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Senior Research Scientist in food sensory science

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 17.12.2018

Form of employment: Full time, Regular
Locations: Espoo, Finland
Job area: Research and Development
Application period: Monday, December 17, 2018 - Thursday, January 17, 2019

With us you will be responsible for

linking the new food ingredient and process technologies to consumers. Specifically, we are looking for a senior research scientist in the area of sensory science and especially in flavor design. The applicant is expected to have concrete knowledge on the factors affecting the sensory perception of food and beverages and chemistry behind flavor formation. Motivation for new food solutions in the framework of Food Economy 4.0 is highly appreciated, and interest to apply and develop new methods to study and design sensory perception is a notable advantage.

We expect you to have

  • Completed PhD degree in food science, sensory science, or related fields.
  • Practical and theoretical experience in sensory science with know-how on statistical methods
  • Track record in applying project funding and ability to conduct academic and contract research within an interdisciplinary environment
  • Excellent communication, reporting and organizational skills
  • Good network within food industry as well as scientific community

As a person you are

A good interdisciplinary team worker with pro-active and independent attitude. You should have a mind-set for industry-oriented evaluation of scientific findings and ambition to turn research to business.

We offer

Participation in interesting and challenging projects, chance to bring your scientific findings into real product applications with our customers. We provide you excellent working facilities from lab to pilot scale and access to state-of-the-art techniques in a highly multidisciplinary environment. You will be employed in an open, friendly and enthusiastic team of colleagues who innovate sustainable and healthy food solutions.

Find out what Finland can offer you: https://www.slideshare.net/VTTFinland/vttpeople-welcome-you-to-finland-why-choose-us-119076222

For further information

Please contact research team leader Emilia Nordlund (emilia.nordlund@vtt.fi)