Postdoctoral Associate position in Public Health and Community Nutrition
The Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University seeks to fill a USDA-funded Postdoctoral Associate position focused on childhood obesity interventions. This individual will be supervised by Dr. Laura Bellows and join a multi-institutional interdisciplinary research team focused on the development of healthful eating and activity behaviors and environments for young children. The successful applicant will have a demonstrated research record in one or more of the following areas: public health nutrition, physical activity, childhood obesity, intervention development, m-/e-health, health disparities, psychology or child development.
Ph.D., D.Ph. or equivalent degree at time of appointment.
Experience and knowledge in community-based interventions, eating and/or physical
activity behaviors and assessment, intervention development.
Skills in applied qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis.
Strong work ethic and commitment to becoming an independent scientist.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
The position will work primarily on collaborative projects with some effort directed towards the development of independent research products. S/he will engage in day-to-day decisions related to intervention content development (web and digital platforms); identification of assessment tools; creation and execution of data collection protocols for testing of intervention components; data analysis and dissemination of research results. The postdoctoral associate will have opportunities for grant writing, scientific communications, and teaching/mentoring. This is a 2-year position with the possibility of renewal.
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