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Research Psychologist/Research Physiologist – Post Doc


Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA

U.S. Department of Agriculture

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Contact James N. Roemmich
Posted
06/24/2014



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.

    When applying for this position, please mention you saw this ad in the APS Postdoc Exchange.

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