Cornell University, Division of Nutritional Sciences

Position ID:Cornell-DNS-POSTTRAINEEMCN [#13159, WDR-00017695]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Traineeship in Maternal and Child Nutrition
Position Type:Fellowship or award
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Social Sciences
Biological Sciences
Public Health
Medicine (more...)
Appl Deadline:2019/03/15help popup finished (2019/01/25, finished 2019/11/15, listed until 2019/03/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***


The Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University seeks to fill an NIH-funded postdoctoral fellowship in Maternal and Child Nutrition.  The successful applicant will have a PhD, MD or equivalent degree and a record of accomplishment in a nutritional, biological, chemical or social science, public health, epidemiology or medicine, and will be committed to a career of research in Maternal and Child Nutrition. Research will be conducted under the supervision of one or more of 13 faculty mentors (M.A. Caudill, J.L. Finkelstein, P. Cohen, Z. Gu, A.G. Hay, J. Hoddinott, M. Lujan, S. Mehta, K. O’Brien, K.M. Rasmussen, J. Schimenti, P.D. Soloway, and B.J. Strupp) in the Division of Nutritional Sciences and across the Cornell campuses.  Opportunities are available for classroom-based training and professional development in teaching, grant writing, scientific communication, and leadership.  US citizenship or permanent residency is required.  This position is available beginning approximately on May 1, 2019.

Qualified individuals must apply through Academic Jobs Online (AJO) via this link: and must submit the following items:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. A Statement of Research Interests
  4. Three Reference Letters (to be submitted through AJO by the reference writers).

Questions in advance of application should be directed to Professor Kathleen Rasmussen at

Closing date: March 15, 2019

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Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Cornell University
Division of Nutritional Sciences
Savage Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853

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