Doctoral Student in Food Materials Science (Food sciences/Engineering, Colloidal sciences, Physical chemistry) at the Food Materials Science research group of University of Helsinki, led by Associate Professor Kirsi Mikkonen.

Research Area: The position is for a fixed-term 3-year contract (fourth year salary to be applied elsewhere) to work in a project entitled “Functional oleogels for body weight control (iOLEO)”. The project focuses on the development of a novel type of oleogels with tailored digestibility that will help address the current global burden of obesity.

Requirements / Qualifications

  1. MSc degree in food sciences/engineering, colloidal sciences, physical chemistry, or other related fields.
  2. To be able to contribute to research on oleogels, emulsions, student supervision, and education on food sciences.
  3. Knowledge of physicochemical methods to characterize oleogels and emulsions, and in-vitro digestion analysis is an advantage.
  4. Fluency in English and excellent writing skills.
  5. A successful candidate should be able to:
    Identify, design, conduct, and report research on oleogel, emulsions, and encapsulation from physical, technological, and physiological perspectives.
    • Contribute to proposal writing for further research funding.
    • Contribute to master student supervision and teaching of food science.

Fellowship:  2200–2300 euros/month, depending on the appointees’ qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure

The attachment required for the application include (in a single pdf-file):

  1. A cover letter explaining the applicant’s motivation for the research work and a short research plan (e.g. approach, research materials and methods) (up to 3 pages)
  2. Updated Curriculum vitae (CV) showing the applicant’s education, completed qualifications, work experience, possible list of publications and contact information of 2 persons for references (up to 3 pages)
  3. Copies of Master’s, and Bachelor’s degree certificates and official transcripts of the records, and their translations, if the originals are not in Finnish, Swedish or English.

Please submit your application through the University Recruitment System (See the link at the end of the post).

Deadline: 3 January 2021

Quick Overview——–
Organization University of Helsinki
Position Doctoral
Country Finland
Subject areas Food sciences/Engineering, Colloidal sciences, Physical chemistry
Fellowship  2200–2300 euros/month
Eligibility Master in relevant subject
Deadline 3 January 2021

Company Information
  • Total Jobs 25 Jobs
  • Address Finland
Connect with us

Postdoctoral position in Biophysical chemistry

The Wilhelmsson research group, as part of FoRmulaEx, Chalmers University of Technology invites applications for a Postdoctoral position in the

2 PhD positions in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology

The Department of Pharmacy at Uppsala University is inviting application for 2 PhD positions in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology. About the project:

Postdoctoral position | Transformative Intermediaries

The Department “Anthropology of Economic Experimentation” at Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology is offering 1 Postdoctoral position in studies

40 Research (PhD) positions: Helmholtz Association

40  Research (PhD) positions: Helmholtz Association Position 1: PhD Position “DynaDeep – Biogeochemical processes in the Dynamic Deep subsurface of

FAPESP: 26 Postdoctoral fellowships

FAPESP: 26 Postdoctoral fellowships Study areas: Astronomy Biophysics General Biology Computer Science Political Science Business Engineering Pharmacology Physics Geosciences Immunology

PhD Position to Investigate Plant Resistance to DNA Viruses

The Tropical Crop Improvement Laboratory, Division of Crop Biotechnics at KU Leuven is inviting applications for a PhD Position to

PhD / Postdoc in Industrial Analytics and Transfer learning

The Department of Engineering and Information Technology at Bern University of Applied Sciences is inviting applications for a PhD /

Research Fellow in Medicinal Chemistry

The School of Life Sciences, Sussex Drug Discovery Centre at University of Sussex has opportunity for a talented individual to

University of Florida: Staff, Research, Postdoctoral positions

University of Florida: 18 Postdoctoral positions Position 1: Research Coordinator I 19220300 – EG-TECHNOLOGY TRAINING CENTER Last date: 18 May

University of Leiden: 06 PhD positions

University of Leiden: 06 PhD positions Position 1: PhD Candidate 21-200 Social and Behavioural Sciences, Psychology Position 2: PhD candidate

Click here to Subscribe

Do not forget to activate from your email inbox.

  1. If you are not reciving email from us.
  2. please subscribe again.