Friday, May 31, 2013
The North Dakota law firm of Baumstark, Braaten Law Partners is seeking to hire new Associate Attorneys for their growing practice. This firm is recognized for the agricultural law work; noted Agricultural Law Attorney, Sarah Vogel was with this firm prior to her retirement. The firm is located in Bismarck, North Dakota. For further information, contact:
BAUMSTARK BRAATEN LAW PARTNERS
109 North 4th Street, Suite 100
Bismarck, ND 58501-4004
BAUMSTARK BRAATEN LAW PARTNERS
109 North 4th Street, Suite 100
Bismarck, ND 58501-4004
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
The Department of Food Systems and Society at Marylhurst University invites applications for a
The MS in Food Systems & Society is a two-year, cohort-based graduate program. Online, seminar-style courses combined with on-campus intensive sessions support development of a robust scholar-practitioner community. The low-residency model enables our students to maintain their existing work and personal commitments as well as engage diverse perspectives and communities.
Assistant/Associate Faculty teaching position in its new Master of Science in Food Systems and Society program. Responsibilities include teaching foundation courses; organizing on-campus intensive courses, advising students on their theses and developing and maintaining connections in the field of food systems and society.
In this program, we study different visions and perspectives on the food system through inquiry and reflection. Through the consideration of fundamental questions, we analyze how food-system conditions developed and how they are addressed, perceived and portrayed. We examine strategies and efforts to create change in the food system. By integrating our own experience and knowledge, we assess possibilities for improving equity, health and sustainability in food systems at micro and macro levels.
For more information about the program, faculty and staff, visit our website at www.marylhurst.edu/food.
Submit a cover letter addressing your interest and qualifications for the position, CV, one-page teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references to Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org by. Please type FSS Faculty in the subject line.
Submit a cover letter addressing your interest and qualifications for the position, CV, one-page teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references to Human Resources at email@example.com by
Patricia Allen, PHD, Department Chair and Professor
Emily Burruel, MSC,Program Coordin
ator, Food Systems and Society
Monday, May 27, 2013
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Children’s Health and Privacy Staff Attorney Center for Digital Democracy http://www.democraticmedia.org
Job Type: Staff Attorney
Schedule Type: Full Time
The staff attorney will assist the Center for Digital Democracy (“CDD”) in developing and
advocating for policies that protect the privacy of children and teens online and protect children and teens from unfair and deceptive advertising practices, especially with regard to food and beverage marketing. The staff attorney will draft comments filed with regulatory agencies, investigate alleged violations of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, investigate possible violations of the Federal Trade Commission Act’s prohibitions against deceptive and unfair advertising practices, draft requests for investigations, and represent CDD in meetings with government officials, representatives of other consumer groups, and companies engaged in marketing to children and teens. The staff attorney will start in summer 2013. At present, we have sufficient funding for one year and hope to be able to secure additional funding.
CDD is recognized as one of the leading consumer protection and privacy advocates in the United States. Since its founding in 2001 (and prior to that through its predecessor organization, the Center for Media Education), CDD has been at the forefront of research, public education, and advocacy on protecting consumers in the digital age. Its impact has been highly significant, fostering widespread debate, educating a spectrum of stakeholders, and creating a legacy of government and self-‐regulatory safeguards across a variety of Internet and digital media platforms. CDD’s public education programs are focused on informing consumers, policy makers, and the press about contemporary digital marketing issues, including its impact on public health, children and youth, and financial services. More information is available at http://www.democraticmedia.org.
The candidate must be a member of a state bar and have at least one year of legal experience. She or he should be able to conduct thorough factual and legal research, communicate clearly in writing and orally, the ability to work independently and with others, and a strong commitment do public interest work. Having some background in any of the following areas would be a plus: privacy law, internet law, administrative law, legislation, policy work, marketing, health, consumer protection, computer science, and social networks.
CDD offers a competitive salary (for public interest lawyers) and benefits.
Submit a letter of interest, resume, writing sample, and a list of 3 references to firstname.lastname@example.org Applications accepted until June 28th, 2013.
Joy Spencer email@example.com
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Coordinator of Legal Initiatives; Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity
View the full job posting here http://www.yaleruddcenter.org/who_we_are.aspx?id=17
General Purpose:Direct legal initiatives and maintain the Rudd Center as a respected and prominent legal voice around obesity and nutrition issues.
Provide key legal analyses and support for identified policy options concerning food marketing.
Generate specific legal tools such as statutory language or regulations to facilitate key changes in marketing-related food policy based on existing or emerging science.
Assess the legal environment on a global, national, state, or local level on constitutional, statutory, regulatory, or case-based laws and policies that may impact the recommendations of affirmative changes in marketing-related food policy.
Propose meaningful legal solutions to actual or perceived impediments to reforming policy.
Work through the Center’s existing contacts at the federal, state, and local levels to build understanding and support for legal reforms on marketing-related food policies issues.
Develop and submit letters to government entities (e.g., FDA, FTC, AGs) and non-government entities (e.g., industry self-regulatory bodies) about legal issues related to food marketing.
Translate existing scientific findings into essential legal reforms needed to effectuate real change.
Prepare legal memos or synopses on key issues or major developments at the intersection of marketing-related food policy and public health law.
Explore alternative legal approaches taken in varied jurisdictions to make positive changes in marketing-related food policy.
Evaluate the different effects of varied legal approaches.
Contribute to existing scholarship on legal interventions in marketing-related food policy.
Explain legal options concerning food policy for non-lawyers.
Represent the Rudd Center at meetings, conferences, and speaking engagements.
Work collaboratively with other Core Faculty at the Center, the Director of Marketing Initiatives, and the marketing team to carry out priorities.
Education and Experience
Law degree and at least two years related work experience.
Familiarity with food marketing and public health issues.
Experience in public speaking and presentations.
First hand knowledge of Legislative and Executive branch processes.
Skills and Abilities
Excellent writing skills.
Excellent public speaking skills for multiple audiences.
Ability to travel within and outside Connecticut.
To submit an application, please visit Yale’s job posting website at http://www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/application/external/index.html. Search this position by using the requisition number 21485BR.
The Rudd Center is an EO/AA employer.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) Managing Director (or Organizational Director)
Location: Washington, D.C.
Full announcement is available at NSAC website
The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition NSAC, a membership-based alliance of grassroots
organizations across the country that advocates for federal policy reform to advance the sustainability of agriculture, food systems, natural resources and rural communities, seeks an exceptional individual to manage the coalition, lead its foundation and other fundraising efforts, and facilitate the coalitions mission and vision.