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Research Associate

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Research Associate
Agency Texas A&M Engineering
Department/Division Food Protein Research Center
Job Description

This position is assigned specific duties and responsibilities pertaining to research activities by Principal Investigator or project leader. The person in this position provides analytical and processing support in the area of food science. Normally, performs research activities of an independent nature in a technical/scientifically specific realm. The nature of the duties are such that they require knowledge of an advance type in the field of science or learning, are predominately intellectual and varied in character, and require consistent exercise of discretion and judgment.

Job Type Full-Time
Job Category Professional/Non-Instructional
Salary $2,400 Month
Required Education

An appropriate Master’s degree or an appropriate accredited Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.

Required Experience

No experience with a Master’s degree or 3 years related work experience with a Bachelor’s degree.

Preferred Education

A Bachelor’s degree in the life sciences is preferred.

Preferred Experience

Prefer candidate who has experience in chemistry or food science. Experience in technical research.

Must exhibit excellent communication skills in both written and verbal form including the ability to market and promote the value of the program to corporate stakeholders and commercial clients. Strong management skills are essential and a dedication to processing safety is preferred.

Job Location College Station

Posting Detail Information

NOV Number E00043FY16
Open Date 01/11/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate the highest level of education you have completed.
    • High School diploma or GED
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctoral Degree
  2. * Did you graduate from high school or receive a GED?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in the Life Sciences?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * What is your experience in chemistry or food science?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Describe your experience in technical research.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Do you meet the following requirement(s): 1) Master's degree or higher with no experience; or 2) Bachelor's degree with at least three (3) years of work related experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Reference Letter 1
  3. Other Document
  4. Reference Letter 2
  5. Reference Letter 3
  6. Certification/License