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    Summary

    This position is located with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center, Dietary Prevention of Obesity-Related Disease Research Unit in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

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    Responsibilities

    • Leads an independent research laboratory that studies, expands and complements an existing research program regarding the composition of diets and meals and/or timing of meals to maintain health and prevent disease.
    • Conceives, leads and implements both independent research and multidisciplinary, team-based research (basic, clinical and/or translational) and analyzes experimental data.
    • Submits at least two manuscripts per year for publication of experimental results in peer-reviewed journals and presents information at scientific meetings and at other research institutions.
    • Prepares written work products based on research to be published in professional articles, publications, and technical abstracts.
    • Develops novel and innovative scientific evidence to support a healthful food supply.
    • As appropriate, works with and develops relationships with community, industry, governmental, and academic stakeholders.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

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