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
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