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Senior Scientist - Nutritional Research

Senior Scientist - Nutritional Research


Life Sciences

Employment Type



Lawrence, Kansas


Job Description:

Our client in Eastern Kansas is looking for a Senior Research Scientist to join their Nutrition Innovation team.   This is a full-time opportunity with a focus on both short and long term strategies to develop new technologies, products, and innovations in the pet nutrition space.   Ideal candidates must have a PhD in Nutrition (human or animal), physiology, biochemistry, or related field.   8+ years of post-graduate experience is expected to be considered for this opportunity.  


Responsibilities of the Senior Research Scientist:

  • Identify, evaluate and champion new, patentable and innovative technologies that can be used in development of new and improved products for pets.
  • Partner with manager/director to develop and refine research strategy to establish clear deliverables for identification and evaluation of new technologies. Ensure strategy delivers a pipeline of technology options for short term and long term commercialization.
  • Provide expertise integrating basic scientific data (e.g. biochemical, genomic, metabolomics data) with clinical outcomes. Integrate consumer and veterinary insights into the research program strategy.


Requirements of the Senior Research Scientist:

  • PhD in nutrition (human or animal), physiology, biochemistry, or related field.
  • 8 + years of post-graduate experience in basic or applied science.
  • Experience in canine/feline or human nutrition or pharmaceutical industry preferred.


Benefits for the Senior Research Scientist:

  • Great Compensation
  • Full Benefits
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Bonus Eligible


For more information on this Senior Research Scientist role, please apply with your most up to date resume! If this is not something of interest, but another area is, let us know as we work nationwide for only permanent positions.

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