I13270—Nutrition Obesity Research Center

Contact:

Mentor/Principal InvestigatorDavid B. Allison, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor & Associate Dean for Science, School of Public Health and Director, Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC), Mailing address: RPHB 130A 1665 University Blvd., BIRMINGHAM AL 35294-0022  Telephone: (205) 975-9169 Fax: (205) 975-5484  E-mail: Dallison@uab.edu


Postdoctoral Fellowships in Obesity Research

Positions entail working collaboratively with an interdisciplinary group of scientists. The NORC studies virtually all aspects of obesity ranging from molecular biologists, physicians, psychologists, statisticians, physiologists, epidemiologist, and nutritionists. Individuals with a doctoral degree from any scientific field are eligible.

For more information on the the Nutrition Obesity Research Center, please visit our Website at http://www.norc.uab.edu/opportunities/post-doc

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