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PhD student(s) Research Assistantships

Location: Orono, Maine
Company: University of Maine
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Closing Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Date Posted: Tuesday, February 6, 2018


Students must have a M.S. degree in a related discipline prior to enrolling in the PhD program in Food and Nutrition Sciences at the University of Maine. Details regarding our graduate programs can be found here: and instructions on how to apply to the University of Maine are available at: Prospective students should clearly indicate their interest in participating in the seaweed research project in their applications.


The University of Maine School of Food and Agriculture invites applications from prospective PhD students interested in the quality, safety, and consumer acceptability of processed, farm-raised seaweeds. Research Assistantships will be competitively awarded to several qualified applicants who are enthusiastic about working as part of an interdisciplinary academic team (food microbiology, chemical engineering, food chemistry, food processing, sensory evaluation) and with industry stakeholders. Appointments will begin in Summer and/or Fall of 2018, and will be supported by the NOAA-funded project titled “Sustainable post-harvest processing and value-addition of aquacultured seaweed.”
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Other Contact Information: For additional information, contact: Denise Skonberg, PhD School of Food and Agriculture 5735 Hitchner Hall University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 207-581-1639 (tel) 207-581-1636 (fax)

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