Posting Number PG190445PD
Position Number 00108568
Position Type Post Doc
Department ID 110309 - NC Food Innovation Lab
Department 110309 - NC Food Innovation Lab
Job City & State Kannapolis, NC
Essential Job Duties
The NC Food Innovation Lab Executive Director Dr. Bill Aimutis is seeking a
highly motivated individual to join the lab as a Postdoctoral Research
Scholar. The successful candidate is expected to conduct research in the group
related to food proteins to improve manufacturing processes and physical
functionality. The position will be responsible for general laboratory
management including but not limited to instrument maintenance, ordering and
management of supplies and work flows through the lab. The incumbent will
coordinate and/or conduct multiple, concurrent assignments or a multi-faceted
project. The Postdoc will assist in preparation technical reports, grant
proposal, manuscripts and presentations including development of independent
research objectives. The Postdoc will also assist in the training and
mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students.
This position is located in Kannapolis, NC.
Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm
Department Required Skills
PhD in Food Science, Nutrition Science, Plant Sciences,
Chemistry/Biochemistry, or a related field.
Experience in extraction and analysis of proteins from foods.
Procurement and management of laboratory supplies as well as shared
responsibility for EH&S and safety regulation compliance.
Assisting in the mentorship of graduate students and staff with PI.
Strong written and oral English communication skills with ability to
develop manuscripts, assist in preparation of grant proposals and
Analytical chemistry skills as appropriate for characterization of plant
or animal derived proteins, foods and biological matrices .
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
Knowledge in plant science, biochemistry, food science and technology,
human nutrition is preferred.
Experience with characterization of plant-based proteins.
Experience in membrane filtration.
Working experience in twin screw extrusion.
Required License or Certification
Valid NC Driver's License or the ability to obtain one within 60 days of
Valid NC Driver's License required? Yes
Commercial Driver's License Required? No
Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience
If you anticipate multiple hires from this search, please indicate how many
Job Open Date 06/07/2021
Quick Link https: // jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/145114
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Do you have, or will you have by the date of hire, a PhD in Food Science, Nutrition Science, Plant Sciences, Chemistry/Biochemistry, or a related field?
Do you have a valid NC Driver's license or the ability to obtain one within 60 days of your start date?
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