JOB OPPORTUNITY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM – FOOD SCIENCES

JOB OPPORTUNITY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM – FOOD SCIENCES

SENSORY SCIENTIST

Deadline: 29th July 2016

 

Location: Nottingham
Salary: £34,576 to £46,414 Grade 7
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Contract / Temporary

 

Placed on: 29th June 2016
Closes: 29th July 2016
Job Ref: SCI196016

Salary: 

£34,576 to £46,414 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Closing Date: 

Friday 29 July 2016

As part of the our exciting new Food & Beverage Innovation project, a Sensory Science Manager is required to be responsible for promoting the field of Sensory Science to small/medium (SME) Food & Drink businesses in the Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire area and supporting those businesses with technical advice and development of training materials.

The successful applicant will work closely with Professor Joanne Hort and Richard Worrall who are the project leaders of this ERDF funded project at the Sutton Bonington Campus and with the SME liaison person and project team.

The post will be crucial to introducing this field to a new audience with the key aim to benefit their development and business growth. The challenge is to see how the science can be made relevant to this sector and this person will be expected to contribute fully to building and implementing a plan to do so.

Applicants must have a first degree or masters in Food Science or similar appropriate subject area which includes sensory science, or considerable experience in a sensory laboratory in industry or research institute and must be able to apply that background and knowledge to this SME sector by having a good understanding of their needs.

This full-time post is offered on a fixed-term contract until 31 March 2019.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Prof Joanne Hort, email joanne.hort@nottingham.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AOA712/sensory-scientist/

Posted 30.6.16

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