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Job ID: 185133

Researcher
Tufts University


Date Posted May 5, 2022
Title Researcher
University Tufts University
Boston, MA, United States
Department The Trustees of Tufts College
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Professional Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory
    Institutional Advancement
 
 

Overview

The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy pursues cutting-edge research and education from cell to society, including in molecular nutrition, human metabolism, population studies, clinical trials, nutrition interventions and behavior change, communication, food systems and sustainability, global food insecurity, humanitarian crises, and food economics and policy.

 

The Feinstein International Center (FIC) at the Friedman School at Tufts University receives grants and contracts from a range of donors for international projects and programs. The Center will implement a new project from USAID title the Academic Alliance for Anticipatory Action (4As), which is focused on how the humanitarian sector can use weather and climate forecasts to anticipate disasters and act early before impacts happen. This two-year project is a collaboration between Tufts University, 4 African universities, and 2 Asian universities to carry out real-time evaluations around the world of humanitarian anticipatory action systems. The project is managed by the Center’s headquarters in Boston, MA

 


What You'll Do

Under direction of faculty or senior research staff, participates in design and development of the Academic Alliance for Anticipatory Action research study, execution of protocols and plans, data analysis and reporting of results for research projects and studies.  May provide training and direction to support staff, temps and student workers.


What We're Looking For

Minimum Required Experience, Education, Background, And Certifications/Licenses

·       Bachelor’s degree in related discipline and 5+ years research experience

·       Research and data management skills

·       Proficiency with statistical software

Additional Preferred Experience, Education, etc. 

      ·       Master’s degree

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.


 
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