SENSORY SCIENCE FELLOWSHIP AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM

SENSORY SCIENCE FELLOWSHIP AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM

FUTURE FOOD FELLOW

deadline: March 31, 2018

 

This fellowship position will work within the Future Food Beacon of Excellence in the unique space linking Sensory Science and Consumer Behaviour, which spans the Schools of Biosciences and Psychology in the Faculty of Science, and will link to the University’s Beacon of Excellence in Precision Imaging and the Research Priority area Understanding Human Behaviour. The successful candidate will have an excellent demonstrable research track record of delivering innovative and collaborative research and will have the opportunity to work in world class facilities, such as The Samworth Laboratory in Flavour Science, the Sensory Science Centre and the Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging Centre. Areas of work may include developing a deep understanding of acceptability of new products, understanding physiological factors and psychological drivers of food selection, where influencing food choice will help promote the consumption of healthier and more sustainable diets.

These three-year fully funded fellowships are supported through the highly prestigious Nottingham Research Fellowship Scheme. This scheme provides a competitive salary for three years, £25,000 per annum to cover research expenses, £5,000 per annum to cover childcare costs and relocation expenses of up to £1,500.

If you are interested please send a two-page CV, a one-page covering letter and a one-page summary of your research proposal to Future-Food@nottingham.ac.uk by the 31 March 2018.

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