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Supervisory: Research Biologist / Research Chemist / Research Nutritionist

USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Plains Area, Responsive Agricultural Food Systems Research Unit
College Station, Texas
$116,393 - $177,978 per year
Closing date
Oct 5, 2023

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Field of specialization
Biochemical, Environmental, Food, Genomics, Health & Safety
Work Function
Research-Applied, Research-Basic
Job Type
Full time

Applications must be submitted at   Announcement #ARS-D23PA-12109478-KA by the application deadline.


This position is located with USDA, ARS, Plains Area, Responsive Agricultural Food Systems Research in College Station, TX. This one vacancy is co-located with the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Institute for Advancing Health through Agriculture (IHA). This institute's vision is to forge linkages between food and health through responsive agriculture and precision nutrition, spanning a variety of research disciplines to identify solutions to make individuals healthier and to reduce overall annual healthcare costs. Moreover, the research campus is recognized as a premier research entity in agriculture, natural resources, and the life sciences; and conducts studies that deliver impactful findings throughout Texas and around the world.


Job duties include: 


  • Perform leading research using precision nutrition to identify solutions to make individuals healthier and reduce overall annual healthcare costs; Plan and conduct studies to analyze and understand complex data for use in supporting responsive agricultural and precision nutrition that enhance human, environmental and economic health outcomes; Seeks and develops collaborations with university, industry, and government scientists; Conducts both independent and multi-disciplinary, team-based research and analyzes experimental data, composes manuscripts for publication of experimental results, and presents information at scientific meetings and at other research institutions; Manage a research program, including personnel, equipment and fiscal resources following agency?s mission and scientific procedures, requirements and protocols; Supervise employees, to include setting performance standards, monitoring performance and guiding subordinates. You must be a US Citizen or US National

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