Location: Copenhagen (Denmark)Type: post-doctoral position, fixed-term employment

Job description: https://employment.ku.dk/faculty/?show=153204

 

The Department of Food Science, Faculty of Science at the University of Copenhagen invites applications for a 2 years Post-Doc position in the area of “Dairy Process Technology” from March 1st 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The application deadline is 30th January 2021.

We seek a candidate to perform excellent research within membrane filtration. The successful candidate has an innovative mindset and an international research record with a relevant background. The candidate is expected to develop a strong collaboration with the dairy industry and equipment suppliers. The postdoc’s duties will include research within the above field as well as teaching and supervision of PhD and MSc students

The position is associated to the “Platform for Novel Gentle Processing and Shelf-life Intelligence” that is a dynamic industrial multidisciplinary environment supported by Danish Dairy Industry.

The Postdoc will be a part of the Section for Ingredients and Dairy Technology, which conducts basic and applied inter-disciplinary research in close collaboration with industry. The section currently consist of 5 full professors, 8 associate professors, 11 assistant professors and post docs, and more than 15 PhD candidates as well as highly skilled laboratory technicians. The section has at its disposal various pilot plant facilities and advanced analytical infrastructure.

The Department’s research areas share the mission to contribute with new solutions for society and industry to support sustainable food production, food security and safety as well as production of high quality food promoting human health and wellbeing. The Department of Food Science is recognized for excellence in food research, education, and industrial collaboration. The Department is an international workplace with English as primary working language.

 

Qualifications are expected within the following areas:

  • PhD degree in Food Engineering or related fields
  • Expertise in membrane technology
  • Expertise in dairy processing is an advantage
  • Interest and experience in supervising MSc and BSc is and

Moreover, good interpersonal and communicative skills required for team work across disciplines and with industry partners are necessary, ability to work independently and deliver on project activities within deadlines.

 

Further information on the Department is linked at https://food.ku.dk/english

 

Inquiries about the position can be made to Professor Lilia Ahrné:  lilia@food.ku.dk

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

 

Terms of employment

The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.

Terms of appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State.

The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.

 

Please include

  • Cover letter describing your motivation for the position
  • Curriculum vita
  • Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent)
  • Complete publication list
  • Separate reprints of 2 particularly relevant papers

The deadline for applications is 30th January 2021.

After the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Interview Committee.

You can read about the recruitment process at https://employment.ku.dk/faculty/recruitment-process/.

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

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