If you are an employer and would like to post a notice regarding
your organization's employment opportunities within the scientific field, please contact:
Executive Director, Kentucky Academy of Science
The Kentucky Academy of Science
PO Box 4442
Louisville KY 40204
The KAS is now recruiting applicants for the following position(s):
M.S. Graduate Assistantship in Food Microbiology - WKU
A two-year M.S. graduate assistantship in food microbiology is available in Dr. Cangliang Shen‘s laboratory in the Food Science Cluster, Department of Biology, Western Kentucky University (WKU).
- Research projects will be conducted in a brand new food safety research BSL2+ lab in the Research and Development Center of WKU south campus.
- Research projects will be focused on meat and/or produce safety.
- Meat Safety: control foodborne pathogens during meat or poultry products processing, including stress adaptation and resistance of microorganisms to meat preservation procedures.
- Fresh Produce Safety: developing effective postharvest sanitizing procedures for reducing food safety risks on fresh produces.
- Position will begin Spring/Fall 2014.
- Application deadline: Fall semester, April 1st (international applicants), and June 15th (Domestic applicants); Spring semester, September 1st (international applicants), and November 15th (Domestic applicants)
- Interested candidates please welcome to send resume to Dr. Cangliang Shen, web: http://www.wku.edu/biology/staff/index.php?memberid=2540, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, office phone: 270-745-4440, cell phone: 970-222-2975. Mailing address: Department of Biology, Western Kentucky University, 1906 College Heights Blvd. #11080, TCNW 201, Bowling Green, KY 42101.
- Accepted candidate will be financially supported for two years as a Graduate Teaching Assistant and/or Graduate Research Assistant by Department of Biology, Western Kentucky University.
Western Kentucky University is a comprehensive university with a vision to become a “leading American university with international reach”, a philosophy embodied by the Department of Biology. WKU is located in Bowling Green, Kentucky, a growing city of 60,000+ in a state noted for its high quality of life, modest cost of living, and increasing cultural diversity. With an enrollment of more than 21,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs, the University has grown over 30% in the last ten years and is poised to increase enrollment significantly by 2020.