Job & Training Opportunites


Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center

Job and Training Opportunities

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



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
akarnovs@med.umich.edu
(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



Clinical Associate Professor in Nutrition

(posted 9/21/2015)

Department of Health Sciences in Boston University’s College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College.

The position will begin as of July 1, 2016.

Full description and contact info


LE&RN/FDRS Lipedema Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards Program

(posted 7/27/15)
Submission Deadline: Aug 28, 2015
Funding Begins: Dec 1, 2015
Guidlines, application and more info at website.



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

(posted 6/11/2014 - 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, 2014. 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, Director, Susan K Fried, PhD 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 t32endo.org.

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 t32endo.org.


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