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Company:
Kansas State University
City:
Manhattan
State:
Kansas
Country:
USA
Posted: 04/22/2021
Research Technician

Research Technician

Department: 3670010080 Grain Science & Industry

Job no: 510171

Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Categories: Agriculture, Research / Scientific / Grants, Food Safety, Food Science, Food Systems

Pay Grade: 04B

About This Role:

The biomanufacturing lab in the Department of Grain Science and Industry at Kansas State University seeks a research technician to implement research in food, food processing, treatment of food processing byproducts, fermentation, and lab management.

The candidate will conduct research on food processing, fermentation of food processing byproducts (e.g., starch, wastewater, and protein)

The requirements of this position include:

• Solid training in food processing

• Strong background on yeast/bacterial fermentation;

• Proficiency in both written and oral communication of scientific results;

• Ability to publish peer-reviewed papers;

• Ability to work effectively in a large, multidisciplinary team

• Lab management and equipment maintenance

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits/overview/

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the https://www.k-state.edu/about/community.html

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

• High School Diploma

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelors Degree in food processing, food science, bioprocessing, fermentation, yeast/bacterial cultivation, and related

• Experienced in fermentation and bioreactor operation

• Experienced in lab management

• Experienced in paper writing

• Experienced in various instruments, GC, GC-MS, HPLC, NMR, LC-MS

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

• Cover Letter

• Resume

• Contact information for 3 professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$28,630.00 to $48,600.00 ($13.76/hr to $23.39/hr)

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Advertised: Jan 28, 2021

Application Closes: Open until filled

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2233753