POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

Employer
USDA ARS GFHNRC
Location
Grand Forks, North Dakota (US)
Salary
Starting Salary of $62,236
Posted
July 16 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Govt.
Job Type
Postdoc

The Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center is seeking highly qualified candidates for a POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE (Research Physiologist / Research Psychologist / Research Biologist), for a two-year appointment, with the potential for additional years. Starting salary of $62,236 per annum with benefits. This position is available immediately and the scientific work will integrate human physiology and behavior to understand mechanisms of behavior change and body weight regulation. The incumbent will plan and conduct experiments; analyze, evaluate and interpret the results; and prepare reports of the results in the forms of manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at scientific meetings. 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 (with DXA, indirect calorimetry, BodPod); controlled-feeding kitchen facilities; a residential metabolic unit; a behavioral choice/psychophysiology laboratory; a community-based laboratory imbedded in a fitness center (with DXA, indirect calorimetry, behavior testing); a room calorimeter, an ‘omics’ core, a mass spectrometry core including high-precision isotope-ratio instruments, a clinical biochemistry laboratory; a nutritional analytics/clinical chemistry core; and a statistical/data processing core. The position requires a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology, Physiology, Psychology, or a closely related field. To apply, please email (james.roemmich@usda.gov) a curriculum vitae, dissertation abstract, and transcripts to: Dr. James Roemmich, Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Plains Area, 2420 2nd Ave N, Grand Forks, ND 58203. USDA/ARS is an equal opportunity employer and provider.

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