Institution (Location)
Omaha, NE
Start Date
March 17, 2020
Position Description

The successful applicant is expected to become a member of the Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity through Dietary Molecules (NPOD, and contribute to NPOD’s clinical research and translational activities to include effectiveness, intervention, and dissemination and implementation research in nutrition, obesity prevention, and weight management with a goal to impact population health. The incumbent is eligible for research funding from NPOD. This hire will research engagement strategies that translate discoveries in the basic sciences into healthy behavior for individuals, communities, and systems. The successful candidate will join a college and department that recently prioritized implementation science as an emphasis area across research, teaching, and service missions.

Candidate’s Qualifications (who should apply)

Required Qualifications: • PhD in Nutrition, Community Nutrition, Health Promotion, or equivalent, in a closely related field. • Demonstrated ability to obtain, or the potential to obtain, competitive funding for research.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply at and attach a 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) listing of three references, and 4) statements of teaching philosophy and research philosophy in a single pdf file. Review of applications will start March 1, 2020 until the position is filled.



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