Biological Science Specialist Positions are available with the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).
NIFA is the Federal component of a nationwide extramural research, educational, and outreach system which supports the global, science-based agricultural enterprise and accomplishes its missions in partnership with land-grant universities and other academic and scientific organizations. To learn more about NIFA, please visit http://www.nifa.usda.gov.
These positions are located within NIFA, Headquarters, Program Staff, Institute of Food Production and Sustainability, Division of Plant Systems-Production; and NIFA, Headquarters, Program Staff, Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition, Division of Food Safety, and Division of Nutrition.
If selected, the position applicants will work with the National Program Leader(s) to establish and coordinate, program objectives, policies, and schedules. This involves being familiar with related research, education, and extension activities (both government and private endeavors); evaluating the model on which a project is based; and assessing the value of the project’s objectives.