Posted: May 11, 2021

Postdoctoral Associate in Pediatric Nutrition

Salary: Monthly
Application Deadline: N/A

Postdoctoral Associate in Pediatric Nutrition

The Children's Nutrition Research Center (CNRC) at Baylor College of Medicine invites applications for a Postdoctoral Associate in Pediatric Nutrition. The CNRC is an internationally recognized leader in pediatric nutrition operated in cooperation between the Agricultural Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Baylor College of Medicine, and Texas Children’s Hospital. The CNRC is located in a modern, fully equipped research facility in the Texas Medical Center in Houston, TX.

The goal of the Training Program at the CNRC is to prepare Ph.D. and M.D. recipients for academic careers in nutrition that focus on pregnancy, lactation, infancy, childhood, and adolescence. The program in basic, translational, behavioral, and clinical nutrition research provides state-of-the-art training, didactic structure, and mentoring. Research areas include:

  • Molecular regulation of metabolism, growth, and body composition
  • Developmental determinants of chronic diseases
  • Epigenetic outcomes of nutritional conditions
  • Neuroregulation of appetite and metabolism
  • Dietary requirements
  • Behavioral basis of energy balance

Required: M.D. degree or a Ph.D. degree in nutrition, molecular biology, physiology, genetics, biostatistics, epidemiology, animal science, psychology, sociology, or related field of study.

Interested persons can submit a letter of interest along with the CV as part of the application via the Baylor College of Medicine career site. Selected candidates will work with a CNRC faculty member in their area of primary interest to submit an application package which will also include transcripts, recommendation letters, statement of interest, and short research proposal.

More information about the program can be found here: 
research-center/education. Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.