August 29, 2011 at 5:29 pm #139912
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
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.
* You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position
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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