| Preferably seeking a PhD, RD or PhD with interest in nutrition/nutritional biochemistry. Seeking minimum 2 year commitment, with earliest start date in June 2017. |
Ideal candidate should have an interest in nutrition outcomes research, developing evidence-based guidelines, creating training modules for clinicians, and telehealth. Postdoctoral fellow will work on projects primarily related to Inherited Metabolic Disorders (IMDs) and may also engage in ongoing research and activities related to other inherited metabolic disorders, including but not limited to: fatty acid oxidation disorder (FAO), Phenylketonuria, and Glycogen Storage Diseases. Opportunities to teach general nutrition courses are possible.
Postdoctoral fellow is expected to readily learn skills in professional manuscript writing, grant/fellowship writing, and clinical and educational training project design and management. Knowledge of nutrition, ability to interact well with special needs patients and families, strong sense of research ethics, team skills, good English language skills, and good organization are expected. Additional expertise in statistical software (SPSS, SAS, etc), diet analysis software (Food Processor, NDSR, etc), teaching and instruction, and mentoring of graduate level students is preferred but not required.
Pay is consistent with NIH and Emory University guidelines. Moving expenses are negotiable. Postdoctoral fellow would be considered for a potential faculty position in Department of Human Genetics after successful completion of training.
Applicants should include a cover letter describing research experience and interests, curriculum vitae, and 3 letters of recommendation. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and until the position is filled.