The Scientist-Rheology position provides an excellent opportunity to
build and apply scientific and rheological expertise to a wide range of
leading food products and related food systems in a fast-paced
rewarding environment. This Rheologist
position requires a PhD with 0-3 years of experience after the degree.
This will be a one-year position, with the potential to hire full time
after that period. The person should have a strong hands-on experience
in experimental rheology and rheometers.
Key responsibilities include the following:
Leverage a strong Rheology and
scientific understanding to support various R&D projects for a
broad range of food systems.
Apply current and develop new and
innovative rheological approaches and understanding to solve practical
Develop and apply a broad physical
Develop and apply ingredient,
formulation and process understanding governing rheology & texture
of food systems.
Collaborate across R&D as a cross-functional
team member and develop technical leadership.
Communicate effectively technical
findings to project team and management - maintain lab notebook, write
technical reports and present project summaries.
Build, maintain and leverage strong
internal and external network of technical experts.
Qualified candidates should possess the following:
Required 1 year. to
2 years. experience using tools including;
ARES, ARES-G2, MCR301, Texture Analyzers, AR-2000.
Highly motivated PhD in Engineering
or Sciences with a strong proven expertise in Rheology.
1-2 years of postdoctoral or
industrial experience will be a plus.
Demonstrated in-depth understanding in the
following areas: Polymer Science & Rheology, Physical Chemistry
& Process Engineering.
Strong experimental skills, with the
demonstrated ability to apply scientific findings to solve practical
Passion to apply multi-disciplined
background to Food Industry.
Excellent interpersonal & project
Excellent written and verbal
Ability to build strong
Synectics is an Equal Opportunity
Hanover, NJ, United States of America