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Global Obesity Prevention Center

Job Opportunities 

 

Please use this page to find available full and part-time staff positions as well as student opportunities.

 

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Programmer Analyst Requisition #: 315211

The Global Obesity Prevention Center (GOPC) is currently seeking a full-time Programmer Analyst to:

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Research Assistant Requisition 314285

The Global Obesity Prevention Center (GOPC) is currently seeking a Research Assistant to provide support on an NIH R01 titled “Early Life Determinants of Obesity in U.S. Urban Low Income Minority Birth Cohort."

In order to better understand the importance of prenatal and postnatal factors regarding childhood health and development, the Global Obesity Prevention Center (GOPC) at Johns Hopkins is developing a suite of state-of- the-art computational simulation models to assess maternal factors during pregnancy, child birth and infancy as they relate to childhood obesity. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

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Research Assistant Requisition # 314082

The Global Obesity Prevention Center (GOPC) is currently seeking a Research Assistant to provide coordination support of a large USAID consortium that applies systems tools to address or assess different missions/programs at USAID. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Some related experience required. Basic knowledge of public health practices and principles. Critical thinking skills and comfortable with computers and various types of software. Proficiency in MS Office programs. Ability to learn new software applications.

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Sr. Research Program Coordinator

The Global Obesity Prevention Center (GOPC) is currently seeking a Sr. Research Program Coordinator provide support to a Principal Investigator with the Center and Center for Human Nutrition. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in related field. Three years related experience. Interest or knowledgeable about obesity/chronic disease prevention programs. Able to work independently, detail oriented, outgoing and organized. Must be willing to travel independently between research sites.

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Modeler (Research Assistant)

The Global Obesity Prevention Center (GOPC) is currently seeking a full-time Modeler to provide support for their Systems Science Core (SSC). Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in related field. Proficiency in developing applications in C++ and Python. Basic knowledge of public health practices and principles. Must possess critical thinking skills and have ability to effectively communicate with others. Comfortable with computers and various types of software. Must have proficiency in MS Office programs.

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Research Program Coordinator

The Global Obesity Prevention Center (GOPC) is currently seeking a Research Program Coordinator to organize the activities of a new study entitled: Development of a Life Course Obesity Prevention Initiative in the Bahamas /Obesity Prevention in the Bahamas. This position will include significant travel and stay in the New Providence, Nassauthe, Bahamas, primarily New Providence Island. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in related discipline (public health, social sciences or nutrition). Must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and a demonstrated ability to communicate and interact effectively with diverse clientele and colleagues. 

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Student Opportunities

 

studentsThe GOPC offers continuous opportunities for students in fields related to obesity prevention and control (e.g., food systems and physical activity), systems modeling, infectious disease and more. 

The areas of opportunities range from:

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