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Sr. Scientist

Columbus, OH 43219

Posted: 06/13/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 607722 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Job Description:
Day to day activities may include but are not limited to the following:
Function as a Subject Matter Expert (SME): to nutrition and clinical science expertise to translate complex science and research into compelling product claims and scientific messaging; communicate the science and product benefits to both internal and external audiences of varying knowledge levels; remain current in standards of nutrition care and scientific literature; represent Nutrition Science in cross-functional initiatives and programs; product claims development and substantiation.
Establish and maintain internal stakeholder relationships (e.g., platform scientists, product development, commercial (marketing and sales, sales training), public affairs, regulatory), and external stakeholders (e.g., key opinion leaders, customers, and consumers) innovate and support the nutrition product portfolio and deliver against business strategies.
Innovation and evidence generation: Actively engage in product ideation and innovation to build product pipeline; assess new ingredients and technologies; develop clinical research strategy that generates new evidence for new claims, messaging, and publications; engage in clinical research, secondary data analytics.
Communication skills (oral and written). Prepare and deliver nutrition science-based content and presentations to field sales force, sales training, affiliates, advisory boards, customers, consumers, and external key opinion leaders to support the global business strategy. Develop and review AN product and science educational materials (e.g., product monographs, training materials, medical justifications, FAQ documents, white papers, scientific backgrounders), as well as manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals.
Cross-functional partnership: Serve as SME and nutrition science lead on cross- functional teams, including new product development teams, process improvement, external programs, and collaborations.
Competitive surveillance: maintain up-to-date knowledge of competitors’ products, ingredients, features, and benefits; claims; educational events; understand implications of competitor activities and how this relates to products.
Skills/Experience Requirements:
Strong collaborative, project leadership, research, publication/scientific writing skills, excellent oral and written skills required.
Proven ability to work independently, self-starter, collaborator with global teams and colleagues.
Ability to work constructively, decisively, and collegially with external and internal customers, consumers and key opinion leaders.
Minimum of 1-2 years clinical, industry, and/or academic experience that blends science and business preferred.

Education Requirements: MS/PhD/RD with minimum 1-2 years of relevant experience; experience working in a clinical setting highly desired but not required.

Significant Work Activities & Conditions: Continuous sitting and working on a computer for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day) is possible.

Pay ranges between $28-34/hr based on experience 
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