09/07/2021

PhD candidate on fat by-products in animal feeding: influence on meat quality

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universitat de Barcelona
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    ChemistryAnalytical chemistry
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    15/08/2021 12:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Santa Coloma de Gramenet
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37,5
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    17/10/2021

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Research tecnician contract (6 months) + PhD Position for 3-4 years provided the fellow is granted in one of the competitive calls from the Spanish Ministry or the Generalitat de Catalunya. 

The PhD will be a part of the MCBYFATS project funded by the Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades from Spain. It is a coordinated project with the Veterinary Faculty of the Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona. The objective will be to study the utilization of fat by-products rich in medium chain fatty acids for feeding monogastric animals (hens, broilers and fish) with a special attention on the effects on intestinal inflammation and on the composition and quality of the foods obtained from them (egg, meat and fish fillet). 

The tasks will include: 

- Literature review

-Evaluation of the intestinal barrier function by cell culture experiments

-Chemical Analysis of samples by general techniques, GC-FID, GC-Ms and HPLC-FLD. 

-Statistical evaluation of data by univariate and omic techniques

- Presentation of results in international conferences and writting of scientific articles

-Possibility of research stays in foreign institutions

Work place location:

Food Campus - Universitat de Barcelona. Av Prat de la Riba, 171. 08921 Santa Coloma de Gramenet (80% of the PhD)

-Faculty of Pharmacy - Universitat de Barcelona. Av Joan XXIII, 27-31. 08028 Barcelona (20% of the PhD)

 

More Information

Benefits

Conditions: Two periods

a) Research technician - 6 month contract (gross salary 1250€ aprox/month)

b) Application for a grant/contract within one of the public competitive calls of the Generalitat de Catalunya, Universitat de Barcelona or Spanish Ministry of Science and Universities. Lenght: 3-4 years depending on the call conditions. Salary similar to the previous period, but depending on the call conditions.

Selection process

Send CV and motivation letter to fguardiola@ub.edu.

Selection of candidates according to qualifications and previous expertise. Possibility of e-interview to selected candidates.  

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

The following items will be positively evaluated:

- Authorship of scientific publications and communications on conferences and symposia

- Previous fellowships and awards

- Stays in other countries and instutitons (such as Erasmus program and similar)

-Participation in research projects

Specific Requirements

Eligibility conditions: BsC and MsC on Food Science, Analytical chemistry. Pharmacy or similar with and average qualification above 8.0/10 (spanish system)

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
LiBiFOOD Labs- Universitat de Barcelona
Spain
Barcelona
Santa Coloma de Gramenet
08921
Av Prat de la Riba, 171

EURAXESS offer ID: 662209

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