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Data Analyst/Scientist - Food/Nutrition

Company name
Exponent, Inc.

Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type

It, Sciences, Scientist

Posted on
Apr 10, 2021

Valid Through
Jul 24, 2021



is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm that brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve the most pressing and complicated challenges facing stakeholders today. Our vision is to engage the brightest scientists and engineers to empower clients with solutions for a safe, healthy, sustainable and technologically complex world. We leverage over 50 years of experience in analyzing accidents and failures to advise clients as they innovate their technologically complex products and processes, ensure the safety and health of their users, and address the challenges of sustainability.

We offer opportunities for you to expand your engineering or scientific knowledge amidst experts from top programs at over 500 universities. At Exponent, you will apply your experience, technical skills, and prior academic research to a fulfilling career in consulting. You will have the opportunity to develop continuously through formal and informal development programs, coaching and mentoring, and involvement in a wide array of projects. We are excited about your interest in joining our growing team!

Key statistics:

1100 Team members

900 Consultants

550 Ph.D.s

30 Offices globally

We are currently seeking a Data Analyst/Scientist

in Food/Nutrition for a Scientist level position in our Chemical Regulation and Food Safety

Practice in Washington, DC.

In this role you will work as part of a team t

o provide scientific and statistical support to senior consultants on diverse projects related to Food Science, Nutrtion, Public Health and related areas. You will be mentored by other consultants in the Center and will have opportunities to collaborate with consultants in other science and engineering practices at Exponent.

You will be responsible for:

Building, reviewing, managing, processing and communicating results form various types of datasets

Conducting quantitative data analysis

Working with national survey data sets, specifically the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)

Conducting literature reviews

Providing editorial and technical peer reviews

Supporting interdisciplinary teams on a wide-range of nutritoin and food safety related topics

You will have the following skills and qualifications:

M.S. or Ph.D. with a concentration in Biostatistics/Statistics, Data Sciences, Food Science, Nutrition, Public Health, or related sciences

1-2 years of relevant experience preferred

Knowledge of statistical and research methodology

Experience in statistical and regression tools in analyzing data

Experience in development and management of scientific data

Strong computer skills, specifically with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and statistical software programs (e.g., SPSS, STATA, SAS)

Interest in working with, modifying, and/or developing computer programming codes

Intellectual ability and comfort to work with and communicate effectively with non-scientists

Ability to work independently and manage multiple assignments under rigid time constraints

Ability to collaborate with diverse colleagues and participate effectively in team projects is essential

To learn more about life at Exponent and our impact, please visit the following links:

We value and encourage diversity, equity and inclusion across all facets of our firm. Having a team built of people with different backgrounds, skills and perspectives allows us to provide better value to our clients and enjoy an enriched work environment.

Our firm is committed to offering a variety of programs and resources to support health and well-being. We believe that providing competitive benefits as well as compensation and recognition programs empowers our staff to do work that makes a difference.

Exponent is a proud equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may call us at 1 (650) 688-6968 or email



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Exponent, Inc.
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