Research internship at the University of Notthingam


External Closing Date : 14 Jul 2016

Research Assistant Fixed-term until 9 February 2017

R&T Level 4a £25,769 to £28,143 per annum, depending on skills and experience.

Job Ref : SCI185116

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External Closing Date : 14 Jul 2016


A research assistant is required to support a research project contributing to our Tastemap project ( under the supervision of Prof Joanne Hort and Prof Sue Francis, alongside other members of the team. This internship provides an excellent opportunity to gain experience of a multidisciplinary project bringing together sensory science and brain imaging. The successful applicant’s role is primarily research involving the phenotyping of individuals using a new method to understand tongue papillae density and distribution in relation to taste perception, together with involvement with general sensory aspects of the project. Applicants should hold a degree in Food Science or a related discipline and/or a Masters.  Applicants with experience working with human subjects and with an interest in sensory perception are favoured.

Informal enquiries are encouraged and may be addressed to Professor Joanne Hort, tel: 0115 951 6222 or Email: Please note that applications sent directly to this Email address will not be accepted. Apply at

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

Posted 15/6/2016

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