JOB DESCRIPTION: Assist in carrying out complex and responsible assignments in support of research objectives in the area of nutrition as directed by the Director of AgriLife Research
Assist in preparation of research and grant proposals and scientific publications
Create and Maintain research compliance documents
Plan and oversee the conduct of experiments in support of research projects
Supervise laboratory personnel
Collect data and keep detailed records of results
Evaluate data and summarize results for inclusion in scientific publications
Manage research budgets for appropriate resource allocation
Provide leadership for research teams and project management for research initiatives
Other duties as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS: PhD in Nutrition or relevant field. 3 yrs of experience with project oversight. Prefer Licensure/Certification as a Registered Dietician.
Required special knowledge abilities and skills: Strong interpersonal and communication skills with solid written, verbal and presentation skills and experience.
Ability to handle complex, stressful situations with diplomacy.
Good judgment skills and the ability to solve problems.
Ability to work in collaborative research environments.
Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Internal Number: R-013410
About Texas A&M AgriLife Research
Texas A&M AgriLife Research is the state’s premier research and technology development agency in agriculture, natural resources, and the life sciences. Headquartered in College Station, AgriLife Research has a statewide presence, with scientists and research staff on other Texas A&M University System campuses and at the 13 regional Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Centers. We conduct more than 500 projects each year, with more than $202.5 million in research funding for fiscal year 2015. AgriLife Research helps to improve the productivity, efficiency, and profitability of agriculture. At the same time, we focus on conserving natural resources and protecting the environment.