JOB: Research Chemist/Research Food Technologist with the Agricultural Research Service, Ft. Pierce, FL

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    Alicia Mazzara
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    Job Title: Research Chemist/Research Food Technologist
    Department: Department Of Agriculture
    Agency: Agricultural Research Service
    Job Announcement Number: ARS-X11S-0108

    SALARY RANGE: $68,809.00 – $89,450.00 /year
    OPEN PERIOD: Monday, August 29, 2011 to Friday, September 02, 2011
    SERIES & GRADE: GS-1382-12
    POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time Career/Career Conditional
    DUTY LOCATIONS: 001 vacancies – FT. Pierce, FL
    WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: US Citizens and Status Candidates

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Find Solutions to Agricultural Problems that Affect Americans Every Day, From Field to Table

    You will serve as a Research Chemist/Research Food Technologist in the Quality in Citrus & Subtropical Products Unit in Ft. Pierce, FL. You will investigate the fundamental relationships between flavors compounds in fruits, vegetables and their products, sensory and gene expression. You will also explore pattern recognition or flavor compounds using the electronic tongue and nose for various samples using multivariate statistical or neuro-network techniques.

    KEY REQUIREMENTS:

    * You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position

    DUTIES:

    Plans, executes, analyzes and report research on flavor quality of fruits, vegetables or their products flavor (especially citrus juice); Cooperates with other scientists in joint research projects which include fruit and vegetable postharvest physiology treatments and their effect on flavor quality; Presents at scientific meetings; Publishes research results in peer review journals.

    For more information, see http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=102044436&JobTitle=Research+Chemist%2fResearch+Food+Technologist&x=97&y=9&brd=3876&vw=b&FedEmp=N&FedPub=Y&tm=0&pg=7&re=4&AVSDM=2011-08-29+08%3a57%3a00.

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