American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Research Nutritionist

Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center
Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States
9 days ago

Description

The Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center is seeking a highly qualified candidate for a permanent full-time Research Nutritionist to help us with our food-based agricultural research.

The selected candidate will serve as a Research Nutritionist in the research management unit entitled, “Dietary Prevention of Obesity Related Disease Research.”

The selected candidate will also be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Conducting independent, as well as team-based, research
  • Planning, implementing and reporting the results of research designed to elucidate the nutritional/health values of meal patterns, meal timing, foods, and practices that influence the availability/bioavailability of food components particularly as they impact metabolic endpoints related to obesity, non-insulin dependent diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
  • Involvement in research that will emphasize the study of foods produced from Great Plains agricultural products when studying meal patterns, meal timing, individual foods and components within foods
  • Participation in research will involve primarily the use of human feeding studies that may be supported by mechanistic studies using animal models or cell culture.


Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Credentials as a Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and experience in clinical nutrition research is preferred
  • A broad, fundamental knowledge of human nutrition and expertise in a related field such as food science, chemistry, biochemistry, physiology, or medicine is preferred
  • An understanding of nutritional science, metabolism, and food composition with an emphasis on methods of clinical assessment, as well as of protocol development, experimental diets and pertinent ethical issues, and the ability to integrate data of a mechanistic and physiological (whole food/whole system) nature is preferred
  • The ability to interpret, evaluate, and report research results in peer-reviewed publications and to generate extramural funding is preferred
  • Knowledge of analytical chemistry, biochemical analysis, enzymology, instrumental analyses and functional testing of humans in ways that are relevant to nutritional and health outcomes is preferred
  • Completion of two-years of post-doctoral research training is preferred

Job Information

  • Job ID: 57791036
  • Location:
    Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States
  • Position Title: Research Nutritionist
  • Company Name: Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center
  • Job Sector: Government
  • Job Function: Research
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Salary: $77,488.00 - $141,548.00 (Yearly Salary)

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