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Food Analyst/ Analytical Chemist

CSIR Biosciences has a vacancy for a Food Analyst/Analytical Chemist who will provide analytical support in the discovery and development of nutraceuticals and food ingredients from plants, micro-organisms and algae aimed at their further formulation and development for the food and nutraceuticals markets. CSIR Biosciences offers a dynamic multi-disciplinary research environment, with state-of-the-art research infrastructure. About the job: This position provides the opportunity for the incumbent to work with an interdisciplinary team of the Natural Products and Agroprocessing Platform. The Natural Products and Agroprocessing platform is involved in research which stimulates a combined value chain for natural products, providing a competitive position for the development and commercialisation of products based on locally produced plants as functional and nutritious foods, herbal and complementary medicines, cosmetics and selected industrial products.