Open Employment and Student Opportunities

  • Child/Pediatric Postdoctoral Two-Year Fellowship for 2021-2023

The Center for Children’s Healthy Lifestyles & Nutrition is offering a two-year postdoctoral fellowship for the 2021-2023 cycle. Applicants will be accepted from the fields of Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, Public Health, Psychology, Physiology or related fields to work with our multidisciplinary team. This position is fully research, with hours toward licensure only available after specific negotiation. All applicants must have completed all requirements for their doctoral degree prior to beginning the fellowship.
The positions’ start date is expected to begin in the summer/fall of 2021, and salary will follow current NIH guidance. For more information about the Center and how to apply, please click HERE!

  • Research Nurse Coordinator

Overview: To assist with and perform administrative functions for the Division related to both the basic and clinical research programs, to include physical and personnel resource utilization, preparation of regulatory documents pertaining to research involving human subjects, coordination of data associated with clinical trials (including database management, research billing, auditing and reporting) and assisting Division faculty in the preparation of grants and contracts associated with clinical and translational research. To learn more about the position, click HERE to see the job posting and to apply.


If you are interested in an internship at the Center and would like to apply, you can click here on the Application Survey. If you have been accepted for a position at the Center, please complete this Welcome Survey at your earliest opportunity. We look forward to having you on our team!

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