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Research Assistant, Functional and Bioactive Components from Agri-Food By-Products

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
8000 AED monthly
Closing date
30 Jun 2023

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Job Description

The successful candidate will work as Research Assistant in the ASPIRE Research Institute for Food Security in the Drylands. This institute features a comprehensive and highly interdisciplinary R&D program and provides an international collaboration platform for researchers and stakeholders of the public and private food and agricultural sector. It strives to generate knowledge and technological innovation in support of food security in the UAE and other arid environments of the world.

As part of one of its research themes, the institute will develop innovative functional and bioactive food components from Agri-food by-products and waste materials. In support of this activity, we are seeking to hire a motivated and experienced researcher.The focus of the research is in the area of Agri-Food Industrial Waste, biomass and by-product Utilization and Valorization into wide range of functional food products and food applications. Utilization of novel, green and environmental friendly technologies for such valorization is to be explored.

If you are motivated researcher with enthusiasm in this field of research, apply for this position with all relevant application files.

The position is for nine months with the possibility of extension on an annual basis.

Minimum Qualification

The candidate is expected to have a MSc or PhD in Food Science, Food Technology, or a closely related field, from a reputable University. The applicant must have experience in Agri-food waste utilization, novel and green extraction technologies for recovery of range of biomolecules from agri-food wastes.

Preferred Qualification

Previous research experience addressing the theme of this research project will be highly preferred. Excellent manuscript writing skills as evidenced by publications in good journals is preferred

Division College of Agricul.&Veterinary Med.
Department Food Science - (CAVM)
Job Close Date 30-06-2023
Job Category Academic - Research Assistant
Salary 8000 AED monthly


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