Careers @ Friedman

Associate or Full Professor Tenure-Track or Tenured Research and Teaching Appointment: Director of the Feinstein International Center

The Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy is seeking a dynamic leader to fill the full time, academic position as Director of the Feinstein International Center . Founded in 1996, the Feinstein International Center is one of the flagship programs of the Friedman School, a unique center of scholarship, research and teaching that plays a leading role in promoting an understanding of humanitarian action among people living in crises-affected and marginalized communities worldwide. The Center leads innovative research in these areas around the globe. The Center also administers a Master of Arts in Humanitarian Assistance (MAHA) degree that is offered jointly by the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, as well as a specialization for Masters' students in the Friedman School's Food Policy and Applied Nutrition Program.

Tenure-track or Tenured Appointment in Behavioral Health Science

The School seeks a faculty member with expertise in behavioral health science and a strong desire to innovate, train future leaders, and achieve large-scale impact. The candidate will join the School during an ongoing effort to expand its emphasis on relationships among individual, community, and policy interventions and behavior change.

All Ranks: Contract, Tenure-Track or Tenured Research and Teaching Appointment in Biostatistics

The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University seeks candidates for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in Biostatistics, at all levels. The rank will be determined by experience and accomplishments. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in biostatistics and other related fields, including statistics, computer sciences, epidemiology, and demonstrate the understanding of nutrition and public health sciences.

Associate or Full Professor Tenure-Track or Tenured Research and Teaching Appointment

The water, health, and security nexus operates at multiple scales, from individuals to communities to countries. Individually and collectively, water, health, and security shape food systems, nutrition, political stability, and sustainable development. The Friedman and Fletcher Schools therefore seek exceptional candidates poised to expand understanding of these linkages. Candidates should conduct rigorous, policy-relevant and impact-driven research that supports robust responses to challenges at the water-health-security nexus. A wide variety of research themes fit within the topic, including: transboundary water conflicts and cooperation; causal links between water, health, and/or security; public health-enhancing water management; water scarcity under increasing demand and climate change; and institutional suitability for water/health/security nexus.

All Ranks: Contract, Tenure-Track or Tenured Research and Teaching Appointment in Data Analytics in Nutrition

The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University seeks candidates for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in Data Analytics in Nutrition, at all levels. The rank will be determined by experience and accomplishments. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in a relevant field, which may include computer sciences, statistics, epidemiology, or other related fields, and demonstrate the understanding of nutrition and public health sciences.

Associate or Full Professor Tenure-Track or Tenured Research and Teaching Appointment in Food Industry, Management and Marketing

The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy  at Tufts University seeks candidates for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the level of Associate or Full Professor in any field of food industry management and marketing. The rank will determined by experience and accomplishments. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in public health, nutrition, economics, business, psychology, law, or another relevant field.

Associate or Full Professor Tenure-track or Tenured Teaching and Research Appointment in Food Policy Implementation and Evaluation

The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University seeks candidates for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the level of Associate or Full Professor in any field of food policy implementation and evaluation. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in law, political science, public policy, economics or a closely related field. Candidates should have a record of applying their discipline to food and nutrition policy issues.

Associate or Full Professor Tenure-Track or Tenured Research and Teaching Appointment in Food Systems, Sustainability, and Climate Change

The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University seeks internationally recognized leaders as candidates for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the level of Associate or Full Professor in food systems, sustainability, and climate change. The rank will be determined by experience and accomplishments. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in a relevant field (biological or agricultural sciences, economics, nutrition, public health, epidemiology, or a related field), and demonstrated interest in food systems, sustainability, and resilience in the face of climate change.

Any Rank Tenure-Track or Tenured Research and Teaching Appointment: The Henry J. Leir Professor of Global Migration

The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University seek candidates for an advanced tenure-track or tenured faculty position in Global Migration. The rank will be determined by experience and accomplishments. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in a relevant field (e.g., sociology, political science, anthropology, economics, geography, public policy, law) and demonstrate outstanding scholarship in addressing patterns and challenges of global migration. The candidate should have a minimum of 4-5 years of research and teaching experience.

Assistant Professor Tenure-Track Research and Teaching Appointment

The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, a graduate school at Tufts University, seeks an assistant professor specializing in the area of global nutrition and chronic disease epidemiologic modeling. We seek applicants capable of conceptualizing and conducting research and teaching across the widening spectrum of nutrition challenges present in the world today. Candidates for this position will hold a PhD, or equivalent doctoral degree; will have a demonstrated record of research in collecting global data on dietary and Cardiometabolic factors; modeling global trends in diet and Cardiometabolic risk factors; and modeling the relationships between macroeconomic factors, diet, and Cardiometabolic risk. Prior experience and current involvement in large ongoing global research collaborations, such as the Global Burden of Disease Study, is preferred.

Associate or Full Professor Tenure-Track or Tenured Research and Teaching Appointment in Global Nutrition and Chronic Disease

The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy is a graduate school at Tufts University, seeks a new faculty member specializing in the area of global nutrition and chronic disease. The Friedman School is actively growing and recruiting faculty in many multidisciplinary areas, including the present position; global burdens of nutrition-related chronic diseases; community interventions and behavior change; policy implementation and evaluation; food industry and food systems analysis; and computational methods and models for ‘big data’ in nutrition. 

Postdoctoral Position in Circulating Dietary and Metabolic Fatty Acids, Major CVD Outcomes, & Healthy Aging

An outstanding candidate is sought to work on an original research project supported by the National Institute of Health evaluating the role of individual fatty acids in human health. He/she will work with the Principal Investigator and the research team to work on assessment of fatty acids late in life in order to understand how fatty acids influence cardiovascular disease, mortality, and healthy aging. This person will also work on utilizing the results of the work to inform innovative targets and interventions for lifestyle, policy, and drug treatment efforts later in life.

In addition to this project, candidates will have the opportunity to participate in additional research given their experience and interests. Examples may include conducting epidemiologic anlayses in prospective cohort studies or modeling the impact of policies on health (both the US and internationally).

The research program and training will be directed by Dariush Mozaffarian, Dean of the Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy at Tufts University. The incumbent will work with a multi-disciplinary team, including epidemiologists, decision scientists, and economists, and will also have the opportunity to interface with international experts and stakeholders. Major emphasis will be placed on leading original analyses and manuscripts, career development, and transition toward an independent research career. A competitive salary, benefits, and travel/educational opportunities in the interdisciplinary environment at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy are offered.

The fellowship is for a one year period with renewal conditional on performance. Position available immediately. The ability to work in the US is required in order to apply for this position.

Administrative Coordinator

The Administrative Coordinator performs a wide range of complex and confidential administrative and financial duties that support teaching, research, advising, travel, and related activities for multiple faculty members in the Friedman School. This work includes day-to-day coordination activities such as managing calendars, arranging travel, coordinating events, and general administrative support across the needs of the school. The role requires close coordination with and support of financial and grant-related staff members support. The coordinator will also provide administrative and project support to the Executive Administrative Dean and the Director of Business Operations.

Reporting to the Friedman School Director of Research Administration, the Senior Research Administrator provides professional support on both pre- and post-award research administration to faculty and researchers across the Friedman School. Although their services are available to the full Friedman community, they can expect to be assigned a specific sponsored research portfolio determined by the School’s needs, which may change over time. Duties include assisting faculty, researchers, and project staff in navigating new research administration tools and systems, proactively identifying high-risk areas, proposing solutions and working toward resolution of complex pre- and post-award matters, and serving as a mentor (or coach or resources as appropriate) to other project administrators at Friedman who perform research administration as a part of their work.

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