Project Associate-Food Science and Technology – Blacksburg, VA
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Design and implementation of laboratory experiments to elucidate photochemical reactions in food and beverage systems and the effect of packaging materials; analysis and interpretation of experimental results; communication of project results and interpretation (oral, written skills) and preparation of reports for funding group(s), abstracts, manuscripts, and technical posters; supervising graduate and/or undergraduate researchers working on the project; assisting/contributing to proposal writing for seeking related funding opportunities; other responsibilities in support of research activities within laboratory group; contribute to management of sensory evaluation experiments; contribute to processing and packaging of beverages and foods for experiments.
MS with significant experience in preferred skill areas: analytical experience with HPLC, demonstrated experience in experimental design and statistical analyses, manuscript and proposal writing skills, supervisory and communication skills.
PhD in food science, biochemistry, analytical chemistry or related
Must have a criminal background check
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