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Chief Scientist

Job title: Chief Scientist

Summary of Responsibilities: The Chief Scientist is responsible for administrating, facilitating and implementing research activities of Rodale Institute’s Strategic Solutions team, which includes members of the Research and Farm Operations Departments, in accordance with the Rodale Institute’s overall mission, in collaboration with staff and project collaborators. The Chief Scientist will be responsible for leading and expanding the Research team’s impact on a global stage. (more…)

Rodale Institute Animal Operations Tags Last Group of Pigs for 2017

Piglets weaned from their mother are given ear tags for identification and tracking while they grow. Rick Carr, Rodale Institute’s Compost Production Specialist and Animal Husbandry Intern June Chiango tagged 17 piglets this week. These piglets will be part of a research study funded by the UNFI Foundation that monitors growth and development over time. (more…)

Content Creation & Media Relations Specialist

Job Title: Content Creation & Media Relations Specialist
Reports to: Director of Communications
Hiring: January 2018

Summary: Rodale Institute is seeking a dynamic communications professional to be an integral team member in our outreach efforts. This team member would lead content creation, copywriting, and media relations for Rodale Institute, the global leader in regenerative organic agriculture. Are you always thinking of story ideas? Do you LOVE to write? Do you enjoy translating content for different mediums (such as print, digital, and multimedia?) Are you passionate about storytelling and engaging audiences with food and farming? Then this job could be perfect for you! This position will be responsible for writing and editing content for the website, print materials such as brochures, fundraising campaigns and more. Additionally, this position will handle our extensive media inquiries and relationships, pitch stories and hold media events, and handle on-site shoots and interviews. (more…)

Organic Farmers Association Submitted Comments to NIFA

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) solicited public input on the emerging needs and opportunities in food and agricultural research, education, and extension through the initiative, “NIFA Listens: Investing in Science to Transform Lives.” The Organic Farmers Association (OFA) submitted their comments on behalf of the nationwide organic farmers that the organization supports. (more…)