Job Postings

1/26/17 – Research Assistant position with Healthy Me, Healthy We

The program, called Healthy Me, Healthy We, is designed to improve nutrition and physical activity behaviors in 3-4 year old children and their care givers.

 

Currently we are looking to hire about 9 individuals to assist with this project for 3.5 months. The primary responsibility of this position is data collection for the Healthy Me, Healthy We study.

This position is ideal for recent graduates taking time off before graduate school or individuals looking for research experience (start date ~March 7).

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Training and passing certification on all data collection protocols;
  • Organizing and packing of all assessment supplies prior to going into the field;
  • Travel to field sites participating in the study
  • Conducting assessments at the child care centers including:

o   Measuring providers height, weight, and waist circumference of children.

o   Administering provider and parent surveys.

o   Conducting environmental observation assessment at each child care center.

o   Conducting diet observation assessment at each child care center.

Strong candidates will have research experience, preferably in areas of nutrition or physical activity, and strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Applicants must be available to travel to locations throughout North Carolina (~100-mile radius of UNC Chapel Hill). Experience in data collection and working with adults and children age 3-4 years is highly desired. Position requires a minimum of a B.S. in nutrition, exercise physiology, public health, health education, behavioral science, or a related social science.

Link to the application: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/113622

1/26/17 – Assistant Professor in Human Development and Family Studies and State Extension Specialist in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach

The Department of Human Development and Family Studies (HD FS, www.hdfs.hs.iastate.edu/) at Iowa State University invites applications for a 12-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position focused on extension and outreach scholarship and activity relevant to lifespan human development and aging with an emphasis in health and wellness (http://www.extension.iastate.edu/humansciences/). The department seeks a faculty member to translate research into practice impacting individuals, families, and communities. The faculty member will be an important member of the growing interdepartmental Gerontology Program which is comprised of 45 faculty across all colleges and offers graduate degree programs (http://www.gerontology.iastate.edu/).

Position: The faculty member will chair interdisciplinary teams to develop innovative, evidence-informed extension and outreach products; provide subject matter support to extension and outreach staff; pursue external funding to support his/her work; teach undergraduate and graduate courses; and supervise graduate students associated with his/her extension and outreach products and projects. The faculty member will engage in scholarly work including generation of peer-reviewed journal articles and extension and outreach educational strategies, resources, and programs. Responsibilities also include teaching online and face-to-face undergraduate and graduate courses in human development and family studies and aging (one per semester). Service as a major professor for graduate students, contributions to department, college, extension and outreach, and university committees, as well as becoming involved in statewide and national activity and leadership in relevant professional organizations is expected. Iowa State University seeks candidates with demonstrated commitment to social justice, equity, and inclusion who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through extension and outreach, research, and teaching.

The faculty member will join the dynamic multidisciplinary environment at Iowa State University, a leading land-grant institution.Established collaborations with local and state organizations exist to foster collaboration and engaged scholarship. The university is located in Ames, IA, one of the nation’s most highly rated metropolitan areas of its size (http://www.iastate.edu/about/ames.php).

To apply for this position, please visit https://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/search  Posting Number 600252

Required Qualifications

An earned doctorate in Gerontology, Lifespan Development, Human Development and Family Studies, Psychology, Sociology or a closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Scholarly work demonstrating an emphasis on health and wellness as related to adulthood and aging; Extension and Outreach experience; a record of external funding for scholarly activities and engagement; experience teaching online and face-to-face courses.

If you have questions regarding this vacancy, please contact Jennifer Margrett (margrett@iastate.edu; 515-294-3028), chair of the search committee.

If you have questions regarding this application process, please e-mail employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485. TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942.

To ensure consideration, submit application by: February 15, 2017

1/26/17 – Job Opening for Tenure Track Food Microbiology Position at Penn State

1/26/17 – Job opening – available food scientist position at Captozyme (http://www.captozyme.com/).

They are looking for a recent graduate or a soon to be graduate (spring semester) in Food Science. The position involves the implementation of enzymes that Captozyme develops into food products for consumers with nutritional limits.
Preferably they would like to hire someone with a BSc in Food Science and some industry experience but they also accept applications from MS or PhD graduates.
If you are interested please send an email for more informaition to Erik.Nordwald@captozyme.com

1/26/17 – Job Opening for Executive Director of the Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN)

1/17/17 –

Nutrition in Motion is seeking a dynamic and compassionate individual to fill the an open position as a registered dietitian. We are small medical practice that prides itself on helping patients reach and maintain their health goals. This is an out-patient setting in which the Dietitian completes nutritional assessments and reassessments.

Uses pertinent data to plan and implement appropriate nutrition information and plan, obtains patient food preferences and makes dietary modifications as needed, in addition to providing nutrition education.

Reads patient medical record and extracts information pertinent to nutritional assessment. Creates and maintains an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive emphasis, as well as a calm but upbeat environment .
Must be able to work with all age groups from pediatric to geriatric patients.

 

Position in Wilmington, North Carolina and can be part- or full-time.
*Must be a Registered Dietitian
*Must be licensed in the state of North Carolina.

Send resume to sonia@nutritioninmotion.com

910-239-3562

1/17/17 – The Nutrition Program in the Department of Molecular Cellular and Biomedical Sciences, College of Life Sciences and Agriculture at the University of New Hampshire is delighted to announce two new faculty positions commencing in fall 2017 and request your assistance in sharing this information with graduates and postdoctoral fellows who may be interested. A brief description of the two positions is posted below and complete posting and application details are available at (https://jobs.usnh.edu).

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES

We invite applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Nutritional Sciences, with expertise in one of the following areas:  nutrition epidemiology, behavioral nutrition, food systems and/or public health nutrition.  Responsibilities include teaching and mentoring graduate and under-graduate students, establishing an externally funded research program, and providing service as appropriate.

The successful applicant is expected to establish and maintain an active, externally funded translational research program that will enhance, with new directions and/or strengthen, current program foci on disease risk reduction in emerging adults and the role of a healthful, resilient and safe food system on population health status. The successful candidate must have a commitment to excellent in undergraduate education and a willingness to foster directed research opportunities at the undergraduate level.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Nutrition or related field and have demonstrated the potential to lead a strong and productive research program that is complementary or integrated with existing academic programs. Review of applications will begin on February 22, 2017.  Please contact Jesse Morrell at jesse.morrell@unh.edu with questions specific to this position.

CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN NUTRITION

We invite applications for a three-year, benefits-eligible, renewable, non-tenure-track Clinical Assistant Professor primarily responsible for clinically related teaching in the UNH Nutrition Program. Responsibilities include teaching courses in the areas of nutritional assessment, managerial skills in dietetics, nutrition for special populations; training and supervising students and coordinating student clinical experiences; academic advising of students and participating in curriculum development.  Continued employment beyond the initial three-year appointment is contingent on satisfactory performance.

Minimum qualifications include an R.D. and M.S. or PhD (doctorate preferred).  Prior post-secondary teaching experience and expertise with current academic technology are highly desirable. Review of applications will begin February 22, 2017. Please contact Ruth Reilly at (ruth.reilly@unh.edu) with questions specific to this position.

1/17/17 – Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics at Ball State University

1/17/17 – Two Assistant Professor positions at University of Illinois: Assistant Professor of Personalized Nutrition and Assistant Professor of School Childhood Nutrition

1/17/17 – The Farmers Market Coalition (FMC) and the Virginia Farmers Market Association (VAFMA) are seeking a part-time Coordinator to manage a data-driven promotional campaign for the state’s farmers markets within the state and also for a national audience. This 20-hour per week contract position will require a detail oriented, creative, and outgoing individual to work closely with multiple farmers market managers and to follow guidance from a national PR firm and FMC to compile and analyze regional and statewide data, and monitor the success of the individual markets’ promotional efforts. The position will also spend time building relationships with statewide partners, serving as a champion for Virginia farmers markets, and as an ambassador of the project. The successful candidate will be trained by and report to FMC staff and will also communicate regularly with the VAFMA board of directors.

1/17/17 – Two Assistant Professor positions at Cal Poly Pomona:

1) Nutrition Science/Dietetics
Application deadline January 17, 2017.
2) Community Nutrition and Dietetics
Application deadline: January 31, 2017

1/17/17- Associate/Full Professor in Global Health at Michigan State University

1/10/17 –

There is  a position open in the Technical Services Food & Nutrition group at Novozymes.  The posting can be found here:Novozymes.com.

1/3/17 – The Ohio State University Department of Food Science and Technology seeks a faculty lecturer starting April 1.

1/3/17 –  Job opening with Mt. Olive Pickle Company – Fermentation Scientist – Interested applicants can send their resumes to  hr@mtolivepickles.com  AND  calberts@mtolivepickles.com.

 

1/3/17 –

Applications are being accepted through February 5, 2017 for NC Growing Together Local Food Supply Chain

Summer Apprenticeships.  Be part of the food system change happening in North Carolina and around the country!

Through an exciting 8-weekprogram, apprentices will have the opportunity to work with local food hubs, businesses and organizations and gain hands-on training related to local food systems and value chains work.

Questions?  Contact Eliot Lee: elee17@ncsu.edu

More information at https://www.ncgrowingtogether.org/summer-apprenticeship/

North Carolina Growing Together is a five year USDA-funded project

based at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems. It aims to bring more locally-produced foods into mainstream markets, strengthening the economics of small to mid-size farm and fishing operations and their communities.

 

 

12/21/16 – Graduate Research Assistant at NCSU: The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a graduate research assistant, working closely with the principal investigator to support research related to food assistance programs, obesity, diet, and public health. This includes conducting literature reviews, data analysis of secondary data, qualitative data analysis and/or policy analysis of federal food assistance programs, and assisting with manuscript preparation. This position will work under the guidance of Dr. Lindsey Haynes-Maslow, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, in the Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences.

Experience and/or interest in food assistance programs, diet, obesity, nutrition/food policy. Candidate should have experience using statistical and/or qualitative software programs. The position requires excellent communication skills, including written and verbal. Candidate must be able to work independently, manage time, and adhere to project timelines. Candidate must know how to search for peer-reviewed publications using PubMed or Google Scholar.

Previous experience working with Stata and Atlas.ti is preferred, but not required. Having a general understanding of policy analysis and how policy impacts individual behavior is preferred, but not required.

 

11/15/16: Graduate student openings in Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies at University of Nebraska, Lincoln

11/15/16: Job opening for tenure track Assistant Professor of Nutrition position at UNC Greensboro.

11/15/16:

The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN) at the University of Illinois seeks an outstanding expert in personalized nutrition to fill a full-time 9-month (academic year) tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The successful candidate will contribute to the FSHN Department’s core areas of biochemical and molecular nutrition and integrated food, nutrition, and health. The selected candidate is expected to develop an integrated program that addresses fundamental aspects of personalized nutrition – disease prevention and treatment approach that takes into account differences in people’s genome, environment, and lifestyle. The individual will utilize basic science tools and techniques to test hypotheses providing empirical evidence underlying human variability in preferences, requirements, and response to diet.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will establish and maintain an externally funded and independent research program focused on personalized nutrition that promotes health and prevents disease. Focus will be on basic nutrition sciences and preclinical trials. Through collaborations with other faculty, key discoveries will be translated into future tools for consumer assessment allowing for precise, personalized nutritional recommendations. The successful candidate will teach a range of human nutrition, molecular epidemiology or biostatistics courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. This position will involve research, teaching and service obligations.

SYNERGY WITH CAMPUS EXCELLENCE THEMES AND STRENGTHS: This position is aligned with the newly created College of Medicine, Carle Foundation Hospital-University partnership, and the Mayo Clinic Alliance. The successful candidate will be well positioned to collaborate with scientists across campus including the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Initiative, the Cancer Community @ Illinois, and the Illinois Transdisciplinary Obesity Prevention Program. This individual will have access to scientists and facilities at the Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center, the Institute of Genomic Biology and the Beckman Institute.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have an earned doctorate and post-doctoral training in human nutrition or a related discipline, such as biochemistry, molecular epidemiology, or bioengineering.  Evidence of professional promise and excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: The preferred candidates will provide strong evidence of independent research of a competitive caliber, as evidenced by publications in leading journals in the field, presentations at significant conferences, accolades or awards, fellowships or funding, and strong endorsements by referees of high stature.

SALARY: Competitive salary with benefits and start-up package are commensurate with qualifications.

PROPOSED START DATE AND LOCATION: August 16, 2017; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

APPLICATION PROCESS: This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified and the position is filled. Individuals from underrepresented populations are especially welcome to apply. Interested applicants must submit a cover letter that details suitability for and interest in the position, research or teaching statements, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for five references. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by January 15, 2017. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after the closing date. To apply, please create your candidate profile and upload all required materials at http://go.illinois.edu/FSHNPersonalizedNutr. Only applicants with complete profiles will be considered. Questions regarding process may be directed to Ms. Audra Martin, Office Support Specialist (mart@illinois.edu) and the position to Dr. Elvira de Mejia, Professor and Search Committee Chair (edemejia@illinois.edu).

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Final approval is given by the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois.

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).

Organization Name:  Food Science and Human Nutrition

College Name or Administrative Unit:  ACES

Category:  Faculty and Other Academic

Title:  College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences: Assistant Professor of Personalized Nutrition – Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition (F1600131)

Open Date:  11/02/2016

Close Date:  01/15/2017

11/10/16:

FACULTY POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Title:                     Assistant/Associate Professor of Community Development & Food Systems

Job ID:                 422861

Location:              School of Environment and Natural Resources, College of Food, Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State University

 

Description: The School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) is looking to fill a tenure track position, at the rank of assistant or associate professor. We seek a candidate using a systems approach to develop a community-based applied research program focusing on community development processes and policies to achieve sustainable and healthy food systems. Potential research areas of focus could include, but are not limited to local policy processes, business and economic development, nongovernmental organizational behavior, consumer behavior, local and regional production and distribution systems, and land-use planning. Expectation for effort will be 70% outreach and/or formal classroom teaching and 30% research. The successful candidate will be fully integrated SENR, with a joint appointment in the Department of Extension, and will be based at Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster, Ohio. Scholars who are able to work collaboratively with teams of social and natural scientists and to address matters of justice and equity and/or environmental sustainability are encouraged to apply. Scholars experienced with either qualitative or quantitative approaches will be considered. Instructional experience with service learning techniques related to food, health or sustainability or that use the campus or community as an instructional laboratory is desired. The successful candidate will be expected to actively support OSU Extension and to pursue applied research and outreach education opportunities in partnership with state and field extension specialists.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. and expertise in a social science discipline that aligns with the School’s existing graduate specializations. Evidence of productivity and excellence in research, outreach education and teaching, or evidence of potential, is required. Preferred qualifications include experience integrating research, teaching and outreach programs; experience developing or working with interdisciplinary research teams; familiarity with land grant extension systems; experience in mentoring students, including students from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups, and experience with outreach and community programs, particularly with underserved populations.

To apply, please send a 1) CV, 2) statements of research interests (two pages), 3) outreach/extension philosophy (two pages), and 4) a letter of interest summarizing your qualifications, areas of expertise, and career goals. The letter of interest should describe your alignment with our desired qualifications and a summary of experience with diversity in educational and community settings and/or mentoring students from diverse backgrounds. In addition, please provide contact information for three qualified references. Application materials should be sent in a single PDF file as an email attachment to ENVfacultysearchCDFS@osu.edu. If you have questions, please contact Douglas Jackson-Smith (jackson-smith.1@osu.edu) or Kristi Lekies (lekies.1@osu.edu).

Initial consideration will be given to applications received by November 28, 2016. Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled. See the full job posting at https://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/74155.

11/10/16:  There are two job openings at Firmenich (http://www.firmenich.com/en_INT/index.html) one at a Senior Manager level and one looking for 2-5 years experience.  Please see their website for details.

11/10/16:  Nutrition Education Program Specialist (100%) Family Living Programs

http://jobs.ces.uwex.edu/jobs/nutrition-education-program-specialist-100-family-living-programs/

Working Title: Nutrition Education Program Specialist (100%)
Official Title: Outreach Specialist title series (prefix to be determined)
Location: Family Living Programs, 432 North Lake Street, Madison WI 53706
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full
Application Due Date: November 15, 2016

Position Purpose:

As an academic staff member of the University of Wisconsin-Extension, Cooperative Extension, employed with Family Living Programs, the Nutrition Education Program Specialist with FoodWIse provides leadership to EFNEP and SNAP-Ed program development and implementation and curriculum review and development. A primary focus of this position will be leadership and support to EFNEP funded county projects.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters degree required, with at least one degree in nutritional sciences or dietetics
  • Demonstrated experience using collaborative leadership to accomplish project goals, including the ability to convene, facilitate, bridge, and leverage diverse groups of stakeholders
  • Experience (paid or volunteer) in working at the community level and partnering with others to address educational needs of learners across the lifespan, including with urban populations
  • Knowledge and skills to effectively interact with people from different cultural backgrounds, including those associated with race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, socioeconomic status, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, and other aspects of human diversity

11/10/16:

The USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Food Science Research Unit in Raleigh, North Carolina, is seeking a POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, (Research Food Technologist/Research Biochemist/Research Chemist) for a TWO YEAR APPOINTMENT.  Ph.D. is required. Salary is $61,106 per annum plus benefits.  Citizenship restrictions apply.  The incumbent will design and conduct research studies to characterize the small molecule metabolites and peptide composition of fermented vegetables using a metabolomics approach to determine the effect of lactic acid fermentation on metabolite profiles, bioactive peptide composition, ɣ-aminobutyric acid (GABA), polyphenol concentration, and related bioactivities of fermented vegetables.  Knowledge of sample preparation and chromatographic separations of compounds in complex biological matrices, mass spectrometry for identification of unknown compounds, assays for biological activity of small molecules, an understanding of metabolic pathways as it relates to food fermentations, and univariate and multivariate statistical analysis of data are desirable.  Refer to: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/455804700

for further information on Postdoctoral Research Associate Jobs, for complete application instructions, and the full text announcement (RA-17-001) .  Send application materials and references to:

Dr. Suzanne Johanningsmeier, USDA/ARS Food Science Research Unit, 322 Schaub Hall, Raleigh, NC 27695 or e-mail (suzanne.johanningsmeier@ars.usda.gov).

USDA/ARS is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

11/10/16:

The School of Nutrition and Food Sciences at the Louisiana State University AgCenter seeks one post-doctoral scientist to work in the food safety program. The selected applicant will work on produce food safety research and extension activities related to the Food Safety Modernization Act requirements. Here is the link for the position. 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 18, 2016 or until a suitable candidate is identified.
DATE AVAILABLE: Upon completion of interview process.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Must apply online at https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU by attaching letter stating qualifications and career goals, curriculum vitae and contact information of three professional references. Paper, faxed or e-mailed application materials will not be accepted, except that in lieu of attaching the letters of recommendation online, they may be sent directly to: Dr. Achyut Adhikari E-mail: ACAdhikari@agcenter.lsu.edu

11/3/16: The Ohio State University is hiring several new faculty members in the areas of Food Informatics and Microbiology, Engineering, Chemistry and Metabolomics.

11/3/16: Assistant/Associate Professor of Community Development & Food Systems: School of Environment and Natural Resources, College of Food, Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH

The School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) is looking to fill a tenure track position, at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The position will be located at the Ohio State University Wooster campus.

11/3/16: FDA Gulf Coast Seafood Laboratory (GCSL) has an ORISE contract position available (6 month, with possibility of yearly extension) for a BS- or MS-level scientist working with the decomposition team in the Microbial Hazards Science Branch

11/3/16: Opening for the position of “Child Nutrition Policy Analyst” with the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC): Details of the position are available at: http://frac.org/about/jobs-and-internship-information/#cnpa

11/3/16:  POSTDOC RESEARCH SCHOLAR (Kannapolis, Lila Lab) https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/76480

The position provides a unique opportunity for an appropriate individual interested in identifying and characterizing natural plant-derived compounds that promote human health, supported with a state-of-the art fleet of analytical instrumentation.The candidate will help to elucidate the inherent differences in polyphenol content of fruits and vegetables as a function of variety, ripening stage, farming technique, storage conditions and postharvest handling.

The research focuses on the identification and quantification of natural products utilizing NMR, LC-MS, and HPLC, and will integrate bioassays for efficacy relevant to human health. The North Carolina Research Campus houses state of the art HPLC, LC-MS, LC-MS/MS (TOF, Q-TOF, IT- TOF), GC-MS and a range of NMR instruments from 400 – 950 MHz, and provides a interactive environment that encourages and fosters collaboration. The candidate will assist in developing methodology, processing data, providing technical support to other researchers, troubleshooting and maintaining the instruments.

PhD or equivalent doctorate (e.g., M.C., D.V.M., Sc.D.) in chemistry, biochemistry or molecular biology must have been awarded no more than five years from the initial date of postdoctoral appointment.

Department prefers at least two years of experience with NMR, LC-MS and HPLC for small molecule identification. The ability to analyze, interpret and present data in a clear fashion is also required.The successful candidate must be capable of operating and maintaining state of the art NMR and LC/MS analytical instrumentation including a Bruker 700 MHz spectrometer equipped with a cryoprobe, and LCMS TOF and LCMS IT-TOFplatforms. The ideal candidate should have previous training in multidimensional NMRspectroscopy, and be able to critically evaluate and interpret mass spectral and NMRdata for structural elucidation of phytochemicals and other secondary metabolites.

Proposed hire date: 11/7/16, although start date can be flexible.

11/3/16: Two tenure-track positions (Meat Scientist and Food Engineering) in the Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences department at Utah State University

10/13/16: Job Opening for Assistant/Associate Professor Food Safety Extension Specialist and Researcher in Department of Food Science at Purdue University

10/11/16:

LifeStyle Medical Center is seeking a full-time Medical Assistant for a new clinic opening on Cary, also additional opportunities in existing clinics located in Durham and Raleigh. You will be joining a team that includes clinicians, registered dietitians, and PhD-level researchers.

Their multi-disciplinary approach offers highly personalized, comprehensive lifestyle modification and medical nutrition therapy services, all supported by best-practice, clinical outcomes research. LifeStyle Medical Center is a Level III certified Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) and part of the Blue Quality Physician Program (BQPP).
The Medical Assistant will be an integral part of each Care Team, working with clinicians and dietitians to see both new and follow-up patients in a fast-paced outpatient setting. You will build long-term, personal relationships with patients, while assisting the Care Team with day-to-day activities.

The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills, be able to multi-task, and show initiative in self-development and continuing education. She or he will thrive in a fast-paced clinic and will contribute to the exciting new field of lifestyle medicine.
Visit us at www.lifestylemedicalcenters.com

Job description and link to apply here: http://www.indeed.com/cmp/LifeStyle-Medical-Center/jobs/Medical-Assistant-182b7168b983aa11?sjdu=QwrRXKrqZ3CNX5W-O9jEvbIz9WNS0a2CaZUdGYDNxftNQR3xNddwhaKiH_dwCXAyVBd6Mp60Kd9ATW_T9ab_5g

10/3/16: Food Entrepreneur Program Director/Acidified Foods Process Authority: http://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/75722

10/3/16: Teaching Assistant Professorhttp://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/75038

10/3/16: Job Opening for Nutrition Program Consultant with NC Dept of Health and Human Services: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/northcarolina/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=1550602

9/30/16:  The Department of Animal and Food Sciences at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX is accepting applications for the position of Research Assistant Professor (Non-tenure Track Position)

9/6/16: Job Opening for Family & Consumer Science (FCS) Agent position in Lee County. The focus of responsibilities for this position will be primarily: foods, nutrition, health & wellness, with an emphasis on community-based nutrition programming.
https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/74427

9/3/16: Sealed Air has openings for two microbiology-focused PhD level jobs located at the new Charlotte, NC headquarters set to open in early 2017. Links to position posting #1 and position posting #2. All interested candidates are encouraged to submit their applications through the Sealed Air Career Page  by September 16th.

9/3/16: The Children’s Healthy Weight Research Group at the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) is looking for a part-time, temporary research assistant. The research assistant will help facilitate THRIVE for Health, a life skills-based intervention to promote healthy weight in underserved families with preschool children aged 3-5 years old.  Specific activities that the research assistant will be involved in will include, recruiting families, facilitating parent group meetings, following up with parent participants by phone and email, organizing and filing study documents, and assisting with other miscellaneous project and office-related tasks.

Ideal candidates for the position should either have or be working toward a Master’s degree in nutrition, public health, psychology, social work, and/or health behavior, and some research experience. This position requires strong interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to work independently, and great attention to detail. Candidates for this position should also have some experience working with children and/or families. The ideal candidate will be expected to work for 15-20 hours per week, and the position will last through the summer of 2017. It is preferable that the research assistant be able to work at least 3 to 4 days a week, with one of the days being a Saturday.

We are hoping to have someone start as soon as possible. The pay rate for this position is $14-$17/hr. If interested in applying for the position, please send your CV or resume to Tope Erinosho at erinosho@email.unc.edu  by the end of the day on Thursday, September 8, 2016.

8/30/16: HIRING POST DOC (Registered Dietitian with interest in Academic Research) at The Ohio State University. Position to begin late 2016 or early 2017. Focus on conducting human behavioral interventions aimed at providing optimal nutrition and lifestyle behaviors in vulnerable populations. One year term with years 2 & 3 pending funding. If interested, connect tohttps://wexnermedical.osu.edu/careers and enter Job ID #421053 in the search field.

8/20/16: The Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences at North Carolina State University is hiring a Nutrition Educator to work in Burgaw with programming responsibilities in Pender, New Hanover, and Onslow Counties.

This position will be an integral part of NC State’s SNAP-Education program. This position interfaces with statewide county and district Cooperative Extension staff and volunteers as well as the other state and community-based agency/organization professionals and volunteers. The Nutrition Educator is responsible for SNAP-Education implementation, educating and inspiring limited resource North Carolinian’s to adopt positive eating patterns in conjunction with physical activity through a series of nutrition and food resource management education programs targeting preschoolers, kindergartners, 2nd through 4th grade students, adults, older adults, families, and Latino families. Bilingual Spanish – English candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

For more information, please see the position description: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/73407

8/15/16: The Department of Animal and Food Sciences at the University of Kentucky invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Food Sciences position, 12-month tenure track (approximately 70% research, 30% instruction), which will support the foods research and instruction missions of the department.

8/15/16: Nofima, Processing Technology has a vacant position as a PhD research scientist within seafood processing and preservation in my group in Nofima (Stavanger, Norway). Application deadline is August 21st.  Please find more information at our website under vacancies or use this link: http://nofima.easycruit.com/vacancy/1664427/104811?iso=en

8/6/16: Hampton Farms Food Technologist Job Description

7/25/16:  FDA Division of Produce Safety, Fresh Produce Branch has a career opportunity with a focus on education, outreach, and coordination efforts. Here is the link to the job posting:
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/444766400/#btn-req-docs

The position posting will only be open until August 2, 2016.

7/20/16: Production Supervisor job opening at Carolina Dairy.

7/19/16: The Inter-Faith Food Shuttle is hiring 2 AmeriCorps members to start work beginning September 1. Positions are ideal for graduate students or those taking pre-requisite courses for DIs or grad school applications. Have questions? Contact Jill Brown – jill.brown@foodshuttle.org.

7/18/16:

The Department of Food Science at The Pennsylvania State University is seeking an Assistant Professor to work in the area of food microbiology. The Department, housed in the Food Science Building completed in 2006, boasts state-of-the art research and teaching labs, three specialized and dedicated pilot plants, and the Berkey Creamery. The successful candidate will join a dynamic, productive and collaborative faculty in a vibrant and growing Department. For more information on the department, visit http://foodscience.psu.edu. Research Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to establish a strong, externally-funded research program in an area of food microbiology with an emphasis on food safety. Research interests should complement existing Departmental research and Extension activities in microbial food safety, food microbiology, probiotics, food fermentations, and microbiomes. The successful candidate would be expected to contribute to one or more of these areas, as well as develop appropriate collaborations, across the College of Agricultural Sciences and beyond. Potential collaborators include: the Department of Nutritional Sciences, the Interdisciplinary Program in Bioinformatics and Genomics, the Genome Sciences Institute, the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, the Center for Molecular Immunology and Infectious Diseases, the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Departments of Animal Science, Plant Sciences, and Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, The E. coli Reference Center, and/or The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences. Teaching Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and teaching undergraduate- and graduate-level food microbiology lecture and/or laboratory courses, as well as a course in their area of study/interest and contribute to other courses as needed; advise undergraduate students; and supervise graduate students in thesis research projects. The candidate is also expected to participate in the outreach activities and programs of the department, college and university, as appropriate. Qualifications: A Ph.D. in food science or a closely related field, with experience in food microbiology, and a strong record of publication. Postdoctoral or industrial experience is highly desirable. The ability to work professionally with faculty, staff, and students from diverse populations required. The applicant should possess a willingness to work as part of a multidisciplinary team. Applicants should upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, statement of research interests and names of at least three professional references (including address, telephone and e-mail address). For additional information about this position, please contact: Dr. Catherine Cutter, Chair of Search Committee, at (814) 865-8862 or cnc3@psu.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2016 and will continue until a suitable candidate is found. Anticipated start date is January 2017 or as negotiated.

7/18/16: Job description for a Child Nutrition Program Assistant, a position that will cover counties in the far western part of NC – Mitchell, Yancey, McDowell, Polk, Henderson, Buncombe, and other counties west of these.

7/15/16: Dole Sr. Research Scientist position open at the Kannapolis campus

7/7/16: Job Opportunity as Manager, Partner Engagement & Advocacy for Share Our Strength

6/28/16: CFSAN/ONFL Vacancy Announcement – Food Technologist, GS-1382-13: There is a career opportunity in the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), Office of Nutrition and Food Labeling (ONFL), Product Evaluation and Labeling Team located in College Park, MD.

Please see the link for further details: Delegated Examining (DE) Job Opportunity Announcement (JOA) This announcement opens Monday, June 27 and closes Friday, July 8, 2016.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Stephanie Evansat 240-402-0128.

6/28/16: Two open faculty positions at University of Georgia – Food Science & Technology, and Center for Food Safety

6/20/16: S&D Coffee Job Opportunity –  Quality Supervisor: Oversees all aspects of product quality for the Food Ingredients and Innovation (FII) Division. This position will interface with Manufacturing, Product Development, Global Sourcing, and other departments within the company. The successful candidate will have experience with Food Preservation techniques and Better Process Control. The incumbent will, along with Product Development personnel, interact with Process Authorities to develop, file, and monitor processes and process deviations as needed. This position is an integral part of the corporate food safety initiative and serves as SQF practitioner for the FII Division.  Click on the following link to apply:  https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?d=ExternalCareerSite&c=1088741&r=5000088510706

6/20/16: Job Opening for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent – NC Cooperative Extension – Greensboro, NC

6/20/16:  The University of Georgia is seeking a Food Microbiologist for a teaching and research position at the Athens campus and a Food Virologist for a research position at the Griffin campus to join our food safety program. The individuals who fill these two positions will be members of both the Department of Food Science and Technology and the UGA Center for Food Safety. Collaboration with other food safety colleagues in the university’s agricultural, public health, and veterinary science programs and with CDC and the USDA National Poultry Research Center in Athens offers unique opportunities for UGA faculty.

6/18/16: Research Scientist (job ID: EB-8365990345)

OPUS International, Inc. has an exciting new job opportunity for a Research Scientist for our client company located in the Dallas, Texas area.  The Company will consider recent MS, PhD grads or post docs.  They will not sponsor.  For more than four generations, our client company has been a family-owned and run company committed to providing the freshest, most wholesome dairy products.  Their dedication to pure ingredients with no preservatives makes for great-tasting products and sets them apart from others.  They currently have an opportunity for a Research Scientist at their location in the Dallas area.

 

Responsibilities
• Lead projects and collaborate with other scientists in a team environment.
• Design and perform experiments on the bench-top, in the pilot plant and in full-scale manufacturing.
• Collect samples, schedule testing, and organize data collection across multiple experiments.
• Evaluate data for accuracy and precision.
• Develop new or adapt existing methodologies.
• Work with suppliers to customize ingredients for product development.
• When appropriate, maintain the condition of sensitive testing equipment.
• Have a working knowledge of testing equipment and software.
• Supervise Research Technologists and Analysts.

Organizational Relationships
The Research Scientist reports to the Manager of Research and Development. Interaction with employees in R&D, Quality Control, Technical Services, and Engineering is expected. Occasional travel may be needed.

Schedule and Travel
Typically, work days are 8 hours, Monday through Friday beginning at 7:30 to 8:00 a.m. This schedule may be changed to accommodate project schedules.

Education and Training
• MS or PhD in Chemical Engineering, Food Science, Physical Chemistry, Polymer Science or Material Science.
• Experience with colloidal chemistry, rheology, and food systems.
• Working experience with HPLC, chromatography, and rheometers.
• Basic understanding of analytical techniques such electron microscopy, infrared spectroscopy, and particle size analyzer is preferred.
• Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
• Dairy processing experience is a plus.
• Industry experience is desirable.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office is required, and JMP or Excel Stat is preferred.

All applicants for this position must be authorized to work in the United States now and in the future without requiring sponsorship.

For additional information, please contact Moira McGrath, (954) 428-3888 or moira@foodscience.com.

6/7/16: Opening for Part-time Graduate Research Assistantship: Dr. Lindsey Haynes-Maslow in the Department of Youth, Family and Community Sciences is looking for a part-time graduate research assistant to help with her qualitative study, “Rural Store Owners’ Perceptions of USDA’s Minimum Stocking Requirements.”  This multi-state study employs a combination of research strategies including: (1) a content analysis of the public comments for the USDA’s minimum stocking requirements, and (2) interviews with 50 rural corner store owners to examine their perceptions about the proposed rule and to understand the barriers and facilitators to implementation.  The student will help gather data, manage project-related correspondence between partner institutions, attend project meetings, perform routine clerical duties as instructed, and assist with administrative duties.  The student will also have the opportunity to be a co-author on the manuscript if s/he is interested. Dr. Haynes-Maslow has budgeted $15/hour for 85 hours for this position.  Work hours are flexible, but must be completed by November 30, 2016.  The position starts immediately.  If interested, please contact Dr. Haynes-Maslow at lhmaslow@ncsu.edu.

6/6/16:  Job Announcement: Assistant/Associate Professor in Extension and Community Nutrition, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut

6/6/16: Job Announcement: Full Professor of Digestive Fate and Microbial Flora at LSU Ag Center

5/27/16: Job Opening – Project Coordinator – North Carolina Community Garden Partners (NCCGP) in collaboration with the North Carolina Public Health Foundation

5/27/16: Job Opening – Program Coordinator – North Carolina Farm to Childcare (NCF2C) Initiative – Center for Environmental Farming Systems

5/27/16: Job Opening –  NC Department of Public Instruction – School Nutrition Consultant 

5/27/16: Job Opening –  Head Start Program Nutrition Consultant (RD-required)

5/24/16:

FOOD SCIENTIST

*SALARY: BASED ON EXPERIENCE (WILL CONSIDER ALL COMPENSATION LEVELS)

*PLUS BONUS: 10%

*LOCATION: Idaho

*COMPANY WILL PROVIDE RELOCATION EXPENSES

*VISA SPONSORSHIP NOT AVAILABLE

INFORMATION ON HOW TO PROCEED

  • Our client will not allow us to reveal their name or exact location without a qualifying resume
  • If you are interested in this position and believe we have your resume on file please let us know or submit your most current resume by replying to this email
  • If you send a resume we will contact you within 3 business days if we think you are a good match for the position
  • We personally reply to all email responses/questions with a phone call or email (no auto-reply emails)
  • Feel free to forward this email to anyone
  • Please consider sharing your personal email address if we are currently contacting your work email

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • BS in Food Science/Chemistry/etc.
  • Focus on new product development, product improvement, testing and compliance
  • This position has one direct report
  • Work with QA in developing specs
  • Communicate with current vendors and suppliers and ensure spec compliance
  • Update technical documentation
  • Knowledge of food labeling laws
  • Ensure product compliance with FDA laws and regulations
  • Resolve customer complaints

COMPANY INFORMATION (OUR CLIENT)

  • American
  • Private
  • 500-1,500 total company employees
  • Company is in the Food industry

Please contact Kathy Mulvey (kmm11@mulveyinternational.com) with questions or call lead recruiter Bill at 619-370-6210.  Please send resume in either PDF or Word format. The recruiters will not be able to provide additional details about the position until we receive your resume.

 

4/12/16: Job Description for Mt. Olive Pickle Company Product Development Food Scientist

4/12/16: Mt. Olive Pickle Company Internship – Quality Control Lab Intern (Night Shift):

Title: Inside QC Lab Intern
Position: Internship
Company: Mount Olive Pickle Company Length of Internship: May – August
Pay Rate: $10/hour
Shift: Night, Monday-Saturday
Housing is not provided

This individual will report to the Inside Quality Supervisor and will evaluate finished product to assure adherence to standards and specifications. Other duties will include obtaining samples and performing various tests including acidity, % salt and/or pH.

As part of our normal hiring process we will conduct the following: drug screen, criminal background check, reference check, and employment history verification. Failure to successfully complete any of these will result in the offer of employment being withdrawn. New hires will also be subject to verification of Social Security Number and immigration status.

To apply, please email your resume to Angela Joyner, ajoyner@mtolivepickles.com.

4/12/16: Mt. Olive Pickle Company Internship – Quality Control Lab Intern (Day Shift):

Title: QC Lab Intern
Position: Internship
Company: Mount Olive Pickle Company Length of Internship: May – August
Pay Rate: $10/hour
Shift: Day, Monday-Saturday
Housing is not provided

This individual will report to the Outside Quality Supervisor and will evaluate incoming fresh and brined product to assure adherence to standards and specifications. The QC lab intern will conduct research experiments focused on improving the fermentation process and minimizing waste. Other duties will include obtaining samples of brined stock and performing various tests including acidity, % salt or salometer, and pH. The individual will also review samples of incoming fresh materials and inspect for sizing and quality.

As part of our normal hiring process we will conduct the following: drug screen, criminal background check, reference check, and employment history verification. Failure to successfully complete any of these will result in the offer of employment being withdrawn. New hires will also be subject to verification of Social Security Number and immigration status.

To apply, please email your resume to Caitlin Moore, calberts@mtolivepickles.com.

4/12/16: S&D Coffee Job Opportunity – Food Innovation & Ingredient Quality Supervisor: Oversees all aspects of product quality for the Food Ingredients and Innovation (FII) Division. This position will interface with Manufacturing, Product Development, Global Sourcing, and other departments within the company. The successful candidate will have experience with Food Preservation techniques and Better Process Control. The incumbent will, along with Product Development personnel, interact with Process Authorities to develop, file, and monitor processes and process deviations as needed. This position is an integral part of the corporate food safety initiative and serves as SQF practitioner for the FII Division.

4/8/16:  UNC Research Assistant Job Opportunity at UNC HPDP. See job details at: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/95665

4/7/16:  Assistant or Associate University Extension Educator – University of Wyoming Extension Food and Nutrition Specialist in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Extension and the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming. Position #0583. Full job description linked here.

4/7/16:  Bold Rock Cider is now offering a position for a Trainee/Assistant Cider Maker for their large new Cidery located in Mills River, North Carolina. The position would after a suitable qualifying period be permanent and they can offer a strong career path for a suitable graduate in a rapidly growing sector of the Craft alcohol category. Bold Rock is now the largest regional Cidery in the U.S. and the 6th largest supplier of hard Cider. They are privately owned and have a large Cidery in Nellysford Virginia (just outside of Charlottesville) as well as the one in Mills River. Who and what we are can be seen on our web site: www.boldrock.com  The new position would give someone a great opportunity to join a team of like-minded people and learn all aspects of large scale Craft Hard Cider making from pressing, fermentation, blending, filtering through to the disciplines of large scale bottling and packaging lines. From time to time they would also be involved with HACCP Food safety program and at times helping promote Bold Rock at festivals and supermarket tastings. As the position will have a starting date of early May 2016, the position would suit someone completing their brewing/fermentation qualifications who above all is willing to learn and take “ownership” of helping develop a national brand of cider. For more information on job and application process, view full announcement and role description.

4/5/16: NC State University’s Department of Youth, Family, and Community Sciences is hiring a Faithful Families Program Specialist, who will work at the Division of Public Health on the Faithful Families program, which is a joint effort between the Department of Youth, Family, and Community Sciences and DPH. The link to apply is here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina/jobs/1399870/faithful-families-program-specialist

4/4/16:  Abbott Nutrition has 2 openings in Columbus, OH for Scientist positions in the Formulation Technology group in R&D. An M.S. or Ph.D. in Food Science or Food Engineering is preferred. They are looking to fill the positions as soon as possible.

4/1/16:  USDA Team Nutrition is looking for creative Nutritionists, with excellent project management skills, to join our team in the Nutrition Education and Promotion Branch of the Child Nutrition Programs at the Food and Nutrition Service. Please share the links to the announcements below with nutritionists you know that are interested in working on national nutrition education efforts to support the Child and Adult Care Food Program and National School Lunch Program. Closes April 11th.

Current Federal Employees: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/434070100

Non-Federal Employees: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/434070000

3/29/16:  UNC’s Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention has a new opening for a project manager position with the Children’s Healthy Weight Research Group. This research team focuses on promoting healthy eating and physical activity habits in young children and their caregivers by creating supportive home and child care environments. The current opening is with the Go NAPSACC project. Current Go NAPSACC initiatives are working to translate this evidence-based program into a suite of interactive online tools and to disseminate these new online tools across the US.

Their team is looking for a motivated and passionate person to join our group. We prefer candidates that have a Master’s degree in public health, health education, health education, or informational science. Experience managing the development of a website is also highly desired.  Strong candidates should also be able to demonstrate excellent communication and organization skills.

If you are interested, please check out the job posting at: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/94977

Applications must be submitted online by Monday, April 4th 2016.

3/23/16: The Department of Food Science, Nutrition, and Health Promotion at Mississippi State University http://www.fsnhp.msstate.edu/ is seeking an Assistant Professor with a focus on areas related to community nutrition, dietetic education, chronic disease or nutritional epidemiology (full-time 9-month, tenure track with summer employment opportunities pertaining to assessment and programmatic reporting). The position will provide coordination and assessment of the Didactic Program in Nutrition and Dietetics (DP), build relationships with key partners, and enhance the food and nutrition curricula. This position includes 25% directing the DP, 60% teaching with an appointment in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences http://www.cals.msstate.edu/ including the DP coordination, and 15% research in their area of expertise through an appointment with the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station http://mafes.msstate.edu/.

3/23/16: University of Minnesota seeks an Assistant Professor in Food Safety Microbiology. This faculty position will be a nine‑month, tenure-track appointment involving research and teaching in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition. See (http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/ and requisition #307974) to apply or contact Dr. Dan O’Sullivan, Search Committee Chair at dosulliv@umn.edu for additional details.  The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

3/9/16: Tulane University has an opening for a full-time tenure track faculty position in Public Health Nutrition at Tulane University (see attached). They are seeking a faculty member with expertise in any area of public nutrition, including nutrition education, community nutrition, nutritional epidemiology, food security and resilience, or nutritional anthropology. The anticipated start date for the position is in the fall 2016. You can get more information about the position or apply online at: http://apply.interfolio.com/33599.  Review of applications will start March 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

3/3/16:  Washington State University – Food Safety Specialist with the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The School of Food Science (SFS), a joint program between Washington State University and the University of Idaho, is are looking for a dynamic, motivated, highly skilled and experienced problem solving leader who addresses the needs of industry, stakeholders, and communities across the state and nationally, providing solutions through relevant and engaging research and outreach programs.  This 12-month, full-time, tenure-track, Assistant/Associate Professor position will join our research and extension team and enhance the SFS’s position in food safety with an emphasis on raw agricultural products and minimally processed foods produced in the Pacific Northwest.  The position location is negotiable between Pullman, Wenatchee, and Prosser Washington.

Required Qualifications for both Assistant and Associate Professor level: Earned Ph.D. in Food Science, Food Microbiology, or a related field at the time of hire. Strong academic training in food safety required. (Successful Associate Professor candidate must currently have Associate Professor status or Assistant Professor status for six or more years) 
Preferred Qualifications: A minimum of 2 years of experience in food safety related work in a professional setting, research or outreach; Excellent interpersonal skills and capacity and willingness to engage diverse constituents in educational and research programs; Demonstrated capability to conduct programs that address food safety issues; Excellent verbal and written communication with a record of publications commensurate with career level; Knowledge of current and emerging food safety issues; Demonstrated knowledge and ability to work effectively with individuals and groups with diverse cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies in a global environment; Flexibility in exercising both leadership and team building roles to work collaboratively, independently and harmoniously with other people; Demonstrated ability to use computer, smart devices, and web-based technologies; Demonstrated success in the area of grants, contracts and gift development; Demonstrated ability to develop and carry out plans for fee-generating educational activities
Screening will begin on April 1, 2016, and will continue until position is filled. To apply: Application materials must include: detailed letter of application addressing all qualifications, a current curriculum vita, copies of transcripts, and the names and contact information for three professional references along with the application. Reference letters will be requested from the finalists. Visit www.wsujobs.com (Search #122570).  For additional information on Washington State University, CAHNRS or SFS, visit http://cahnrs.wsu.edu/ and http://sfs.wsu.edu. Please contact Dr. Carolyn Ross, Search Committee Chair, at  cfross@wsu.edu, 509-335-2438 for questions about this position. EEO/AA/ADA.

3/2/16: Job Opportunity as Assistant Professor of Food Microbiology at University of MaineApply at: https://umaine.hiretouch.com

2/29/16:  Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Auburn University has a SNAP-Ed position open for an Extension Specialist, Nutrition and Evaluation Coordinator. This is an exciting position for an RD with a minimum of an MS degree to work in community nutrition.  For position information, please visit: https://ssl.acesag.auburn.edu/posannc/detail.php3?job=ZDQ3azN8MTI5fG45ajRr.

2/29/16: Job Posting for Supplier Quality Analyst with Pepsico:  The job number is 87236BR.

2/29/16: The Gustolab International Institute for Food Studies in Rome is sponsoring a 5-week Critical Studies in Foods program. This innovative program combines food, language and  communication studies with hands-on research and cultural experiences. The program attracts students from around the country in all majors and gives them the opportunity to earn 3-9 college credits (as well as a unique global experience). Most are undergraduates, but several graduate students have also taken part. For more information about the program, the Institute, and how students can apply see attached materials or go to:http://www.gustolab.com/summer-program/ . Although the preferred registration date is Feb 28th, they have agreed to hold it open longer.

2/29/16: Job Posting for Deputy Director/Research Director – Food & Environment Program – Union of Concerned Scientists

2/22/16:  Food Safety Biologist at Oregon State University

9-mo. tenure-track   60% Research, 30% Teaching, 10% Service
For full consideration apply by February 29, 2016
Recruitment closes March 7, 2016
 
The Department of Food Science & Technology http://oregonstate.edu/foodsci/position-opening-assistant-professorfood-safety-biologist at Oregon State University is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor – Food Safety Biologist.  This is a full-time (1.0FTE), 9-month fixed-term appointment: 60% Research, 30% Teaching, and 10% Service. The successful applicant will be expected to apply contemporary molecular, genomic, and bioinformatic approaches to increase the understanding of food safety issues relevant to food production, food processing, or public health in Oregon and the nation. This position will build upon the existing food safety teaching, research and outreach enterprise at Oregon State University. The successful candidate will train a new generation of scientific leaders grounded in modern biological approaches to solve food safety and related public health problems.  PhD degree in Food Science, Food Microbiology, Microbiology or related field is required by start date of  employment.  Candidates should also have successful teaching experience and demonstration of teaching effectiveness in food safety or food microbiology, evidence of strong communication skills, and a demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity and inclusiveness is required.

2/22/16: Brewing Microbiologist at Oregon State University

9-mo. tenure-track   60% Research, 30% Teaching, 10% Service
For full consideration apply by February 29, 2016
Recruitment closes March 7, 2016
The Department of Food Science & Technology http://oregonstate.edu/foodsci/position-opening-assistant-professorbrewing-micobiologist at Oregon State University is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor – Brewing Microbiologist.  This is a full-time (1.0FTE), 9-month fixed-term appointment: 60% Research, 30% Teaching, and 10% Service.  This position will complement the existing brewing science research and teaching programs at OSU by adding a microbiological skill set.  The successful applicant will be expected to build a brewing-related microbiological research program in areas such as brewing fermentation performance, brewing microbiology, genetics and/or biochemistry of alcoholic fermentation, biotransformations of flavor components, alternative/mixed fermentations, fermentation byproduct utilization, microbial aspects of sustainable food manufacturing, and downstream operations which enhance or control microbial processes to improve beer quality and manufacturing performance.  Teaching activities will be centered on how a fundamental microbiological approach can be leveraged in the brewing process to improve fermentation performance.  PhD degree in Food  Science, Food Microbiology or Microbiology, Microbial Genetics, Microbial Biochemistry, Biochemical Engineering, or related field by start date of employment.  Demonstrated capability to develop a pertinent research program which emphasizes the relationship of  microbiological principles to beer processing, finishing, and packaging.  Candidates should also have successful teaching experience and demonstration of teaching effectiveness in food microbiology or brewing microbiology.  Evidence of strong communication skills, and a demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity and inclusiveness is required.

2/22/16: The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Iowa State University invites applications for a Food Safety/Microbiology PhD or MS Graduate Research Assistant position to assist with fruit and vegetable extension program and research under Dr. Angela Shaw. The successful candidate will requires excellent communication skills (speaking and writing) along with the ability to communicate and interact with a wide variety of clients including students, fellow faculty members and staff, extension professionals and other interested citizens.
Proposed Start Date: August 2016 (May 2016 is a possibility if qualified)

2/22/16: FDA is recruiting candidates to apply for the Commissioner’s Fellowship Program, a two-year program targeted at recent PhD graduates.  Visit http://www.fda.gov/AboutFDA/WorkingatFDA/FellowshipInternshipGraduateFacultyPrograms/CommissionersFellowshipProgram/default.htm for additional information.  Applicants should be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.  Any questions should be directed to  fdacommissionersfellows@fda.hhs.gov.

2/22/16:  Chapman University is seeking a faculty member to engage in innovative research at the interface of nutritional science, pharmacology, biochemistry, and food. The faculty member will have a joint appointment in the Schmid College of Science and Technology (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Food Science) and the School of Pharmacy, with the primary appointment being in SCST. The faculty member will have opportunity to collaborate on research and teaching initiatives with faculty across the breadth of disciplines represented by the two units. Research interests may include study of structure, properties, functionality, and bioavailability of food biomolecules, the effects of other ingredients, food matrices and processing on functionality, the pharmacology of functional food ingredients, metabolomics, and the biochemical mechanisms by which food and food components impact health. Preference would be given to candidates whose projects can integrate with our pharmacy, biochemistry, molecular biology, food science and clinical faculty focusing on improving health and chronic disease prevention. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in nutritional science, biochemistry, nutritional pharmacology, or food science or related field with demonstrated excellence in teaching.  Teaching responsibilities will include graduate courses in nutritional pharmacology and functional foods, and undergraduate courses in nutritional biochemistry and medicinal chemistry.  The ability to direct undergraduate and graduate student research is required.

Chapman University, located in the heart of Orange County, California, offers traditional undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs.  Ranked in the top tier of western universities by U.S. News and World Report, Chapman has gained national prominence with its commitment to excellence through research and innovative teaching.  More information about the Schmid College of Science and Technology and the School of Pharmacy is available at http://www.chapman.edu.  Chapman University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to providing career opportunities to all people, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.  Chapman University requires background checks for all new employees.

2/22/16: Job Posting – Assistant Thermal Process Manager – SOPAKCO

2/20/16: Job Posting – Hampton Farms Job Opportunity – Food Technologist

The Food Technologist executes and coordinates research and development plans and strategies in support of company objectives. The priority is on developing new creative food products for various markets. These items are to be based in nuts and nut butters. Product usages will range from snacking, to meal replacement, to ingredient markets. Duties also include supporting marketing in identifying business opportunities within the company portfolio.

2/19/16: The Department of Nutrition and Food Science at Texas A&M University invites applications for a 12-month non-tenure track Extension position at the level of Assistant Professor.  We are seeking candidates with experience in developing and evaluating culturally-appropriate food and nutrition education programs that are targeted towards reducing nutrition-related chronic diseases.  The position is located in Corpus Christi, Texas and the successful candidate will also provide nutrition expertise and training to Extension educators and volunteers.  Programming emphasis will be centered on 27 south Texas counties that comprise the newly funded Healthy South Texas Initiative(http://healthytexas.tamu.edu/).

Applicants must hold a doctoral degree; at least one degree must be in nutrition.  Demonstrated ability or potential to obtain external funding also is required.  Applicants should have knowledge and experience in developing and/or utilizing best-practice programs aimed at addressing nutrition-related chronic diseases.  Registered Dietitian and ability to read and write Spanish is highly preferred.

To view the complete job description and apply, visit http://greatjobs.tamu.edu and review the Notice of Vacancy (NOV) number 08957.  The following documents are requested:  (1) letter of application; (2) curriculum vita; (3) a statement of experience in developing and evaluating food and nutrition programs aimed at chronic disease prevention; and (4) names and contact information for at least three references.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  For more information, contact: Jenna D. Anding, PhD, RD at j-anding@tamu.edu.

2/19:16: At this time there is an opening for the position of Research and Policy Analyst at the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC). Please see the job description.  If interested, send your cover letter, resume, and writing sample to employment@frac.org and include “Research and Policy Analyst” in the subject line.

2/19/16: The IFFS Nutrition Division is seeking 1-2 interns to serve as Nutrition Representatives & Health Educators at a weekly Mobile Market, beginning March 15th. Applications and resumes are due Friday, February 26th.  Click here for: internship description and application.

2/18/16:  The undergraduate Public Health Program in the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion (SNHP), College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University (ASU) invites dynamic applications for a tenure- track, Assistant/Associate Professor position to begin August 2016. We seek candidates with research interests in one or more of the core areas of public health: biostatistics, epidemiology, social and behavioral health, environmental and occupational health, or health administration and policy.

2/18/16: The College of Human Ecology, Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health and Kansas State University Research and Extension (KSRE) seek applications for an Assistant Professor and Adult and Aging Nutrition Extension Specialist. The position is a tenure-track, full-time, 12 month appointment. The successful candidate will provide statewide leadership for nutrition education programs focusing on normal nutrition, chronic disease prevention and management, and other special needs of adults and seniors. Review of applications begins March 18, 2016.  For more information about this position, go to http://www.he.k-state.edu/employment/20160215-fndh-asst-prof.html

2/12/16:  Job Opportunity: Food and Nutrition Specialist at Altarum Institute

Altarum is looking for a food and nutrition professional who is passionate about improving the health of families across the country! This person enjoys working with program leaders and participants to strengthen the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-ED) and/or the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). The Food and Nutrition Specialist will have the opportunity to collaborate and consult with nutrition and program professionals, positively impacting the health of communities.

Overview:  Under the guidance and technical direction of the Center for Food and Nutrition (CFAN) Director and Deputy Director, this specialist will work on a variety of projects, topics of which include food assistance, nutrition education, obesity prevention, breastfeeding promotion, and other nutrition and health related issues. Of particular importance is knowledge of federal and state food assistance and nutrition programs, including program policies, operations, and nutrition education programming. Significant experience working in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) and/or the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is essential.

Responsibilities:  Some key skills of the ideal specialist:

  • Program Evaluation
  • Technical Assistance
  • Training and Facilitation
  • Project and Budget Management Skills
  • The ability and willingness to travel across the US up to 25-30% of the time

General Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a project manager or task leader on state and federal evaluation, technical assistance, or training projects
  • Project management involves planning and coordinating staff resources; managing contractors and consultants; reviewing and overseeing budget development and monitoring; creating and coordinating completion of deliverables; and establishing and monitoring timelines for completion of tasks
  • Applies subject matter expertise in completing project tasks, including development of evaluation plans; collecting and analyzing data; preparing written reports and oral presentations; developing and conducting training sessions; and providing expert consultation to clients
  • Development and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data collection instruments and protocols, including web-based surveys, phone-based surveys, key informant interview guides, and focus group guides
  • Implementation of data collection activities, including interviewing and focus group facilitation
  • Conducting training and facilitation activities for state and local program staff and providing technical assistance to program managers to improve program operations and outcomes.
  • Writing and reviewing substantive sections of proposals as well as providing input to budgets and other facets of proposals
  • Pursuing new business opportunities through networking and other avenues

Qualifications:  The successful candidate should possess the following qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Nutrition, Public Health or related fields with a minimum of 3 years of work experience in SNAP-Education or WIC programs at the federal, state or local level. May consider a Bachelor’s degree plus registration with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Registered Dietitian) and 6 or more years of work experience in SNAP-Ed or WIC programs.
  • High level of knowledge of public health food and nutrition program operations at the federal, state, and/or local level.
  • Ability to provide training and technical assistance to food and nutrition programs to improve operations or outcomes, including availability to travel to client sites across the United States and territories.
  • Experience with community and public health approaches to improve nutrition (e.g., policy, systems, and environmental change strategies; social marketing campaigns; behavior change models; learner-centered education).
  • Experience in evaluation methodology, including instrument design, data collection (e.g., interviewing, group facilitation, surveys), and analysis and preparation of reports.
  • Experience using statistical analysis software (such as SAS), qualitative analysis software (such as NVivo) or web survey programs (such as Survey Gizmo) is a plus.
  • Ability to translate assessment and evaluation findings into practical recommendations or tools for client’s use.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to organize and articulate findings, prepare and conduct presentations, and facilitate group discussion.
  • Ability to plan, organize, manage, and prioritize work across multiple projects.
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to consistently exercise sound business judgment.
  • Competency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work as an effective team member as well as independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to identify and contribute to new business opportunities.

Location: Altarum Institute office in Washington DC or Ann Arbor, Michigan or alternate location

2/11/16: Cooking Matters Satellite Coordinator at the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle

2/11/16: Assistant/Associate Professor Extension Food Technologist Position at Purdue University Department of Food Science

2/11/16: Job Opening for two Extension Assistants in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing, and Nutrition Sciences at NC State University

2/4/16:  Are you interested in a local, full-time, nutrition-related career opportunity? The position is a Weight Loss Consultant at the Jenny Craig Weight Loss Center in Durham.  It is a very rewarding position that combines one-on-one client counseling with the application of nutrition knowledge and behavioral modification techniques.  There is also opportunity to become involved in operations, marketing, and other business-related tasks.

Details:
  • Partner one-on-one with your clients to identify their personal challenges with regards to diet, exercise, and lifestyle.
  • Set realistic dietary goals and design weight management menus to achieve healthy, life-changing results.
  • Be your clients’ biggest supporter, monitor their results, alter their program if necessary, and celebrate their successes.
  • Conduct weekly consultations, make care-calls and emails to your clients midweek, and remotivate clients who need extra support.
  • Strategically utilize reports to meet performance expectations, achieve goals, and hit quotas.
  • Live the brand by maintaining a knowledge base of nutrition and healthy living.
  • A typical day at the office consists of:
    • 50% face-to-face client interaction
    • 25% remote interaction with clients
    • 25% business-related tasks
Compensation:
  • Full-time (30 hours per week) with earned PTO
  • Hourly base-pay plus monthly bonuses
  • Benefits package (Medical, Dental, Vision) & 401(k)
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a Nutrition-related field (with supplementary knowledge of basic Psychology)

OR

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Psychology-related field (with supplementary knowledge of basic Nutrition)

OR

  • A senior student in Nutrition looking for work experience before graduating in May (we may be able to offer a part-time position)
  • Advanced communication skills
  • Experience in customer service is a plus
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule (hours could include closing the office at 7 pm on a weeknight or weekend hours on a Saturday or Sunday)
If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to Carmen Moran at cmoran@jennycraigcentre.com byFebruary 12th. We anticipate hiring to be completed by February 19th.  We are also happy to answer any questions you may have about the position!

 

2/4/16: Assistant Director of the Center for Nutrition, Diet and Health at the College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES) of the University of the District of Columbia (UDC)

2/4/16:  Assistant professor in the field of computational microbiology of food-related-eco-systems (Tenure Track) at Wageningen, the Netherlands

Hours: 38.0 hours per week
About employer: Wageningen UR (University & Research centre)
Short link: www.academictransfer.com/32013
Apply for this job within 12 days

Job description: In a challenging career trajectory, as Assistant Professor in the field of Computational microbiology of food-related eco-systems, you will interact with colleagues in the Food Microbiology group on relevant topics dealing with computational microbiology in the fields of fermentation, spoilage and pathogen eco-physiology, and quantitative risk assessment. This position is dedicated to the implementation of bioinformatics and mathematical/statistical tools in food microbiology with the aim to understand, correlate and predict food-related ecosystem dynamics and functions.
In this position you will also be motivating and teaching students in BSc and MSc programs and you will implement computational microbiology in courses.

Requirements: We are looking for a team player who is•a bioinformatician, or a (food) microbiologist or biotechnologist with strong mathematical and bioinformatics skills
•an ambitious and enthusiastic scientist with an impressive publication record
•a communicator with didactic skills who is eager to (learn to) teach
You also have some experience in acquisition of research funding and with project management.

As Assistant Professor you are an ambitious and enthusiastic scientist, devoted to research and education. Candidates should have a PhD degree in microbiology, biotechnology, or bioinformatics. You are adept at working in a multicultural organisation. Proficiency in English is a requirement. Good writing skills, good oral communication skills, the willingness to explore new fields in collaboration with others, are all essential competences. International experience is appreciated.

Conditions of employment
Information Tenure track Wageningen UR
Wageningen University offers talented young scientists a challenging career trajectory, Tenure track. By introducing this trajectory, our aim is to attract top talent and to stimulate excellence.
From the position of Assistant Professor, candidates can grow into a Professor holding a personal chair in a maximum period of twelve years. Of course training and coaching are provided and interdisciplinary (international) cooperation is stimulated. In addition, they will be given the chance to build up their own research line. Moreover, this clear career path can lead to a permanent employment contract.
As we will be selecting only candidates of high potential to take part in the Tenure Track trajectory, for all participating candidates, this will be a good stepping stone to a further career within Wageningen UR or elsewhere.
For more information about Tenure Track within Wageningen UR look at www.wageningenur.nl/en/Jobs/Why-choose-Wageningen-UR/Your-development-in-focus/Tenure-Track.htm
We offer a temporary contract with the possibility of extension, for 38 hours per week. Gross salary a month from
€ 3400,- to € 5288,-, based on a full-time employment and dependent on expertise and experience.

Contract type: Temporary, Onbekend
Organisation: Wageningen UR
The Laboratory of Food Microbiology is active in the fields of research and teaching. Teaching focuses on introductory and advanced courses in food microbiology (functional genomics, microbial ecophysiology, food fermentation, hygiene and food safety, spoilage and preservation, and quantitative modelling and risk assessment). Our vision is that understanding microbial ecology in foods can largely contribute to quality of life through production of nutritious, tasty, safe and sustainable foods. The scientific objective is to develop science both at the molecular level, at the levels of processes, and in food supply chains, and especially the links between these, to come to optimal food safety management (food safety systems biology) and fermentation control (starter selection/population dynamics/safety/functionality).
The Agrotechnology & Food Sciences Group is part of Wageningen UR where fundamental and applied sciences complement each other. As an important European player, we carry out top-level research and work alongside authoritative partners within the international business world as well as the government on “Healthy food in a biobased society”. We have a crucial role in innovations within the market. Entrepreneurship and professionalism are what define us. In short, we are an interesting, international employer of stature.
Wageningen University and Research Centre
Delivering a substantial contribution to the quality of life. That’s our focus – each and every day. Within our domain, healthy food and living environment, we search for answers to issues affecting society – such as sustainable food production, climate change and alternative energy. Of course, we don’t do this alone. Every day, 6,500 people work on ‘the quality of life’, turning ideas into reality, on a global scale.

Could you be one of these people? We give you the space you need.
For further information about working at Wageningen UR, take a look at www.wageningenur.nl/en/Jobs.htm
Acquisition regarding this vacancy is not appreciated.
Additional information: For more information about this position, please contact prof. Marcel Zwietering, telephone number +31 317482233, For more information about the selection procedure, please contact Rob van Meegen, HR-adviser, telephone number +31 317485466.
Interested? You can apply online at www.wageningenur.nl/career until February 15th 2015.

2/3/16:  Healthy Me, Healthy We, is a program at UNC Chapel Hill, designed to improve nutrition and physical activity behaviors in children and their care givers. They are looking to hire about 8 individuals to assist with this project for 7 months. Primary responsibilities of this position will be recruiting and data collecting for the Healthy Me, Healthy We study.

This position is ideal for recent graduates taking time off before graduate school or individuals looking for research experience (start date ~March 14). This position requires a commitment through September, so it won’t work for current students.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Training and passing certification on all recruitment and data collection protocols;
  • Assisting in recruitment of child care centers and parents into the research study;
  • Organizing and packing of all assessment supplies prior to going into the field;
  • Travel to field sites participating in the study
  • Conducting assessments at the child care centers including:

o   Measuring providers height, weight, and waist circumference of children.

o   Administering provider and parent surveys.

o   Conducting environmental observation assessment at each child care center.

o   Conducting diet observation assessment at each child care center.

Strong candidates will have research experience, preferably in areas of nutrition or physical activity, and strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Applicants must be available to travel to locations throughout North Carolina (~100-mile radius of UNC Chapel Hill). Experience in data collection and working with adults and children age 3-4 years is highly desired. Position requires a minimum of a B.S. in nutrition, exercise physiology, public health, health education, behavioral science, or a related social science.

Link to the application: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/91386

2/3/16: Assistant or Associate University Extension Educator – University of Wyoming Extension Food and Nutrition Specialist in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Extension and the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming. Position #0583

1/28/16: Job Posting: Nutrition Extension Associate – NC State University

The position will be an integral part of the Department of 4-H Youth Development and Family & Consumer Science professional faculty and staff at North Carolina State University. This position interfaces with statewide county and district Cooperative Extension staff and volunteers as well as the other state and community-based agency/organization professionals and volunteers.

The Adult and Multicultural Nutrition Associate coordinates the program curriculum and protocol for Steps to Health adult nutrition programs providing support to Cooperative Extension centers across the state for program planning and implementation. Additionally, the position will be the lead for nutrition education programming engaging low-income multicultural populations. The Adult and Multicultural Nutrition Associate works with and assists the project team and the project faculty to develop nutrition education programs, materials, and reporting. The position works under the guidance and supervision of the Project Coordinator who works closely with the Principle Investigator (PI).

Essential Job Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead the Steps to Health adult nutrition education programs including curriculum revisions and updates and implementation protocol.
  • Assist with developing and conducting curriculum and multicultural training’s and related materials, including coordinating the training for Spanish-speaking facilitators.
  • Review existing evidence base and best practices for nutrition education in low-income multicultural populations.
  • Support Cooperative Extension Staff in a region of the state through phone, email, web-based technologies, and in-person visits to ensure appropriate and successful Steps to Heath program implementation.
  • Lead the Steps to Health outreach to low-income multicultural populations and identify opportunities for nutrition education interventions and programs.
  • Work with state and community agencies and organizations on policy, systems, and environmental change interventions and strategies related to the areas of adult nutrition and multicultural nutrition education.
  • Assist with data collection and reporting.
  • Travel within the state, including occasional overnight stays for county visits, possible program delivery, and to provide other project support as needed.
  • Assist with the preparation and submission of the annual Steps to Health grant proposal.
  • Other duties as assigned.

1/26/16:  CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SACRAMENTO

TENURE-TRACK POSITION: DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES

CONCENTRATION: NUTRITION AND FOOD/DIETETICS

Tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Doctorate degree in in Food and Nutrition, Nutrition, Dietetics or closely related field is required.  ABDs may be considered.

A typical teaching load will include a combination of undergraduate courses in nutrition and food/dietetics, including:  principles of food preparation; research methods and application; nutrition education, communication and counseling; and nutrition and metabolism. Responsibilities of this position also include scholarly activities; department, university and community service; advising and recruiting students; and communicating effectively with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Review of applications will begin on February 15 and will be ongoing until position is filled.  Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State jobs website located at http://www.csus.edu/about/employment.  Instructions on how to apply can also be found at this link.  Applicants must include the following attachments as a single PDF file in the order specified:  a) cover letter addressing qualifications, teaching experience and philosophy, areas candidate is qualified to teach in food and nutrition/dietetics and scholarly interests; b) current curriculum vita; c) unofficial transcripts of all academic work and conferred degrees (official transcripts required at time of application); and d) names, telephone numbers, and e-mails of at least three recent professional references who can speak to the qualifications of the applicant.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  AA/EO Employer. Clery Act statistics available. Mandated reporter requirements. Criminal background check required.

1/25/16: The Department of Health & Human Development at Montana State University is seeking a full-time professional for the Montana Dietetic Internship (MDI) Assistant Director position. The MDI program is a 41 week dietetic internship with a concentration in sustainable food systems. For a complete job announcement and application procedures go to: http://www.montana.edu/jobs/profesional/13116-3 MSU is a AA/ADA/EEO/Vet Pref Employer

1/25/16: HHS/Kinesiology and Nutritional Science/ Assistant Professor at California State University, Los Angeles

1/19/16: Two Nutrition Specialist Openings with University of Wisconsin 

Nutrition Education Program Specialist (80-100%) Family Living Program

Working Title: Nutrition Education Program Specialist
Official Title: Lecturer
Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full
Application Due Date: February 9, 2016

Community Nutrition Program Development & Evaluation Specialist (80%-100%) Family Living Programs

Working Title: Community Nutrition Program Development & Evaluation Specialist (80%-100%)
Official Title: Lecturer Title Series (Title Prefix to be determined)
Location: Family Living Programs, 432 North Lake Street, Madison WI 53706
Full-Time/Part-Time: 80%-100%
Application Due Date: February 16th, 2016

1/15/16: Job Announcement for Temporary Nutrition Program Consultant with NC DHHS

Temporary Nutrition Program Consultant

DHHS – DPH – W&C – Nutritional Services/Child and Adult Care Food Program

Job number: 19197

Placement counselor: Samra Cothran

NC Temporary Solutions (www.nctemporarysolutions.com)

Assist in the development of statewide nutrition, physical activity, and programmatic training for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).  Work with training team to develop, implement, and evaluate webinars to meet training needs based on results gathered from the CACFP Training Needs Survey.  Must have strong PowerPoint and webinar development experience.

Start/End Date 01/19/2016 to 04/12/2016

Start/End Time 8:00AM to 5:00PM

Average Hours Per Week 40.00

Pay Rate $25.00

Supervisor Contact: Karen Lainez Rubi – Telephone (909)707-5785 – Email karen.lainezrubi@dhhs.nc.gov

1/15/16: Job Announcement for Quality Supervisor at Alamance Foods

1/14/16: Job Opening at United Fresh Produce Association: United Fresh is seeking an accomplished leader for its food safety team in anticipation of the retirement of the current incumbent in early 2016. This is the senior-most food safety and scientific leadership position for the association and provides the opportunity to lead a strong and effective program for the fresh produce industry. The ideal candidate is responsible for providing strategic leadership and direction for industry- wide food safety and science initiatives for United Fresh and its members and represents the association in regulatory, legislative and scientific areas.

1/13/16:  Part-time job opportunity with EFNEP for students: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/63066

1/13/16:  A fellowship opportunity for recent bachelor’s or master’s graduates is available within the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (Bioethics Commission) in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

The Bioethics Commission provides advice and counsel to the President of the United States on bioethical issues that emerge as a consequence of advances in biomedicine and related areas of science and technology. Through engaging in original research, holding public meetings, and developing reports and other materials for public distribution, the Bioethics Commission works on identifying and promoting policies and practices that ensure scientific research, health care delivery, and technological innovation are conducted in an ethically responsible manner.

The selected participant will be involved in research, writing, and administrative activities related to bioethics, healthcare, science, and public policy. Team activities may include:
* research and writing, e.g., briefing memos, bioethics education materials, and external communications materials; meeting planning and support;
* other research support activities as assigned.

The Research Participation Program for DHHS is administered by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE). The appointment is through December 31, 2016. The participant will receive a monthly stipend based on educational level and experience based on the GS-scale. The participant must show proof of health insurance or secure health insurance through this placement.

The placement will be full-time at Bioethics Commission staff offices in Washington, D.C., telework is not available. Participants do not become employees of OASH, DHHS, or the program administrator. There are no fringe benefits paid.

Qualifications:
* A master’s or undergraduate degree in science, technology, mathematics, engineering, public health, bioethics, or a related field *****received from an accredited college or university within the last five years.***** [emphasis in original] * Experience and interest demonstrated in the field of science, healthcare, and/or bioethics preferred

How to Apply:
To be considered, please send:
* A cover letter,
* A current CV, and
* One writing sample
to Ms. Esther Yoo at info@bioethics.gov . Please put “ORISE Fellowship Application” in the subject line.

Applications will be accepted by the close of business on February 8, 2016.

1/13/16:  Utah State University is currently searching for a new Assistant Professor and Wellness Specialist. Please see the position description and application instructions here: http://usu.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=883&job=extension-assistant-professor-and-wellness-specialist

Assignment/Appointment Conditions:  Tenure track, 12-months, Full-time: The position will develop and extend statewide outreach education and applied research on current wellness topics (there are 29 counties in Utah), coordinate programs with Extension county faculty, and develop applied research and Extension collaborations with USU and other colleagues.  The position will be located in the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services at Utah State University in Logan, Utah.

Review Date: Open until filled.

Role Assignment:  65% Extension, 30% teaching, 5% Service

Proposed Start Date:  July 1,2016

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctoral degree in public health or a related field.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching in classroom and outreach settings and to varied audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct community-oriented research and apply research results to real-world situations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Evidence of success in securing external funding.
  • Post-doctoral experience.
  • MPH degree preferred.
  • Knowledge of or experience with community based education, including Extension.
  • Experience in public health, population health, and health care based organizations.
  • Experience in health education program design, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate public/private/university collaborations in rural and urban settings.
  • Demonstrated ability as a team leader (evidence of strengths in collaboration, cooperation, and coordination with others).
  • Experience using learning management systems (Canvas, IVC) to deliver educational programs.
  • Demonstrated excellence in both verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of and experience with facilitating and evaluating behavior change.
  • Knowledge of and experience with social determinates of health based programming and research.
  • Familiarity with the national Extension system and Utah State University Extension Service.

1/11/16: The USDA/FNS/CNP Team Nutrition – Nutrition Education and Promotion Branch is hiring:

Closes 1/15/2016.

1/8/16: Job Posting for full-time community nutrition educator at the University of Rhode Island SNAP-Ed program. Requirements include a master’s degree in Nutrition or closely related health field and a minimum of 2 years of experience in community nutrition education targeted towards the economically disadvantaged, with Spanish speaking preferred. Link to go to the job posting: https://jobs.uri.edu/postings/1063

1/8/16: Job Announcement for Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Dietetics; full-time/12-month, tenure track faculty at Grand Valley State University.

1/8/16: The University of Arkansas School of Human Environmental Sciences is searching for an Assistant Professor – Human Nutrition. This position is a tenure-track, nine month, appointment.  The successful candidate is expected to develop a nationally recognized research program on nutrition-related health/disease, preferably obesity prevention or the obesity-cancer relationship and contribute to both the teaching and service missions of the University. This position is part of ongoing efforts to grow the Human Nutrition program and contribute to the university goal of becoming a top 50 public research university.

1/8/16: Job Posting for faculty position in nutrition and dietetics at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL.  For more information about the position, visit this website: http://www.eiu.edu/famsci/dieteticsposition.php

12/23/15: Job Posting for Director of Nutrition and Physical Education at Children’s Hunger Alliance in Columbus, OH

12/23/15:  Kansas State University’s Department of Human Nutrition is seeking to fill the Department Head’s position.  The department includes graduate and undergraduate programs in human nutrition, nutritional sciences, public health nutrition, dietetics, athletic training, sensory analysis and consumer behavior. Extension faculty are also housed in the department.  Earned doctorate in one of the subject areas or related areas is required with qualifications consistent with the rank of Professor or Associate Professor.  Full-time, tenured/tenure track 12-month appointment. Proposed starting date of July 1, 2016 with initial review of applications beginning January 25, 2016. Full position announcement attached.  Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.  Background check required.

12/18/15: Job Opportunity as Assistant Professor/Health and Wellness State Extension Specialist: This is a full-time 12-month tenure-accruing position that will be 20% teaching (College of Agricultural and Life Sciences), 30% research (Florida Agricultural Experiment Station) and 50% extension (Florida Cooperative Extension Service), available in the Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences (Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, at the University of Florida (UF). 

12/17/15: Please be alerted to the job announcement for a Chemist at the National Seafood Inspection Laboratory (NSIL) in Pascagoula, MS. NSIL is a division of the Office of Sustainable Fisheries within the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and under the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). For job description, eligibility, application and other details, please see Job Announcement Number: PH-16-LM-1559955 at the USAjobs.gov website, or follow this link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/422205500

Applications will be accepted between December 17-28, 2015.

Pascagoula is located on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast, and is situated between the small coastal city of Mobile, AL (~1 hour drive) to the east and the coastal communities of Biloxi and Ocean Springs in MS which are within 30 minutes to the west.  New Orleans is less than a 2 hour drive further west. The area has many excellent qualities and attributes, including a low cost-of-living, festivals and events, and many outdoor opportunities such as fishing, sailing, boating and others.

The position provides analytical laboratory, data management, regulatory compliance risk analysis, and technology transfer expertise to meet NOAA’s fishery management and seafood safety responsibilities.  This position is part of the Analytical Chemistry section of NSIL, which is undergoing ISO 17025 accreditation.

12/16/15:  The College of Health Sciences at UMass Lowell is currently recruiting a new faculty member in Food Safety

12/16/15:  The Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at Saint Louis University is seeking applicants for the position of Department Chair. The Department has an 80-year history and currently has undergraduate, graduate, certificate, and dietetic internship programs, with a total enrollment of 180 students. The Department’s academic foci include medical dietetics, food innovation and entrepreneurship, culinary arts, sustainable food production, nutrition and physical performance, and public health.

For details about the position see the attached announcement or click here.

For information about the Department, click here.

For more information about Saint Louis University, click here.

For additional information or questions, please contact the Chair of the Search Committee:

Dr. Mark Voigt, PhD (voigtm@slu.edu)

Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Pharmacological and Physiological Science

12/8/15:  LAC Group is seeking a qualified candidate to work as a Technical Information Specialist specializing in Childhood Nutrition for a major Federal agency in the Washington, DC area.  The Specialist will search for and identify new food and nutrition related resources, ensure the quality and accuracy of web content, and manage list-serves and social media accounts relating to the topic.  He/She will also provide information and respond to inquiries from nutrition experts, and help promote the use of the web portal and applications.  The Specialist will also help in developing new information products in nutrition.

Qualifications

  • Must be a Registered Dietitian
  • Bachelor and/or Masters in Nutrition or related field
  • Background in childhood nutrition, including knowledge of the current state of research and resources relevant to the topic
  • General knowledge of food and nutrition, with preferred emphasis in child nutrition
  • Strong background in Information Technology including content management systems for maintaining web content
  • Knowledge of social media, including writing for the web
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in the field of nutrition
  • Knowledge of a wide range of techniques, methods and sources for researching food and nutrition information
  • Ability to work with clients from a diverse background
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to express complex scientific ideas in clear, easy to understand language

For more information, please contact Jonathan Barney:

Tel: 240-292-0502

Email: jbarney@lac-group.com

12/4/15: The Human Nutrition and Food Science Department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall Quarter 2016. Candidates specializing in Dietetics and/or Nutritional Science are especially encouraged to apply.

12/4/15: Job Announcement for North Carolina Growing Together (NCGT) Project Extension & Outreach Manager

12/3/15: Job Announcement for Director, Minnesota Food Charter Network, University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus:  The Minnesota Food Charter Network is a statewide network, rooted in Minnesota Food Charter strategies, that supports and fosters shared action toward healthy food access for all. As the organizational host for the Minnesota Food Charter Network, the Healthy Foods Healthy Lives Institute is seeking a Network Director. This position will foster the development of the Minnesota Food Charter Network and implementation of Food Charter strategies, represent the Minnesota Food Charter Network in communities, manage budget and business operations, and provide direct support to multiple teams charged with various Minnesota Food Charter Network responsibilities (including Strategic Team, Operations Team, four Action Teams, lead partners and emergent workgroups).  The person in this position will work in cooperation and collaboration with partners across the state. This position is a full-time position. The person in this position will report to the Director of the Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Institute. While the person in this position will travel frequently across the state (up to .25 FTE), the position will be based on the University of Minnesota St. Paul campus. The ideal candidate is a seasoned manager, an excellent relationship builder, and a reflective and strategic thinker with experience supporting complex change by embracing adaptive leadership, teamwork and planning.

For more information on this position, visit: http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/ (Job ID: 305825)

Application Deadline: January 1, 2016; position will remain open until filled

12/3/15: The Inter-Faith Food Shuttle is seeking an Urban Agriculture intern from January to May of 2016 who will support our Raleigh Food Security Initiative.  The intern will be responsible for coordinating two sessions of our very popular Seed to Supper beginner’s gardening class that we run in partnership with the Wake County Master Gardeners and the Oregon Food Bank.  This course provides low income Southeast  Raleigh residents with the training, resources and community support that they need to grow a portion of their own food, reduce their monthly food budget and encourage healthier eating habits.  This is the perfect opportunity for a college student looking for course credit, or anyone interested in gardening, local food, public health or education who wants to get experience with coordinating a program that builds food security through encouraging self-reliance. Link to application.

12/3/15:  Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Nutrition Education – Cooking Matters Internship:  The Nutrition Education Program seeks an intern to provide general support for the Cooking Matters nutrition education programs. This internship is a valuable training experience for participants, an ideal way to get involved in the community and work on growing a sustainable and accessible local food system. We hope the experience will be valuable to participants, in providing them with skills, as well as a broader understanding of issues related to food insecurity in our community. Link to application.

12/3/15: Affiliate Professor of Clinical Dietetics; full-time, 12-month non-tenure track faculty.  Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI

Qualifications:

Required:  At least one graduate degree in Nutrition, Dietetics or closely related field.   Applicant must be credentialed as a Registered Dietitian (RDN) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) and have 3-5 years of recent clinical experience at the time that application is submitted.

Responsibilities:

The successful applicant must demonstrate commitment to high quality classroom and clinical instruction, campus and community service, and assisting with graduate research.

The selected candidate will teach courses and coordinate supervised practice sites within the Master of Clinical Dietetics Program.

Salary:  Commensurate with experience.

Department/Division: The MS in Clinical Dietetics is part of the Department of Public Health and is housed within the College of Health Professions. We are located in the rapidly expanding health care corridor of Grand Rapids, Michigan.

How to Apply: Position start date is August 2016.  Apply online at www.gvsujobs.org. Include a cover letter, current vita and the names of three references.  For more information contact Jody Vogelzang, PhD, Search Chair at (616) 331-5059 or vogelzjo@gvsu.edu. Applicants with a diverse background are encouraged to apply.

Deadline Date for Filing Applications:  Consideration of applications begins immediately and continues until filled.

Allendale, Michigan 49401

For more information about Grand Valley, see our website at www.gvsu.edu

Grand Valley State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.

TDD Callers:  Call Michigan Relay Center at 1-800-649-3777

12/3:15: Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Dietetics; full-time/12-month, tenure track faculty.  Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI

Qualifications:

Required:   Applicant will have at  least one graduate degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, or related field.  Applicant must be credentialed as a Registered Dietitian (RDN) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) at the time that application is submitted.

Preferred:  Earned doctorate with at least one graduate degree in Nutrition, Dietetics or closely related field.   ABDs with a documented plan of completion by appointment date will be considered.

Responsibilities:

The successful applicant must demonstrate commitment to high quality classroom and clinical instruction, campus and community service, and assisting with graduate research.

The selected candidate will teach courses within the Master of Clinical Dietetics Program with a focus on micronutrient metabolism, epigenetics, advanced medical nutrition therapy, and advanced nutrition assessment.

Salary:  Commensurate with experience.

Department/Division: The MS in Clinical Dietetics is part of the Department of Public Health and is housed within the College of Health Professions. We are located in the rapidly expanding health care corridor of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Opportunities exist for collaboration with faculty from other programs within the University, as well as health professionals from community institutions, including the VanAndel Research Institute, Spectrum Health, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s, Metro Health, and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.

How to Apply: Position start date is August 6, 2016.  Apply online at www.gvsujobs.org. Include a cover letter, current vita and the names of three references.  For more information, contact search chair Jody Vogelzang, PhD, at (616) 331-5059 or vogelzjo@gvsu.edu. Applicants with a diverse background are encouraged to apply.

Deadline Date for Filing Applications:  Consideration of applications begins immediately and continues until filled.

Allendale, Michigan 49401

For more information about Grand Valley, see our website at www.gvsu.edu

Grand Valley State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.

TDD Callers:  Call Michigan Relay Center at 1-800-649-3777

12/3/15: Two faculty openings at Framingham State University

Position I Description: The Framingham State University Food and Nutrition Program seeks applications for a tenure track position starting fall 2016. The position involves undergraduate teaching and curriculum development in areas related to wellness, fitness, and nutrition. Specific areas of teaching within a Nutrition and Wellness program include: (1) Nutrition, (2) Personal Health, (3) Community Health, (4) Exercise Science/ Kinesiology/Fitness, (5) Wellness.  Additional responsibilities include advising students, curriculum development, and service to the University as well as continuing scholarship. Teaching opportunities in the Graduate School are available. Framingham State University is dedicated to and supports effective teaching.

Position II Description:  The Framingham State University Food and Nutrition Program seeks applications for a tenure track position starting fall 2016. The position involves undergraduate teaching in areas related to food and nutrition. Specific areas of teaching within a dietetic and nutrition program include: (1) Food and Nutrition, (2) Foodservice Systems, (3) Management of Food and Nutrition Services, (4) School Nutrition, (5) Supervision of Coordinated Program in Dietetics students.  This position offers potential for research and program development with the John Stalker Institute of Food and Nutrition. Additional responsibilities include advising students, curriculum development, and service to the University as well as continuing scholarship. Teaching opportunities in the Graduate School are available. Framingham State University is dedicated to and supports effective teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:  Doctoral degree in Food and Nutrition or closely related field (Registered Dietitian, preferred) by September 1, 2016, OR MBA degree with RD (required) by September 1, 2016

Required Qualifications:  Doctoral degree in Food and Nutrition or closely related field (Registered Dietitian, preferred) by September 12017, OR MBA degree with RD (required) by September 1, 2017.  Broad background in nutrition, food, food management, food systems and nutrition with expertise to teach in a range of areas at all levels of the curriculum, preferred. Experience with school nutrition, preferred.  Evidence of effective teaching at the University level, preferred.  Must be able to work starting September 2016

11/30/15:  The Department of Nutritional Sciences, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is inviting applications for a tenure-track position with rank of assistant professor in the area of child nutrition.

11/25/15:  Helen Keller International is hiring a Project Manager who will be responsible for managing all aspects of program implementation, including program quality assurance for this nutrition specific initiative in Guinea which has a strong community component. In this capacity, s/he will lead, provide expertise to and motivate a multidisciplinary project team to achieve the program objectives in accordance with HKI’s vision, as well as our commitments to donors and partners for quality programming and compliance with the contract terms. The position is based in Kankan, with regular travel to project sites within the region, as well as periodic travel to the capital, Conakry.

11/23/15:  CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SACRAMENTO – TENURE-TRACK POSITION:  DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES CONCENTRATION: NUTRITION AND FOOD/DIETETICS

Tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Doctorate degree in in Food and Nutrition, Nutrition, Dietetics or closely related field is required.  ABDs may be considered.

A typical teaching load will include a combination of undergraduate courses in nutrition and food/dietetics, including:  principles of food preparation; research methods and application; nutrition education, communication and counseling; and nutrition and metabolism. Responsibilities of this position also include scholarly activities; department, university and community service; advising and recruiting students; and communicating effectively with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Review of application begins January 19, 2016.  Position open until filled.  Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State jobs website located at http://www.csus.edu/about/employment .  Instructions on how to apply can also be found at this link.  Applicants must include the following attachments as a single PDF file in the order specified:  a) cover letter addressing qualifications, teaching experience and philosophy, areas candidate is qualified to teach in food and nutrition/dietetics and scholarly interests; b) current curriculum vita; c) unofficial transcripts of all academic work and conferred degrees (official transcripts required at time of application); and d) names, telephone numbers, and e-mails of at least three recent professional references who can speak to the qualifications of the applicant.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  AA/EO Employer. Clery Act statistics available. Mandated reporter requirements. Criminal background check required.

11/23/15:  Oregon State University College of Public Health and Human Sciences (CPHHS) is recruiting an innovative individual to serve as Associate Dean for Outreach and Engagement, and serve as Extension Program Leader for Family and Community Health. CPHHS recently received accreditation as a College of Public Health, and we aspire to be a national leader in the Cooperative Extension System’s national movement to more explicitly focus on improving the health of the nation.  We invite all qualified applicants to apply. The position description is attached. To apply, visit https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/ and search for Job C12702. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by December 7, 2015. Refer questions to the chair of the search committee: Gloria Krahn, 541-737- 3605Gloria.krahn@oregonstate.edu.

11/23/15:  Position Announcement Assistant Professor in Clinical Nutrition Rush University

11/17/15:  Alliance Medical Ministry has an opening for an AmeriCorps Member to serve as Community Garden & Wellness Program Coordinator.

11/17/15:  The Department of Food Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level.

11/17/15:  The Department of Animal and Food Sciences at the University of Kentucky invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Food Sciences position, 12-month tenure track (approximately 70% research, 30% instruction), which will support the foods research and instruction missions of the department.

11/13/15:  The Department of Food Science and Technology at the University of Georgia is seeking a highly motivated and creative individual to develop teaching and research in the area of food microbiology and food safety. A completed PhD in Food Science, Microbiology, or equivalent program is required with demonstrated expertise in food microbiology and food safety. Postdoctoral or prior academic experience is desired. Candidate should either demonstrate the track record (Associate Professor) or show the potential (Assistant Professor) to obtain external funding to support their research program. The candidates must demonstrate excellent oral and written competencies, interpersonal skills, and willingness to work in multidisciplinary teams. The selected candidate will be required to submit to a background investigation demonstrating eligibility for employment with the University of Georgia.

11/13/15:  The Ohio State University (OSU), College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, College of Education and Human Ecology and the College of Medicine invite applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor (9 month) in Computational Biology in Food and Nutritional Metabolomics. This position is partially funded by Ohio State’s Discovery themes Initiative, a significant faculty hiring investment in key thematic areas in which the university can build on its culture of academic collaboration to make a global impact. This position will be housed in the Department of Food Science and Technology and may be joint with another department as appropriate.

11/13/15: Job Announcement for Food and Nutritional Science faculty position at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University starting August 2016

11/12/15: The University of MN Obesity Prevention Training Program (MnOPT) is currently recruiting for a postdoctoral fellowship position that will begin on or after May 1, 2016. The deadline for applications is January 11, 2016.  Website:  http://z.umn.edu/mnoptfellowship

11/12/15: The Children’s Healthy Weight Research Group at the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention is looking for 2-3 temporary research assistants to help out over the next 4-5 months, working 30-40 hours per week. This person will assist with the Keys to a Healthy Family Homes project, led by Dr. Dianne Ward in the Department of Nutrition at UNC and Dr. Truls Ostbye from the School of Medicine at Duke University.  The Keys project is a 5-year randomized controlled trial that targets family childcare home providers in NC and the children in their care. The study tests the effectiveness of a multi-level intervention program to promote healthy lifestyle habits, increase nutrition and physical activity for children, and strengthen business practices. Measurements are taken in family child care homes prior to participating and after completing the 9-month intervention. Specific activities that the person will be involved in include: being trained on conducting observational visits at family childcare homes, being trained for data entry, perform regular office tasks, and work with the research team regularly. You may be asked to help with other related research projects within the Children’s Healthy Weight Research team.
Ideal candidates for the position should have a Bachelor’s degree (or be graduating this December) and some research experience. This position requires strong interpersonal communication skills, the ability to work independently and as a team, and great attention to detail. Proposed start date is January 4th. The pay rate for this position is $14-16/hr.

If interested in applying for the position, please follow the link and apply to the position: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/87086.

11/10/15:  The Department of Foods and Nutrition at The University of Georgia has an opening for a 9-month academic year, tenure-track, Assistant Professor (Consumer Foods), 50% Research and 50% Teaching. The closing date for applications is February 1, 2016 with an anticipated start date of August 5, 2016.

11/10/15: Job Announcement for Manufacturing Engineer at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln

11/9/15:  The Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow position beginning Summer 2016. Candidates will be expected to contribute to the research mission of the center addressing food insecurity, nutrition, and health disparities. This is a full time, annually renewable positions with a maximum duration of 2 years. This Postdoctoral Fellow will contribute to research on food insecurity, nutrition and health disparities under Dr. Marlene Schwartz, the Rudd Center Director, and Professor of Human Development & Family Studies. Responsibilities include quantitative and qualitative data collection, community engagement throughout the research process, data analyses, literature reviews, grant writing, and writing scientific papers.

11/9/15:  The Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow position beginning Summer 2016. Candidates will be expected to contribute to the research mission of the center addressing the topic of weight-related stigma.  This is a full time, annually renewable positions with a maximum duration of 2 years. The Postdoctoral Fellow will contribute to research on obesity-related stigma, bullying, and discrimination under Dr. Rebecca Puhl, Deputy Director of the Rudd Center, and Professor of Human Development & Family Studies. Responsibilities will include designing, conducting, and analyzing research studies; data analyses, literature reviews, grant writing, and writing scientific papers.

11/9/15:  Job Announcement for Nutrition Education Program Impact Specialist – Kansas State Research and Extension:  The Nutrition Education Program Impact Specialist will coordinate the evaluation of community based nutrition and physical activity education conducted statewide by K-State Research and Extension (KSRE) through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed), a nutrition education and obesity prevention program for SNAP eligible families and individuals. Responsibilities will include training of Extension Agents and program assistants in program evaluation and assisting with local program alignment in the areas of policy, system and environmental changes that affect low income families, youth and adults. In addition, the specialist will work closely with the Assistant Director of KSRE Family and Consumer Sciences, Extension Specialists from the Department of Human Nutrition, and KSU’s Office of Educational Innovation and Evaluation (OEIE).

11/9/15:  Please be alerted to the job announcement for a Supervisory Lead Analyst (Interdisciplinary Scientist) at the National Seafood Inspection Laboratory (NSIL) in Pascagoula, MS. NSIL is a division of the Office of Sustainable Fisheries within the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and under the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). For job description, eligibility, application and other details, please see Job Announcement Number: PH-16-LH-1544569 DE/MP at the USAjobs.gov website, or follow this link: http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/420173600.

Applications will be accepted between November 6-16, 2015.

Pascagoula is located on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast, and is situated between the small coastal city of Mobile, AL (~1 hour drive) to the east and the coastal communities of Biloxi and Ocean Springs in MS which are within 30 minutes to the west.  New Orleans is less than a 2 hour drive further west. The area has many excellent qualities and attributes, including a low cost-of-living, festivals and events, and many outdoor opportunities such as fishing, sailing, boating and others.

The position supervises analytical scientists and technicians in microbiology and chemistry labs, and NSIL is undergoing ISO 17025 accreditation.  This position assists the Laboratory Director in leading the analytical programs in a federal laboratory with a motivated staff that is focused on seafood regulatory and industry support.

11/5/15: The Center for Digestive Health in the New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health, under the auspices of the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking several tenure-track Assistant Professors, effective July 1, 2016.

11/5/15: Penn State Extension is seeking a qualified candidate to provide program team management and assistance for food service/retail operations and consumer food safety programs, in partnership with Extension educators and faculty in the Department of Food Science. The role of the position is to assure that county-based educators, who are part of the Food Safety & Quality (FS&Q) State Extension team, are implementing educational programs and developing supporting materials designed to address food safety issues and prevent foodborne illness for food industry professionals employed in food service and/or retail establishments, as well as consumers across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This position is a standing staff position in which the successful candidate will be expected to embrace innovation and new approaches that enhance access to and value of our food safety educational program products. The individual in the position will: assess state and national needs, issues and trends in food safety, prepare background information for use in food safety program planning, and support the College’s strategic plan to enhance and expand food safety programming. The candidate will develop, gather, and organize food safety information, displays, posters, publications, and curricula for county-based Extension educators. The individual also will oversee the Food Safety Manager Certification and the Master Food Preserver programs, which include courses for food service and retail establishments (ServSafe, Tap Series) and Home Food Preservation offered by Extension personnel throughout Pennsylvania. This position also will assist in the development and dissemination of food safety information via the department, statewide events, and/or locally-sponsored programs, workshops or short courses. The candidate also will extend program outreach to diverse or underserved audiences and must be able to work effectively with diverse populations and audiences.  Excellent verbal and written communications skills are required in English and valued in Spanish. The individual will organize professional development for Extension educators and Nutrition Links program assistants, as well as work with 4-H educators to increase youth involvement in food safety projects and practices. The individual will be expected to develop original content to engage audiences through innovative educational methods such as online courses, videos, mobile apps, and electronic publications in addition to traditional publications and in-person presentations. The individual will assist with development and maintenance of food safety related materials or training programs on the Extension website and Extension Registration System (CVent). This position will work closely with Extension Staff and Faculty members in the Department of Food Science at Penn State to develop and evaluate the impact of food safety programs, curricula, or materials used by Extension educators and report this information to appropriate clientele and agencies. The candidate will collaborate with Extension Staff and Faculty members in the Department of Food Science to secure funding (revenue generation, grants, sponsorships, donations) for food safety educational programs or curricula development and evaluation, as well as plan and record time allocation for Extension programs into the Extension Program Activity System (EPAS), the College of Agricultural Sciences planning and reporting system. This job will be filled as a level 2, or level  3, depending upon the successful candidate’s competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Master’s degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 2. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to apply research results to practical situations, as well as demonstrate the ability to use oral and written communication methods effectively. Strong technology skills are an asset to this position. The candidate must have outstanding organizational skills and the ability to multitask effectively. Since this position requires operation of a motor vehicle as part of the job duties, the candidate must have a valid driver’s license and use of a private automobile. Successful completion of a motor vehicle records check is required, in addition to standard background checks. Visit https://psu.jobs/job/60534 to apply. Review of applications will begin January 4, 2016 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.  CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to  http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/ , which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report. Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

11/5/15: Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank has posted a hiring notice for a Nutritionist, dietician preferred, to help expand our community nutrition efforts.  The Nutritionist is directly responsible for assisting more than 350 agencies and 110,000+ consumers of Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank to gain knowledge about healthy eating habits and stocking healthy shelves through a combination of direct service and coordination of interns and volunteers.  This position will validate, maintain, and improve the food bank’s nationally-recognized nutritional ranking system.  He/she will also assist with statistical data collection and program evaluation for the food bank’s healthy cooking programming.  The full job listing is available at https://www.pittsburghfoodbank.org/?post_type=job&p=7013.  Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter by email to careers@pittsburghfoodbank.org.  Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank is an equal opportunity employer.

11/4/15: The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, College of Education and Human Ecology and the College of Medicine invite applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor (9 month) in Computational Biology in Food and Nutritional Metabolomics.

11/3/15:  Job Announcement for Assistant Professor – Data Enabled Nutrition Epidemiology at the University of Rhode Island:  This is a full-time academic year, tenure-track position beginning in Fall, 2016.  This position is part of the University’s interdisciplinary initiative to hire a cluster of eight tenure-track faculty members who will apply or develop data- and computation-intensive methodology and systems across the University through interdisciplinary research and teaching.

Duties and Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and graduate classes in lifecycle nutrition and nutrition epidemiology. Establish an independent program in data enabled research related to nutrition epidemiology capable of attracting external funding and leading to publications in refereed journals. Advise undergraduate and graduate students, supervise graduate student research, and serve on committees.

Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in nutrition or closely related field, minimum of one year of post-doctoral training in a human nutrition related field, registered Dietitian, experience in data enabled research with a nutritional epidemiology focus, proficiency in written English communication skills, demonstrated ability to develop and sustain an active, independent research program in data enabled nutrition epidemiology, demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations

For application information:  https://jobs.uri.edu > Choose:  Faculty and Professional Staff > Choose Department: Nutrition & Food Sciences > Deadline:  November 23, 2015

11/3/15:  The Department of Animal and Food Sciences at the University of Kentucky invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Food Sciences position, 12-month tenure track (approximately 70% research, 30% instruction), which will support the foods research and instruction missions of the department.

11/3/15: The Department of Youth, Family, and Community Sciences at North Carolina State University is excited to announce an Extension Associate position in Foods and Nutrition.  This position is a three year appointment and will provide programmatic expertise for the intersection of food, nutrition, and health, emphasizing consumer food preparation.   The link to this position is: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/60193

10/30/15:  Alabama A&M University has an open position for an Urban Extension Health and Nutrition Specialist.

10/30/15: Washington State University has a county supervisor position open in Spokane, Washington for the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP). The Supervisor will serve as the lead person responsible for EFNEP in Spokane County, including paraprofessional educator supervision, community partner relationships and policy system and environmental change strategy implementation to support healthy lifestyles.  Required:  Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant extension program, and three (3) years of related program experience which include supervisory-level experience; and a valid Washington State Driver’s License.   Preferred: Master’s in Nutrition or Public Health, Registered Dietitian (RDN), 2 years supervisory experience with paraprofessional staff.  To apply visit: https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/21991  Position closes on November 29, 2015.  EEO / AA / ADA.

10/26/15:  The Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Auburn University has a current Community Health Coordinator position open through the SNAP-Ed program. For position information, please visit: https://ssl.acesag.auburn.edu/posannc/detail.php3?job=ZDQ3azN8MTc3fG45ajRr.

10/16/15:  The Framingham State University Food and Nutrition Program seeks applications for a tenure track faculty position starting fall 2016. The position involves undergraduate teaching and curriculum development in areas related to wellness, fitness, and nutrition.

10/16/15:  Job Announcement for Assistant Professor/Extension Specialist with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension focused on farm to school, local foods, farmers markets, etc. The full position can be found at Greatjobs.tamu.edu and the NOV # for the position is 08945.

10/9/15: Job Announcement for Director of Food Safety for Hampton Farms

10/7/15:   Job Announcement for Assistant Professor – Ingestive Behavior:  The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN) at the University of Illinois seeks an expert in ingestive behaviors to fill a full-time 9-month (academic year) tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The successful candidate will contribute to the FSHN Department’s core areas of biochemical nutrition and integrated food, nutrition and health with growing strengths in eating behaviors, appetite regulation, and human intervention trials.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will establish and maintain an externally funded and independent research program focused on human eating behaviors that promote health and prevent disease and teach in related areas. Focus will be on genetic, neural and/or environmental factors that lead to choices about dietary intakes and their health-related outcomes. It is expected that discoveries will be translated into testable interventions for individuals, families and/or communities. This position will involve research, teaching and service obligations.

SYNERGY WITH CAMPUS VISIONING FUTURE EXCELLENCE THEMES AND CAMPUS STRENGTHS: This position is aligned with the Science of Behavior subtheme of the Social Equality and Cultural Understanding Visioning Future Excellence theme, a campus-wide initiative in social and behavioral sciences. The successful candidate will be well positioned to collaborate with scientists across campus including the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences InitiativeIllinois Transdisciplinary Obesity Prevention Program, and Child Development Laboratory. This individual will have access to scientists and facilities at the Biomedical Imaging Center at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology and the College of Medicine.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have an earned doctorate in a discipline related to human nutrition. Evidence of professional promise and excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Final approval is given by the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Postdoctoral training in social-behavioral sciences, neurosciences, ingestive behavior, prevention research or other related disciplines, ability to secure extramural funding, a strong publication record, ability to mentor students, experience in college-level teaching and engagement in professional associations are desired.

SALARY: Competitive salary with benefits and start-up package are commensurate with qualifications.

PROPOSED START DATE AND LOCATION: August 16, 2016; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

APPLICATION PROCESS: This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified and the position is filled. Individuals from underrepresented populations are especially welcome to apply. Interested applicants must submit a cover letter that details suitability for and interest in the position, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for five references. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 15, 2015. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. To apply, please create your candidate profile and upload all required materials athttp://go.illinois.edu/FSHN_Ingestive_Behavior.  Only applicants with complete profiles will be considered. Questions regarding process may be directed to Ms. Audra Martin, Office Support Specialist (mart@illinois.edu) and the position to Dr. Yuan-Xiang Pan, Associate Professor and Search Committee Chair (yxpan@illinois.edu).

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu). 

10/6/15:   The Down East Partnership for Children is looking for a candidate to fill the position of Healthy Kids Specialist.  A background in health, nutrition, and community engagement is preferred. The candidate must also be able to work with diverse teams on multiple priorities with an enthusiastic and helpful attitude.

Healthy Kids Specialist

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Promote best practices to reduce childhood obesity for parents, children, child cares, schools, medical practices, faith-based organizations, and other community organizations.  Advance the work of the Healthy Kids Collaborative (HKC) by working with community stakeholders to increase access to opportunities for outdoor physical activity and outdoor learning environments.  Increase access to healthy food options.

ABILITIES NEEDED:

  • Strong collaborator & facilitator
  • Ability to work independently and as part of both an intra- and inter-organizational collaborative
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Manage multiple tasks from multiple sources and set priorities
  • Self-starter
  • Strong process management skills

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Two (2) years experience in health education, health promotion, or other family or community-focused service delivery
  • Three (3) to five (5) years experience in community assessment, engagement and/or development work, which include working with diverse community groups and populations
  • Strong understanding of child health & nutrition issues
  • Strong understanding of physical activity & outdoor learning environments
  • Group facilitation experience
  • Proficient in computer skills
  • Early childhood and/or elementary education experience preferred

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Healthy Kids Collaborative–

Works with Healthy Kids Coordinator to:

  • implement programming, policy, and environmental change in the area of reducing childhood obesity
  • Coordinate assessments and planning meetings as needed.
  • Work to influence key policy makers including local school systems, Cooperative Extensions, Business Owners and Chambers of Commerce, Parks and Recreation, City Government, faith-based organizations and Health Departments
  • Recruits and establishes relationships with target populations to support this work: school representatives, medical community, families, child care providers, cooperative extension, local growers and grocers, partner agencies and policy makers.
  • Staffs all Healthy Kids Collaborative (HKC) meetings, sub-workgroup meetings, and planning sessions
  • Coordinates with HKC, DEPC program staff & funded programs to increase and/or improve physical activity opportunities, access to healthy foods for children in both counties, and parent and community education around healthier habits.
  • Supports the planning and implementation of existing grants and new funding streams for child health services
  • Collects and maintains information on physical health & nutrition of children and families, access to healthy foods and safe places for physical activity and innovations in medical practices.
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of current public health policies, trends and related issues  that are relevant to childhood obesity, and information of healthy food trends
  • Work with Ready Schools to plan and implement strategies to improve outdoor learning and nutrition
  • Shape NC Regional Hub Community Engagement
  • Participate in training and coaching regarding the ABLe Change Framework
  • Deepen knowledge of local community and service delivery systems impacting residents within the Shape NC Hub region
  • Engage community stakeholders using a systems approach to address childhood obesity in the Shape NC Hub Partnership
  • Facilitate the development of Shape NC Community Plans
  • Provide technical coaching support to local communities using a train the trainer model
  • Collect, analyze and report qualitative and/or quantitative data for the ABLe Change process and Community Engagement Plans
  • Attend Partnership Shape Team meetings as requested
  • Provide monthly written progress reports on Community Engagement Work

Other

  • Attend program staff meetings, DEPC staff, Research & Evaluation Team meetings and retreats which may include an out of town retreat.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Healthy Kids Coordinator, Executive Director or Research & Evaluation Director

EDUCATION:

  • BA in early childhood education and/or public health, or related field with preferably a master’s degree in related fields such as public health, health education, health promotion, or nutrition; health-related background (e.g. health educator, nutritionist, CNS, etc.) or equivalent combination of education and experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • While performing this job the employee is:
    • Frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands or arms; and talk or hear
    • Periodically required to stand; walk, stoop, kneel
    • Occasionally required to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include:  close vision and the ability to adjust focus to operate the computer
  • The position also requires the ability to periodically work under time pressure

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to: Debra Lanham, PO Box 1245, Rocky Mount, NC 27802

or email to: DLanham@depc.org.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Down East Partnership for Children is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Only those applicants most qualified on the basis of education and experience will be interviewed.

0/5/15:  Job Announcement for Research Food Technologist/Research Chemist to work in the USDA-ARS Research Unit in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing, and Nutrition Sciences at NC State University

10/5/15: Position Announcement for Assistant Professor – Food and the Human Microbiome at Purdue University Department of Food Science

10/5/15: Faculty Position Announcement: Assistant Specialist in Cooperative Extension for Community Food Safety in the Department of Food Science and Technology at University of California, Davis

10/1/15:  Job Announcement – Director Online Masters in Nutritional Sciences at Penn State:  The Department of Nutritional Sciences in the College of Health and Human  Development at Penn State invites applications for a full-time, academic year  (48 week), non-tenure track Instructor position beginning January 1, 2016 or  earliest availability, to direct our new online Master’s program that is  currently in development. The successful candidate will hold a Doctorate in  Nutrition or a related field and must also be a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist (RDN). Online teaching experience that includes online course development also is desired.  Primary responsibilities will be to serve as director of our online Master’s program and to teach in the program.  Additional responsibilities will include overseeing student recruitment and  advising, leading our online course development efforts, and assuring that the program meets future ACEND (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition  and Dietetics) accreditation requirements. There may also be opportunities to be involved with other aspects of teaching in our traditional curriculum and participate in additional activities in the department. This position will report to the Department Head in Nutritional Sciences and will collaborate closely with the College of Health and Human Development’s Outreach Office and Penn State’s World Campus on program management, online course design and technical support, as well as student recruitment, admissions, and support services. Salary is commensurate with experience. The initial fixed-term appointment will be for an academic two-year period that is eligible for renewal based upon satisfactory performance. Review of the applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Any questions about the position can be directed to Mary Dean Coleman-Kelly, PhD, RD, Search Chair by e-mail (mdc15@psu.edu) or by phone (814) 865-2138. To apply, candidates must complete an online application and upload a cover letter describing qualifications and online teaching experience, curriculum vitae, and provide the names of three Professional references (with complete contact information, including mail/email addresses and telephone number).   To apply go to: https://psu.jobs/job/59134

10/1/15:   Job Announcement for a tenure-track faculty position (Assistant Professor in Quantitative Methodology in Prevention Science) in the Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences at the University of Florida in Gainesville 

10/1/15: The Department of Health and Human Development at Montana State University (MSU) invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Food, Nutrition and Hospitality. The position is a tenure­track, academic year appointment with potential for summer employment. Responsibilities for research, teaching, and service are required for this position.

10/1/15:  Postdoctoral Fellowships on Innovative Methods and Metrics for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions (IMMANA Fellowships) are now open for applications under Round 2.  IMMANA Fellowships aim to create a cadre of emerging leaders in agriculture, nutrition, and health research. The IMMANA programme offers six Fellowships per year as part of which the Fellows will be provided with a 12-month stipend and will work under the supervision of two mentors.  This workstream of the IMMANA programme is led by the Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. It
consists of four annual rounds of six Fellowships each year. The deadline for the submission of concept notes is 1 February 2016.
More: http://immana.lcirah.ac.uk/news-events/news/funding-call-applications-immana-fellowships-round-2

10/1/15: The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Michigan State University (www.fshn.msu.edu ) is seeking applicants to fill an Assistant/Associate Professor position in clinical and/or community nutrition.

10/1/15:  Job Opportunity for a Food Engineer in New Zealand

9/28/15:  Job Opportunity as a Cooking Matters Coordinator Americorps Member at the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle

9/24/15: Scholarship Opportunity: The Dannon Company just announced its fourth Yogurt and Probiotics Fellowship Program. As part of their commitment to helping students excel in science, The Dannon Company is offering a scholarship of $25,000 to a current or incoming graduate student who shows a strong interest in the research of nutritional and functional benefits of yogurt and probiotics. To qualify for the Dannon Yogurt and Probiotics Fellowship Program, individuals must be currently enrolled in or applying to a full-time graduate program. More information can be found here: http://bit.ly/ZS9AJD.

9/22/15:  Job Opportunity as a (R&D) Food Scientist  (With an Emphasis on RHEOLOGY and TEXTURE Research) Please contact Jerry Wallace at DPU3JWALLACE@aol.com. The company name is confidential but will be revealed later in the process.  Applicants MUST Already Have Had Corporate Work Experience, Unless They Are At the Ph.D. Level.

Purpose:  The R&D Scientist will execute business driven R&D projects and provide leadership on new product development activities including technical support to the Supply Chain and Sales & Marketing organizations.

Job description: Professional in a technical/scientific or specialized field contributing to R&D strategy implementation and definition. Execution of large and complex development/innovation projects through applying and adapting technologies and research effectively: (1) Execute against key projects/programs as agreed upon with manager based on business needs, (2) Support new business opportunities and growth through innovation, product improvements, procurement and quality initiatives, (3) Lead and conduct benchtop development, pilot plant and plant trials for new product start-ups, improvements and plant transfers, (4) Provide technical support and consulting to internal and external customers, specifically in the areas rheology and fluid mechanics, (5) Develop proficiency in OLX (ERP System), SAP and specification systems, (4) Mentor and coach less experienced R&D personnel, (5) Follow laboratory policy and best practices, (6) Conduct basic research on ingredients and products developing best practices, (7) Provide technical leadership for assigned projects.

Required Skills:  Degree in Food Science (or a related discipline), Chemical Engineering or Material Science, preferably an advanced degree or equivalent. Understanding of theoretical concepts and principles associated with Food Science and Chemical Engineering. Specific knowledge of processes, chemistry, rheology, fluid mechanics and their working principles desired.  Advanced project execution skills; planning, reporting, stakeholder management.  Communication skills: presentation, analyze and knowledge transfer.

Required experience: Solid background in rheology from a recognized institution (academic or industrial), research and development experience (ideally within a new product development or innovation role)

Skills/Work Experience: (1) Demonstrated expertise in rheology from a recognized institution (academic or industrial), (2) Strong Food Science/Chemistry background, (3) Demonstrated technical knowledge of fluid mechanics, (4) Knowledge of mathematical modeling of fluid flow and statistical analysis, (5) Demonstrated technical knowledge in product and process development, (6) Strong problem solving skills, and (7) Reporting and communication skills

Education / Skills: BS degree in Food Science, Chemical Engineering, Material Science or equivalent work experience. preferably an advanced degree. Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in relevant field.

9/22/15: The Department of Health and Nutritional Sciences (HNS) at South Dakota State University is inviting applications for a 9-month, tenure-track position with rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Nutrition and Dietetics. The appointment date is August 2016.  The role of this faculty member will be to establish an independent, externally-funded research program, mentor student research, teach courses in the undergraduate dietetics program as well as the graduate Nutrition & Exercise Sciences program, and participate in service responsibilities at the university and national levels.

The position is open until filled.  Review of applications will begin January 9, 2016. Questions regarding this position should be referred to Search Chair Lacey McCormack at (605) 688-4046 or lacey.mccormack@sdstate.edu.  Applications will only be accepted electronically.  To apply and view detailed descriptions for the position, including minimum and preferred qualifications, visit https://YourFuture.sdbor.edu, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process.  For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 or HR@sdstate.edu. SDSU is an AA/EEO employer.

9/21/15: Job Description – Compliance Supervisor Food and Employee’s Safety at Alamance Foods 

9/21/15: The University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) is seeking a Data Analyst for the Youth, Families and Communities (YFC) statewide program. The data analyst will assist in evaluation and research of the 4-H Youth Development Program (4-H YDP) and Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) that serves approximately 111,000 youth and 15,200 adult volunteers annually across 57 of 58 counties in California. The data analyst will provide support in planning and implementation of data collection of program delivered to youth throughout the state. The data analyst will provide program evaluation support including data compilation and quantitative and qualitative data analysis to inform and improve program and policies. The data analyst will assist in reporting findings for YFC statewide programs to 4-H and EFNEP staff and academics, funders, stakeholders, and the general public.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Please read the full vacancy announcement for position details and required information to submit for application. applications due by 9/23/15.

9/21/15: Job Announcement for Chair of Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management, Beaver College of Health Sciences, Appalachian State University 

9/21/15:  Job Announcement for Food Science Assistant/Associate Professor (9 month, tenure track) at Florida State University, Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences (NFES)

9/21/15:  The School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences at San Diego State University is searching for a full-time (10-month) tenure-track faculty member in the area of food sciencetenure-track faculty member in the area of food science

9/21/15: Job Announcement for Clinical Associate Professor of Nutrition at Boston University

9/21/15:  Urban Ministries of Wake County is in need of Food Pantry volunteers for the month of September and moving into the fall and winter as our community needs increase during this time. Our food pantry is open Monday through Friday from 9am -1pm.  In order to volunteer we will need to receive a volunteer application, have the volunteer attend an orientation, and come for a hands on training day to learn more about our food pantry operation. Volunteer requirements include- being over the age of 18 and having reliable transportation. We ask all volunteer commit to having a regularly scheduled volunteer commitment at least twice a month. Contact Beverly Benitez (bbenitez@urbanmin.org) with questions.

9/21/15:  The Department of Youth, Family, and Community Sciences at NC State University is currently searching to fill a tenure track position in nutrition education with an extension and research appointment.

9/21/15:  Job Announcement for Vice President of Programs at FoodCorps.  To learn more about the exceptional work and mission of FoodCorps, check out this video.

9/21/15:   Purdue Extension Nutrition Education Program Jobs

9/21/15:  Marshfield Clinic Center for Community Outreach is still looking for AmeriCorps Members, often referred to as a domestic Peace Corps, that hold a High school diploma or GED/HSED and are 19 years or older to work in the Center for Community Outreach with Marshfield Area Coalition for Youth (MACY), Northwoods Coalition and the Youth Net Afterschool program.  Currently we have 5 of 7 positions filled. We have an opening for 1 MACY/Youth Net position and 1 MACY/Northwoods Coalition position.

Afterschool Program – Youth Net

For the past 25 years the Marshfield Clinic has operated a comprehensive afterschool program known as Youth Net for referred youth ages 8-18.  Programming is offered five days a week throughout the year with a focus on academic success, social/emotional learning and healthy active living. Last school year, 189 participants were enrolled in the program.  Day to day, you will use your interpersonal and organizational skills to help plan and run youth programming, prepare and serve snacks, provide homework assistance, lead special interest clubs, record and track student data, work within the district during the school day to assist and connect with Youth Net participants, and work collaboratively with Youth Net staff.  

Substance Abuse Prevention – Marshfield Area Coalition for Youth & Northwoods Coalition 

Support Marshfield Area Coalition for Youth (MACY) or the network, Northwoods Coalition (50 substance abuse coalitions and 11 Tribal Nations) to  provide substance abuse prevention services that primarily  focus on underage drinking, prescription drug abuse and heroin use prevention. AmeriCorps members would serve on committees such as the Marshfield C.A.R.E.S. program, Marshfield Area Parent Network, Youth Initiatives, the Drug Task Force, community assessments and the media. For more information about MACY’s initiatives visit: www.marshfield4youth.org or for Northwoods Coalition initiatives visit www.northwoodscoalition.org.  There is an option to split time at the Afterschool Program – Youth Net (see above).

Term of Service: 9/14/15 – 8/31/16.  Members can serve for up to four years. (Later start dates are possible.)

Benefits:

  • Health insurance–premium paid in full
  • $481.93 gross paid every two weeks = $12,530 if full service year completed
  • Childcare assistance (if qualified), up to 100% of costs
  • $5,730 education award upon successful completion of service year
  • Forbearance on qualified student loans and interest accrual payments while serving

Visit the Marshfield Clinic Employment Web site or email me with any questions.

9/21/15:  Job Opening at Lifestyle Medical Center:  The Lifestyle Medical Center, located in Durham, NC, will be opening a new clinic in late October/early November in Raleigh, NC. They are looking full-time/part-time medical assistants to help start up the clinic. As a medical nutrition therapy clinic, it is great hands on learning experience for those who are interested in nutrition, as well as more of the medical side of things. No certifications or past experience is required, but it would be preferred (CNA, EMT, phlebotomy training, etc.) However, they can also train as needed on the job. They need someone who is proactive, eager to learn, ambitious, and personable. Patients love a friendly face!  The medical assistant is responsible for checking patients in and out, taking patients back to do assessments and vitals, inputting diet recalls for diet analysis on Nutribase, as well as communicating with other doctor’s offices to send and receive patient information.  Interested applicants may send their resume, availability, and contact information directly to Lindsey Fulton:  lfulton@lifestylemedicalcenters.com

9/21/15:  Job Announcement for Director, Oregon State University Food Innovation Center:  Oregon State University is seeking a dynamic individual to lead its Food Innovation Center (FIC) http://fic.oregonstate.edu/  in Portland, OR. The FIC is a resource for client based Product and Process Development, Packaging Engineering and Shelf Life Studies, and Consumer Sensory Testing. Research work is conducted to develop innovative Processing and Packaging Technologies.  The FIC includes as its clients producers, processors, marketers, and entrepreneurs.  For more information about this exciting opportunity: http://bit.ly/1HWoE6Z

8/26/15: Job Announcement for Assistant Director for Food, Families, and Health Programs at Penn State: Penn State Extension is an organization on the move and a leader in learning environment innovation. It is building and implementing a new business platform and product development process aimed at enhancing our reach and value to 21st Century customers. A description of our new business approach can be seen at http://agsci.psu.edu/atlas. Penn State Extension is seeking a high performing individual interested in leading our nationally recognized Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyles and Family Strengths state programs that are a part of the Family and Consumer Sciences State Extension Team (SET). This is a professional staff position in which the successful candidate will be expected to embrace innovation and new approaches that enhance access to and value of our products. The individual will be part of a larger Extension Leadership Team that includes six Assistant Directors of Programs, 20 District Operations Directors and two Urban Center Directors. The position reports directly to the Associate Director of Extension for Program Management. The most important role of the Assistant Director is to help their team develop a high quality portfolio of educational products and services consistent with the organizations vision. The successful candidate will also be responsible to the leadership and management of the EFNEP and SNAP ED programs. The Assistant Director for Food, Families and Health Program’s primary role is to assure that their team is implementing educational programs and developing supporting material designed to help people make healthier food and lifestyle choices. The desired outcome is improved health status and lower health care costs that ultimately lead to improved quality of life for individuals and families. The Assistant Director for Programs position requires outstanding leadership and management skills in human resources; finances; organizational development; relationships, team building; and program development, implementation and evaluation. Assistant Directors must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate and work with a wide range of individuals – extension educators, faculty, extension associates, academic department heads, support and strategic unit leadership and staff, elected officials, constituent groups, etc. The candidate must have outstanding organizational skills and the ability to multitask effectively. Desired experiences include revenue generation (grants and contracts, cost-recovery, etc.), writing peer and non-peer reviewed articles, formal reports, and philanthropy. The candidate should have a basic knowledge of food and agriculture and enjoy being a team member. The individual must be able to work effectively with diverse populations and audiences. Typically requires a Master’s degree or higher plus ten years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Preference will be given to those with a senior level extension experience or equivalent and relevant experience in a related field. Candidates must demonstrate effective human relations and communications skills and have personal experience in coaching and mentoring. Outstanding oral and written communication skills and the ability to listen effectively are essential. In addition, candidates must demonstrate experience in resource development and budget management, an ability in acquiring extramural funding to support team and organizational goals, understanding of managing large multidisciplinary teams, openness to exploring the use of new technology for educational program development and/or delivery, and the ability to work with and build relationships with communities, political leaders, and other external partners, as well as with internal campus-based administrators, faculty and staff. Review of applications will begin October 19, 2015 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Must have a valid driver’s license and use of a private automobile. Since this position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as part of your job duties, successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks.

8/26/15:   The Food Supplement Nutrition Education program (Maryland’s SNAP-Ed) has two openings for Nutrition Educators on the eastern shore in Maryland. Please forward to interested colleagues. The position information can be found here:  Mid-Shore: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/36136 and Lower Shore: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/35753

8/17/15: Job and Internship Openings with the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle

8/13/15: Job Announcement for Michigan State University Extension Educator – Consumer Horticulture & Nutrition Program Supervisor

8/13/15:  We are now accepting applications for the position of Area Extension Specialist, Community Health and Nutrition, in the Department of Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, in Fargo, ND. This is an excellent opportunity to work as a full-time Area Extension Specialist leading a dynamic community health and nutrition program for the Red River Valley region. Area Extension Specialist, Community Health and Nutrition: http://jobs.ndsu.edu/postings, Opening #1500267, Screening begins September 18, 2015.

Minimum Qualifications:  (1) Master’s Degree required in Human Nutrition, Public/Community Health, Health Communications or closely related field, (2) Evidence of effective teaching ability in a professional setting, (3) Ability to use and adapt multiple computer and distance learning technologies, (4) Effective oral and written communication, (4) Two years of experience in teaching, community organizing, community health promotion, or community education, (5) Demonstrated experience with applying or integrating research-based knowledge into program design, delivery, and evaluation across a variety of educational platforms, (6) Demonstrated experience engaging with communities related to health and nutrition issues, and adapting programs to meet audience needs, (7) Demonstrated experience in implementing innovative public health approaches to promote policy, system, and environmental changes related to improving nutrition and increased physical activity, (8) Demonstrated experience in establishing, building, and sustaining partnerships and collaborations, (9) Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals, organizations, and/or communities representing new, culturally diverse, economically diverse, and underserved audiences, (10) Ability and willingness to travel, and valid driver’s license (monthly reimbursement provided).

Preferred Qualifications: (1) Credentials in nutrition or health-related field (CHES, RDN, etc.), (2) Experience securing and managing grants and contracts, (3) Experience in the Cooperative Extension System, (3) Experience with or demonstrated basic understanding of two core Extension programs: Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed).

8/13/15: Job Announcement for Assistant Director for Food, Families, and Health Programs at Penn State University Park Campus

8/12/15: Job Announcement for Senior Quality Assurance Technician with Sheetz in Burlington, NC

7/31/15:  Job Announcement for Community Food Strategies Program Associate.  Community Food Strategies is an initiative of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) that builds alignment across new, emerging and existing food systems initiatives, weaving together local activities into a statewide plan that reflects local priorities.  The primary purpose of this position is to provide oversight and support of the development of a new statewide Farm-to-Fork Action Plan as part of the Community Food Strategies Initiative (CFS) that is a continuation of the work led by the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) in 2010. The individual in this position will assist the Program Coordinator in planning, designing, conducting, and evaluating various elements of the F2F2 Project and associated programmatic operations. Other duties include relationship development and cultivation of statewide partnerships and in local community engagement activities. This individual will support ongoing community-based local food systems work of CEFS by contributing to the work of the Community Food Strategies team that is working to complete the Farm-to-Fork Action Plan Project and supporting food council development across North Carolina.  Responsibilities will include: (1) Managing the communication plans (internal and external) of CFS team; (2) Managing stakeholder relationships; (3) Working with the Program Coordinator to identify and develop relationships with funding agencies and work with project management team to secure fundraising opportunities for future program support efforts; (4) Capturing and sharing the narrative of this project via the web and periodic publications or reports; (5) Participating in data collection, evaluation, and reporting; and (6) Working with the Program Coordinator to plan and coordinate two annual gatherings of food councils in NC.  Please visit the CEFS<http://www.cefs.ncsu.edu/getinvolved/employment.html> website<http://www.cefs.ncsu.edu/getinvolved/employment.html> for more information.  Apply online at  https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/55995.  You will be prompted to upload and resume, cover letter, and contact information for references.

7/31/15:  Job Announcement for Food Resources Coordinator with the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina: This position will have a specific concentration on the eastern side of the state, and will be based out of Greenville, New Bern, or Wilmington areas.  The Food Bank is a vibrant and exciting environment in which to work. Our employees represent a group of talented and diverse professionals dedicated to alleviating hunger in our communities. To apply for a position, please forward a copy of your resume along with the title of the position and the job number in the subject line to ccrain@foodbankcenc.org.  The Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical handicap or any other category protected by law.  

7/28/15:  FDA Job Announcement for all Qualified Candidates (https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/410859100) – Locations: Atlanta, Savannah, Tifton, Charlotte, Columbia, Greenville (SC)

7/28/15:  FDA Job Announcement for Recent Graduate (https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/410709900) – Location: Atlanta

7/28/15: Call for applications for Nell Mondy Fellowships to support one year of research for exceptional women in the areas of Nutrition, Food Sciences and Toxicology

7/28/15:  Job Announcements for Tenure Track Faculty Positions at NC State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute in Kannapolis, NC

7/28/15:  Job Announcement for Research & Development Manager in the Dairy Industry – Minnesota/Wisconsin area.  The exact location and name of the companies are confidential at this time

7/28/15:  Job Announcement for Director of Research & Development in the Dairy Industry – Minnesota/Wisconsin area.  The exact location and name of the companies are confidential at this time

7/24/15:  The Department of Food Science and Technology of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University is seeking applications for a Food Chemist/ Food Biochemist tenure track faculty position (Assistant or Associate Professor).

7/20/15:  USDA is hiring Nutritionists in the Nutrition Education and Promotion Branch.  Open to US Citizens and Nationals (https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/410195800) and Federal Employees: (https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/410042500).  Closes 7/30.

7/9/15: Job Announcements for two PhD students and one Post-doc in the Department of Food Science at Purdue University

7/7/15: Job Announcement for R&D Scientist at Chobani:  From Adam Croissant, FBNS Alum:  “We have a few positions available with Chobani R&D in Twin Falls, ID. I will be available for preliminary interviews during IFT if anyone attending is interested in setting something up. Positions are posted on the Chobani website and should be up on IFT career center in the next 24 hours. We are searching for a Scientist/recent graduate, Sr Scientist and Pilot Plant Manager/Process Engineer. I may be slightly biased but this is a great opportunity. In my first 2.5 yrs on this job I will have launched 4 product platforms including nearly 30 flavors. As a product developer I personally review prototypes with our founder & owner, Hamdi Ulukaya. Resumes/contact can come directly to me and I will filter through our HR team. IFT on-site interview is not a requirement but may provide a slight advantage to candidates.”  E-mail Adam at:  adam.croissant@chobani.com

7/7/15:  Three positions are open for US students interested in pursuing doctoral degrees in The Department of Food Science and Technology at the University of Tennessee.  The annual stipend is $24,500 for up to 3 yrs, and it includes one semester of study in Germany ($8000 in support) (German language not required).

7/1/15: A Postdoctoral Scholar position on structure-function properties of milk proteins is available in the Food Science Department (http://foodscience.psu.edu/) at The Pennsylvania State University (University Park). The main focus of this position will be to understand native structure-function properties of casein proteins from bovine and human milk as well as physicochemical factors leading to novel functionality in food and pharmaceutical applications. We are interested in the fundamental understanding of casein micelles throughout mammals and novel technological applications of poorly characterized milk components. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Biological Systems Engineering, Food Science, or related fields completed by start date. Desired qualifications include electron microscopy, rheology, and chromatography. The successful applicant will have access to modern research laboratories as well as pilot plants for small scale production of various products Food Science Building, the Huck Institute of Life Sciences (https://www.huck.psu.edu/), and the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Applicants should have a strong publication record, exhibit creativity in their work, and enjoy collaborative interactions. The position will be available for one year with renewal based on availability of funding. Interested applicants should upload a CV, names of three professional references and cover letter describing research interests and career goals at https://psu.jobs/job/57564. Application materials should be addressed to Dr. Federico Harte (fede@psu.edu). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

7/1/15:  Job Announcement for Assistant Professor – Food Ingredient Specialist at University of Georgia

6/23/15:  Job Announcement for Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor Position in Meat Science in Department of Food Science at University of Guelph

6/23/15:  Job Announcement for Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor Position in Cereal Science and Technology in Department of Food Science at University of Guelph

6/22/15:  Job Announcement for Quality Control Supervisor at Alamance Foods

6/19/15:  The Forsyth County Cooperative Extension Service seeks to hire a Community Gardening Coordinator. This is a full time, salaried position with benefits.  Visit tinyurl.com/communitygardenjob to view the full job description and to apply.

6/16/15:  Carolina Campus Community Gardenhttps://uncgarden.web.unc.edu/ a 14,000 square foot garden located within walking distance of UNC- Chapel Hill’s campus is seeking a part-time (paid) garden assistant to work approximately 6-8 hours per week to start mid-August.  Prefer college graduate with degree in environmental education, sustainable agriculture or related field or experience in community gardening and/or organic farming. More details and application can be found at  https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/77781

6/15/15:   The Marshfield Clinic Center for Community Outreach is seeking candidates to fill an opening for a full-time AmeriCorps Community Garden Coordinator!  Family Health Center, Inc. and Marshfield Clinic Center for Community Outreach (CCO) work to develop healthy environments that foster resilient, successful children, youth and families. In Marshfield, CCO works in cooperation with the Healthy Lifestyles-Marshfield Area Coalition (HLMAC). The Coalition’s Growing Together – Community Garden committee established garden sites in Marshfield, WI to support local food production, teach gardening techniques, and encourage Marshfield residents to grow and eat fresh produce. The AmeriCorps member will be housed within the Marshfield Clinic Center for Community Outreach to enhance the existing community garden program.  The AmeriCorps member will serve at the Marshfield Clinic Center for Community Outreach as a Community Garden Coordinator and will: (1) Develop health education to enhance knowledge of gardening and its benefits; (2) Deliver health education to garden participants, youth, adults and families through activities such as cooking demonstrations and taste testing; and (3) Assist with maintaining three community garden sites with 80 garden beds.  Term of Service: 9/1/15 – 8/31/16  Benefits:  (1) Health insurance & dental insurance –premium paid in full; (2) Up to $13,000 living allowance if full-term completed, approximately $500 paid every two weeks; (3) Childcare assistance (if qualified), up to 100% of costs; (4) $5,730 education award upon successful completion of the term of service; (5) and Forbearance on qualified student loans and interest accrual payments while serving.  Desired qualifications:  (1) Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills; (2) Working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software and ability to efficiently navigate the internet; (3) Ability to work independently; (4) Experience in education, nutrition, gardening, event or program planning a plus; (5) and Experience working with diverse populations in a community setting.  For more information or to apply contact:  Laura Zelenak, Health Educator, Marshfield Clinic Center for Community Outreach at zelenak.laura@marshfieldclinic.org or 715-221-8420.

6/15/15: Assistant Professor of Food Science at South Dakota State University (click link for job description)

6/15/15:  US Department of Health and Human Services Consumer Safety Officer (click link for job description – different from below)

6/15/15:  US Department of Health and Human Services Consumer Safety Officer (click link for job description)

6/15/15:  North Carolina Community Garden Partners Project Coordinator Job Announcement (click link for job description)

6/4/15:  Job Opening at Lifestyle Medical Center:  The Lifestyle Medical Center located in Durham, NC is looking for a full-time medical assistant. They are a medical nutrition therapy clinic, so it is great for both those who are interested in nutrition, as well as more of the medical side of things. No certifications or past experience is required, but it would be preferred (CNA, EMT, phlebotomy training, etc.) However, they can also train as needed on the job. They need someone who is proactive, eager to learn, ambitious, and personable. Patients love a friendly face!  The medical assistant is responsible for checking patients in and out, taking patients back to do assessments and vitals, inputting diet recalls for diet analysis on Nutribase, as well as communicating with other doctor’s offices to send and receive patient information.  Interested applicants may send their resume, availability, and contact information directly to Lindsey Fulton:  lfulton@lifestylemedicalcenters.com

6/2/15:  Job Announcement for Quality Manager at Panacea Biomatx Inc. (click link for job description) – job filled.

6/2/15:  Job Announcement for Formulation Product Scientist-Director at Panacea Biomatx Inc(click link for job description)

6/2/15: RTI Food and Agriculture Internship Program:  RTI is currently seeking candidates for 4 paid internships focused on food and agriculture, including food security, nutrition and food safety.  (click link for job description)

6/1/15: Job Announcement for Extension Associate with Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less in NCSU Dept. of Youth, Family, & Community Sciences (click link for job description)

6/1/15:  Job Announcement for Community Director for Wood Hall and Wellness Village (click link for job description)

6/1/15:  Job Announcement for Academic Professional Assistant Professor Position in Nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (click link for job description)

6/1/15:  Job Opening at Jenny Craig in Cary, NC:  Jenny Craig in Cary, NC is seeking applicants for a consultant position.  For job description and further information or to schedule an interview, email Kathy Hansley (khansley@jennycraigcentre.com) and include cover letter, resume, and references. They are currently interviewing for the position and will make a decision on the new candidate within 2 weeks.  Applicants must be able to start training June 15th or 16th and then go to formal training in Atlanta, GA on June 22nd. Full time employment with benefits starting within 60 days of employment.

5/29/15:  Job Openings at FDA-CFSAN (click link for job description)

5/29/15:  Job Openings at Children’s Healthy Weight Research Group at the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention:   The Children’s Healthy Weight Research Group at the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention is looking for a few temporary research assistants to help out over the next 4-5 months. This person will assist with the Keys to a Healthy Family Homes project, led by Dr. Dianne Ward in the Department of Nutrition at UNC and Dr. Truls Ostbye from the School of Medicine at Duke University.  The Keys project is a 5-year randomized trial that targets family childcare home providers in NC and the children in their care. The study tests the effectiveness of a multi-level intervention program to promote healthy lifestyle habits, increase nutrition and physical activity for children, and strengthen business practices. Measurements are taken in family child care homes prior to participating and after completing the 9-month intervention. Specific activities that the person will be involved in include: being trained on conducting observational visits at family childcare homes, being trained for data entry, perform regular office tasks, and work with the research team regularly. You may be asked to help with other related research projects within the Children’s Healthy Weight Research team.  Ideal candidates for the position should have a Bachelor’s degree and some research experience. This position requires strong interpersonal communication skills, the ability to work independently and as a team, and great attention to detail. Proposed start date is June 10th. The pay rate for this position is $14-16/hr. If interested in applying for the position, please follow the link and apply to the position: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/76831. Be aware that this posting closes on June 1stYou will only be considered for the position if you officially apply.

5/26/15:  Job Announcement for Nutrition Care Coordinator I at Bioscrip Infusion (click link for job description)