To strengthen our team of the Food Data Group we are looking for a
Reserach Associate (m/f/d)
to work on projects on the topic: "Sustainability assessment of alternative foods"


We offer the opportunity to work independently on a 2-year project (with the possibility of extension) in the field of sustainability assessment and data modeling in an innovative and exciting environment.
Research projects (GiantLeaps, AlgoWert, CiproMed) are developing new and alternative protein and food sources, often using novel processing technologies. They require a holistic assessment to determine sustainability.

The details of the project will be discussed in further interactions.

Areas of responsibility
  • Planning, implementation and coordination of research work focusing on the sustainability assessment of novel foods and novel processing technologies
  • Further development of the existing methods for sustainability assessment
  • Working on projects in cooperation with the various research areas, industrial companies and other research institutions
  • Preparation of project applications within the framework of national and international research funding
  • Presenting research results at national and international conferences and writing scientific articles
  • Preparation of research reports in English (German is a plus)
  • Supervision of interns and students
Your profile
  • Successfully completed degree in environmental sciences (assessment), engineering or food technology that included life cycle assessments, other sustainability assessment models and methods.
  • Sound knowledge of sustainability, food production and models
  • Independent, interdisciplinary and goal-oriented way of working
  • High degree of commitment, flexibility and willingness to work in a team and laboratory
  • Very good knowledge of spoken and written English (ideally also German)
  • Career starters are also very welcome
Are you interested?

Then we look forward to receiving your CV and motivation letter as well as the earliest possible st.arting date, preferably by E-Mail

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