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

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Summer Interns Pro-Pet, LLC Pro-Pet is looking for summer interns for their three plants (Kansas City, KS; Owatonna, MN, and St. Marys, OH). Primarily looking for students interested in a career in Operations Management or Quality Assurance/Food Safety.   Send your resume to Kevin Wills, Technical Manager of Formulation & Regulatory Affairs, at KWills@propet.com.

Open Department Positions

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Post Doctoral Research Associate University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Food Science and Technology The individual in this position will be expected to plan, conduct, and supervise research on food allergen proteomics. In particular, the research will be focused on conducting protein mass spectrometry experiments to identify, detect, quantify, and characterize food allergens. Due to the nature of this research, an ideal candidate would have some experience with both protein mass spectrometry and bioinformatics. A Ph.D. in Food Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Bioinformatics or a related field is required. Applicant review begins 5/15/2017. View requisition F_170028 at http://employment.unl.edu/postings/53311 for complete details and to apply.

Open Academic Positions

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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

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Associate Food Scientist Conagra Under direct supervision, researches, conducts experiments, gathers data, develops preliminary findings and prepares written reports for the development of new products beginning at conception through successful commercialization. Follows established protocols and work plans and drafts for review technical proposals and reports. To apply:
http://go.unl.edu/agaj
Food Safety Scientist
Kelly Scientific
The position will help develop a long term strategic vision, plan new innovative technologies, and develop systems for achieving the food safety goals and objectives for the organization. A degree in Food Microbiology or a related field, along with 4-12 years of experience is required.
Rosie Landt at rosie.landt@kellyscientific.com or (651) 304-0356.
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

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