Postdoc within mineral availability in gluten free food crops, University of Copenhagen

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Postdoc within mineral availability in gluten free food crops

Department of Food Science, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen invites applications for a position as postdoc for 2½ year in mineral availability in gluten free food crops from September 1st, 2012 or as soon possible thereafter.
The Quality and Technology section conducts research, provides education and offers industrial collaboration in the following areas: Chemometrics and applied biospectroscopy; Metabolomics and process analytical technology; Plant food research and applications to improve food quality and health.
Read more about the Department in Food Science at
The postdoc´s duties will include research within the content of chemical components in gluten free food crops grown in Denmark with the main focus on the minerals and their availability in food. The project is part of a co-operation project about organic gluten free product with participation of Danish farmers, food companies and other researchers. The post may include teaching to a limited extent.
Qualifications - selection criteria
Applicants must have an academic degree within agricultural or food sciences. Qualifications within the following scientific areas are required:
  • Documented scientific qualifications such as a Ph.D. or equivalent in relation to the above subject area
  • Practical experiences within analyses of phytases and/or inositolphosphates
  • Documented knowledge within cereals and/or legumes as food

The postdoc is also required to be enterprising and to possess good interpersonal skills.
Terms of employment
The post will be filled according to the Agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The post is covered by the Protocol on Job Structure.
Applications will be assessed according to the Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation Executive Order no 284 of 25. April 2008. Read more about the recruitment process at LIFE here.
The University of Copenhagen welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, gender, race, religion or ethnic background.
For further information about the post, please contact associate professor Åse Solvej Hansen on tel. (+45) 35 33 32 41,
Potential applicants from outside Denmark will find information about life in Denmark (taxation, healthcare etc) at
Apply by clicking "Apply online" below.
Applications - in English - must include:
Cover letter
CV with documentation of education.
A complete list of publications
A maximum of 10 relevant scientific works which the applicant wishes to be included in the assessment.
Documentation for additional research qualifications.
Teaching portfolio
o Participation in development of educations and seminars
o Development of educational material
o Experience with examination and/or censorship
Please submit your application no later than August 10, 2012
Only electronic applications are accepted.
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Deadline: 10-08-2012
Publisher: Det Biovidenskabelige Fakultet
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