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Research Registered Dietitian

Medical Professionals, Other, Research / Scientific

Roanoke

Research Registered Dietitian

  • 522699
  • Roanoke, Virginia, United States
  • Fralin Biomedical Res. Institute
  • Medical Professionals
  • Other
  • Research / Scientific
  • Research Faculty
  • Virginia Tech University

Job Description

A research registered dietitian (RD/RDN) with training and experience in diet development and metabolic kitchen management is sought to support human research studies as part of the Metabolic Core at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute. This position will serve as coordinator for Metabolic Core services, including the metabolic kitchen and whole room calorimeters/metabolic chambers. Responsibilities include organizing and managing the metabolic kitchen, developing diets for controlled feeding studies, and performing dietary assessments for research studies. Working with Principal Investigators (PI) on research protocol. This position will also work closely with the metabolic chamber operators and engineer to perform general calibration and maintenance tasks, train students and other trainees to conduct metabolic chamber measurements, and coordinate scheduling and use of the metabolic chambers.

Required Materials- Cover letter including statements of interest, CV/Resume, list of references (2)

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree
Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN) credential
Demonstrated experience working in a nutrition research environment
Experience or desire to train undergraduate and graduate students

 

Appointment Type

Restricted

Salary Information

Commensurate with experience

Review Date

12/02/2022

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Brittany Shelton at sheltb@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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