12. January 2015 - Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)
2 PhDs in Neutron & X-ray Scattering to Quantify Multiscale Food Structures
2 PhDs in Neutron & X-ray Scattering to Quantify Multiscale Food Structures
12. January 2015 - Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)
2 PhDs in Neutron & X-ray Scattering to Quantify Multiscale Food Structures
2 PhDs in Neutron & X-ray Scattering to Quantify Multiscale Food Structures
Employer
Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)
Description of Institution

To learn more about Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), go to: https://www.academictransfer.com/employer/TUD/

Job description

A collaboration between Delft University of Technology, Wageningen University and Dutch food industries will develop a unique suite of complementary small angle scattering and NMR techniques to quantify multiscale structures in food systems under dynamic processing conditions. Three PhD students will exploit the food structural expertise available in the consortium for generation of hierarchical models describing food structure.
Two PhD student positions are available in Delft. One student will focus on cellulose by small-angle X-ray scattering during processing and will perform measurements at the synchrotron ESRF in Grenoble. The second student will focus on small-angle neutron scattering on the aggregation of proteins under shear and will do some experimental work at the neutron facility at the Bragg institute in Australia.

Conditions of employment
TU Delft offers an attractive benefits package, including a flexible work week and the option of assembling a customised compensation and benefits package. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.
As a PhD candidate you will be enrolled in the TU Delft Graduate School. TU Delft Graduate School provides an inspiring research environment; an excellent team of supervisors, academic staff and a mentor; and a Doctoral Education Programme aimed at developing your transferable, discipline-related and research skills. Please visit www.phd.tudelft.nl for more information.

Contract type: Temporary, 4 years

Requested Profile

Due to the interdisciplinary nature of our research, we are looking for an excellent and highly motivated team worker with an MSc degree in physical chemistry or physics. Ideally, you have proven knowledge of scattering techniques and data analysis. Experience in NMR techniques and programming is advantageous. A good command of the English language is required.

Contact
Name

Dr. W.G. Bouwman

E-Mail
How to Apply

For more information about these positions, please contact Dr. W.G. Bouwman, phone: +31 (0)15-2785687, e-mail: . To apply, please send a detailed CV along with a letter of application by January 31, 2015 to Mrs. N.D. Banga, n.d.banga@tudelft.nl”:mailto:n.d.banga@tudelft.nl.
When applying for either of these positions, please refer to vacancy number TNWRST14-052.

Deadline
31. January 2015
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