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Senior Scientist, Front End Innovation Nutrition

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Responsibilities:

-    Translates highly scientific and technical concepts into compelling innovation nutrition product ideas with proposed implementation plans.
-    Integrates basic, preclinical and clinical science into feasible applied nutritional solutions to meet consumer needs.
-    Identifies new technologies and ingredients that are aligned with business needs and evaluates their applicability to various product forms, including infant, child and adult nutrition products.
-    Effectively communicates scientific knowledge and information to technical and non-technical audiences at multiple levels through a variety of internal and external facing formats.


Requirements:

-    Masters, Ph.D., or R.D. in Nutrition, Food Science, Biology, Neuroscience, Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Immunology or a related field is preferred.
-    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with 3-5 years pertinent research in nutrition or related fields is strongly preferred.
-    Industry experience in nutritional foods is strongly preferred.
-    Understanding of life science and nutritional businesses is preferred.
-    Working knowledge of patent law, technology licensing principles, and methods to assess business value of technology/ingredient opportunities is preferred.
-    Clinical, preclinical, or laboratory research experience related to pediatric or adult nutrition and/or cognition is strongly preferred. 
-    Strong scientific literacy particularly with evaluation and synthesis of published literature and experience with scientific writing and publication is preferred.
-    Understanding of research methodologies, product development processes and global regulatory approvals is preferred.
-    Ability to evaluate and translate complex technical results to identify new scientific opportunities for new claims and new product areas.
-    Demonstrated experience in design and execution of research projects, practical scientific experience working with food products including analytical testing, and presentation of research/project results to diverse audiences and forums is required.
-    Demonstrated practical understanding of word processing, spreadsheets, statistical evaluations, and data management is essential.
-    Position requires both domestic and international travel.

Equality

In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.


Nearest Major Market: Evansville

Job Segment: Neurology, Nutrition, Immunology, Pediatric, Healthcare

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