Nutrition Policy Institute
Nutrition Policy Institute
Nutrition Policy Institute
University of California
Nutrition Policy Institute

Job Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working for the Nutrition Policy Institute. We are happy to hear from talented candidates who want to move forward in their careers and make an impact on nutrition research and public health.

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS 

Project Policy Analyst 3

The Project Policy Analyst is integral to all aspects of work to build and translate the evidence base to advance the Nutrition Policy Institute‚Äôs mission to conduct research that informs nutrition policy and programs for healthy children, families and communities. The Project Policy Analyst 's work will include, but not be limited to, NPI's focused work on drinking water and other beverages. Within a team or program area, the Project Policy Analyst will participate in strategic planning to direct policy and program goals. The Project Policy Analyst's work will encompass the full range of activities necessary to implement projects. The Project Policy Analyst will utilize subject-area expertise in nutrition and in drinking water issues to translate science for audience-appropriate presentations and materials and to provide consultative services to a wide variety of stakeholders, both internal and external, at varying levels. 

The Project Policy Analyst must be able to work independently as appropriate and also in a collaborative fashion, and to flexibly manage multiple priorities. Interacting with external stakeholders, ranging from community members to decision makers at the federal lever, is a key part of the position.

This position will promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division. 

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Applications are due by January 23, 2019.

For more details about the position and to apply online, please visit: https://jobs.ucop.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=61502

 


Research Data Analyst 2

The University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, is a statewide entity with local development and delivery. The Division's Nutrition Policy Institute is a research and policy institute that evaluates the impact of programs and policies on nutrition, physical activity, and public health outcomes. The Research Data Analyst 2 works on multiple extramural funded research projects in collaboration with multiple research staff, with supervision from Principal Investigators and input from senior statisticians as needed. 

The Research Data Analyst 2 works on research data analysis and reporting assignments that are of moderate diversity and scope. Research data will be focused on studies of nutrition, physical activity and obesity including organizational, policy and environmental data as well as individual-level data. The position requires the ability to work effectively with multiple investigators and manage competing project demands. The Research Data Analyst 2 will be required to exercise judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. 

The Research Data Analyst 2 performs statistical programming and analysis for individual NPI research projects. The major responsibilities will be to prepare data for analysis (writing/editing programs to clean, verify, recode, format, combine datasets and create variables), perform statistical analyses (e.g. sample size calculations, logistic regression analyses for cross-sectional and longitudinal data), create/format tables/reports summarizing analysis results and contribute to writing and reviewing analysis and statistical procedures for manuscripts and reports. Additional responsibilities will include data collection, creating, managing and maintaining project databases, documenting and updating programs to ensure data quality, importing and exporting data, documenting program codes and procedures and annotating questionnaires. Duties also involve reviewing the literature and compiling findings on analytical methods used and/or study results. 

This position is 50% variable up to 100% time. This is a career, grant-funded position and continues as funding is available. 

This position will promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division. 

Applications are due by January 21, 2019.

For more details about the position and to apply online, please visit: https://jobs.ucop.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=61466 

 

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