Postdoctoral Research Associate
Advertiser: Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Field(s) of specialization: Behavioral Economics - Computational Economics
Position type(s): Postdoctoral Scholar
Location of job: 905 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, IL, United States (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2020-09-16
Job duration: 2 years
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 7 Aug 2020 (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 30 Sep 2020
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video
Ad text:

The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a qualified applicant for the position of a full-time, 12 month Postdoctoral Research Associate. This position works closely with faculty to develop an agent-based model to simulate school meal environments in an effort to identify appropriate strategies to reduce food waste and improve fruit and vegetable consumption in the National School Lunch Program. This position is currently funded for 2 years with the possibility of extension. For full consideration, applications must be received by August 7, 2020. For the full description and application process, please visit

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