Post-Doctoral Associate

Updated: 10 days ago
Location: New Brunswick, NEW JERSEY
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Position Details

Recruitment/Posting Title Post-Doctoral Associate
Department SEBS - Food Science
Salary Commensurate With Experience
Posting Summary

Department of Food Science, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS), Rutgers University, New Brunswick has position for a Post-Doctoral Associate position (CY) to work in Dr. Mukund V. Karwe’s laboratory, preferably starting from July 5, 2021. The salary offered for this position will be $ 54,000 (CY). The candidate hired for this position will assist in primarily conducting research as prescribed by Dr. Karwe. The Post-Doctoral Associate will also assist Dr. Karwe in graduate and undergraduate student supervision, and teaching when Dr. Karwe is traveling. The research areas are primarily focused on: 1.) Use of plasma activated water and mist in hydroponic growing, microbial safety and quality of sweet basil in pilot plant and in greenhouse and 2.) Mathematical/Numerical modeling of microbial attachment and detachment during produce washing. In addition, the candidate may be asked to work on various food processing projects including extrusion and high-pressure processing as needed. The candidate also will assist Dr. Karwe in preparation of grant applications and manuscripts for publications.

Posting Number 21FA0414
Posting Open Date 04/06/2021
Posting Close Date

Minimum Education and Experience

The position requires a Ph.D. in Food/Agricultural/Biological/Chemical/Biochemical Engineering with some experience in mathematical modeling and numerical simulation. Ability to conduct basic microbiological analysis is desirable.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The applicant must have evidence of scholarly publications in scientific journals. The position requires someone who can work independently with minimum supervision, as well as work in a team environment.

Equipment Utilized

Extruders; texture analyzers; computers and simulation software for mathematical modelling; high-pressure processing equipment; and plasma jet, gliding arc plasmatron, and a DBD plasma activated mist generator.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Normal bench-top and pilot plant work in a food processing/food science research laboratory.


Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must upload a cover letter, C.V., and the names and contact information of three references.

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Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Cook (RU-New Brunswick)
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