Cornell University, Division of Nutritional Sciences

Position ID:Cornell-DNS-PDRAMCN [#24311, WDR-00035569]
Position Title: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Maternal and Child Nutrition - Division of Nutritional Sciences
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Nutrition
Medicine / Medical Science
Public Health
Epidemiology
Appl Deadline: finished (2023/02/16, finished 2023/12/11)
Position Description:    

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

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University 

 

The Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University is seeking applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Maternal and Child Nutrition (MCN) funded by a training grant from the National Institutes of Health. This is the longest-standing training program in MCN in the United States. It brings together faculty across nutrition and metabolism, community nutrition, and international nutrition – to the disciplinary spectrum of nutrition – including molecular nutrition, human advance the nutrition and health of mothers and children.

The successful applicant will have a doctoral degree, a record of accomplishment in nutrition or related biological, public health, epidemiology, or medical field, and will be committed to a career of research in MCN. Candidates should demonstrate quantitative/qualitative research skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work independently and with collaborators. A track record of original first-author publications in nutrition from doctoral work is desirable. US citizenship or permanent residency is required for this position.  

Research will be conducted under the supervision of one or more of the MCN training program faculty (multi-Program Directors: Bellows, Finkelstein, Hoddinott, and Rasmussen; and Trainers: Dickin, Hay, Johnson, Leak, Lujan, Mehta, O’Brien, Odoms-Young, Soloway, Strupp). Emphasis will be placed on leading original research manuscripts; career development; and transition toward independent funding and an independent research career. Opportunities are available for classroom-based training and professional development in teaching, grant writing, scientific communication, and leadership. This position is based in Ithaca, NY. This is a full-time position, renewable on an annual basis, based on performance and continuation of funding.  

Applications must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/24311 and include the following materials: 1) a cover letter describing the applicant's interest, research experience, and available start date; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of research interests specific to MCN; 4) a statement of contribution to diversity, equity, and inclusion; 5) the names and contact information of three professional references who will submit their letters to AJO directly; and 6) 1-2 example scientific publications. Applications will be reviewed beginning on March 7th.

Questions should be directed to mcndirector@cornell.edu.





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Pay Ranges:

The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria:

  • Prior relevant work or industry experience.
  • Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
  • Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary)
  • Unique applicable skills.


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Further Info:
http://www.nutrition.cornell.edu
 
Cornell University
Division of Nutritional Sciences
Savage Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853