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U.S. Department of Agriculture
: Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA
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06/24/2014

James N. Roemmich
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U.S. Department of Agriculture
Agriculture Research Service

“The premier food and agricultural research agency of USDA”

Interdisciplinary Position: Research Psychologist/Research Physiologist – Post Doc
GS-0180/0413-11
Salary Range: $57,982.00 - $75,376.00 PA

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center, Healthy Body Weight Research unit in Grand Forks, North Dakota, is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate for a temporary full-time appointment. This is an Excepted Service Temporary appointment not to exceed 2 years (may be extended up to four years without further competition). The incumbent will integrate physiology and behavior to address motivation of children and adults to maintain a healthy lifestyle, focusing on motivational aspects of healthy eating and physical activity, and considering influences of stress on food choice, eating behaviors, exercise, and food- and exercise-reinforcement. A PhD is required in psychology or physiology or a field of study that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities of this position. A comprehensive benefits package includes paid annual and sick leave, life and health insurance, a savings and investment plan or 401K type of plan, and a Federal retirement plan. For more information about Federal benefits go to www.opm.gov/Insure/health/enrollment/new_employees.asp and http://www.opm.gov/retire/pre/fers/index.asp
www.opm.gov/Insure/health/enrollment/new_employees.asp

Application requirements: Send a resume, curriculum vitae and copies of college transcripts showing degree conferred and courses, one-page
abstract of Ph.D. dissertation to the contact address below. Citizenship restrictions apply.

How to apply: a complete application package may be emailed, faxed or mailed to: Dr. James N. Roemmich; James.Roemmich@ars.usda.gov or fax: 701-795 8395 or mailing address: USDA, ARS, Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center, 2420 2nd Ave North, Grand Forks, North Dakota 58203.