Food Process Scientist - KTP Associate (fixed term)

Location
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salary
£28,000 - £34,000 per annum depending on skills, qualifications & experience
Posted
07 Dec 2018
Closes
07 Jan 2019
Ref
SCI464418
Function
Scientist
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to advance their career through a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) working with Buhler UK Limited and the School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham to develop a capability for an in-house technology to offer complex, sophisticated composition analysis of materials on a commercial level. You will be based primarily at Buhler UK Ltd, East London. Your role will involve developing capability for an imaging technology to detect and sort for new properties or chemical composition of food materials through development of algorithms and be involved in the commercialisation and dissemination of this technology.

This project builds on the expertise of Buhler AG in innovative process technologies and cutting edge high-speed optical sorting approaches in association with the University of Nottingham’s food chemistry expertise in raw material characterization.

This post a full time, fixed-term post until 31 March 2020.

About Buhler UK Limited:

Buhler UK Ltd is a subsidiary of the Buhler group which produces industrial equipment and manufacture of optical sorting machines for the food processing industry. It has a major presence in grain milling and chocolate and coffee processing as well as the cleaning and grading of bulk products such as rice and pulses.

About KTP:

This position forms part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) funded by Innovate UK. It’s essential you understand how KTP works with business and the University, and the vital role you will play if you successfully secure a KTP Associate position.

To find out more and apply, please follow the link: http://jobs.nottingham.ac.uk/SCI464418

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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