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Research Fellow (Food Science & Technology)

Date: 20-Jan-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The successful candidate will work with Professor Zhou Weibiao on extrusion and texturisation of alternative proteins under a project on Urban Microalgae-Based Protein Production

The main responsibilities of the position include:
a) Assessment of protein stability and identification of protein denaturation temperatures by a variety of instrumental analysis methods, under extrusion condition. 
b) Nutritional, structural and textural analysis of high-moisture meat analogues produced by extrusion processing. 
c) Computer modeling of oral processing and validation
d) Assisting supervision of final year projects as well as MSc and PhD projects.


• Qualifications / Discipline:
PhD in Food Science, Food Technology, Food Engineering or a closely related field from an internationally reputable university. 

• Skills:
a) Strong wet laboratory and analytical skills
b) Demonstrated capability of independent researcher
c) Good team player
d) Good scientific writing skills

• Experience:  
a) Scientific publications in top journals in the relevant fields
b) Supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate student projects
c) Working experience in a cross-disciplinary team


Desirable but not essential
a) Extrusion of food materials
b) Protein research 
c) Food structure research
d) Oral processing research 
e) CFD modelling of food processing

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Science

Department : Food Science & Technology

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 8888