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Research Assistant, RecycleHealth.com (Boston, MA)

Spring 2017 Research Assistant at RecycleHealth.com

Dr. Lisa Gualtieri, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, is looking for a graduate student research assistant for the spring 2017 semester to assist with a research project on wearable activity trackers (e.g., Fitbit, Jawbone, Withings), physical activity, and health outcomes. The student will have the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of a research study, from participant recruitment and organization, data collection, analysis, final reporting, and publication.

These research endeavors are tied to RecycleHealth.com, a non-profit started by Dr. Lisa Gualtieri to collect wearable activity trackers (over 900 to date with donations of new ones from vendors as well) and redistribute them to underserved populations. Dr. Gualtieri conducts her wearable research in communities that may benefit most from increased physical activity, but have limited opportunities to engage with fitness devices.

One of Dr. Gualtieri’s completed research studies:
http://www.researchprotocols.org/2016/4/e237/

In addition to the research component of this position, if interested, you will have the opportunity to help with the management and promotion of RecycleHealth and its efforts.

This commitment would be one semester with the possibility for extension, and require approximately 10 hours of work per week.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES & WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

  • Exposure to the field of public health and digital health communication
  • Writing grant proposals
  • Working with an IRB and submitting proposals
  • Conducting research in the field
  • Writing research papers
  • Ability to represent information in a visual manner
  • Strong writing, editing, and communication skills

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please send a resume and cover letter to Lisa Gualtieri at lisa.gualtieri@tufts.edu. Please include Spring 2017 Research Assistant in the subject line.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Interest in public health and/or digital health
  • Strong written communications skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Well organized

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Lisa Gualtieri, PhD, ScM
Assistant Professor
Tufts University School of Medicine
Department of Public Health and Community Medicine

Email: lisa.gualtieri@tufts.edu

Phone: 617-636-0438

Finance Intern + Communications Intern, Gardens for Health (Boston, MA)

Finance Intern AND Communications Intern | Gardens for Health

Boston, MA

Gardens for Health is a growing non-profit organization whose innovative approach is focused on improving childhood health outcomes by integrating agriculture into the clinical treatment of malnutrition. They currently partner with 18 Government Health Centers in Rwanda to provide families with the tools and resources to build a sustainable path out of malnutrition through targeted health and agriculture training. Hiring for TWO positions. Flexible hours. Timeframe: January – June 2017.

Scholars for Civic Life, Tisch College, Tufts University (Medford, MA)

Scholars for Civic Life | Tisch College, Tufts University

Tisch Scholars is a unique leadership development program that combines academic coursework, fieldwork in local communities, skill-building, and critical reflection. Current first-years, sophomores, and juniors are welcome to apply. Students apply for the program in early 2017, and accepted Scholars participate in a May retreat. Beginning in the Fall term, first-year Scholars take a yearlong Fieldwork Seminar while engaging in a community service or research project with a local partner organization. Application opens in January. Timeframe: full academic year.

Environmental Studies Program Internship, Tufts University (Medford, MA)

Administrative Assistant | Environmental Studies, Tufts University

The Environmental Studies Program is looking for a diligent, reliable, and self-starter student (preferably work-study) to start at the end of January (3-4 hrs a week, $11/hr). Duties include assisting with basic administrative functions of an office, assist with preparation of promotional material, preparation of publications and/or newsletters, assist with event organization, post on social media and other tasks as needed. S/he must be comfortable with technology and be willing and able to learn new software as needed. Proficiency in Word, Excel and Powerpoint required. Experience with graphic design and a general interest in environmental topics are a plus.

This position is open to all students but those in the ENVS Program are strongly encouraged to apply. The review of applications will start on January 17th, until filled. Complete job posting available on JobX. Timeframe: Spring 2017.

Faculty, Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School (Boston, MA)

Faculty-Climate Change and Sustainability of Food Production

Open Rank-Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor Tenure-Track or Tenured Research and Teaching Appointment in Climate Change and Sustainability of Food Production

The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University seeks internationally recognized leaders as candidates for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the level of Associate or Full Professor in food systems, sustainability, and climate change. The rank will commensurate with experience and accomplishments. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in a relevant field (biological or agricultural sciences, economics, nutrition, public health, epidemiology, or a related field), and demonstrated interest and accomplishment in sustainability of the food system, resilience, and climate change impacts on food and nutrition.

Position Type:
Faculty
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