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Office of Food Safety Graduate Student Food Safety Fellowship

October 12, 2021

Position Title                                                                                                                                                506017_1633976628387_primarycenteredredwtaghi
Graduate Student Food Safety Fellowship                                                                                                                                                                                       


Position Summary  

Under the guidance of a university mentor, the participant will create a project that is directly or indirectly supportive of FSIS research priorities. The participant will choose one of the topics listed on the FSIS Food Safety Research Studies page or on another project related to food safety. Acceptable projects include either laboratory studies or projects that do not have a laboratory component, for example, a data analytics proposal or a proposal to measure the effectiveness of consumer education.

 A research opportunity is currently available with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Office of Food Safety (OFS). The appointment will be served at the selected participant's location.
 
Working closely with stakeholders and food safety partners across government, OFS provides leadership and vision for the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), to ensure that the nation’s supply of meat, poultry and egg products is safe, wholesome and properly labeled.
 
FSIS has identified several food safety research priorities that support its mission. These are listed at the link: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/science-data/research-priorities
 
Under the guidance of a university mentor, the participant will create a project that is directly or indirectly supportive of FSIS research priorities. The participant will choose one of the topics listed on the FSIS Food Safety Research Studies page or on another project related to food safety. Acceptable projects include either laboratory studies or projects that do not have a laboratory component, for example, a data analytics proposal or a proposal to measure the effectiveness of consumer education.
 
This opportunity is available to U.S. citizens, Lawful Permanent Residents (LPR), and foreign nationals (dependent upon immigration status).
 
 
 
For more information, and to apply, visit here

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