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Type of Position:
Division of Agriculture of the University of Arkansas
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is a state wide campus, with faculty based on University campuses, at Research and Extension Centers and in every Arkansas county. It consists of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station (AES) and the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service (CES), and is home to more than 1400 employees. The Division was established in 1959 and is headed by the Vice-President for Agriculture. The Division headquarters is located in Little Rock with the rest of the University of Arkansas System Administration. As an employer, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance.
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UADA | AES | FDSC | Food Engineering (Ali Ubeyitogullari)
Department’s Website: https://food-science.uark.edu/
Summary of Job Duties:
The Department of Food Science at the University of Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station is seeking a highly motivated and outstanding postdoctoral researcher to work in the food engineering program of Dr. Ali Ubeyitogullari. The successful candidate will work on 3D food printing to enhance the bioavailability of micronutrients. The postdoctoral researcher will focus on developing food-grade bioink materials, optimizing the 3D printing conditions, and evaluating the bioaccessibility of micronutrient-loaded foods.
The candidate should have (i) a PhD degree in food science, food engineering, or a related field, (ii) strong research experience in food engineering, novel food processing technologies, and food analysis, (iii) a consistent record of publications in high-quality journals, and (iv) good communication skills both in writing and speaking. The selected candidate must be able to work independently as well as within a multidisciplinary team.
Candidates with additional experience in extracting bioactive compounds, improving bioaccessibility, encapsulation, and 3D printing are desired.
Salary Information:$36,000 – $42,000
Required Documents to Apply:Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae, List of three Profesional References (name, email, business title), Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please attach a cover letter, CV, official or unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three references.
Salary is commensurate with experience and education.
Dr. Ali Ubeyitogullari
Recruitment Contact Information:Ali Ubeyitogullari, Assistant Professor, firstname.lastname@example.org
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Pre-employment Screening Requirements:
No Background Check Required
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture may conduct pre-employment background checks on certain positions for applicants being considered for employment. The background checks may include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal background check or arrest pending adjudication information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absences of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a consistent, non-discriminatory manner consistent with the state and federal law.
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture commits itself to policies of affirmative action and diversity with respect to both employment opportunities and program participation. The Division complies with these policies not merely because of legal requirements, but because we believe that such practices are basic to human dignity. As such, the Division welcomes all applicants to apply without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status. Candidates must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.