Faculty of Engineering, LTH, Institutionen för livsmedelsteknik

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 600 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

LTH forms the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University, with approximately 9 000 students. The research carried out at LTH is of a high international standard and we are continuously developing our teaching methods and adapting our courses to current needs.

Work duties
The main duties of this position as research engineer is to conduct and support research withing the projects “recovery of plant proteins for novel food products” and “sustainable food process engineering”. Teaching may also be included, but up to no more than 20% of working hours. The position shall include the opportunity for three weeks of training in higher education teaching and learning. Workduties include the following: 

  • Data management
  • Laboratory work in food chemistry, technology, and microbiology
  • Development of methods
  • Co-ordinating and executing pilot-scale trials
  • Teaching in the first, second cycles of studies
  • Collaboration with industry and wider society
  • Assisting in procurement of equipment necessary to carry-out the project
  • Administration related to the work duties listed above
Qualifications
  • MSc or PhD in Food or Chemical Engineering, Food Technology, or similar, or BSc with industrial experience.
  • Experience in setting up/performing analysis such as (protein content, water content, etc.)
  • Good oral and written proficiency in English.
  • Good oral and written proficiency in Swedish.
  • Driver’s license (type B). 

Other merits

  • Experience in working on the pilot scale in food processes
  • Experience in the use of analytical instruments.

We will place great emphasis on personal suitability. Consideration will also be given to i.e. good collaborative skills, drive and independence, and how the applicant’s experience and skills complement and strengthen the administrative work within the unit/department, as well as contribute to its future development.

Instructions on how to apply
Applications should include a cover letter stating the reasons why you are interested in the position and in what way the employment corresponds to your qualifications. The application should also contain a CV, degree certificate or equivalent, and other documents you wish to be considered (grade transcripts, contact information for your references, letters of recommendation, etc.).

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2019-03-01
Salary Monthly
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2018/4145
Contact
  • Ingegerd Sjöholm, universitetslektor, +46462229804, ingegerd.sjoholm@food.lth.se
Published 20.Dec.2018
Last application date 20.Jan.2019 11:59 PM CET

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