The USDA Agricultural Research Service is recruiting two positions for a new Food Systems Research Center, Burlington, VT, with a focus on small-farm viability, sustainable production and human nutrition in local food systems of New England. The Center will develop integrated food systems research on sustainable farm practices, small-farm products, consumer acceptability & human health. The Federal Government is an equal employment opportunity employer. U.S. citizenship is required. Apply until Aug. 3, 2020.
Supervisory Research Biologist (Research Leader and Food Systems Modeler)--GS14/15. Salary range of $108,681.00 to $166,194.00 per year. #ARS-D20Y-10851630-YM. Serve as Research Leader for the Center and develop food system models that integrate data from multiple aspects, e.g. sustainable plant and dairy production, economic viability, market demand, and consumer choice. For info & to apply: USAJobs.gov https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/572527200
Research Nutritionist--GS 14/15. Salary range of $108,681.00 to $166,194.00 per year. #ARS-D20Y-10851557-YM. Conduct human nutrition research; identify factors impacting nutritional value, consumer behavior, & human health; participate in collaborative food systems research, bridge multiple disciplines and collaborating institutions; develop data that can be integrated into systems models. For info & to apply: USAJobs.gov https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/572527800
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Internal Number: ARS-D20Y-10851557-YM
About USDA Agricultural Research Service
The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief scientific in-house research agency. Our job is finding solutions to agricultural problems that affect Americans every day from field to table. Here are a few numbers to illustrate the scope of our organization:
660 research projects within 15 National Programs;
2,000 scientists and post docs;
6,000 other employees;
90+ research locations, including overseas laboratories;
$1.4 billion fiscal year budget;
Mission: ARS delivers scientific solutions to national and global agricultural challenges.
Vision: Global leadership in agricultural discoveries through scientific excellence.
Core Values: Scientific excellence, creativity, innovation, integrity, leadership, collaboration, accountability, transparency, diversity, respect, inclusiveness, and public service. These values underpin ARS’ commitment to delivering cutting-edge, scientific tools and innovative solutions for American farmers, producers, industry, and communities to support the nourishment and well-being of all people; sustain our nation’s agroecosystems and natural resources; and ensure the economic competitiveness and excellence of our agriculture.