Open Employment and Student Opportunities

  • Clinical Trials Coordinator

The Center for Children’s Healthy Lifestyles & Nutrition (www.chlnkc.org) is looking for just the right person to fill a Clinical Trials Coordinator position with our team — could that person be you? Children and families face many challenges to living a healthy lifestyle, and this is a concern not only nationally but locally as well. We cannot continue to turn a blind eye as our children choose video games, soda and snacks over a nice and healthy home-cooked meal and riding their bikes outside! We need someone that will enthusiastically join us in our research efforts. We offer a collaborative and inclusive team environment and years of experience to share with someone who is interested in learning the Clinical Trials Coordinator role. The Center for Children’s Healthy Lifestyles & Nutrition (www.chlnkc.org) is a leader in the local, regional, national and international movement to prevent and treat childhood obesity and to foster healthy lifestyles in all children and families.

Current studies are exploring physiology, cognition, behavior, physical activity, and nutrition as they relate to many child health issues including obesity and diabetes, with a strong focus on energy metabolism disruption. The selected candidate will assist with functions for the Division related to both 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, just to name a few! For more information about the Center and how to apply, please click HERE!

  • Research Assistant II

The Community Impacts on Physical Activity research team (https://www.ciparesearchteam.org/) within the Center for Children’s Healthy Lifestyles & Nutrition (www.chlnkc.org) at Children’s Mercy Hospital invites applications for one full time (40 hours per week) Research Assistant II. The Research Assistant II will work on multiple federally funded research projects involving community-based physical activity promotion research under the supervision of the PI and project managers. The position will have a focus on community engagement for both intervention and observational research studies. For more information, please visit the CMH jobs website or follow this link: https://jobs-childrensmercykc.icims.com/jobs/15239/asst-ii%2c-research/job). 

  • 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.

Students/Interns

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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