Research will be conducted in both the Poultry Science and Biomass Labs
at the University of Arkansas.
Food science is the application of science and technology to produce
safe, nutritious and appealing food products from agricultural
commodities. The mission of the Department of Food Science is to be the
primary source of food science higher education, research and public
service for the state of Arkansas. The department has research programs
that are recognized for excellence at the regional, national and
international levels, while also contributing to advancing the quality of
life and professional development of Arkansans.
A candidate is sought to provide technical assistance for research
projects in the general area of Food Science with responsibilities
focused primarily on Food Safety. The candidate is expected to help in
experimental design and participate with an interdisciplinary team
already in place. In addition, the candidate will provide written and
oral updates on lab activities on a regular basis and may prepare
research results for publication and/or presentation. Responsibilities
also include regulatory, personnel, technical and financial activities of
B.S. degree in Food Science or closely related fields (e.g Biology or
Microbiology) and five years laboratory experience. Strong organizational
skills and a general working knowledge of microbiology are essential.
Must have demonstrated ability to conduct research following established
protocols, conduct analytical tests, statistically analyze and interpret
results of trials, and assist in preparation of manuscripts for
scientific journals. The applicant must be willing to travel, work in the
field and laboratory, as well as learn new skills as required by the
research. Good communication skills, both oral and written, are
Supervisory and instructional experience; experience working with
Campylobacter and Salmonella; knowledge of mass spectrometry and stable
isotopes, and it’s applications for the study of Food Science.
Where To Apply?
Qualified applicants are asked to send an application letter, vita,
transcripts, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three
professional references to:
Dr. Steven Ricke
Donald "Buddy" Wray Chair in Food Safety and Director,
Center for Food Safety in the Institute of Food Science and Engineering
Department of Food Science
2650 N. Young Ave., Office: N-215
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72704
How to Apply:
University of Arkansas / Fayetteville
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