Post doc: Food or Polymer Science
Eurofins Scientific - Richmond, VA

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Eurofins is the world leader in the food, bio/pharmaceutical product testing. It is also number one in the field of environmental laboratory services and one of the global market leaders in agroscience, genomics, discovery pharmacology, and central laboratory services. With over $1 billion in annual revenues and 13,000 employees across 170 sites in 35 countries, Eurofins is a leading international group of laboratories providing an unparalleled range of testing and support services to the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, food, environmental, and consumer products industries and to governments.Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, a nationally recognized laboratory, is searching for a Postdoc to support our Professional Scientific Staffing group in Richmond, VA.Postdoc responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Work on various biopolymers and conduct research on flavor/ingredient encapsulation - controlled release technologies
  • Design and perform experiments
Experience and Background: *Excellent scientific, organizational, communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
  • Experience in various encapsulation technologies and with proteins, hydrogels, hydrocolloids, etc is a plus
  • Background in biopolymers, food-grade natural polymers, in-depth understanding of relationship between structure and property of biopolymer compositions is desirable
  • Willing to work on tobacco products under FDA regulation
: *Doctorate degree in polymers or food-science or a related field
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorshipPosition is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., initially for one year and may be renewable up to to two years. As a Eurofins Lancaster Labs employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work. We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.To learn more about Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, please explore our website www.lancasterlabs.com.Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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