Undergraduate Student Position - Knowledge Mobilization and Transfer in Cereal Science

Posted on Monday, October 28th, 2019

Undergraduate Student Position

Knowledge Mobilization and Transfer in Cereal Science

(10 hrs/week, $14 CAD/hour, 6 months, starting January 2020)

Laboratory of Cereal Science and Technology
Food Science Department, University of Guelph

Description
The Laboratory of Cereal Science and Technology is looking for a highly motivated undergraduate student skilled in website design and interested in developing a cereal educational box.

Research group
As a Cereal Science and Technology Laboratory we focus our research efforts on unravelling and understanding the functionality of different cereal biopolymers in a wide range of cereal products. Hereto, several chemical, biochemical, physical and biophysical techniques are used to gain more insight in the molecular determinants at the basis of this functionality. Besides fundamental research, we also engage in more applied research projects usually carried out in close collaboration with industrial partners.
The research group of which the successful candidate will be part is a dynamic, young and ambitious team which is investing in high quality research, intensive training of students and close collaboration with industry and society.

Profile
We are looking for an enthusiastic addition to our research team with the following qualifications:

  • Experienced in website design
  • Creative and practical mind
  • Having a keen interest in cereals and grains chemistry
  • Having experience in basic chemical laboratory work
  • Open to think and work interdisciplinary
  • Keen to integrate in an international research team

Interested?
For more information, please contact Iris Joye
e-mail: ijoye@uoguelph.ca 

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