[Job] Research Associate - Michigan State University

April 1, 2025

Job no: 937847
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Agriculture And Nat Resources
Department: Food Science And Hum Nutrition Anr 10002348
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union, Remote-Friendly


Position Summary

The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition seeks a Research Associate (Postdoctoral Researcher) to work in Dr. Courtney Carignan’s research program.  The primary responsibilities for this position are to develop and test dietary exposure models for a wide range of contaminants, lead manuscript preparation, and give scientific presentations.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

  • A doctoral degree in Environmental Health, Environmental Science, Nutritional Science, Food Science or a related discipline, with a demonstration of computational exposure modeling and scientific writing skills. 
  • Demonstrated skills in data management, data analysis and scientific writing.
  • A strong work ethic and ability to work independently.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with computational exposure modeling.
  • Experience with toxicological risk assessment.
  • Experience presenting scientific findings.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively.
  • Good organizational skills.

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