The George Mason University, Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, invites applications for a two years research and teaching postdoctoral fellowship in adult nutrition and health research. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment. The fellow will work with faculty mentors to develop a personalized professional development program and design and implement pilot intervention studies.
- Design and implement research protocols; adapt new procedures, methods or instrumentation relative to research procedures, maintain IRB approval.
- Collect, prepare and analyze research data; maintain data for research; use graphics and statistical software to analyze and present data for presentation at research conferences and in manuscripts.
- Participate in multidisciplinary research meetings to explore and advance the health of young adult college students.
- Design and implement a pilot intervention study or studies, in conjunction with faculty mentors.
- The fellow will learn the principles of effective teaching and participate in teaching; particularly nutrition topics at the undergraduate and graduate levels using in-person and online formats.
- The postdoctoral research scholars will be fully engaged with the activities of the research team, the College and the broader Mason research community.
- Scholars will submit their work and participate in conferences and seminars, both on-campus and at national conferences in their area of interest.
Candidates must have the following qualifications for this Postdoctoral Fellowship at George Mason University
- Recent Ph.D. in health science. MD is also acceptable.
- 0 – 2 years of relevant experience in a research environment at the doctoral level.
- Demonstrated experience or a strong statement of interest in collaborative research.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
- Interest in research coordination and project management.
George Mason University (Mason, GMU, or George Mason) is a public research university located in Fairfax County near Fairfax City in Virginia.