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NTNU PhD position in Biotechnology, Food science, Protein chemistry

Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU

Norway

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Oct 20, 2021 23:59 (GMT +2)

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We have a vacancy for a PhD position at Department of Biotechnology and Food Science, NTNU, Norway in the period of 3 years

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General Info

Position: PhD position
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , , , ,
Deadline to Apply: October 20, 2021(GMT +2)
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 3 Years
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Workplace:
Department of Biotechnology and Food Science
NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU
Trondheim,

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Qualification Details

  • You must be a Food Scientist, Food Process Engineer and/or (Food) Biotechnologist with a strong background in Emulsions and liquid-liquid Interfaces. Knowledge on protein chemistry, marine biochemistry, microfluidics, and soft matter physics is advantageous
  • Your education must correspond to a five-year Norwegian degree programme, where 120 credits are obtained at master's level
  • You must have a strong academic background from your previous studies and an average grade from the master's degree program, or equivalent education, which is equal to B or better compared with NTNU's grading scale. If you do not have letter grades from previous studies, you must have an equally good academic basis. If you have a weaker grade background, you may be assessed if you can document that you are particularly suitable for a PhD education.
  • Appointment to a PhD position requires that you are admitted to the PhD programme in Biotechnology within three months of employment, and that you participate in an organized PhD programme during the employment period.
  • You must meet the requirements for admission to the faculty's doctoral program (https://www.ntnu.edu/studies/phbiot)
  • You must have acquired an IELTS band score of ≥6.5 or be fluent in English.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Design and run innovative approaches and processes to resolve the matter of question: How to change the emulsion from a waste to a wealth
  • Publish research results in international peer-reviewed journals and present at international conferences.
  • Actively consider other dissemination ways

How to Apply?

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

Reference Number: NV-107/21 
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

The application must include:

  • CV, certificates and diplomas
  • transcripts and diplomas for bachelor's and master's degrees. If you have not completed the master's degree, you must submit a confirmation that the master's thesis has been submitted.
  • Name and address of three referees
  • An up to one page "Personal motivation letter"

If all, or parts, of your education has been taken abroad, we also ask you to attach documentation of the scope and quality of your entire education, both bachelor's and master's education, in addition to other higher education. Description of the documentation required can be found here. If you already have a statement from NOKUT, please attach this as well.

About the Department

Department of Biotechnology and Food Science

Our activities contribute to increased exploitation of existing and new ingredients for sustainable food production as well as next-generation energy solutions and medical technology. We educate graduates for a wide range of careers in industry, public administration and academia. The Department of Biotechnology and Food Science is one of eight departments in the Faculty of Natural Sciences.

About the Employer: Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU

Note or Other details

Salary and conditions

PhD candidates are remunerated in code 1017, and are normally remunerated at gross from NOK 491 200 per annum before tax, depending on qualifications and seniority. From the salary, 2% is deducted as a contribution to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.

The period of employment is 3 years with the possibility of one year extension due to teaching activity.Appointment to a PhD position requires that you are admitted to the PhD programme in Biotechnology (https://www.ntnu.edu/studies/phbiot) within three months of employment, and that you participate in an organized PhD programme during the employment period.

The appointment is to be made in accordance with the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants and Regulations concerning the degrees of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) and Philosodophiae Doctor (PhD) in artistic research national guidelines for appointment as PhD, post doctor and research assistant  

Please submit your application electronically via jobbnorge.no with your CV, diplomas and certificates. Applications submitted elsewhere will not be considered. Diploma Supplement is required to attach for European Master Diplomas outside Norway. Chinese applicants are required to provide confirmation of Master Diploma from China Credentials Verification (CHSI).

If you are invited for interview you must include certified copies of transcripts and reference letters.

Please refer to the application number NV-107/21 when applying.

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Contact details

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Ass.Prof. Ashkan Madadlou, email: ashkan.madadlou@ntnu.no.

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