Graduate Opportunity

    Master's Opportunity in Food Science

    Posted October 23, 2013

    The Project:
    A M.Sc. student is being sought to work on a research project funded through the Pulse Science Cluster program, in collaboration with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Specifically, the project will quantitatively examine changes to the levels of anti-nutritional factors in pulses (e.g., lentils, peas, chickpeas, faba beans and edible beans) in response to various processing operations.

    Qualifications:
    Applicants must be highly motivated to pursue a research career. Candidates should have a strong background in chemistry, biochemistry, food science or other natural sciences. Furthermore, interested individuals must hold a B.Sc. degree from one of the aforementioned disciplines. The ability to work independently is necessary and excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

    Starting Date: The project is to commence once a suitable candidate is found.

    Stipend: The normal stipend levels are $16,500/year

    How to Apply:

    Send your Curriculum vita, transcripts, recent publications, and a covering letter stating how your background and qualifications match the position.

    For More Information: 
    Contact Dr. Michael Nickerson at michael.nickerson@usask.ca  (ph: 306-966-5030).