Cornell University, Division of Nutritional Sciences

Position ID:Cornell-DNS-POSTDOCNUTRGENOMICS [#17152, WDR-00024052]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate - Nutritional Genomics
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Computational Biology
Biological Sciences
Nutrition / Biological Sciences
Genetics (more...)
Appl Deadline:2021/03/05 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2020/10/16, finished 2021/05/05)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

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Cornell University

Division of Nutritional Sciences

Postdoctoral Associate Position in Nutritional Genomics

The Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University seeks to fill an NIH-funded Postdoctoral Associate position in Nutritional Genomics and Precision Nutrition. The successful applicant will have a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree and a record of accomplishment in one or more of the following areas: nutritional sciences, biological sciences/genetics, computational biology, public health, epidemiology or medicine. This position is ideal for a candidate who is committed to a research-focused career in Nutrition and Genetics. Research will be conducted under the supervision Dr. Patricia A. Cassano in the Division of Nutritional Sciences and will include interactions with a  collaborative mentoring team comprised of investigators at Cornell University, RTI International and Boston University spanning expertise in nutrition, genetics, epidemiology, epigenetics and statistical genomics. Opportunities are available for professional development in teaching, grant writing, scientific communication, and leadership. This position is available beginning on December 1, 2020.

Qualified individuals must apply through Academic Jobs Online (AJO) and must submit the following items:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. A Statement of Research Interests
  4. A Statement of Diversity
  5. Three Reference Letters (to be submitted through AJO by the reference writers)

Questions in advance of application should be directed to Professor Patricia A. Cassano at

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning November 1 2020.

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Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Cornell University
Division of Nutritional Sciences
Savage Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853