Food Processing Engineer/Scientist - Center for Crops Utilization Research
Professional & Scientific
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree and 6 years of related experience; OR a Master's degree and 4 years of related experience; OR a Ph.D. or other professional degree and 1 year of related experience.
PhD in Food Science, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering or closely related discipline Demonstrated experience in publishing research results in peer-reviewed journals Experience with food processing related technologies Demonstrated experience in developing and operating pilot scale food processing equipment Demonstrated experience in working with industry clients in food, feed and biomaterials Demonstrated experience in facilitating educational workshops and training
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences seeks qualified applicants for the position of Food Processing Engineer/Scientist of the Center for Crops Utilization Research (CCUR). This position will report to the Director of CCUR.
The Food Processing Engineer/Scientist will develop and implement technologies in food, feed and biomaterial processing for projects utilizing the CCUR facilities. This will include designing experimental protocols, implementing and monitoring experiments, and analyzing data. The Food Processing Engineer/Scientist will implement industrial Fee-For-Service projects that will include leading project discussions with clients, negotiating non-disclosure and service agreements, executing the project and writing project reports. The Food Processing Engineer/Scientist will develop grant proposals to industry, state and federal funding agencies to perform research in the areas of food, feed and biomaterials. This will include review of literature, and development of methodology and experimental design. The Food Processing Engineer/Scientist will be expected to publish, in collaboration with the CCUR Director, research results in peer-reviewed journals and present results at professional meetings. The Food Processing Engineer/Scientist will provide technical content for CCUR- sponsored educational workshops related to food, feed and biomaterial science.
This is a three year term position, performance to be evaluated annually. All accrued vacation must be used during term of appointment or will be forfeited.
Regular with Term Appointment (Fixed Term)
Proposed End Date or Length of Term:
March 29, 2023
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period
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Original Posting Date:
February 4, 2020
Posting Close Time:
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