Job Opportunities

The UC Davis Nutrition Department is recruiting for the following positions:

  • Assistant Researcher
    The Department of Nutrition at the University of California, Davis is currently seeking an Assistant Professional Researcher, 70% time (may increase depending on funding) for duration of 1 year with the possibility of extension depending on funding. This position will be funded entirely from the candidate's external grants.  The candidate is required to develop an independent research program on in the field of the relevance of dietary flavonoids in the prevention/mitigation of the comorbidities of obesity and metabolic syndrome.
  • Assistant Professor-Nutrition Scientist in Behavior Change
    The Department of Nutrition in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of California, Davis is recruiting an Assistant Professor of Nutrition with a preferred emphasis in applications of behavior change and nutrition education approaches for health promotion. This is an academic year (9-month), tenure track, Assistant Professor position that includes an appointment in the California Agricultural Experiment Station (AES). Faculty members who hold an Agricultural Experiment Station appointment have a responsibility to conduct research and outreach relevant to the mission of the Land Grant University. This position includes the expectation of mission-oriented research and outreach relevant to the California Agricultural Experiment Station (AES). 
  • Nutrition Department TA/Reader Positions 2019-2020
    Priority deadline was May 31st, 2019, but applications will continue to be reviewed on a space available basis.
    Eligibility & Restrictions for these positions include: Must be full-time enrolled UC Davis graduate students; Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA; Good academic standing; not on Academic Probation; May work 15 academic quarters in teaching titles; Student employment is limited to 50% time during the academic quarter; On a case-by-case basis students may work up to a maximum of 75% during the academic quarter without an exception; Students may work more than half time between quarters (including summer) without an exception; Must provide evidence of employment eligibility (US Citizen, lawful Permanent Resident, eligible Visa status (J1, F1), Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)).