Institution (Location)
Ithaca, NY, USA
Start Date
January 5, 2015
NIH postdoc stipend
Position Description

The Division of Nutritional Sciences (DNS) at
Cornell University seeks to fill a NIH-funded postdoctoral fellowship in Public Health/Community Nutrition.  The successful
applicant will have a PhD or equivalent degree and a record of accomplishment
in public health, community nutrition, exercise physiology, health
communications, or similar and will be committed to a career of research
focused on chronic disease prevention and health promotion.  

Research will be conducted under the
supervision of Dr. Rebecca Seguin, in collaboration with a team of researchers
working on NIH and USDA funded community-based intervention studies that use qualitative and
quantitative approaches. The successful candidate
will support project activities including curriculum writing; developing and
submitting materials to the IRB; tracking participant progress;
setting up data collection forms; cleaning, coding, and analyzing data; writing,
editing and submitting manuscripts; helping to draft progress reports.

Rich training and mentoring opportunities exist within DNS (e.g. Cornell Statistical Consulting Unit) and throughout the broader Cornell campus, which the fellow will have full access to.  Additional support for off-campus training opportunities (e.g. workshops and conferences) will be provided and tailored to individual candidate needs.

This appointment will be for one-year and may
be renewed, pending successful performance and available funding.   

Candidate’s Qualifications (who should apply)

or equivalent degree in 
public health, community nutrition, exercise physiology, health communications, or similar.  Strong writing skills required; strong quantitative skills strongly preferred. 

How to Apply
Applicants should send their CV, statement of research experience and interests, and three professional references to Rebecca Seguin at [email protected] as soon as possible. Candidates will be reviewed as materials are received.