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Postdoc Position in Membrane Filtration Techniques

Lund University is offering postdoctoral fellowship position. The initial contract for this position is 2 years and posible to extend. Candidates are welcome before November 15, 2018.

LTH forms the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University, with approximately 9 000 students. The research carried out at LTH is of a high international standard and we are continuously developing our teaching methods and adapting our courses to current needs.

Subject description

The subject of this post-doctoral position is in the area of separation technology, in particular processes based on membrane technology applied for the economic and sustainable recovery of plant proteins from agricultural waste streams to be used in food applications.

Project description

In this post-doctoral position, the successful applicant will study, develop and apply filter and membrane separation techniques to recover and concentrate proteins from plant based side-streams for use in food applications.

The expected results of this work include: a generic process comprising membrane processes for extracting and/or recovering plant proteins from residual streams, and specific process solutions for at least two "case study" streams - quinoa and rape seed protein.

Work duties

The main duties involved in a post-doctoral posistion is to conduct research. Teaching may also be included, but up to no more than 20% of working hours. The position shall include the opportunity for three weeks of training in higher education teaching and learning.

Qualification requirements

Appointment to a post-doctoral position requires that the applicant has a PhD, or an international degree deemed equivalent to a PhD, within the subject of the position, completed no more than three years before the last date for applications. Under special circumstances, the doctoral degree can have been completed earlier.

Assessment criteria and other qualifications

This is a career development position primarily focused on research. The position is intended as an initial step in a career, and the assessment of the applicants will primarily be based on their research qualifications and potential as researchers. Particular emphasis will be placed on research skills within the subject.

Consideration will also be given to good collaborative skills, drive and independence, and how the applicant's experience and skills complement and strengthen ongoing research within the department, and how they stand to contribute to its future development.

This is a full-time, fixed-term employment of a maximum of 2 years. The period of employment is determined in accordance with the agreement "Avtal om tidsbegrnsad anstllning som postdoktor" ("Agreement on fixed-term employment as a post-doctoral fellow") between Lund University, SACO-S, OFR/S and SEKO, dated 4 September 2008.

Instructions on how to apply

Applications shall be written in English. Please draw up the application in accordance with LTH's Academic qualifications portfolio - see link below. Upload the application as PDF-files in the recruitment system.

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