Post-doc opportunity in Haiti and California (UC Davis Nutrition Department)

The Department of Nutrition and Program in International and Community Nutrition at the University of California Davis has an opportunity for a postdoctoral fellow to begin immediately as technical coordinator for a national survey of nutritional status and dietary intake in Haiti.

The position is expected to last for one year and to include two phases:

1) supervision of data collection in Haiti from the position start date until the end of data collection (expected January 2019), and

2) relocation to Davis, CA, thereafter to work closely with project statisticians on data analysis and preparation of abstracts, reports, and scientific manuscripts. The candidate will work with a multidisciplinary team including nutritionists, public health professionals, medical doctors, geographers, and economists, including representatives from academia, government, NGOs.

Necessary qualifications include a doctoral degree in nutrition, epidemiology, public health, or a related field; prior experience conducting human nutrition studies in community settings; and excellent communication and technical writing skills. Experience collecting and/or analyzing biological specimens and proficiency in French are strongly preferred. Applications for a short-term position focused on field work will also be accepted.

Interested candidates should send a CV and letter of interest to Dr. Reina Engle-Stone (renglestone@ucdavis.edu).