The USDA Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center is seeking highly qualified candidates for a permanent, full-time Research Nutritionist. The incumbent will determine the impact of diet and meal composition and the timing of meals to maintain health and prevent disease in people. The incumbent will conduct independent as well as team-based research and will be expected to develop productive collaborations with scientists from universities, industry, and government and other stakeholders. The incumbent will effectively translate and communicate research results to the public.
The incumbent will have access to extensive state-of-the-art core research support services in the Center and its community satellite facilities: a human performance/body composition laboratory, controlled-feeding kitchen facilities, a residential metabolic unit, a behavioral choice/psychophysiology laboratory, a community-based laboratory imbedded in a fitness center, a room calorimeter, a genomics core, a nutritional analytics core with extensive mass spectrometry, LC and GC instruments, a clinical biochemistry laboratory, a statistical/data processing core, and a vivarium.
CONTACT: Direct questions to Dr. Matthew Picklo (email@example.com). USDA/ARS is an equal opportunity employer and provider.
TO APPLY: Please visit USAJOBS https://www.usajobs.gov/ to find the vacancy or go directly to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/573747400.
A minimum of two years of postdoctoral research experience is required and citizenship requirements apply.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: USAjobs573747400
About USDA -ARS-PA Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Ctr
The Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center located in eastern North Dakota is staffed by 13 senior scientists and 80 support personnel. It is one of six Human Nutrition Research Centers operated by the Agricultural Research Service of the United States Department of Agriculture. The Grand Forks Center is part of the Plains Area of ARS.