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
Quality Assurance Lab Technician Sensory Effects

The Quality Assurance Lab Technician performs quality and safety testing of incoming ingredients, in-process and finished products. The Quality Assurance Lab Technician also supports the quality assurance programs. Directly reports to the Quality Assurance Manager for proper direction, interpretation, and evaluation. Maintains and guarantees SensoryEffects Cereal Systems quality and safety standards.

To apply please vist http://balchem.com/career-opportunities

Student Worker
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Located in Chase Hall on East Campus, this position will include laboratory, field and computer work. The position will support projects that asses the environmental footprints of swine production systems, monitor nutrient transport in soils and more.

For more information contact Dr. Amy Schmidt at aschmidt@unl.edu or Dr. Rick Stowell at rstowell2@unl.edu

Student Worker UNL Dairy Plant

Gain experience in producing high-quality foods, including cheese and ice cream, in a fun environment. You will learn about food processing, operating equipment, and food safety programs.

To apply:
Josie at the Dairy Store (402) 472-2267 or pick up an application at the Dairy Store counter.

Open Department Positions

TitleEmployerDescriptionContact
Research Technician III
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Using aseptic handling processes clean, handle and store a large volume of sample preparation and reagent preparation vessels on a daily basis. Evaluate suitability of samples for testing in existing assays and identify appropriate methodology to maximize extraction efficiency. Independently assess and address appropriate sample preparation. Identify potential areas of contamination. Perform daily quality control verifications of equipment. Maintain stock of laboratory supplies. Share responsibility in training, oversight, and guidance of undergraduate student activity To apply: https://employment.unl.edu/postings/58914

Open Academic Positions

TitleEmployerDescriptionContact
Assistant/Associate Professor of Nutrition - Tenure Track Louisiana State University

The instructional responsibilities of this position include leadership in undergraduate and graduate education and supporting a culture of excellence in learning.  Classroom teaching responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in nutrition to support concentrations in dietetics, nutrition, health and society and nutrition pre-medical. he research responsibilities of this position include the development of a nationally and internationally recognized program in an area such as applied clinical research, community nutrition education and  intervention, pediatric nutrition, nutrition and disease prevention, or molecular nutrition (nutritional biochemistry, nutrigenomics, metabolomics, etc.).

For more information and to apply please visit https://go.unl.edu/ccfo

Post Doctoral Fellow
Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management

The Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management has a new position for a post doctoral fellow. The person will be responsible for conducting grower training and outreach in the state of Texas and work with stakeholder —Department of Agriculture, growers, producers, and the FDA. The person will also help manage a BSL2 laboratory. Applicant should have a Ph.D. in Food Science, Food Safety, Hospitality or a related field.

Apply online:
https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex1_uhs/jobdetail.ftl?job=STA002479&tz=GMT-05%3A00

Post Doctoral Scientist Louisiana State University School of Nutrition and Food Science

The selected applicant will work on produce food safety research and extension activities related to the Food Safety Modernization Act requirements. The project is in collaboration with the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) and Southern University AgCenter.

To apply please visit the LSU Careers website

Program Assistant II Iowa State University

The Program Assistant II will provide support for the educational and outreach missions of the institute. Responsibilities include compiling content and editing for training programs, workshops and educational events related to wine production, sensory analysis and fault prevention; preparation of communication materials related to Midwest Grape and Wine Industry Institute (MGWII) activities; and assistance with general management of the MGWII operations.

To apply go to: https://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/33855. Only online applications are accepted. Applications submitted by June 20, 2018 will be reviewed. For additional information contact Dr. Ruth MacDonald, ruthmacd@iastate.edu.

Open Industry Positions

TitleEmployerDescriptionContact
Process Development Engineer Rich Products

This position utilizes engineering fundamentals to identify, analyze, and design cost effective food processing technology for medium complexity projects. At a minimum, candidates should possess a BS in Chemical Engineering or MS in Food Science
Minimum of 2 - 5 years related experience or M.S. in related field and no job related experience.

Interested parties can send their resume directly to Anna Wilson (awilson@rich.com)