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.


Evaluation Specialist

The Evaluation Specialist has an opportunity to contribute to the development and excellence of our Obesity Prevention Evaluation Research Unit, which conducts evaluation research and provides technical assistance on evaluation to inform and improve programs and policies relating to nutrition and physical activity behaviors of low-income populations in California.

The focus will be the evaluation and tracking of the process, impacts and obesity-related outcome measures of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) interventions. These interventions include education and policy, systems, and environmental change strategies for SNAP-eligible populations taking place where people live, learn, work, shop, eat and play. This work will be done in collaboration with the Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch (NEOPB) at the California Department of Public Health and local health departments, as well as other stakeholder locations. 

The Evaluation Specialist will be responsible for providing evaluation-related training and technical assistance, designing and managing evaluation projects, assisting with training and webinars, and summarizing and disseminating results for a variety of audiences to be used in meaningful and actionable ways.

Opening for 4 positions. One position is in Sacramento; up to 3 positions are in Berkeley. 

Flexibility in percent time (50% - 100%).

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Application deadline: Sunday, April 22, 2018. Interested candidates may click on the link above to submit a resume and cover letter.

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