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Researcher- Friedman School of Nutrition
Tufts University

Date Posted Jan. 11, 2023
Title Researcher- Friedman School of Nutrition
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory


The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, the only graduate school of nutrition in the United States, is dedicated to passionately advancing nutritional well-being for people worldwide through excellence in research and teaching and the shaping of public policy. The School enrolls 350 graduate students, awarding certificates (five on-line programs) and MA, MS, and PhD degrees (eight degree programs and four combined degree programs). Faculty and researchers conduct research in three buildings on Tufts Boston campus, supported by substantial external grants and contracts from federal sponsors, private foundations, and generous donors. Administrative staff supports the School’s mission of research, teaching, and public service. The School’s alumni are international leaders in nutrition science and policy in government, industry, and non-profit organizations world-wide.

What You'll Do

Under direction of faculty or senior research staff, participates in design and development of 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.

Essential Functions:

  • Participates in formulating research design, methodologies and study protocols
  • Creates data management systems, oversees databases and trains users
  • Performs data analysis and interprets results
  • Prepares summaries, reports and drafts manuscripts, presentations and other study literature

  • Assists in writing proposals for continued or new funding sources.

  • Represents research study

  • Provides study information and answers questions

  • Presents information at conferences, seminars

  • Trains support staff, temps and students on data entry and coordination of study logistics

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline and 5+ years research experience
  • Research and data management skills
  • Proficiency with statistical software

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree

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