The Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences (NDFS) has an opening for the professional position of Research Food Scientist (Researcher III) in the Gary Haight Richardson Dairy Production Laboratory (DPL). The Gary Haight Richardson DPL is located in the C. Anthon Ernstrom Nutrition and Food Science building on the Logan campus of Utah State University. The DPL Research Food Scientist will oversee research and compliance within the DPL, teach labs and short courses, and provide trainings for students.
The Gary H. Richardson DPL provides learning and discovery opportunities that enhance undergraduate and graduate education in the NDFS degree programs. In addition, the DPL facilitates engagement with the dairy food industry, and reflects the department’s commitment to supporting a safe and wholesome food supply through science and innovation. The DPL is approved as a Grade A milk processing operation, and ice cream and other dairy food production occurs throughout the year.
The DPL Research Food Scientist reports to the Department Head of the NDFS Department and will serve on the USU Aggie Creamery advisory council. The USU Aggie Creamery advisory council members report to the Department Head and include the DPL Research Food Scientist, the Creamery Retail Sales Manager, the Creamery Production Manager, the NDFS Business Manager, and the Creamery Faculty Director or faculty representatives as appointed by the Department Head.
General responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
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