The USDA-ARS Southeastern Fruit and Tree Nut Research Unit in Byron, GA is seeking a postdoctoral position, Food Technologist GS11, salary commensurate with experience. The research assignment is to develop new and improved pecan processing technologies, with emphasis on pasteurization for improved storage, food safety, nutrition, and marketability. The incumbent will conduct independent and cooperative research within this focus area as well as other related areas as assigned by the unit leader.
A Ph.D. in food technology, food science, microbiology, or a related field is required.
Experience with pasteurization processes and or tree nut commodities is a plus.
Currently, only US Citizens are eligible.
If you are interested in obtaining this position please submit a cover letter and your CV along with the names and contact information of three references to David Shapiro-Ilan, (Research Leader, USDA-ARS Byron, GA) at David.Shapiro@usda.gov and Brendan A. Niemira (Food Safety and Intervention Technologies, Wyndmoor, PA) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information you can contact Dr. Shapiro-Ilan via email or phone (478-262-1670). The position is slated to begin October 1, 2021 (but the date is negotiable). Applications will be reviewed as they arrive until August 6, 2021.
USDA-ARS is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.
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The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief scientific in-house research agency. Our job is finding solutions to agricultural problems that affect Americans every day from field to table.