Assistant Research Fellow - Food Science

Updated: 25 days ago
Job Type: Permanent

Assistant Research Fellow - Food Science-1901380



About us

The Department of Food Science at the University of Otago conducts cutting-edge research. As an Assistant Research Fellow, you will join our research team at the Centre for Bioengineering & Nanomedicine within the Department. We give postgraduate students and industry the opportunity to conduct bioengineering and nanomedicine research with world-class scientists.

The role

We’re looking for an energetic and organized person to assist the Director, Bioengineering program, Department of Food Science and principal investigators in the Centre for Bioengineering and Nanomedicine.

Responsibilities will include:

• Delivering research results and achieving the required project objectives related to the preparation of bioformulations, fabrication of bioscaffolds/biometrics, cell assays, in vitro/in vivo studies, bioactive penetration into skin and OCT image analysis projects.
• Assisting with the delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs.
• Managing the Tissue Culture Facility within the Department ensuring all users are trained and that the work carried out complies with all university guidelines.

Your skills and experience

• A relevant postgraduate qualification.
• Research experience related to biomaterials, fabrication of bioscaffolds, cell assay/tissue culture and medical devices technology.
• Attention to detail and ability to work within defined time constraints.
• Ability to work independently or as part of a team.

Further details

This is a full-time, fixed-term position for 18 months and is available for immediate start.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Associate Professor Azam Ali, Director, Centre for Bioengineering & Nanomedicine (Dunedin), Department of Food Science, via the contact details below.


To submit your application (including cover letter and CV) please click the apply button below. Applications quoting reference number 1901380 will close on Wednesday, 26 June 2019.

Additional Information

Contact: Associate Professor Azam Ali

Position details: Job Description

Further Information: Department Website

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Location: About Dunedin

Primary Location
Employment Status
 Fixed Term Full-time
Salary Level and Range
 Assistant Research Fellow ($48,821 to $68,515)
 Food Science
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