Postdoctoral Traineeship Available in Maternal and Child Nutrition

Ithaca, New York
January 30 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Postdoctoral Traineeship Available in Maternal and Child Nutrition


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 Ph.D., M.D. 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. U.S. 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) 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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