Program Associate - 12 MONTH
University of Arkansas
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Type of Position:Research
Division of Agriculture of the University of Arkansas
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is a state wide campus, with faculty based on University campuses, at Research and Extension Centers and in every Arkansas county. It consists of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station (AES) and the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service (CES), and is home to more than 1400 employees. The Division was established in 1959 and is headed by the Vice-President for Agriculture. The Division headquarters is located in Little Rock with the rest of the University of Arkansas System Administration. As an employer, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance.
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FDSC | Fruit and Vegetable Phytochemicals
Will work with established investigators on research projects. Primary responsibility will be to work with instruments and develop methods/protocols.
Summary of Job Duties:
Responsibilities will include:
1.Perform technical, chemical, and biological analyses of samples and standards
2.Review scientific and applied literature to develop methods (extraction, HPLC FID, UPLC, GC, etc.) to detect bioactive compounds in Foods, food & beverage products, and biological samples.
3.Maintain & enhance exceptional wet and instrumental laboratory techniques.
4.Provide advice, support and training to students in analytical techniques.
5.Maintain accurate documentation: collect, record, interpret, and report analysis data.
6.Communicate effectively, accurately, and timely
Bachelors' degree in Food Science, Biochemistry, Agricultural Chemistry, Nutrition, or a related area plus three years of related professional experience, or a Master's degree in Food Science, Biochemistry, Agricultural Chemistry, Nutrition. or a related area.
Minimum of 5+ years of working experience
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Pre-employment Screening Requirements:
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture may conduct pre-employment background checks on certain positions for applicants being considered for employment. The background checks may include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal background check or arrest pending adjudication information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absences of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a consistent, non-discriminatory manner consistent with the state and federal law.
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture commits itself to policies of affirmative action and diversity with respect to both employment opportunities and program participation. The Division complies with these policies not merely because of legal requirements, but because we believe that such practices are basic to human dignity. As such, the Division welcomes all applicants to apply without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status. Candidates must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.