UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Research Associate

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Salary
As budgeted
Posted
28 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2020
Ref
2688
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

Exciting Research Associate position in a funded project on “Plant-based meat analogue” is available for experienced researcher. As an enthusiastic early career researcher you will join the Food Science Department at College of Food and Agriculture at UAEU.

The position requires a dedicated researcher who will be involved in carrying out the research experiments related with the project, student (UG and PG) training and day-to-day maintenance of the laboratory. This project is in collaboration with Distinguished Prof. Julian McClements from UMass and Prof. W. ZHOU from National University of Singapore.

Minimum Qualification

MSc/PhD in Food Science and Technology or relevant discipline

Preferred Qualification

PhD in Food Technology with experience working on plant proteins, their extraction, characterization, and functionality.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

This position will suit a food technologist with Previous research experience on "plant proteins: Isolation, characterization, and functionality". Direct research experience on Plant-based meat analogue will be highly preferred. Skills related with processing technology of plant based proteins are desired for this position. Excellent manuscript writing skills is highly expected. If you do not have above mentioned skills and experiences, kindly do not apply.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Candidates should submit a Cover letter, a detailed CV, two recommendation letters and statements of research skills related to the research project.

Division College of Food & Agriculture-(CFA)

Department Food Science - (CFA)

Job Close Date 31-12-2020

Job Category Academic - Research Assistant

Salary as budgeted

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