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  • Job Location: Massachusetts, United States
  • Employment Type: Full Time
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  • Career level: Mid-Senior level
  • Posted On: Feb 9, 2019
  • Application Deadline: Mar 9, 2019

Job Description/Responsibility

  • The Nutrition and Global Health Program in the Department of Global Health and Population, at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher with an interest in global nutrition to join its research team. The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will focus on assessing nutrition outcomes using data from Nutrition Innovation Lab (NIL), a project under a collaboration between Harvard T. H Chan and Tufts University. The goal of the project is to make large and lasting improvements to maternal and child health through integrated interventions of agriculture, nutrition and health. The postdoctoral fellow will be based in Boston and will work closely with the faculty and project team to analyze data testing research hypotheses leading to the publication of peer-reviewed journal articles.
  • Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Literature reviews, including identification and synthesis of appropriate theoretical frameworks
  • Data management including quality control and assurance
  • Data analysis to examine research questions and contribute to the development of peer-reviewed publications
  • Documentation of key processes, events and trainings
  • Coordination of submissions to Institutional Review Boards and regulatory bodies
  • Writing of reports, manuscripts, and grants
  • Other duties as required

Experience Requirements

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Education Requirements

  • Two or more years of project management skills, and technical expertise in the conduct of research studies. Excellent organizational, and problem-solving skills, strong interpersonal and communication skills, strong attention to detail, excellent time management, a goal- and detail-oriented work style, and meticulous and consistent follow-through on projects are required. Experience liaising with Institutional Review Boards, other regulatory bodies, and academic and governmental institutions preferred.

Skills Requirements

  • Applicants should have a PhD/doctoral degree in nutrition, epidemiology, public health or related field. Successful candidates should have experience doing multivariate analysis of datasets in SAS and/or STATA and interest in links between nutrition and health in developing country settings. The postdoctoral fellow must be able to work independently, and as a team member to carry out his/her duties.

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About the Company

Company Name: Harvard University

Company Profile: Harvard University Archives The Harvard University Archives are maintained by the Harvard University Library system and are a great resource to access Harvard’s historical records. The Harvard Shield On Sept. 8, 1836, at Harvard’s Bicentennial celebration, it was announced that President Josiah Quincy had found the first rough sketch of the College arms – a shield with the Latin motto “VERITAS” (“Verity” or “Truth”) on three books – while researching his History of Harvard University in the College Archives. During the Bicentennial, a white banner atop a large tent in the Yard publicly displayed this design for the first time. Veritas original sketch Until Quincy’s discovery, the hand-drawn sketch (from records of an Overseers meeting on Jan. 6, 1644) had been filed away and forgotten. It became the basis of the seal officially adopted by the Corporation in 1843 and still informs the version used today. Why Crimson? Crimson was officially designated as Harvard’s color by a vote of the Harvard Corporation in 1910. But why crimson? A pair of rowers, Charles W. Eliot, Class of 1853, and Benjamin W. Crowninshield, Class of 1858, provided crimson scarves to their teammates so that spectators could differentiate Harvard’s crew team from other teams during a regatta in 1858. Eliot became Harvard’s 21st president in 1869 and served until 1909; the Corporation vote to make the color of Eliot’s bandannas the official color came soon after he stepped down. But before the official vote by the Harvard Corporation, students’ color of choice had at one point wavered between crimson and magenta – probably because the idea of using colors to represent universities was still new in the latter part of the 19th century. Pushed by popular debate to decide, Harvard undergraduates held a plebiscite on May 6, 1875, on the University’s color, and crimson won by a wide margin. The student newspaper – which had been called The Magenta – changed its name with the very next issue. U.S. Presidents and Honorary Degrees After George Washington’s Continental Army forced the British to leave Boston in March 1776, the Harvard Corporation and Overseers voted on April 3, 1776, to confer an honorary degree upon the general, who accepted it that very day (probably at his Cambridge headquarters in Craigie House). Washington next visited Harvard in 1789, as the first U.S. president.

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