Job & Training Opportunites

Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center

Job and Training Opportunities

Please contact the Center Administrator ( if you have a position (faculty or other) or training opportunity related to nutrition and/or obesity that you would like to post here.

Positions available at TUFTS UNIVERSITY BOSTON, MA

(posted 4/26/2016)

Postdoctoral Position in Nutrition Policy

Postdoctoral Position in Dietary Policies and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Postdoctoral Position in Cardiovascular Disease Policy Interventions

Several positions available at the University of Minnesota

(posted 4/25/2016)

  • Tenure Track Associate/Full Professor Faculty Positions in Metabolism, Obesity and Diabetes

  • Post-Doctoral Associate (PhD Biochemistry/Physiology), Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes Metabolism

  • Physician-Scientist / Ph.D. Associate Professor - Tenured / Tenure Track and Assistant Professor – Clinical Scholar Track - Director, Diabetes Inpatient

  • Postdoctoral Fellow/PhD Positions in Metabolic Diseases, McMaster University

    (posted 4/5/2016)

    The Metabolism and Childhood Obesity Research Program (MAC-Obesity), Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada is currently seeking Postdoctoral Fellows and PhD students with expertise in the area of metabolic diseases. Ideal candidates will have an interest in translational research, focused on understanding the underlying mechanisms regulating metabolism. This may involve studies identifying the molecular determinants regulating energy balance and insulin sensitivity in a variety of tissues, model systems and disease conditions. Individuals with experience using advanced metabolic techniques in adults/children, including tracer and imaging technologies, are also encouraged to apply. Applicants should provide, in a single PDF, a cover letter and curriculum vita. Applications should be submitted electronically to: Additional information about the research program can be obtained from our web site:

    Pre- and Postdoctoral Fellowships in Metabolism, Endocrinology and Obesity at the Boston University School of Medicine

    (posted 3/08/2016 - opportunities ongoing)

    Applicants with MD, PhD or MD/PhD degrees are encouraged to apply for postdoctoral training and positions are available as soon as July 1, 2016. Successful applicants will join a lab of one of an outstanding group of internationally known investigators at an institution with an exceptionally strong record of accomplishment in the broad area of metabolic disease, both basic and translational aspects. The positions are funded by a NIH sponsored training grant (T32) under the leadership of Neil Ruderman, MD, DPhil and Paul F. Pilch, PhD, co-directors. Funds can only be used for US Citizens or permanent residents. Detailed information on possible mentors and links/descriptions of the individual mentors’ research are listed at

    Candidates are asked to submit a CV, 3 letters of recommendation and indicate their specific interests and the name of the mentor by whom they wish to have their credentials initially evaluated. Please see further details at

    Pilot Grant Opportunity-Metabolomics

    Sponsored by the University of Michigan Regional Comprehensive Metabolomics Resource Core (MRC)2

    Submission Deadline: Tuesday, March 15, 2016
    Award Cycle: July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017
    Discipline/Subject Area: Metabolomics
    Funding Available: $50,000
    Submission: Apply through the University of Michigan Medical School, Office of Research's Competition Space portal

    Questions about the P/F grant program can be directed to:
    Alla Karnovsky, PhD.
    Director, (MRC)2 P/F Grant Program
    (734) 615-9314

    Positions at Common Threads

    (posted 10/21/2015)

    Common Threads, a nonprofit organization which delivers cooking and nutrition education to underserved children, is searching for outstanding candidates for the following positions.

    National Program Manager

    Vice President Programs and Evaluation

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