Internships and Jobs

If you have a job or internship available and would like it posted to this page, please email your information to foodsci@unl.edu. Posts are generally kept up for 30 days or until a stated deadline has passed.

Internships/Student Worker

TitleEmployerDescriptionContact
Student Worker Food Innovation Center/Nebraska Innovation Studio The Food Innovation Center and Nebraska Innovation Studio are looking for a student worker for a Microbes and Educational Tools project. The goal of this project is to use scientific literature to transform the invisible microbiome into 3D printed attractive shapes that can be used for educational purpose from 9-99 years of age. The techniques that you will be familiar with by the end of the project include scientifi c literature search, data mining, scaling and 3D printing. The outcomes of the project will be the 3D printed microbes, at defi ned scale based on scientifi c measurements acquired from literature, potentially leading to a publication in open access journal and/or database. Requires the use of your own computer with internet access. 10-15 hours a week.

To apply please provide a brief cover letter and CV in one fi le at recruit@izard.org.

Please contact Dr. Jacques Izard with any questions at izard@izard.org.

Open Department Positions

TitleEmployerDescriptionContact
No openings at this time.

Open Academic Positions

TitleEmployerDescriptionContact
Assistant Professor Perdue University The successful candidate is expected to develop a nationally recognized research program focused on the role of phytochemicals in foods for health. Research necessarily needs to be underpinned by strong analytical expertise. A successful applicant will complement the department’s strengths in research in the human gut microbiome, energy metabolism, food material science, and delivery systems with respect to phytochemicals. Review of applications will begin August 14, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references and a statement of research and teaching philosophy to:
Dr. Bruce Hamaker, Search Committee Chair
Purdue University, Department of Food Science
745 Agricultural Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2009
Phone: (765) 494-5668 Email: hamakerb@purdue.edu
Associate Dean for Research University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
The position will work closely with the Dean and Director and will be delegated the authority for supervision and fiscal management of research programs within the College as well as allied programs in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences. An earned doctorate and qualifi cations for the rank of full professor in one of the academic departments of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is required.
Please see http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/1550

Open Industry Positions

TitleEmployerDescriptionContact
Food Scientist Conagra Under limited supervision, the position researches, gathers data, develops preliminary findings and prepares written reports for the development of new products beginning at conception through successful commercialization. The candidate will contribute to the creation, maintenance, and review of integrated recipes for new or existing items that include: specifi cations, materials, formulas, equipment, quality and process information for R&D, plant, co-manufacuring and suppliers. The job requires a BS in Food Science and a minimum of 4 years work experience. To apply:
http://go.unl.edu/iov2
Food Scientist
Wonderful Food Company LLC The position would work with Wonderful Pistachios and Almonds with an emphasis on sensory science. The position requires a BS or MS in Food Science and 2 or more years experience in the food processing industry, preferably in an R&D environment.

To apply: http://go.unl.edu/pfto

Food Safety/ QC Compliance Officer Beatrice Bakery Responsible for all aspects of Food Safety, Quality Control, SQF requirements and Sanitation Programs – ensuring that regulations are met. Maintain established library of all official reports and records for company’s proof of documentation for plant inspections and/or audits. Establish the training needs of personnel to assure employees have the necessary knowledge of duties that affect food safety, legality, and quality. Write and implement HACCP plan, FISMA, Pre-requisite programs and GMP procedures. Manage sanitation personnel – updating requirements when needed and implement Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures as needed. Responsible for all aspects of food manufacturer’s quality control and assurance. Lead Food Safety, Business Continuity, Crisis Management, and Environmental Monitoring Programs. Performs other duties as directed by the Company President/CEO. Send Resume to:

Greg Leech
President
Beatrice Bakery Co.
201 S. 5th Street
Beatrice, NE   68310

402-205-9082
800-228-4030  ext 110
Fax 402-223-4465


Food Technologist Apple and Associates Responsibilities of the position include developing and implementing new food products, and meeting with customers and other departments to target formulations, conduct prototype development and coordinate on-site commercialization of new products. The position requires a Food Science degree and 2 or more years experience as a Food Technologist.

To apply:
http://go.unl.edu/bzdx

Food Technologist Cameron Craig Group The selected candidate will develop and implement new food products, meet with customers and other departments to target formulations, conduct prototype development, coordinate on-site commercialization of new products, and assist quality assurance and food safety efforts for SQF requirements. The job requires a degree in Food Science and 2 or more years experience as a Food Technologist.

To apply:
http://go.unl.edu/d7s7

(Senior) Director, Science - Foods. US Pharmacopia This is a key managerial position in the Science Division that provides professional and scientific leadership to the USP Foods program through the development and maintenance of high quality, scientifi cally sound standards to assess the integrity, quality, and authenticity of food ingredients published in the Food Chemicals Codex as well as related programs and services including the USP Food Fraud Database and consultancy services to industry. The position requires an MS Degree in Food Science or Food Technology, or a related relevant field. Minimum of twelve (12) years of experience in the field of Food Science or Food Technology, along with a minimum of 5 years of experience supervising, leading teams, training, or mentoring of other staff members, including scientific staff .

To apply please visit: http://go.unl.edu/gpfi