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Technologist - Bio-Based Plastic

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Teagasc Technologist - Bio-Based Plastic (Temporary) (Ref: 116)


The Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority is seeking to fill a short term position at Teagasc Food Research Centre Ashtown for a process technologist.

We are seeking to recruit a competent, driven and enthusiastic Contract Technologist who will have a key role in delivering the objectives of the NovelHaemPack project which is funded by DAFM.

He/she will be responsible for designing experiments, conducting research, recording and collating and transferring data and reporting on the project.

He/She will assist with managing supplies, preparing SOPs etc and discussions with relevant stakeholders.

They will communicate in a clear and effective manner with the research team.


Generation of bio-based film from blood proteins both using existing methods and through the development of new methods.

Characterization of using film properties to give a more comprehensive understanding of, among others, the mechanical properties, barrier capability, biodegradability, thermo-mechanical properties.

Assess continuous process techniques for haemoglobin/protein based film production e.g. extrusion, cast-tape drying.

Testing selected protein-based films in real food scenarios.

Assist in laboratory management and contribute to the development of standard operating procedures, risk assessment etc.

Reviewing the literature and keeping up to date with relevant scientific and technical developments.



Candidates must have an honours Level 8 degree in Chemistry, Material Engineering, Biochemistry or a related discipline.


A postgraduate degree and/or research experience in (Chemistry, Material Engineering, Biochemistry) would be a distinct advantage.


To apply for this position, and view other vacancies in Teagasc, please visit

The closing date for this position is Monday 6th April 2020 @12 noon.

Applications received after this time will not be considered.

Teagasc is an equal opportunities employer. As part of Teagasc Gender and Diversity strategies, Teagasc welcomes a balanced pool of applicants. Canvassing will disqualify.

Status: Faculty Position
Location: Ashtown, Dublin 15, IRELAND
Remuneration: Starting from 33971 Euro/year
Advert Published: 10 Mar 2020
Expiry date: 6 Apr 2020
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