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.

Post-doctoral Fellowships in Systems Science in Obesity and Public Health

(posted 12/13/14)

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Obesity Prevention Research

(posted 9/8/2014)

Applications from candidates with an MD or doctoral degree, such as a ScD or PhD, or in research phase of doctoral program are encouraged to apply. The Research Fellow will perform research under the guidance of a faculty mentor, Dr. Jason Block, in the Department of Population Medicine (DPM), working on an NIH-funded grant with a primary purpose to explore the relationship between residential and workplace proximity to food establishments and BMI. The database that will be utilized for this study is the Framingham Heart Study. S/he will be responsible for analyses and manuscript writing for existing research questions and independently determining new research questions.

Full job description and instructions for applying can be found here:

-- HPHC Institute
-- Tracking Code 291114-561

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

(posted 6/11/2014)

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

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

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