Internships and Jobs

If you have a job or internship you would like 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

Lab Animal Care Assistant

University of Nebraska Lincoln

The Gnotobiotic Mouse Facility (located on East Campus behind the Vet Sciences building in the Life Sciences Annex) The gnotobiotic mouse facility is seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented individual to help care for our mouse colony. Responsibilities include working with mice in sterile environments; preparing the food, water, and bedding for the mice and maintaining the sterile conditions of the isolators using aseptic techniques. Performing periodic microbiological quality-control checks and assisting lab personnel with various mouse-related tasks. The position is for Fall 2018 and possibly longer.

To apply please contact Dr. Amanda Ramer-Tait (aramer-tait2@unl.edu). Please send (1) cover letter, (2) resume, (3) schedule of available days/times to work, and (4) indicate if you are eligible for work study. All four items must be included in your application email.

Department positions

There are no open department positions at this time, please check back .

Open Academic positions

Asssitant Director

Pennsylvania Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services 

The position oversees development of legislation, regulations, and policies based upon the research and recommendations of subordinates and other food safety professionals, in order to strengthen and enhance food safety regulation in the Commonwealth. The position serves as staff coordinator in drafting revisions and amendments to existing laws, regulations, and policies governing the regulation of food processing and handling. The position is point of contact for PA Food Safety regarding new component development. The Assistant Director will also serve as project lead with the Local/315 Health Departments and the Food Sanitarian Program Specialist assigned to the DHD/Local Health Departments project and serves as liaison with federal, state, and local officials in the development and administration of cooperative agreements to ensure effective regulation of food safety in the Commonwealth.

For more information and to apply: https://go.unl.edu/p58y

Assistant Professor

Unversity of Georgia

The Department of Food Science and Technology at the University of Georgia is seeking a highly motivated and creative individual to develop teaching and research in the area of food microbiology and food safety. The successful applicant will provide leadership and scholarship in food microbiology and food safety teaching and research. 

Applicants must send: (1) a letter of application; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) undergraduate and graduate transcripts; (4) names, addresses, telephone numbers; and e-mail addresses of four professional references that the search committee may contact; (5) a one-page summary outlining research vision, and (6) a one-page summary outlining teaching vision. Applications must be submitted through UGAJobs http://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/86046 in order to be considered for this position. Additionally, all application materials should be sent to jesmar@uga.edu

Assistant Professor

Kansas State University

The Food Science Institute within Kansas State University’s College of Agriculture is seeking applicants for a full-time 12-month non-tenure track research assistant professor position to be located at our Olathe campus (Kansas City metropolitan area). As an essential Food Science Institute team member, the successful individual will develop a nationally-recognized, stakeholder-informed research program in produce safety that will include characterizing and assessing the risks posed by microbial hazards and identifying and evaluating the efficacy of pre- and post-harvest controls.

To apply visit: http://careers.k-state.edu/mob/cw/en us/job/507051/research-assistant-professor

Assistant Professor

Pennsylvania State University

The Department of Food Science at The Pennsylvania State University seeks a candidate to enhance research and educational programs in food processing as it relates to the composition and food or health-related functionality of macromolecules in food. The department, housed in the Erickson Food Science Building, has state-of-the art research and teaching labs, three specialized and dedicated pilot plants, and the Berkey Creamery. 

To apply:  https://psu.jobs/job/87829

Director

Pennsylvania Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services 

The Director oversees development of legislation, regulations, and policies based upon the research and recommendations of subordinates and other food safety professionals, in order to strengthen and enhance milk and food safety regulation in the Commonwealth. The position serves as staff coordinator on special projects/contemporary issues such as raw milk regulation, milk labeling, and food safety/security; coordinates Bureau food safety emergency and outbreak responses with other state and federal agencies; develops Pennsylvania-specific policies related to the FDA Food Registry and new federal food safety law and regulations; coordinates grants and contracts with FDA and USDA; and coordinates the Bureau's emergency management/homeland security responsibly and represents the Bureau on the Department's Emergency Committee.

To apply: https://go.unl.edu/3g9d

Open industry positions

Food Scientist

Ascent

Under limited 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. Drives project timelines, creates technical proposals and reports, and makes recommendations.

To apply visit: http://www.ascentsg.com/jobs/n-a/food-scientist-1?SID=BYD

Food Technologist

USDA

Incumbent performs a variety of duties requiring the design, development, research, and adaptation of shell egg and egg product physical and functional quality and other scientific methods and techniques to analyze problems aimed at improving product quality, processing efficiency, and plant sanitation as impacted by laying hen housing systems. The position is assigned to the Egg Safety and Quality Research Unit, Southeast Area, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture located at the US National Poultry Research Center, Athens, GA.

To apply contact: deana.jones@ars.usda.gov

Research and Developmental Scientist

Streck

Streck is recruiting for a talented and professional research and development scientist to join our immunology and biomarkers team. This position is responsible for working on research and development projects that are focused on product and process improvements to current commercial product applications and new product development projects. 

To apply visit: https://go.unl.edu/n7w6