Food Scientist Davis, CA


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Nunhems USA, Inc. has an opportunity for a Food Scientist at our facility in Davis, California. The primary duty of the Food Scientist is to support breeding and product development activities through food quality analysis. The position identifies and implements novel food quality traits, and coordinates global food quality activities in support of Nunhems breeding.

Required Experience

The position requires a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Food Science, or related field, plus three (3) years experience as a researcher or in a related position engaged in food quality analysis research. Experience must include three (3) years demonstrated experience in all of the following: 1) mass spectrometry for application in flavor profiling, including MALDI-TOF; 2) quantitative analysis, liquid chromatography, conversion of chromatography and mass spectrometry assays to a low-cost high-throughput assay; 3) chemistry techniques and living biological systems and techniques, including at least 3 of the following: electroporation, isogenic strains, molecular/microbial genetics, and/or gene product assay; and 4) chemistry of polysaccharides and dietary fiber. Experience must also include two (2) years demonstrated experience in each of the following: 1) microbiology techniques to evaluate food quality shelf-life; and 2) industry/commercial application of research analysis resulting in commercial products. All experience may have been gained concurrently and may have been gained prior to, concurrent with, or following completion of a Ph.D. degree program. Employer will accept any suitable combination of education or experience as described above.


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Davis, CA, US.

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