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  • Two Tenure Track Positions at the University of Kentucky

    Job Expiry:

    Wednesday, 1 October 2014

    We have two tenure-track positions open at the University of Kentucky that may be of interest. Could you pass this along to members of your respective section? The postings direct people to our Department Chair, Todd Pfeiffer, but I would be happy to take questions as well. Thanks.







    Chad Lee, Ph.D.

    Extension Professor, University of Kentucky, 1405 Veterans Drive, 423 Plant Sci. Bldg., Lexington, KY 40546-0312

  • Casual Job at 81 Cook Street

    Job Expiry:

    Monday, 29 September 2014

    Looking for a responsible Sister who can help with an event involving Children next week ( 29 Sep to 03 Oct) - for couple of hours every day from Monday to Friday at City Masjid, 81 Cook Street, Palmerston North

    For more information on the Job, please contact Br Atif on 0210726425 or email


  • Part-time Job available in Palmerston North

    Job Expiry:

    Saturday, 20 September 2014

    Flexible working hours :)

    Please contact Br Mohammed Attallawi on 021470920


    Any issues? Please email

  • Research Officer (A242-14CF)

    Job Expiry:

    Thursday, 4 September 2014

    The Riddet Institute, Research, Academic and Enterprise, Massey University

    We seek a Research Officer with experience in human nutrition, particularly in the areas of protein and dietary fibre, including the use of in vivo (animal) and in vitro digestion models.

    Location: Palmerston North
    Term of Contract: Fixed Term of 2 Years
    Grade: Lecturer/Research Officer
    Salary Package: Salary (view academic salary information)
    Closing Date: 4 September 2014

    Position Overview

    Research, Academic and Enterprise, The Riddet Institute Fixed-term, Full-time

    The Riddet Institute, a Centre of Research Excellence, brings together leading academics from Massey University, The University of Auckland, University of Otago, Plant and Food Research and AgResearch and has well-established international connections and partnerships. The Institute focuses on research and education at the nexus of food science, biomaterials and human nutrition. Applications are invited for a Research Officer position in the Riddet Institute, Palmerston North. We seek a Research Officer with experience in human nutrition, particularly in the areas of protein and dietary fibre, including the use of in vivo (animal) and in vitro digestion models. You will join an experienced and innovative team drawn from the Institute's partner organisations. You will be responsible for initiating and running research projects within the Institute.

    1. Undertake an active, appropriate and viable personal research programme or participate in team-based research.2. Lead research teams and contribute to the administration of research projects.
    3. Publish papers or other scholarly works in academic journals and review papers and the like.
    4. Present research and act as a discussant at academic conferences.
    5. Prepare and submit research proposals and generate funding.
    6. Involved in the supervision of Postgraduate students.


    Relevant PhD qualification and demonstrated teaching and research expertise.


    Experience in human nutrition, particularly in the areas of protein and dietary fibre, including the use of in vivo (animal) and in vitro digestion models.

    Skills, Knowledge, Abilities, Personal Attributes, Behaviours, Competencies

    • Experimental creativity.

    • Ability to write scientific papers and reports.

    • Ability to prepare project proposals.

    • Time-management and organisational skills.

    • Ability to work as part of a team and individually.

    • High level computing skills.

    • Commitment to quality improvement, upskilling and personal development.

    • Excellent communication skills.

    • A commitment to raise the Institute's profile

    Apply Online

  • New Job: R4 Technician - AgResearch

    Research Assistant/Associate in Food Assurance - Food & Bio-based Products based at the Hopkirk Institute, Massey University.

    AgResearch is globally recognised for its expertise in the biological sciences and domestically plays a key role in boosting productivity in New Zealand's pastoral sector. Our Food & Bio-based Group is focussed on creating the knowledge and tools to develop high value foods, ingredients and textiles from pastoral-based industries, tailored to market and consumer preferences for quality, human health and well being.

    The AgResearch Food Assurance Team has a vacancy for a research assistant/associate in the area of food microbiology. This position will assist in programmes related to isolation and typing of micro- organisms from the environment, food animals and foods by traditional & molecular methods, microbial survival and behaviour along food production and distribution chains. This capability is important for AgR and forms part of an exciting platform for delivering solutions to NZ's food processing industries.

    Applicants should have substantial experience in food microbiology and be technically competent in handling bacterial pathogens as well as developing and validating bacterial culture methods and molecular techniques. We are looking for individuals who are good communicators, self-motivated and organised.

    AgResearch offers excellent working conditions, ongoing support, training and professional development.

    If you want to be part of this team please apply online selecting the vacancy number you wish to apply for. Closing date for applications is 3.00 pm  9 October 2014.   A covering letter explaining why your expertise would be ideal for this position must be included.

    For further information, contact Gale Brightwell, phone: +64 6 351 8678

    Job Details

    Reference # 8589
    Posted on Sep 10, 2014
    Closes on Oct 9, 2014
    Location(s) Palmerston North
    Expertise Food Science & Technologies
    Job level(s) Technician, Research associate
    Work type(s) Permanent