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Below are many job openings and internship opportunities in Food Science, Meat Science, and many other areas. Jobs are in industry and academia. Contact information and job descriptions are included for more details on each job.

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Food Science 

Meat Science Extension Associate-Penn State

Penn State Extension and the Department of Animal Science is seeking a highly motivated and organized Meat Science Extension Associate to provide support with meat science extension activities. Specifically, this position will support the organization, instruction and expansion of the Penn State Butcher School, a certified meat processing apprenticeship in Pennsylvania. The successful candidate will be responsible for collecting, maintaining and analyzing data for this effort by Extension and the Department to support workforce development in the field of meat processing. In addition, the following tasks may be needed: Organize data for use in reports, documents and presentations; Coordinate various meat science related activities surrounding the butcher school and meat science extension; Coordinate ordering, maintaining appropriate inventory, storage and maintenance of supplies and equipment for butcher school apprentices; assist with budget and financial models of the programming and supervise wage payroll staff.

Full description and application

Date posted: 11/17/2021

 

Hormel Foods

 

Assistant/Associate Professor-Nutrition & Food Science-Central Washington University

The Full Time Tenure Track position in the Department of Health Sciences is expected to teach existing introductory and advanced nutrition and food science courses and other courses in their area of expertise, using a variety of modalities. Faculty member is expected to develop professional relationships with food processing/manufacturing companies develop to foster career and internship opportunities for students and will revise courses in food science to lead to an eventual specialization in food science. Faculty will integrate CWU’s commitment to diversity and create a learning environment that is welcoming, accessible and inclusive for all students.

Full description and application - search for job ID 4493

Date posted: 11/17/2021

 

Faculty Position in Nutrition Sciences - Oklahoma State University

The Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service and the Department of Nutritional Sciences is seeking a qualified candidate
for a tenure-leading faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will have an appointment
in the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service with Family and Consumer Sciences that is integrated with their
instruction and research responsibilities in the department. This 11-month position has an anticipated start date of July 31,
2022 (contingent upon available funding). In addition to a competitive benefits package, the salary is commensurate with
candidate qualifications and experience.

Full description and application

Date posted: 10/18/2021

 

Consumer & Sensory Scientist-Glanbia

Glanbia Performance Nutrition (GPN) is a global leader in the development, manufacturing & marketing of sports and nutrition solutions. The company is headquartered in Downers Grove, IL and markets products under its own brands and for many of the leading brands of sports and wellness products through the world. This exciting business continues to grow rapidly and is currently seeking a Consumer and Sensory Scientist to join the sensory group in R&D. This position will be accountable for consulting with R&D to design studies to meet their sensory testing requirements, creating test questionnaires, conducting statistical data analysis and writing reports with recommendations, as needed. Additionally, it will be responsible for working with outside agencies when applicable, developing and delivering sensory trainings, as well as leading the GPN Stability Program. GPN is a wholly owned subsidiary of Glanbia, a multi-national nutritionals, dairy and food products business headquartered in Ireland.

Full description and application

Date posted: 9/20/2021

 

Principal Scientist-MGP Ingredients Inc

Full description and application

Date posted: 6/20/2021

 

Manager, Research & Innovation-Midwest Dairy Association

Midwest Dairy is seeking a manager of research and innovation with at least five years of progressive experience in the food/life sciences, research, product innovation or a related area with a preference for dairy industry experience. The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Biology, Microbiology, Dairy, or related field. A Master’s Degree is preferred in any of the above fields of study.

Full description and application

Date posted: 9/20/2021

 

Department Head & Professor, Animal Science-University of Connecticut

The Department of Animal Science at the University of Connecticut in Storrs (UConn) invites applications for the position of Department Head with an appointment as Associate or Full Professor. We are seeking an inspirational, dynamic, and visionary individual to provide sound leadership for a highly ranked and productive department in alignment with the new strategic plans for the College and the University. This is a full-time, 9-month position with a 10th month of service in this administrative capacity. The Department Head reports directly to the Dean. Active participation in the undergraduate curriculum and research or extension programs is expected.

Full description and application

Date posted: 9/20/2021

 

Research Associate, Food Safety-GAIN

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is seeking a Research Associate, Food Safety to work alongside our Senior Technical Specialist and EatSafe team in the implementation and quality assurance of multiple research activities within the EatSafe project.

Full description and application

Date posted: 9/20/2021

 

Director Food Processing Innovation & Commercialization-Univ of Georgia

The Department of Food Science and Technology seeks applicants with expertise in product development and food processing for the position of FoodPIC director. The FoodPIC director will be responsible for the overall leadership and management of the FoodPIC and report to the Department Head of Food Science and Technology within the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. The director will have responsibility and authority for all center activities, budget, facilities, and personnel.

Full description and application

Date posted: 9/20/2021

 

Pepsico

Several positions available:

Quality Manager
Production Supervisor
Quality Supervisor

Search Pepsico positions

Date posted: 8/4/2021

 

Food Safety & Quality Lead Technician (Nights)-Clif Bar

Full description and application

Date posted: 6/23/2021

 

Poultry & Research Extension Specialist-Univ. of Tennessee

The University of Tennessee, Department of Animal Science invites applications for a full-time, 12- month, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor.

This position will have a 70% UT Extension appointment focusing on Poultry Management and 30% research appointment with UTIA AgResearch.

Full description and application

Date posted: 6/23/2021

 

Microbiology Technician-Merieux NutriSciences

 

Product Development Food Technologist-Organic Valley

The R&D Food Technologist will be responsible for assisting in product formulation, sensory analysis, ingredient document support, coordinating information, and other day-to-day duties within the Product Development department. The Food Technologist will also work with the Production, Finance, Supply Chain, Quality Assurance, and Marketing departments to support product quality.

Full description and application

Date posted: 5/4/2021

 

Assistant Professor-Food Packaging-Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) is seeking applicants for a tenure track faculty position in Food Packaging located in the Department of Food Science and Technology (FST) as part of its Phase II SmartFarm Innovation NetworkTM faculty cluster hire. Phase II includes a total of seven (7) faculty positions to be filled within several academic units and Agricultural Research and Extension Centers. Collaborations of cluster hires and existing faculty will enhance interdisciplinary flagship programs at the nexus of digital, biological, social, and physical sciences and engineering with application to agriculture, food, and natural resources.

Full description and application

Date posted: 4/26/2021

 

Assistant Professor-Mississippi State University

This is a 12-month, tenure track position consisting of a 100% Research appointment. The primary function of this position will be, as one of the core team members of the ESPL, to develop an aggressive engineering-based research program that is supported by externally competitive and other grants to enhance aquatic food processing yield, food product diversity, food safety and quality and to provide solutions to engineering problems encountered in the aquatic food industries.

Full description and application

Date posted: 4/5/2021

 

KS Department of Agriculture - State of Kansas

Meat and Poultry Inspectors

Food Drug and Lodging Surveyor

State of Kansas Careers Portal

Date posted: 3/29/2021

 

Seaboard Foods

Here’s a link to Seaboard’s careers page: https://seaboardfoods.com/Careers/Pages/Campus-Corner.aspx

Date posted: 3/29/2021

 

Quality Supervisor-Bev-Hub

Quality Supervisor
Bev-Hub– Manhattan, KS

Job Description:
Company Name: Bev-Hub
Position Type: Full Time, Salaried
FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Position Summary:
We are seeking a knowledgeable and experienced individual to lead functional groups in the Quality Department. Provide expertise and guidance in many aspects of the Food and Safety Management System. A hands-on position with emphasis on process supervision, laboratory management, Food Safety Management System supervision, real-time problem solving and trouble shooting.

Essential Job Functions:
• Daily Quality oversight and review of production processes including in-process approvals/corrections/corrective actions
• Supervision of Quality Lab functions, data gathering, and reporting
• Execution of Food Safety Management System functions and responsibilities related to meeting customer and operational minimum standards.
• Monitoring inventory at receipt, use and aging.
• Assisting Quality staff with daily analytical data gathering, interpretation, reporting and verification.
• Assist in verification practices daily for various Food Safety Management System data points.
• Assist in Food Safety Team Assessments, internal audits, approvals, reviews, or other activities as needed.
• Fill-in activities for Food Safety Management System expectations, up to Audit Liaison duties for Regulatory, Customer, and Certification Scheme entities.
• Creation, revision, update, and implementation of Food Safety Management System documentation. Including: policies, procedures, forms, checklists.
• BatchMaster enterprise resource planning system duties as required/assigned.
Minimum Position Qualifications/Education:
• Bachelor’s Degree in food science, chemistry, or related life science
• Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Point (HACCP) Certification
• Required Travel: Under 20%

Preferred Experience:
• SQF Practitioner Certification (or Equivalent)
• Preventative Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) Certification
• Proficient in Microsoft Suite applications/programs
• Communication Skills – oral and written
• Proficient in laboratory setting; demonstrated ability to follow testing protocols, record data accurately, and reporting
• Proficiency in small group work dynamics

Date posted: 3/29/2021

 

MRI Global

Multiple positions

Date posted: 1/20/2021

 

Quality Control - Russell Stover

As a company with a reputation built on being “Only the Finest” quality assurance is a priority in our manufacturing operations. The Quality Assurance Manager will promote and champion the company wide quality vision within the Abilene Manufacturing Plant. The Quality Assurance Manager will manage and direct the activities of a team of Quality Technicians and entry-level Quality professionals to ensure quality and compliance processes and standards are being properly executed.  This position requires detail orientation, the ability to balance multiple priorities and a sense of urgency for problem solving and continuous improvement.  A successful person in this role will have a strong people orientation, an impactful leadership presence and interpersonal skills to achieve results through influence. All of these attributes must be used to develop a proactive approach to product quality while maintaining a fast paced, continuous flow, large scale production operation. 

Full job description and application

Date posted: 1/20/2021

 

Management Trainee-Seaboard Farms

Enter the workforce with a leading company in the pork industry. Work full-time and grow your skills as a management trainee to prepare for advanced roles at our company in Guymon, Okla. You can expect training that will prepare you for a supervisory or technical role of responsibility that allows you to make an impact in our company. You will spend 8-16 months learning our business and developing your skills to advance your career in the company while receiving technical, business management and leadership training. While gaining exposure to our integrated business, you will also receive career guidance and mentorship from our leadership team

Positions available: farm operations, pork processing, food safety and quality assurance, safety, feed milling, industrial maintenance, supply chain, sales and shipping and logistics.

Email Sydney.kleinert@seaboardfoods.com with any questions.

Full description and application

Date posted: 11/3/2020

 

Grandma Hoerner's Foods

Grandma Hoerner's Foods, a small jelly factory just north and west of Alma KS, has a job opportunity for students in Food Science. Currently Grandma Hoerner's is hiring for a wide array of positions. These positions range from part time to full time and from an environmental service technician or an entry level line worker to a technical service manager, managing food safety and quality for the entire plant.

Grandma Hoerner's is located at 31862 Thompson Road, Alma KS 66401 a short 20 to 25 minute drive from Manhattan KS. If you are interested please apply on indeed.com or send their resume to monica.spreer@grandmahoerners.com.

Date posted: 9/22/2020

 

Laboratory Operations Manager - Food Safety Net Services

Responsible for the management of daily laboratory operations consisting primarily of the execution of microbiological and chemical methods, including techniques, processes, quality control, and interpretation in a commercial laboratory operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Maintain quality and efficiency, ensuring all laboratory day-to-day execution is consistent and in adherence with FSNS' standard of operations for all testing performed by maintaining a balance between laboratory supervision and administrative duties. Effectively execute enhancements to profitability, productivity, and efficiency throughout the laboratory.

Full description and application

Date posted: 4/20/2020

    


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Internship

 

Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods

All internship opportunities

Date posted: 11/17/2021

 

Hormel Internships

Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $9 billion in annual revenue across more than 80 countries worldwide. Its brands include Planters®, SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin’s®, Wholly®, Hormel® Black Label®, Columbus® and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, was named on the “Global 2000 World’s Best Employers” list by Forbes magazine for three years, is one of Fortune magazine’s most admired companies, has appeared on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s “The 100 Best Corporate Citizens” list for 12 years, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts. The company lives by its purpose statement — Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ — to bring some of the world’s most trusted and iconic brands to tables across the globe. For more information, visit www.hormelfoods.com and http://csr.hormelfoods.com/.

Production Management

Quality Control

Date posted: 11/17/2021 

 

Future Leaders in Public Service

Our nation’s current and future challenges make it imperative that the federal government recruit the next generation of public servants, especially with less than 7% of the full-time federal workforce under the age of 30.

The Partnership for Public Service, supported by Schmidt Futures, has created a new opportunity that will place students into the federal government over a summer to gain valuable work experience and make a difference for our country.

Participants in the program will receive:

  • A 10–12-week summer internship with two federal agencies and a variety of opportunities for students majoring in STEM, liberal arts, business and more.
  • $4,000 stipend to help cover expenses.
  • Professional development sessions and networking events throughout the summer.

Applications to participate in the program are open now.

If you know an undergraduate or graduate student, please share this email with them so they can learn more about the Future Leaders in Public Service Internship Program and how they can apply for this incredible opportunity.

Date posted: 11/17/2021

 

2022 Nestle TAG Internship-21007549

At Nestlé, we offer a paid summer internship in our Technical Applications Group. Our product development team leads all aspects of the entire development process, from design to manufacturing. Students are given real-life responsibilities through involvement in various activities, initiatives and the chance to lead their own projects. The projects will vary in complexity and provide good exposure to a wide range of activities performed by our product developers.

Full description and application

Date posted: 11/17/2021

 

Multiple position opportunities- E & J Gallo Winery

Premium Coastal Winemaking Internship 2022
https://ksu.joinhandshake.com/jobs/5580082/share_preview

Coastal Laboratory Internship
https://ksu.joinhandshake.com/jobs/5580087/share_preview

Winemaking & Distillation Internship 2022
https://ksu.joinhandshake.com/jobs/5580092/share_preview

Winegrowing Research Internship 2022
https://ksu.joinhandshake.com/jobs/5580097/share_preview

Winegrowing Data Analyst Research Internship 2022
https://ksu.joinhandshake.com/jobs/5580106/share_preview

Viticulture & Grower Relations Internship 2022
https://ksu.joinhandshake.com/jobs/5580103/share_preview

Date posted: 11/17/2021

Multiple position opportunities - Ingredion

Quality Technical Data Intern (North Kansas City, MO)
https://ksu.joinhandshake.com/jobs/5582046/share_preview

Food Science Intern—Meat, Batter & Breading (Englewood, CO)
https://ksu.joinhandshake.com/jobs/5529549/share_preview

Culinology and Digital Food Content Intern (Bridgewater, NJ)
https://ksu.joinhandshake.com/jobs/5582101/share_preview

Meat Alternative Applications Intern (Englewood, CO)
https://ksu.joinhandshake.com/jobs/5529740/share_preview

R & D Intern, Food Texture Science Platform (Bridgewater, NJ)
https://ksu.joinhandshake.com/jobs/5582158/share_preview

Commercial Innovation Intern, Plant Based Proteins (Bridgewater, NJ)
https://ksu.joinhandshake.com/jobs/5532304/share_preview

Intern, Flavor Applications, Taste Modulation (Bridgewater, NJ)
https://ksu.joinhandshake.com/jobs/5582206/share_preview

Quality Control Intern—Multiple Locations
https://ksu.joinhandshake.com/jobs/5468128/share_preview

Food Science Intern, Plant Based Proteins (Bridgewater, NJ)
https://ksu.joinhandshake.com/jobs/5582266/share_preview

Date posted: 11/17/2021

 

Laboratory Equipment Inventory Coordinator & Records Manager-USDA

In Person Position - Manhattan, KS

Questions? Contact us at hnip@hacu.net 

Job Description:

  • Update laboratory equipment inventories
  • Coordinate laboratory equipment excessing actions
  • Work with laboratory technicians to organize equipment and supplies storage areas
  • Work with laboratory technicians to organize equipment and supplies in research laboratories

Hours: 20 per week

Full description and application

Date posted: 11/17/2021

 

Safety Assistant-USDA Agriculture Research Services

Hybrid (combination of virtual and at duty station)
Questions? Contact us at hnip@hacu.net 

Job Description:
• Assist in preparing safety manuals and guidelines
• Assist in tracking and updating safety reports, chemical inventories, and other resources
• Maintain Employee Safety Training Certificates
• Assist with Routine Safety Inspections

Hours: 20 per week

Full description and application

Date posted: 11/17/2021

 

Simmons Prepared Foods

As part of Simmons Foods, interns have the opportunity to work on improving the production of all of our products, and a variety of other areas including Information Systems, Human Resources, Marketing and Communications and other administrative functions

Full description and application -  R&D Pet Food Siloam

Full description and application - R&D Pet Food Emporia

Full description and application - Sales, Pet Food

Date posted: 11/17/2021

 

Protein Food Science R&D Intern 2022-Cargill

The Protein Research & Development (R&D) function at Cargill will provide students with a career interest and an Animal and/or Food Science related academic background, the opportunity to apply knowledge gained in the classroom to a business environment. The internship program is designed to provide students with the opportunity to learn and work with Cargill business units/functions to provide solutions to customers.

In this position, summer interns will have the opportunity to work with our team of food scientists in our Protein business while learning new product development processes like formulation setup, USDA guidelines, understanding ingredient usages, shelf-life evaluation, experimental design, sensory evaluation and least-cost formulations. Interns will be responsible for leading at least one summer project with the supervision of their summer manager. Additionally, interns will have the opportunity to network with cross-functional teams in the Cargill Protein North America group as well as the chance to learn more about customer-focused innovation projects and high-performance innovation projects across our business.

Full description and application

Date posted: 9/20/2021

 

Standard Meat

COMPANY OVERVIEW
Standard Meat was founded in 1935 by Ben H. Rosenthal. From its early days, Standard Meat has existed to serve the needs of its customers and has always strived to maintain an environment which will retain and motivate the very best people. That along with honesty, integrity, and innovation make up our core values. We have held on to these directives at Standard Meat for decades and have carried them with us as we have founded other businesses along the way.

At Standard Meat, we know that our people are the main reason for our success—from our industry experts to our dedicated workforce, our people are the best in the business, and we believe that the only way to truly succeed is to do business with integrity.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Standard Meat is a provider of portioned proteins, both raw and fully cooked, for food service, retail and the meal kit industry. Our summer internship program offers the experience of working in two processing plants, both located in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Areas of focus are Production, Research and Development, Quality Assurance, and Supply Chain. The internship will be focused on at least one major project as well as working daily in the facility to understand process flow and production capabilities. Candidates will have the opportunity to interact with upper management, outside vendors as well as customers.

The program is scheduled for typically 12 weeks from May to August. Start and end dates are flexible. The internship is paid with housing included. Finding housing and transportation throughout the internship program is the responsibility of the intern.

REQUIREMENTS
We are looking for motivated self-starters who have the ability to work independently. Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills are critical. Strong interpersonal skills are desired.

Education: Actively working toward at least a bachelor’s degree in Animal, Meat or Food Science or other related at
an accredited university.

Experience: Previous meat handling or processing experience is preferred

Computer Skills: Basic skills and proficient at Microsoft Office Suite

NEXT STEPS
Visit www.standardmeat.com for more information about our company.
If interested, please contact:
Eric Hamilton erichamilton@standardmeat.com or Jonathan Savell jonathansavell@standardmeat.com 

Date posted: 9/20/2021

 

Food Ingredients/Applications Co-op-ICL

Location: St. Louis, MO
Semester Offered: Spring/Summer 2022
Scope: This position will assist with research efforts in our food ingredients division with an emphasis on applications research in bakery, beverage, dairy and meat products.

Full description and application

Date posted: 7/22/2021

 

Research & Development Food Science Intern-Nature Soy

Nature Soy LLC is looking for a Research & Development Food Science Intern to conduct research for product innovation, support R&D initiatives and the execution of new product launches from concept to commercialization. This will encompass understanding the intricacies of the recipes, safeguarding the recipes, cooking products, and maintaining a safe and sanitary workplace. Ideal candidates will have formal culinary experience, be detail-oriented, have strong organization skills, be skilled communicators, and love making plant-base products.

Full description and application

Date posted: 5/4/2021

 

Student Internships-Opus International, Inc

Looking for an internship? Opus International, Inc has added a section to their website for food companies to post available internships:

https://www.foodscience.com/student-internships-2/ 

Date posted: 4/26/2021

 

Kansas Micro-Internship Program

We are excited to share a new opportunity to connect with Kansas-based companies and non-profit organizations through short-term, paid professional opportunities. Through the Kansas Micro-Internship Program, students enrolled in two or four-year public colleges or universities in Kansas can be selected to work for these Micro-Internship opportunities.

Through Micro-Internships, students can demonstrate their skills, explore career paths, and develop their professional networks. These paid opportunities typically range from 5 to 40 hours of work, and students can be selected for multiple Micro-Internships.

Full description and application

Date posted: 4/26/2021

 

IFT Feeding Tomorrow Intern programs

The IFT Feeding Tomorrow Intern+ Program is designed to connect IFT student members to a variety professional internships and trainee programs plus (+) support the recipient with an academic scholarship (and/or) travel scholarship to attend IFT Annual Event. Our industry partners offer either paid internships or housing stipends. And there's also the added bonus that you will also receive either an academic scholarship for your tuition or a travel scholarship to attend the IFT Annual Event.

Details and application

Date posted: 9/8/2020

 

Intern Opportunity-U.S. Senator & Committee on Ag, Nutrition & Forestry Chairman

U.S. Senator and Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairman, Pat Roberts, seeks interns for his Washington, DC Ag Committee office. The internship will last from August to early December, and includes a monthly stipend. Successful candidates have a strong academic record and a demonstrated interest in agriculture. Preference is given to rising juniors or seniors. Interns will research legislation, attend briefings and hearings, answer phones, and provide support to the Committee staff.

For more information and to apply please visit https://www.agriculture.senate.gov/about/internships

Date posted: 5/28/19

 


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Fellowships and Postdoctorals

Post-Doctoral Fellow-Conrad N Hilton College-Univ of Houston

The Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management invites applications for a Post-doctoral Fellowship in Food Science starting immediately until the position is filled.

Full description and application

Date posted: 11/17/2021

 

Post- Doctoral Fellowship-FDA

The FDA Moffett Research Center of the Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH) in Bedford Park, Illinois seeks a full-time PhD level scientist that is a highly motivated individual with experience in nanomaterials synthesis and characterization, materials science, and/or spectroscopy and microscopy techniques. The individual will lead research projects related to nanotechnology-adapted food packaging and sensing in food systems. This person will be appointed to an ORISE fellowship training position administered by Oak Ridge Associated Universities . The fellowship does not include federal benefits.

Position Location: Bedford Park, Illinois
Salary Range: $70K to $85K, depending on degree level and experience
Vacancy Job Title: Research Chemist
Desired start date: January-February 2022
Position Summary: The trainee will design and carry out lab experiments and analyses to accomplish specific project goals in the area of food safety. The trainee will work in a chemistry laboratory leading a research project associated with nanosensors and nanotechnology-enabled food packaging. The trainee will plan and execute laboratory activities independently to achieve project goals, including data management, report writing, and presentation of research findings at scientific meetings. The trainee will interact with FDA staff scientists daily and gain significant experience with regulatory scientific processes and procedures.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop research strategies, carry out laboratory experiments, and acquire data to support FDA/IFSH partnership initiatives
  • Manage lab processes, supplies, instruments, and equipment
  • Mentor IFSH graduate students
  • Write reports and manuscripts
  • Present research results to stakeholders and at scientific meetings

Required Education and Experience:

  • Ph.D. in chemistry, materials science, nanoscience, or related field, preferred. M.S. holders with equivalent experience will be considered

Required Skills:

  • Capability to perform scientific research efficiently with a minimal level of supervision
  • Deep knowledge of materials science, analytical chemistry, spectroscopy, microscopy, and/or nanoscience
  • Excellent technical writing skills and the ability to produce clear, accurate scientific manuscripts
  • Good written and verbal interpersonal communication
  • Experience with trace metal analysis, Raman spectroscopy and microscopy, or nanomaterial synthesis/characterization is especially desirable

To apply for this position: Please send email with cover letter and resume or CV to: timothy.duncan@fda.hhs.gov.  In your cover letter please include an anticipated availability date and the names and contact information of two potential references.

Date posted: 11/17/2021

 

Post-Doc Associate in Risk Assessment of Foodborne Pathogens in Produce Chains-Univ of Florida

The University of Florida seeks applications for a Postdoctoral Associate to work with Dr. Arie Havelaar in the area risk assessment of foodborne pathogens in produce chains. The successful applicant will be appointed in the Animal Sciences Department, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, and will be associated with the Emerging Pathogens Institute and the Food Systems Institute, developed as a Preeminence Initiative at the University of Florida.

Full description and application

Date posted: 9/20/2021

 

USDA-ARS Postdoctoral Fellowship in Food Chemistry & Molecular Biology

A postdoctoral research opportunity is available with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Southern Regional Research Center (SRRC), Food Processing and Sensory Quality (FPSQ) Unit located in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Questions: Please visit our Program Website. After reading, if you have additional questions about the application process please email USDA-ARS@orau.org and include the reference code for this opportunity.

Date posted: 7/22/2021

 

Graduate Student Food Safety Fellowship

A research opportunity is currently available with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Office of Food Safety (OFS). The appointment will be served at the selected participant's location.

Full description and application

Date posted: 7/22/2021

 

Postdoctoral Scientist (PhD) Food Safety-Louisiana State University

The School of Nutrition and Food Sciences at the Louisiana State University AgCenter seeks one postdoctoral scientist/research associate to work in the food safety program of Dr. Achyut Adhikari. The selected applicant will work on produce food safety research and extension activities related to the Food Safety Modernization Act requirements. The project is in collaboration with the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) and Southern University AgCenter.

Full description and application

Date posted: 10/20/2020

 

Kansas Food & Agriculture Policy Fellowship

The Kansas Food and Agricultural Policy Fellowship Program (Ag Fellows) provides a premier leadership opportunity for Kansas undergraduate or graduate students studying an agricultural field to serve the state's food and agricultural industry, and gain valuable public policy experience at both the state and federal levels.

Program details and application

Date posted: 10/15/2020

 

 

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