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Food Process and Product Scientist – AAKTP Associate


Department of Agricultural Economics in the Faculty of Agriculture, Obafemi Awolowo University, Osun State, Nigeria


Temophadis International Enterprise, Osun State, KM 3, Ondo Road, Opp. School of Science Eastern Campus Gate, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria




(Salary from NGN200,000)


Jan 2021


TIE Managing Director


Obafemi Awolowo University Nigeria, in conjunction with Temophadis International Enterprise, Nigeria; and the University of Lincoln, United Kingdom, has successful received a United Kingdom government international grant through the AgriFood African Knowledge Transfer Partnership (AAKTP) scheme administered and managed by Innovate UK (https://ktn-uk.org/agrifood/gcrf-agrifood-africa-programme/).


We are looking to recruit a BSc and/or MSc Food Science graduate with knowledge of or interest in the food and drink industry and experience of performing scientific and technological investigation in a University and food industry environment directed towards acquisition of new knowledge. The successful candidate will ideally have academic and/or practical knowledge in food science, chemistry, biochemistry, engineering or related subjects. In addition to these requirements, MSc in Business Management / Supply Chain Management or any other business-related degrees will be an added advantage.



In order to support the TIE business growth plan, the associate will lead the research work activities and will ensure the experimental trials are realistic for the company uptake; and the associate main activities will include:


- Optimisation of current products, processes, and operations

- Nutritional analysis for current and developed product and recipes

- Food product formulation and development

- Optimisation of processing options to diversify offering & secure commercially viable shelf life

- Batch recipe and traceability management (including inks to a recall system)

- Application of international current practices and technology in packaging

- Development of a database on portion size conversion

- Investigation of flavour interaction, organoleptic performance, and food chemistry

- Record keeping, documentations and benchmarking

- Demand and supply chain management

- Supply chain visibility, traceability and marketing

- To manage the 24-month collaboration among the three project partners.


 For more information and how to apply, please visit https://bit.ly/3ivz5tF

 Application closes 8th February, 2021.



 M. I. Omosule (Mrs)


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