After obtaining his BASc in Chemical Engineering at the University of Toronto, Dr. Lencki worked for two years in the Foods Division of Proctor and Gamble developing new fats and oils, and baking processes. He then returned to academia to do an MSc at the University of Waterloo in Bioprocess...
Food Processing Evaluation Team Fellowship (posted June 2012)
Food Processing Evaluation Team Fellowship
Office of Food Safety
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
U.S. Food and Drug Administration Washington D.C./Baltimore Metropolitan Area
A project is available within FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Office of Food Safety, Food Processing Evaluation Team to support the team in its efforts to ensure food safety in shelf stable hermetically sealed foods. The participant will be trained in the regulatory science of the LACF/AF review of food processes.
The participant will assist in the review of data and other information available to the FDA, related to the safety of food processes. The participant will aid this process by providing a written memorandum of the outcome of his/her review(s). The participant will also support this process by providing comments in response to requests for advisory opinion concerning the safety of food processes. The participant will participate in the scientific responses to letters of inquiry from the regulated industry and other interested persons as pertains to toxicological matters and contributes to the scientific literature review on subjects to increase his/her base of knowledge of toxicological principles and food technology in order to keep abreast of the current scientific literature and scientific trends in the aforementioned areas.
The initial appointment is for up to one year and is subject to availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience. The participant must show proof of health insurance. The appointment is full-time at FDA in the Washington D.C./Baltimore Metropolitan Area. Participants do not become employees of FDA or the program administrator, and there are no fringe benefits paid.