The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI), a unique and innovative Minnesota nonprofit corporation fosters long-term economic benefit for Minnesota through value-added agricultural products, focusing on coproducts, biobased products, renewable energy, and food. AURI seeks a full-time Meat Scientist for its Marshall lab who shares the values and principles that characterize who we are and how we work. Our team values:

• Enthusiasm
AURI employees operate in an entrepreneurial environment and are inspired to explore multiple opportunities for continuous improvement and impactful outcomes.

• Resourcefulness
AURI employees solve practical problems through innovative solutions, adding value to agricultural commodities, coproducts and businesses.

• Teamwork
AURI employees value shared contributions from colleagues, clients and partners, and recognize individual offerings result in collective accomplishments.

AURI’s Scientist of Meat and Food has responsibility for leading and managing the development of value-added meat and food products and processes that support the needs of AURI clients and stakeholder. Additional responsibilities includes managing and maximizing AURI’s Meat lab.

The ideal candidate will hold a Master of Science in food engineering and 10 years of experience in a meat science product development role. The minimum qualifications include a Bachelor of Science in meat technology, meat and/or food science and eight years of related experience.

AURI offers a competitive salary and benefits package. More details on the position and the application process can be found here. The position is open until filled. The first round of applicants will be reviewed on resumes received by January 15, 2017.