Researcher in Agricultural Sciences (Italy) ~

27 de noviembre de 2013

Researcher in Agricultural Sciences (Italy)

Laimburg Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry is the leading agricultural research institute in South Tyrol (Italy). By conducting basic as well as applied research we strive to provide rapid solutions to emerging agricultural problems and to develop sustainable strategies for the future.

For the continuation of the research project “POMOSANO” Laimburg Research Centre is recruiting a highly motivated

Researcher in Agricultural Sciences (m/f), Code PO04

to conduct research in the field of apple fruit processing.

Job description

Main tasks will include proper sampling of fruits in the germplasm collection, sample preparation, sensorial analysis and the development and application of food processing methods for the preparation of fruit juices.


•       MSc in Agricultural Science, Food Science, Food Chemistry or a related discipline with background in fruit processing methods or similar is required.
•       A PhD in the cited disciplines is desidered. Experience with apple cultivars and chemical quality analysis of fruit is a plus.
•       Knowledge of treatment of large datasets and multivariate analysis is desired.
•       Fluent in German and/or Italian, good communication skills in oral and written English.
•       Candidates should be highly motivated, able to work independently and posses good team-working skills.

Duration:  24 months

Application deadline: January, 17th 2014.

To apply please send your application, referring to the job code, including Curriculum Vitae, reference letters, publication list and a cover letter including a brief description of research interests, personal experiences and motivations via e-mail to
Please add the following phrase to your CV, otherwise your application will not be considered:
“I consent to the use of my personal data in accordance with the provisions of decree 196/2003”.

Equal opportunities: The position is open to both genders, Law n. 903, 9/12/1977, art. 1. The policy and practise of the Laimburg Research Centre require that all staff are offered equal opportunities within employment.

For further information, please refer to our website or contact us by phone: Flavio Ciesa: +39 0471 969 595 or Walter Guerra: +39 0471 969 678.

Data treatment:
All data supplied by applicants will be used only for the purposes of determining their suitability for the position and will be held in accordance with the principles of the Personal Data Protection Code, Legislative Decree no. 196 of 30 June 2003. By sending the CV and application, the candidate will consent and authorize the Research Centre Laimburg to the use of his/her personal data.



Carmen Quartana
Land- und Forstwirtschaftliches Versuchszentrum Laimburg
I-39040 Auer/Pfatten - Südtirol (BZ)

Ansprechpartner: Dr. Walter Guerra - Dr. Falvio Ciesa

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