Postdoc / Food Science & Human Nutrition Ames, IA
Iowa State University




Job Location: Ames, Iowa
Department: Food Science & Human Nutrition / 090088
Shift: Full time, Appointment ending one year from start date


Proposed Start Date
April 15, 2009

Job Description
The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Iowa State University is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate with training in food science or food, agricultural or chemical engineering. The broad research activity would involve coproducts utilization for biomaterials, biopolymer-based delivery systems, biofuel, and health-benefiting protein products etc. Experience in food biotechnology (Fermentation, Enzyme development and purification) would be advantageous. Experience with lab analytical equipment needed.

Required Qualifications
PhD in food science or food, agricultural or chemical engineering

Preferred Qualifications
Experience in working with fermentation and enzyme applications is desired. Other useful experiences include: protein extraction and characterization; protein-based delivery system, biofilm etc. It is also desirable to have experience working with pilot-scale food-processing equipment.

$34,000 - $36,000

Special Conditions
The appointment is for a minimum of 1 year with continued appointment dependent upon funding availability.

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