Lund, Sweden – Temporary researcher in Food technology – Oct 2021

Lund University


Faculty of Engineering at Lund University invites applications for a Temporary researcher position in food technology, Sweden

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General Info

Position: Temporary researcher
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: Not Mentioned
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Faculty of Engineering
Lund University
Lund University

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Qualification Details

  • Doctoral degree or other equivalent scientific competence in food technology
  • Knowledge of food product characteristics, food production and food business
  • Experience in applying for project funding
  • At least 5 years work experience with industrial connection
  • Extensive experience of international cooperation
  • Experience of project management at national and international level
  • Good oral and written proficiency in Swedish since the work involves close cooperation with the Swedish food industry
  • Good oral and written proficiency in English

You have the ability to work strategically, structured and quality conscious. You are self-employed and have the ability to work in a targeted manner and are good at completing tasks. You are social and responsive. Consideration will also be given to good collaborative skills, drive and independence, and how the applicant’s experience and skills complement and strengthen ongoing research within the department, and how they stand to contribute to its future development.

Assessment criteria and other qualifications

  • Educational experience, including supervision of degree projects and doctoral students
  • Experience working abroad for at least 6 months
  • Specialist knowledge in instrumentation, texture and rheology, DSC and dough characterization

Responsibilities/Job Description

As a temporary researcher, you are responsible for a couple of major research studies being pushed forward. You are responsible for project management, planning, co-ordination of all tasks to be performed during the project. The researcher is keeping track of budget. In addition, you are the leader of a national platform aimed at strengthening and visualizing Swedish food research. You also assist with specialist knowledge in the field of rheology and texture with a focus on food and assist with the supervision of doctoral students and masters students.

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page or from advertisement webpage (URL below)

Reference Number: PA2021/3076
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Documents Required

Applications shall be written in English and be compiled into a PDF-file containing:

Résumé/CV, including a list of publications, A general description of past research and future research interests (no more than three pages), Contact information of at least two references, Copy of the doctoral degree certificate, and other certificates/grades that you wish to be considered.

About the Department

LTH forms the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University, with approximately 9 000 students. The research carried out at LTH is of a high international standard and we are continuously developing our teaching methods and adapting our courses to current needs.

About the Employer: Lund University

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Contact details

Yvonne Granfeldt, +462220000

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