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JULY 2019
Dr. Byron Chaves is the subject of an interview in the July/August 2019 edition of Food Protection Trends. Dr. Chaves is asked about his journey to become a faculty member of the Department, his research, and even his most and least favorite foods. You can read the interview at https://go.unl.edu/
A retirement party was held on June 18th to celebrate the accomplishments and career of  Linda Hill. Linda has worked at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for over twenty-seven years, most of those as the Administrative Support Associate with Dr. John Rupnow and the FDST 131 Science of Food course, which  hundreds of students enrolled every semester. The Department would like to wish Linda a happy and well earned retirement.
Kelly Massarolo, a Ph.D. student from Brazil, recently completed a six month internship in Dr. Andreia Bianchini's research lab. The focus of her project was on mycotoxins and their bioavailability after processing.  Kelly is shown in the center of the photo holding her certificate, surrounded by several of her lab mates.
Drs. Andrew Benson, Steve Taylor, and Joe Baumert met with Mindy Brashears, a former Nebraska Food Science and Technology faculty member and current head of the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service in Washington, DC. Dr. Brashears recently spoke at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln back in April 2019.
Upcoming Events
Jul 4
Independence Day (Offices Closed)
Jul 15
2nd Five-Week Session Begins
Aug 26
2019 Fall Semester Begins
 
Upcoming Workshops
Jul 9

Heat Stress

This series features links to short safety resource(s) each month. Provided this month are resources related to heat stress:
Publication does not in any way endorse a particular company or product or affect current UNL policies and procedures.

Recent Publications

Li, S., Subbiah, J., & Dvorak, B. (2019). Environmental and occupational impacts from U.S. beef slaughtering are of same magnitude of beef foodborne illnesses on human health. Environment International, 129, 507-516. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2019.05.051

 

Recent Awards

Dr. Andreia Bianchini, Midwest Dairy Association, Evaluation of Farm Interventions to Reduce Sporeformers in Fluid Milk through a Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment (QMRA), $19,069

Dr. Joseph Baumert, Neogen Corporation, Assessment, Development and Improvement of Methods for the Detection of Allergen Residues in Foods - Proj 1, $99,976

Dr. Phil Johnson, Department of Agriculture-NIFA, Robust Methods for Food Allergen Detection and Quantitative Risk Assessment, $424,742

Internships and Jobs


Lab Animal Care Assistant 

Gnotobiotic Mouse Facility

Working with mice in sterile environments; preparing the food, water, and bedding for the mice and maintaining the sterile conditions of the isolators using aseptic techniques. Performing periodic microbiological quality-control checks and assisting lab personnel with various mouse-related tasks. The position is for Fall 2017 and possibly longer. Find more details here.

To apply, contact Dr. Amanda Ramer-Tait (aramer-tait2@unl.edu). Please send (1) cover letter, (2) resume, (3) schedule of available days/times to work, and (4) if you are eligible for work study. All four items must be included in your application email.

Assistant or Associate Professor

University of Tennessee

The Department of Food Science at the University of Tennessee seeks outstanding candidates for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor to fill a unique role in coordinating food safety research and extension activities. The successful applicant will develop a high-impact, nationally recognized integrated research and extension program focusing on emerging issues in applied and/or fundamental food microbiology and food safety. The position requires an earned doctorate in Food Science or closely related field with a concentration in food microbiology, microbiology, or a related field with a focus on microbiological food safety by the time of appointment. To apply, submit a single pdf file with 1) a letter of application, 2) a curriculum vitae detailing education background qualifications, experience, and publications, 3) a one-two page statement describing integrated research and extension goals, 4) transcripts of all college course work, and 5) names and contact information (including e-mail addresses) of five individuals who will serve as references.

Inquiries to the position and application materials can be directed to:
      Dr. David Golden, Search Chair
      The University of Tennessee
      Department of Food Science
      2510 River Drive
      Knoxville, TN 37996-4539
      Ph: 865-974-9121
      E-mail: dgolden@tennessee.edu

 


Research Assistant Professor

Kansas State University

The Food Science Institute within Kansas State University’s College of Agriculture is seeking applicants for a full-time 12-month non-tenure track research assistant professor position to be located at our Olathe campus (Kansas City metropolitan area). As an essential Food Science Institute team member, the successful individual will develop a nationally-recognized, stakeholder-informed research program in produce safety that will include characterizing and assessing the risks posed by microbial hazards and identifying and evaluating the efficacy of pre- and post-harvest controls. This position requires a Ph.D. in food science, food microbiology, horticulture, or a closely related field.

Please apply on-line at 
https://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/507051/research-assistant-professor


Assistant Professor

Kansas State University

The Food Science Institute within Kansas State University’s College of Agriculture is seeking applicants for a full-time 12-month non-tenure track research assistant professor position to be located at our Olathe campus (Kansas City metropolitan area). As an essential Food Science Institute team member, the successful individual will develop a nationally-recognized, stakeholder-informed research program in produce safety that will include characterizing and assessing the risks posed by microbial hazards and identifying and evaluating the efficacy of pre- and post-harvest controls.

To apply visit: http://careers.k-state.edu/mob/cw/en us/job/507051/research-assistant-professor


Food Safety Coordinator

American Laboratories

American Laboratories is seeking a qualified Food Safety Coordinator to add to their growing team. Strategically manage, lead, and coordinate continuous improvement efforts and programs related to food safety and quality processes and systems for American Laboratories. Use technical expertise to educate members on food safety and quality applications and systems. For more information and to apply please contact mkinter@americanlaboratories.com.  

 


Food Scientist

Ascent

Under limited supervision, researches, conducts experiments, gathers data, develops preliminary findings and prepares written reports for the development of new products beginning at conception through successful commercialization. Drives project timelines, creates technical proposals and reports, and makes recommendations.

To apply visit: http://www.ascentsg.com/jobs/n-a/food-scientist-1?SID=BYD

 


Food Technologist

USDA

Incumbent performs a variety of duties requiring the design, development, research, and adaptation of shell egg and egg product physical and functional quality and other scientific methods and techniques to analyze problems aimed at improving product quality, processing efficiency, and plant sanitation as impacted by laying hen housing systems. The position is assigned to the Egg Safety and Quality Research Unit, Southeast Area, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture located at the US National Poultry Research Center, Athens, GA.

To apply contact: deana.jones@ars.usda.gov


Research and Developmental Scientist

Streck

Streck is recruiting for a talented and professional research and development scientist to join our immunology and biomarkers team. This position is responsible for working on research and development projects that are focused on product and process improvements to current commercial product applications and new product development projects. 

To apply visit: https://go.unl.edu/n7w6


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