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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Careers with the Grand Forks
Human Nutrition Research Center

Current Openings


  • Center Director
    The incumbent is a nationally and/or internationally recognized authority and leader in a specialized field related to human nutrition.  The position provides program and administrative direction for the Center.  The incumbent is responsible for planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating research programs designed to accomplish the organizational mission and research objectives of ARS.  In addition the incumbent serves as the primary point of contact for the Center. Click here for more information.
  • Research Associate: Research Nutritionist/Physiologist
    We are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate for a temporary appointment. The incumbent will participate in the design and be responsible for the implementation of animal studies that integrate nutrition and physiology and utilize the tools of molecular biology to understand effect of material on offspring obesity and metabolic dysfunction. Click here for more information
  • Research Associate, Research Nutritionist/Physiologist/Biologist/Chemist
    The Dietary Prevention of Obesity-Related Disease Research Unit is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate for a temporary appointment. Incumbent will (1) perform a community-based study to determine the fatty acid binding protein (FABP) genotypes in people within a range of body weight to assess genotypic association with adiposity AND (2) conduct controlled experiments in a metabolic chamber to determine energetic responses following isocaloric test meals having different FA sources (SFA, MUFA, PUFA) in healthy volunteers selected to represent different FABP genotypes. Click here for more information

Student Opportunities



Career Opportunities

The links below are to current ARS job openings listed at the official job site of the US Federal Government, USAJOBS.

ARS openings in Grand Forks, ND
ARS openings in North Dakota
ARS openings nationwide

* Note: the links above are to "Only Jobs Open to ALL U.S. Citizens" so if you are a current or former federal employee, be sure to select "ALL Jobs" to refine your search at the USAJOBS site.

Last Modified: 7/21/2016