Malmö University, MAU - Sweden

Researcher position in food science and technology at Malmo Uni, Sweden 2022

Sweden

Researcher position: Nanocapsules and recombinant proteins for nutritious vegan cheese making is available for doctoral degree candidates in food science and technology, Food chemistry, molecular biology at Faculty of Health and Society, Malmo University, Sweden 2022

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General Info

Position: Researcher
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: Subject to Norms
Salary: According to standard norms

Workplace:
Faculty of Health and Society

Malmö University (MAU), Sweden

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Qualification Details

Candidates must have demonstrated scientific competence corresponding to a doctoral degree in food science and technology. The ideal candidate has a cross-disciplinary background with general competence in formulations in food chemistry and molecular biology. Previous experience of having worked with biomolecules in formulation chemistry is required. Recombinant protein production is a desirable skill.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The focus of the project will be on the development of nanocapsules and plant-based emulsion for vegan cheese making. The main tasks of the post-doc will be the following:

  1. Production of recombinant milk proteins.
  2. Formulation of plant based emulsion using recombinant milk proteins, with properties that mimic casein micelles.
  3. Inclusion of currently available formulation of nanocapsules in the plant-based emulsion (2) and eventual improvement of the formulation.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: REK 2022/100

Application Procedure

The application should contain the following:

  1. A brief summary of scientific, teaching and other qualifications relevant to the position
  2. Attested copies of certificates
  3. Signed list of qualifications (CV)
  4. List of scientific publications and developed teaching materials
  5. Copies of three of your most relevant scientific publications
  6. References

About the Department/Section/Group

Our education and research is conducted with the vision of promoting health and participation. The faculty conducts research that focuses on societal problems and seeks solutions in several fields of research. We develop leading professional education programs that provide healthcare, social work and enterprises with competent staff. Our education and research are located in three locations in Malmö. Read more about the Faculty of Health and Society here.

Research environment

The major part of the research at the faculty addresses the two research and educational profiles “Biological Interfaces” and “Health and Social Conditions in a Life Cycle Perspective”. The position will be active in Biological Interfaces, which has a focus on the interplay between materials, biomolecules, and cells, on molecular, nano, micro, and macroscopic levels. The faculty research is also linked to the research programme “Biofilms - Research Center for Biointerfaces” (www.mau.se/biofilms) which combines research with medical, dental, food, and environmental applications, at three faculties, in close collaboration with regional industry.

About the Employer:

Note or Other details

One-year position (full-time), starting May 15, 2022 or by agreement. The position can be prolonged beyond the first year.

Malmö University is a workplace and higher education institution that is characterised by an open and inclusive approach, where gender equality and equal terms add value to our activities. Malmö University applies individual salary setting.

Trade union representatives

SACO-S: Ann-Mari Campbell, [email protected]

Lärarförbundet: Carl-Erik Blomberg, [email protected]

OFR/S (ST): Naser Eftekharian, [email protected]

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Contact details

Marité Cárdenas, Professor at the Department of Biomedical Science. Phone: +46 725 46 48 19,
E-mail: [email protected]

For general questions regarding employment at Malmö university, contact HR-specialist Jill Moberger +46 (0)40 6657840, [email protected]

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