22/07/2021

PhD candidate for developing fraud detection tools in Spanish nuts with high counterfeiting risk

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universitat de Barcelona
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    ChemistryInstrumental analysis
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    04/09/2021 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Santa Coloma de Gramenet (Barcelona)
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37.5
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/10/2021

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Research tecnician (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 TRACENUTS project funded by the Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades from Spain. The objective will be the development, evaluation and comparison of suitable methods for the geographical and botanical authentication of Spanish nut species (hazelnut, almond, pine nut), based on stable isotope analysis and metabolic fingerprinting coupled to chemometrics.

The tasks will include:

- Literature review

-Chemical Analysis of samples by general techniques, GC-MS, EA-IRMS, GC-IRMS, HRMS.

-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

More Information

Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    ChemistryAnalytical chemistry
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Chemistry: Master Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    SPANISH: Good
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

Suitable candidates are highly motivated researchers with a bachelor degree in Chemistry, Food Science and Technology, Pharmacy or similar and a Master Degree or equivalent, Preferably a master in Analytical Chemistry.

The following skills will be also considered:

 

 

  • Ability to write and edit reports.
  • Initiative and problem-solving capacity
  • self-management capacity

 

 

Specific Requirements

Experience in chromatography, mass spectrometry, chemometrics

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

EURAXESS offer ID: 667534

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