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Three postdoctoral fellowships in Nutritional Epidemiology at USP, Brazil

The Center for Epidemiological Studies in Health and Nutrition at the University of Sao Paulo invites applications for three postdoctoral positions. Applicants of any nationality must have a PhD in Nutrition, Public Health, Epidemiology or related areas obtained in the last seven years and strong scientific interest in nutritional epidemiology. The three fellowships are awarded for undertaking research activities as part of the project “Consumption of ultra-processed foods, dietary nutrient profile and obesity in seven countries”. This project, funded by São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and executed by Professor Carlos Monteiro. Deadline for application is June 15, 2016. Read More

Job vacancy: Coordinator for the Program on Right to Adequate Food Accountability, FIAN International

FIAN International is looking for a new Coordinator for its Program on Right to Adequate Food Accountability. The deadline for applications is 30 September 2014. Candidates from the Global South are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate has a master’s degree in Human Rights, Political Science, Food and Nutrition, Social Studies, Law or related field-or equivalent experience, at least 10 years of work experience and fluency in English, as well as French or Spanish. Read More

New job vacancy: Assistant/associate professors at Metropolitan University College Copenhagen, Denmark

Metropolitan University College Copenhagen, Denmark, is opening three positions as assistant/associate professors in health education; physical activity; public health nutrition and/or food policy & food security. Applicants should hold an MSc or PhD in relevant areas, as well as previous teaching experience. The employment periods are scheduled to begin between 1 January and 1 May 2014 and run for 1, 1½ and 2 years. The positions are full time. Deadline for applications is 13 December 2013. Read More

New job vacancy: Assistant Professor, Nutrition and Food Science, Montclair State University – USA

A position as Assistant Professor in Nutrition and Food Science is now open at Montclair State University, New Jersey, USA. The appointment includes curriculum development as well as teaching and developing undergraduate and graduate courses in food and sustainable operations, food and the environment, food and agra-systems, and food production. Candidates must have earned a doctorate in food production, agriculture, food studies, environmental sciences, or a related field, with expertise in food systems and production. Review begins immediately and continues until position is filled. Read More

New job vacancy: International Nutrition Manager in Mozambique

Concern Worldwide is currently looking for an international Nutrition Manager in Manica, Mozambique. The professional will manage a multi-sector nutrition-sensitive project and support the linkage of Concern nutrition-sensitive programming to the strategic development of nutrition in the Beira Agricultural Growth Corridor. All applications should be submitted through our website at https://jobs.concern.net by closing date (Sept 4th 2013). CV’s should be no more than 4 pages in length.Read More

New job vacancy: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer – Public Health Nutrition

Newcastle University has an open position as Lecturer / Senior lecturer in Public Health Nutrition. For appointment at senior lecturer level candidates will need a PhD in nutrition, public health or a related discipline. To be appointed at lecturer level candidates will need to be a developing academic in nutrition, public health or a related discipline, with a good publication record and evidence of effectiveness in applying for research income. Closing date for applications is 1 September 2013. Read More

New job vacancy: IFAD Technical Adviser, Nutrition-Sensitive Rural Development

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has an open position for a technical adviser on nutrition-sensitive rural development. The technical adviser will work on planning, implementation and reporting associated with the Canadian Supplementary Fund on Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture and Rural Development, and also on technological, institutional and operational policy support to staff, field missions and regional programmes at all stages of the country programme. Applicants should have at least 8 years of professional work with relevant experience in food security, nutrition and rural development. The duration of the assignment is 3 years, based on Rome, Italy. Deadline for applications is 26 July 2013.Read More

New job vacancy: Senior Nutrition Adviser, Save the Children UK

Save the Children is recruiting a Senior Nutrition Adviser to lead their nutrition approach and programmes. The role of Senior Nutrition Adviser is a strategic position because it leads Save the Children UK’s nutrition programme work managing a team of nutrition specialists across the world designing a growing portfolio of innovative and large-scale programmes and assuring the quality of their implementation and generation of high quality evidence. Potential candidates could be working for international or national organisations (UN, NGOs or governments) with a focus on the design, management and generation of evidence from nutrition programmes, successfully engaging in new strategic opportunities and holding responsibility for delivering outcomes. The deadline is 31 July.Read More

Post-doctoral fellowship: Sustainable Urban Food Systems

A post-doctoral fellowship position is now open within the scientific framework of the SurFood program. The post-doctoral researcher will work on the construction of a model of representation of urban food systems. This model will allow assessing the sustainability, to simulate some innovations on the sustainability of the system and to give back a picture of the interactions among the actors who are responsible for the evolution of the system. Application deadline is 19 August.Read More

Postdoctoral / Research Fellow opportunity at ANU

The National Centre for Epidemiology & Population Health at the Australian National University (ANU) has an opportunity for an early to mid career researcher with a quantitative and qualitative background to work in the area of globalization, trade, food and public policy led by Professor Sharon Friel. The position strives to improve understanding of the relationship between globalization, trade and health equity, with a strong focus on food systems. The position is for two (2) years in the first instance and the deadline for application is 31 May 2013.Read More

New job vacancy: Director, Nutrition Division (ESN), FAO

FAO is looking for a new Director, Nutrition Division (ESN) – Economic and Social Development Department. The position is graded D-2 and the duty station is Rome, Italy. Interested candidates should have an advanced university degree in nutrition, food studies or related policy field, as well as extensive management experience. The Director will work to provide strategic and technical leadership, knowledge and policy guidance for the Organization’s work on nutrition, build and foster partnerships with other relevant institutions and organizations, and provide managerial oversight over the Division’s human and financial resources. Applications should be submitted by 15 May 2013.Read More