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Job ID: 142999

Research Specialist, Senior
University of Idaho

Date Posted Jun. 15, 2020
Title Research Specialist, Senior
University University of Idaho
Moscow, ID, United States
Application Deadline 7/9/2020
Position Start Date Available immediately
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University of Idaho

Research Specialist, Senior

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $41,308 per year or higher depending on education and experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

Skilled assistance is necessary for the conduct of human subjects' research focused on dietary challenges in lactating women and the microbes and other constituents in human milk. A person is needed to support many activities for grant-funded projects including designing dietary intervention strategies, recruiting and enrolling human subjects, and leading the conduct of a dietary challenge in lactating women.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Required Education: Bachelors degree in human nutrition, biology, or related field

- Required Experience: Two years of post-bachelors laboratory experience or work with human subjects (including in the clinical setting) equivalent to a staff research assistant.

Preferred Qualifications:

- MS or PhD in human nutrition, biology or related field

- Registered Dietician

- Experience with human dietary intervention studies

- Experience working with human subjects

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

- Willing to work weekends or after hours as needed

- Willing to travel for short periods of time as the research may require conduct outside of Moscow. Possible study locations include Boise, Spokane, and Coeur dAlene areas.

Posting Number: SP002500P

Posting Date: 06/11/2020

Closing Date: 7/9/2020

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions:

Please provide a letter of qualification, resume and three (3) references with the online application.

IMPORTANT: To be considered, your Letter of Qualification must address EACH of the required qualifications, including pertinent education and/or experience. In addition, to improve your ranking during the evaluation process, address as many of the Preferred Qualifications as possible. Information on a resume will not be accepted as a substitute for submitting a Letter of Qualification.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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