Post doctoral position in Cross-Cultural Consumer Science, Aarhus University, Denmark

The position is available from 1st November 2023

Applications must be received no later than July 1st 2023.

The Department of Food Science, Aarhus University, Denmark, invites applications for a 1,5-year Post doc position within cross-cultural Consumer science.

A successful candidate with a strong research profile in consumer science is sought who wishes to work with a highly committed and motivated staff in a dynamic working environment.
The Post doc projects’ aims are to clarify regulatory barriers for bringing novel foods to the market, and clarify drivers and barriers to consumer acceptance of novel food in Denmark, Asia and Africa.

The candidate should be familiar with the application of quantitative and qualitative consumer research methodologies and have experience in designing consumer studies in and outside Denmark.

Solid experience in survey design and statistical analysis, are preferred.

Experience in building international research networks is considered important due to the projects’ international focus. Considering the wider field of research, a background in food science and in-depth knowledge about cross-cultural differences in food preferences would be central, as well as good teamwork and networking skills.

The Post-doctoral position is part of the Science Team ‘Food Quality Perception and Society’ at the Department of Food Science. The candidate is expected to take part in teaching at BSc and MSc level, as well as participating in supervision of students. It is expected that the Post doc candidate participate in attracting funding for further research in the area.

Place of work and area of employment

The place of work is Department of Food Science, Aarhus University, Agro Food Park 48, Skejby, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark.

Contact information

For further information contact line manager Barbara Vad Andersen, phone +45 30707860, E-mail: or Science Team Leader Derek Byrne, phone: +45 28782840, E-mail:

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