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Senior Nutrition Scientist


The Senior Scientist is a member of the Global Nutrition Science team, providing nutrition science expertise to help bring global innovations in pediatric nutrition to market, and advising on nutrition science. 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support to facilitate development and implementation of nutrition innovation projects for infants and children.
  • Provide scientific input on claims development, substantiation, and review. 
  • Monitor and evaluate nutrition science landscape, ingredient, and technology opportunities.
  • Determine science-based nutrition profiles for new and improved products.
  • Identify, lead and/or contribute to nutrition research that addresses business needs.
  • Effectively collaborate cross-functionally.
  • Effectively communicate across technical and non-technical audiences internally & externally.
  • Network with technical community to support innovative technologies and scientific advances. 

Position Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in nutrition or related discipline with excellent general knowledge of nutrition.  Additional relevant experience may be considered in combination with M.S. degree.
  • Experience in pediatric nutrition preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to develop effective working relationships and networks with culturally and technically diverse groups.
  • Ability to function as a nutrition science representative in cross-functional teams, prioritize responsibilities, and deliver a full range of results under tight time constraints.
  • Capable of identifying and driving the application of nutrition science to generate positive business results.
  • Excellent writing, reporting, and presenting skills.
  • Strong competency with Microsoft Office software (e.g., Word, Excel, Power Point).


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law. 

Nearest Major Market: Evansville

Job Segment: Nutrition, Pediatric, Healthcare

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