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.


{posted 5/17/2017)

The Department of Nutrition Sciences chaired by W. Timothy Garvey, MD, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is recruiting an obesity medicine physician to fill an academic faculty position. The candidate will have responsibilities in clinical care, research, and education related to obesity, metabolic diseases, and nutrition. The position is full-time and tenure-earning at any professorial rank commensurate with the candidate’s knowledge, skills, and experience. Please see announcement for more information.

Interested candidates should apply at

Assistant or Associate Professor of Public Health Nutrition -Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH)

(posted 3/9/2017)

The Department of Nutrition at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH) seeks candidates for the position of assistant or associate professor in public health nutrition. Read full description here.

Funded Positions Obesity Research, Univ. Alabama at Birmingham

(posted 3/4/2017)

1. Post-Doctoral Fellows in Obesity Related Research. Through both our existing T32 Obesity program and through a new Obesity Network Grant we have received from the AHA. These could be to work with any number of mentors at UAB including, but not limited to, me. Virtually all areas of obesity-related research are possible. These are 2-3 year fellowships designed to help fellows develop careers as independent scientists. The programs include extensive opportunities for publishing, networking with visiting senior scientists, peer-to-peer mentoring among fellows, travel to present work and for continuing education, publishing, grant writing, career development workshops, and competitive academic awards and prizes.

2. A Statistician to be Appointed as a Staff Scientist. I am seeking a post-doctoral fellow or staff scientist with strong statistical and collaborative skills to join us in the Office of Energetics. For this position, US Citizenship is NOT required. This is a full-time position with salary and benefits. We are seeking an applied statistician who enjoys working as part or a good-spirited collaborative team. There will be extensive opportunities for publishing in peer-reviewed journals and participating in a rich intellectual environment of seminars, grant-writing, coaching of mentorees, and conceiving new projects ranging from basic science (animal studies), to clinical trials, meta-analyses, and epidemiology. Qualifications: Ideally a PhD in Biostatistics or Statistics, but would be willing to consider someone with very strong statistical skills with a master’s degree or from another discipline (e.g., economics, epidemiology, sociology, psychology, mathematics, engineering, etc.), and excellent social and communication skills.


Postdoctoral Opening in Obesity- and Diabetes-Related Nutrition Research, Univ. Alabama at Birmingham

(posted 11/7/2016)

Postdoctoral Position in Obesity- and Diabetes-Related Nutrition Research

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