Vacancy - Professor in Process Technology for Innovative Protein Rich Food Products

September 17, 2019

KU Leuven has a full-time academic vacancy in the Bioengineering Technology Cluster at the Ghent Technology Campus of KU Leuven. The successful candidate needs to have an excellent research record in biochemistry and food technology, be internationally-oriented with an extensive professional network

KU Leuven is looking for internationally orientated candidates with an excellent research record and with educational competencies within the field of biochemistry and food technology,  strongly focused on the expansion of a network of companies through which demand-driven research topics can emerge and where valorisation of research results can take place.

The successful applicant will be appointed in the Department of Microbial and Molecular Systems and the Faculty of Engineering Technology of the Science, Engineering and Technology Group of KU Leuven. Within the Bioengineering Technology Technology Cluster, you will join the Research Group for Technology and Quality of Animal Products. Current research activities of the group focus on the processing of meat products and related products, with a focus on either meat or alternative protein sources as a raw material. The group disposes of a well-equipped pilot facility in which the various types of meat products can be produced under strictly controlled conditions, as well as of laboratory facilities for the analysis of microbial, (bio-)chemical, analytical, micro- and macroscopic quality of the products. The group has an extensive national and international network both in the academic and industrial world.

For more information visit the KU Leuven Jobsite.

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