Job description

JOB NO.: 96616-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Food Science, Nutritional Science, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 96616-AS

Working Title: Sensory Coordinator


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: DECEMBER 12, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master's degree in Food Science or related field preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Two years of work experience in sensory science in the food industry or research setting preferred. Must possess general understanding of food science, dairy processing, food preparation, statistics and experimental design. Familiarity with sensory methods and techniques (descriptive, discrimination, affective tests, etc.) and sensory software is highly desirable. Must be passionate, adaptable, and willing to grow and work in a team environment. The successful candidate must possess excellent communication skills, be detail oriented, have strong organizational skills to track multiple concurrent projects, and strong computer skills.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

This position will serve as the Sensory Coordinator in the Center for Dairy Research. In that role, the position will be responsible for the sensory analysis of food projects, with emphasis on cheese, dairy ingredients, or other foods where dairy ingredients are used, in support of industry and internal applications research.

The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff.

Additional Information:

Title prefix is dependent on relevant work experience.
This position may be required to work on holidays and weekends if critical time points fall on such days.


Carmen Huston
[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Please upload cover letter and resume.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Nov 9 2018 Central Standard Time

Application Close: Dec 7 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time





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Posted: 11/10/2018
Application Due: 12/8/2018
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