure track faculty lines. The department offers a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, a Master of Science in Food and Nutrition, and a Dietetic Internship. At the undergraduate level the B.S. curriculum includes three major tracks: culinary dietetics, dietetics, and nutrition. The culinary dietetics, dietetics, and dietetic internship are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetic Education. The graduate program emphasizes applied nutrition.

I'll admit that back in 2004, no one was using social media the way it is used today. If I'm correct, Facebook was still only for college students, Twitter was nonexistent, and social bookmarking was just becoming popular (Del.ici.ous?). When I was job searching for my first job, I used Google (today I've expanded that to include Bing). Now you can follow organizations via Twitter, subscribe to RSS feeds, and utilize email to make search efforts easier.

What are the best strategies at finding relevant jobs? Listserves? E-mail? Twitter? RSS? Personal acquaintances/networks/referrals? Interning? Volunteering? I'm not sure there is one best answer, but as you become more specialized and experienced the avenues in which you search may shrink. When I pose this question to friends, "How did you find your job, or how are you searching?" I can never get a straight answer. I think there are so many different ways, it makes the job seeker feel inadequate, as if this very question poses a threat to everything they've learned so far. Perhaps it exposes a weakness of not knowing where to look, or not searching hard or long enough. I can't seem to get a straight answer, or a confident answer from anyone. So I went over to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics Finding and Applying for Jobs and Evaluating Offers. They have a bulleted list on how to search and where to search. At the top of the list: personal contacts, school career planning and placement services, and employers.

Feb
27
Deadline

Program Analyst positions within the United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service within the Child Nutrition Division in Alexandria, VA, USA. Deadline February 27, 2012.

About: The Child Nutrition Division within the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has several challenging and rewarding full-time Program Analyst positions for individuals that seek to serve Americans through food program activities. The mission of the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is to increase food security and reduce hunger in partnership with cooperating organizations by providing children and low-income people with access to food, a healthy diet, and nutrition education in a manner that supports American agriculture and inspires public confidence. If you are looking to apply your knowledge and skills to food program activities that seek to strengthen America, this is an exciting career opportunity for you. Information about the Nutrition Assistance Programs offered by FNS is available at http://www.fns.usda.gov/fns.


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