Senior Research Scientist - Food Safety & Stability

Updated: about 15 hours ago

  • Lead & conduct food safety and food quality research
  • Apply innovative food processes, systems and technologies to the Agrifood sector
  • Join CSIRO, Australia’s leading scientific research organisation!

Our microbial food safety & stability capability teams are part of the Food Program which delivers science that underpins the development and delivery of healthy, safe and sustainable foods, food ingredients and beverages for Australia’s food industry and global consumers.

CSIRO is seeking to appoint a Senior Research Scientist with expertise in food processing microbiology. The position will manage facilities and conduct research in the application of innovative food processes and/or technologies to the Agrifood sector. This role will involve collaboration with the many users of the Food Innovation Centre (FIC) in Werribee as well as other internal and exernal clients. The FIC involves close-to-market research for local and international food manufacturing industry clients and internal CSIRO work. As a Senior Food Processing Microbiologist, you will have the opportunity to formulate, develop and complete a research program or project portfolio on safety and stability with elements of innovative food processes including fermentation. The job will include building industry networks, providing and playing a lead role in securing project funds and project delivery.

Please note, we are recruiting 2 positions, one senior research scientist and one research scientist. The research scientist is also currently advertised.

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