Call for Nominations: Secretary-General of the African Nutrition Society

The African Nutrition Society (ANS) Trustees hereby grant membership of the Society the opportunity to send in nominations for consideration by the Trustees for the Secretary-General of the African Nutrition Society (ANS).

The duration of the mandate is two years with the possibility of a further two years extension. The suitable candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the activities of the Society are undertaken in accordance with the ANS Constitution and regulatory frameworks of the Society. 

Please download this document for more information on personal specifications, qualifications, and other requirements for your application.

Closing Date for Nominations
All nominations must be signed by the Nominee and seconded by TWO paid up (active) members of the Society and addressed to the ANS Elections Committee via e-mail accompanied by a word-processed full personal history on or before 10th/July/2024. All applicants must include a one page statement of how they see their role as Secretary-General of ANS. The result of the selection by the Trustees will be announced and published on the ANS website (www.ansnet.org). 

Call for Nominations: President of the African Nutrition Society

The African Nutrition Society Trustees hereby grant membership of the Society the opportunity to send in nominations for consideration by the Trustees for the President of the African Nutrition Society (ANS).

The suitable candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the activities of the Society are undertaken in accordance with the ANS Constitution and regulatory frameworks of the Society. 

The elected person will be wholly accountable to the ANS Board of Trustees and its entire membership in the execution of their duties and as the leader and global representative of the Society.

For more information on personal specifications, qualifications and requirements for application, please download this document.

Closing Date for Nominations
All nominations must be signed by the Nominee and seconded by TWO paid up (active) members) of the Society and addressed to the ANS Elections Committee via e-mail on or before 10th/July/2024. All applicants must include a one-page vision statement of what they want ANS to achieve and how they see their role as President of ANS. The result of the selection by the Trustees will be announced and published on the ANS website (www.ansnet.org). 

Food and Agricultural Immunology – Editor Recruitment

The journal Food and Agricultural Immunology is looking for a new Editor-in-Chief with the passion to drive the journal forward and expand our understanding of the interaction between food and immune systems.


Think this could be you? Read more and apply today.
The deadline for applications for this role is Monday 31 July 2023.

Food and Agricultural Immunology are also recruiting for Editorial Board Members and Peer Reviewers, visit here for more details.

Vacancies – CEO and Junior Administration Officer at the International Science Council

  •  The International Science Council is seeking to appoint a new Chief Executive Officer to lead the organization through its next stage of development. Reporting to the President and Governing Board, the CEO will lead the development and delivery of a compelling shared vision for the future of the ISC, enhancing its profile and maximizing its impact. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced leader to play an important and highly visible role in the continued development of the ISC and the delivery of its mission and vision. Please visit for more information, and share with your networks: https://council.science/appointment-of-chief-executive-officer/

Fellowship opportunity. National Cancer Institute Seeks Fellow for Diet, Physical Activity, Sleep, and/or Weight Assessment

Position Description

The Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP), Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS), National Cancer Institute (NCI), has an opening for a Cancer Research Training Award (CRTA) Fellow for diet, physical activity, sleep, and/or weight assessment.

For a full description of the position, visit https://epi.grants.cancer.gov/about/jobs.html#fellow-rfab.

This fellowship opportunity is within EGRP’s Risk Factor Assessment Branch. To learn more about RFAB, visit https://epi.grants.cancer.gov/risk/.

Qualifications

  • Master’s or doctorate degree in public health, epidemiology, nutrition, exercise science, statistics, or a related field.
  • A strong interest in public health, population-based research, and cancer control.
  • Experience conducting research or serving as a research assistant on a scientific project.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, writing, and project management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work collaboratively on research teams and to work independently on self-directed research projects.
  • Data management skills (experience with spreadsheets and statistical software packages is desirable, e.g. EXCEL, SAS, STATA, SUDAAN, and R).
  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

For more details and application instructions, visit https://epi.grants.cancer.gov/about/jobs.html#fellow-rfab.