Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Sensory and Consumer Science at the University of Reading

Deadline for application: 18th February 2020

The University of Reading has a part time position available for a research assistant in sensory and consumer food studies. This position is an exciting opportunity to be part of a 2020 EIT Food project “HEALTHSNAP – Healthy Eating by Freshly Made Snacks Personalized According to Individual Preferences” in collaboration with PepsiCo, Siemens, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Givaudan Switzerland and BeYou as partners. The purpose of this innovation project is to support healthy eating by developing a new food manufacturing technology concept for at-site customized production of healthy snacks.

We are seeking someone with consumer knowledge and experience in quantitative consumer and sensory methodologies to join our research staff for a six-month contract.

For further information please contact Prof. Lisa Methven (

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