Research Assistant

Recruiter
Mimica Lab Ltd
Location
Upton
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
05 Nov 2018
Closes
13 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Mimica Lab now have an opportunity for an experienced and passionate Research Assistant to join the R&D Team. We are developing an active food packaging solution called Mimica Touch, in collaboration with the University of Chester.

The candidate
-Holder of relevant Degree in Biochemistry or Food Science ;
-Experience in microbiology and/or hydrocolloids;
-Ability through extended experience to independently conduct chemical analysis using a number of chemistry -techniques;
-Experience of chemical formulation and project management;
-Analytical and methodical approach to problem solving;
-Excellent understanding of basic laboratory equipment;
-Be or prepared to be within commutable distance to CH1 4BJ.

The candidate must be creative, hard working and have a passion for improving food safety and reducing food waste.

Some of the activities may include:
-Designing methodology for and carrying out pilot lab studies
-Preparing samples for testing (equipment training will be provided)
-Analysing and interpreting data
-Presenting results in reports and powerpoints
-Exploring and researching iterations for the technology
-Collating existing research into literature reviews

LOCATION
Hydrocolloid Research Centre, Institute of Food Science & Innovation, Faculty of Science & Engineering, University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom.

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