Teagasc is seeking to a Research Officer (RO) with a strong track records in Food/Dairy science. Under the guidance of the Project Leader, the successful candidate will work as part of the SUPERDRY project team (described below).
The RO will focus on physical characterisation of by-product and co-product streams, and, design of lab-scale protocol for their dehydration.
The candidate will also collaborate with other team members to optimise lab-scale and pilot scale production to enhance the quality of powders manufactured therefrom.
The appointee will be involved in experimental / process design and will be required to carry out analytical methodologies (HPLC, particle size, microstructure and rheological analysis) to support the development of scaled up food products.
-Candidates must have an honours Level 8 degree in food science or engineering or a related discipline.
-A postgraduate degree and/or research experience in food/dairy science would be a distinct advantage.
A more detailed job description can be accessed on https://www.teagasc.ie/about/opportunities/current-vacancies/.
Applications should be made on-line through https://www.teagasc.ie/careers.
The completed application documents must be forwarded so as to reach the Public Appointments Service no later than 12:00 noon, Monday the 4th of October 2021.