About AURI

AURI Seeks Senior Director of Science and Technology

The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) seeks a Senior Director of Science and Technology who will lead and direct AURI’s diverse research and development strategies, including oversight of staff and laboratories. This position collaboratively leads the organization to impactful research outcomes through commercialized products and processes.

The ideal candidate will hold a Master’s degree in food science, engineering, biology, chemistry or a related value-added agriculture field (Ph.D. preferred) and have 10 years of recent research and development and commercialization experience (15 years preferred), including progressive leadership with supervisory roles. More qualifications and position details are available here.

AURI offers a competitive salary.  The position includes holiday, vacation and health leave along with enrollment in the State of Minnesota Retirement plan and the option to contribute to a deferred compensation plan.  This position is eligible for health insurance benefits.

Apply by email, sending a cover letter and resume to hr@auri.org.  The position closes on April 11.

AURI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.