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27 Mai 2020 Master thesis
in the field of insect production and research

To support our team, we are looking for a student (m/w/d) soonest possible for compiling a

Master thesis

in the field of insect production and research

 

The German Institute for Food Technology (DIL e.V.) is involved in the breeding of the black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) and the fattening of its larvae. Breeding and fattening are to be further expanded and scientific approaches are to be pursued.


Areas of responsibility
  • Support in the implementation of research projects in the field of insect research, especially Hermetia illucens, in cooperation with research and technology partners
  • Planning, execution and evaluation of experiments
  • Written draft of a scientific work
  • Support in the maintenance of a continuous Hermetia illucens colony
Your profile
  • Bachelor’s degree in biology with focus on entomology, insect biotechnology, behavioral ecology (insects), animal physiology (insects) or related areas
  • First experiences in working with Hermetia illucens are desirable
  • First experiences in scientific work and data acquisition and evaluation are expected
  • Enjoying practical and scientific work
  • Independent, conscientious and structured way of working
  • High degree in reliability
  • Safe handling of MS Office
  • Good German and English speaking and writing skills

Contact person
Are you interested?

Then we are happy to receive your complete application documents stating the earliest possible start date, preferably by email.


DIL Deutsches Institut für Lebensmitteltechnik e. V.
Prof.-von-Klitzing-Str. 7 · D - 49610 Quakenbrück
Phone: +49 (0)54 31.183 - 0
Fax: +49 (0)54 31.183 - 114
bewerbung@dil-ev.de
27 Mai 2020 PhD position
in the field of insect production and research (full-time)

To support our team, we are looking for a research assistant (m/w/d) soonest possible for a

PhD position

in the field of insect production and research (full-time)

 

The German Institute for Food Technology (DIL e.V.) is involved in the breeding of the black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) and the fattening of its larvae. Breeding and fattening are to be further expanded and scientific approaches are to be pursued.

Areas of responsibility
  • Implementation of research projects in the field of insect research, especially Hermetia illucens, in cooperation with research and technology partners
  • Planning, execution and evaluation of experiments
  • Support in setting up current research activities and planning research projects
  • Support in the writing of publications and scientific papers
  • Participation in the maintenance of the production units and cleaning of the facility in connection with experiments
  • Maintenance of a continuous Hermetia illucens colony
Your profile
  • Master’s degree or diploma in biology with focus on entomology, insect biotechnology, behavioral ecology (insects), animal physiology (insects) or related areas
  • First experiences in working with Hermetia illucens are desirable
  • Experience in scientific work and data acquisition and evaluation are expected
  • Enjoying practical and scientific work
  • Independent, conscientious and structured way of working
  • High degree in resilience and reliability
  • Driving license B, BE is of advantage
  • Safe handling of MS Office
  • Very good German and English speaking and writing skills

Contact person
Are you interested?

Then we are happy to receive your complete application documents stating the earliest possible start date, preferably by email


DIL Deutsches Institut für Lebensmitteltechnik e. V.
Prof.-von-Klitzing-Str. 7 · D - 49610 Quakenbrück
Phone: +49 (0)54 31.183 - 0
Fax: +49 (0)54 31.183 - 114
bewerbung@dil-ev.de
23 Apr 2020 Data Analyst für Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) (f/m/d)

To strengthen our team - the Food Data Group - we are looking for a research associate (potentially PhD candidate)

Data Analyst für Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) (f/m/d)

Sustainability of food system is a complex problem and require a big-data approach. The development of sustainable food products is becoming a must in today's industry. Use of by-products, design and eco-design of hybrid products, substitution by alternative biomass sources, meat culturing must be analyzed from multiple perspectives. Such an analysis requires data collection, databases assembly and data mining. 


The details of the position will be discussed in further agreement.

Areas of responsibility
  • Modeling and working with databases (e.g. Life Cycle Assessment databases)
  • Construction, programming and application databases (architecture design, prototyping of concepts to proof of concept, development of standards, design and development of test plans, code and module design, development and testing, data solution debugging, design and implementation of a solution that follows efficient design techniques and development that meets and exceeds the intent of the design of the data solution).
  • Collecting and interpreting data
  • Support colleagues and member companies with relevant services
Your profile
  • A degree in the following subjects is beneficial: Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, Modelling and LCA
  • System thinking (life cycle thinking)
  • Previous experience with Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) databases
  • Experience in data models and reporting packages
  • Ability to analyze large datasets
  • Ability to write comprehensive reports
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • An analytical mind and inclination for problem-solving
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent English
  • German language skills are an advantage

Contact person
Are you interested?

We are looking forward to receiving your complete application (CV, motivation letter, study certificates, references) including your earliest possible starting date, preferably by e-mail


DIL Deutsches Institut für Lebensmitteltechnik e. V.
Prof.-von-Klitzing-Str. 7 · D - 49610 Quakenbrück
Phone: +49 (0)54 31.183 - 0
Fax: +49 (0)54 31.183 - 114
bewerbung@dil-ev.de
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