Director of Scientific Affairs

Category: 
Food & Beverage
Job Location: 
Rosemont, IL

Our client is a global leader in dairy nutrition education through research and innovation located in the suburbs of Chicagoland.  An organization which was created to increase sales and demand for dairy products, they have been recognized as a go to resource for businesses and organizations throughout the US.

The ideal candidate will be a subject matter expert in nutrition and will integrate product and environmental research with knowledge on sustainable food systems.  They will be a primary resource to educate scientists, health professionals and the dairy community about dairy in sustainable food systems in context of public health, food security and sustainable nutrition.

 

Responsibilities

Provide strategic insight & guidance to support the priorities relating to the role of dairy foods in health and sustainability

Translate science and develop science based content on dairy in sustainable food systems

Educate expert thought leaders about science on dairy’s role in sustainable food systems

Interacts across the organization including with Chief Science Officer, research staff, Integrated Communications, Sustainable Nutrition Affairs, dairy partners and US & global food & nutrition thought leaders.

 

Qualifications

PhD Nutrition, Food Science or similar

Experience in related discipline such as food & nutrition, agriculture, public health/policy (international experience a plus)

Project management experience

Research background and experience in science translation and though leader education

Strategic and analytical thinker who can translate complex science into credible information

Strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills

Willingness to travel up to 25%

 

Perks

Supportive working environment

Access to a global network

Vacation, 401K and health & dental insurance

Free chocolate and regular milk on tap, of course!

 

Qualified and interested candidates are encourage to submit their resume/CV for consideration to victoria@pointonerecruiting.com

 

 

 

 

Recruiter Name: 
Vicky Borkowski
Recruiter Phone: 
(262) 886-8000 ext. 207

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