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  • 27 Jun 2017 10:01 PM | Stephanie Chiu (Administrator)
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) provides leadership in the growth and development of a competitive, innovative and sustainable Canadian agriculture and agri-food sector. Within this context, the Summerland Research and Development Centre (Summerland RDC) invites applications for a Research Scientist position with specialization in sensory evaluation and consumer research.

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Science and Technology Branch, Summerland (British Columbia)

    Details here: https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?poster=1052377&toggleLanguage=en
  • 09 Apr 2017 9:42 PM | Stephanie Chiu (Administrator)

    The Greater Vancouver Food Bank’s Food and Education Department is seeking an experienced Food Quality Assurance Specialist (FQAS) to join our team. This is a permanent part-time position at 3 days per week. The posting is attached. The closing date is Monday May 1st and the position is permanent part-time at 3 days per week.

    The Greater Vancouver Food Bank is a dynamic place to work these days and we are looking for a professional who can be part of the change we are forging ahead on.

    Please share this opportunity with your networks.

    Thanks for your help with this!

    Please click here for details.

  • 01 Mar 2017 7:54 PM | Stephanie Chiu (Administrator)

    Quality & Regulatory Compliance Coordinator

    JD Sweid Foods

    We are currently looking to fill a Quality & Regulatory Compliance Coordinator position for our Langley, BC location. The position is responsible for ensuring that the FSEP program, SQF 2000 System and customer specific requirements are current, properly implemented and maintained. The Quality and Regulatory Compliance Coordinator is expected to participate in special projects and provide vacation coverage for other QA personnel. The Quality and Regulatory Compliance Coordinator will be responsible for promoting and implementing food safety and quality procedures in accordance to customer and regulatory requirements. The following list of duties and responsibilities of the Quality & Regulatory Compliance Coordinator is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job described.

    Click here for details.

    If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in applying for this position, please submit your application along with salary expectations to hr_langley@jdsweid.com or fax to 604-888-2199 before March 17, 2017.


  • 27 Feb 2017 8:31 PM | Stephanie Chiu (Administrator)

    Hello,

    On Friday MSFHR opened applications for the MSFHR Health Policy Fellowship (
    http://www.msfhr.org/news/msfhr-news/applications-open-msfhr-health-policy-fellowship), a salary award for post-doctoral level health researchers who want to contribute their research expertise to the health policy development process at the provincial government or health authority level.

    Successful applicants will undertake short-term (up to 12 month) policy assignments within the BC Ministry of Health or at one of the province's health authorities. There are currently six assignments available which address BC health system priorities including substance abuse services, promoting indigenous health and primary care home best practice.

    All assignment details, eligibility requirements and details on how to apply can be found on our website: 
    http://www.msfhr.org/funding/health-policy-fellowship/2017-b. We will also be running a webinar on how to apply on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 10:00 - 11:30 am. Please instruct any interested applicants to email healthpolicyfelllow@msfhr.org<mailto:healthpolicyfelllow@msfhr.org%3cmailto:healthpolicyfelllow@msfhr.org> to register. The deadline for applications is April 3, 2017.

    This is a fantastic opportunity for post-doctoral level researchers wishing to bridge the gap between the worlds of academic research and health policy, and we would greatly appreciate your help sharing this opportunity.

    Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or require further information.

    Kind regards,

    Yuliya Shapova

    Research Competitions Coordinator

    Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research

    200 - 1285 West Broadway

    Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3X8 Canada

    604 714 2775
    604 730 0524

    yshapova@msfhr.org<
    mailto:yshapova@msfhr.org>

  • 27 Feb 2017 8:30 PM | Stephanie Chiu (Administrator)

    Operations and Policy Analyst 3 (Produce Safety Development Specialist)

    Location: Portland, OR
    Department: Agriculture-Market Access & Certification Programs
    Closing: 3/12/2017 11:59 PM Pacific

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oregon?department%5B0%5D=Agriculture-Market%20Access%20&%20Certification%20Programs&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending

    Oregon Department of Agriculture is currently recruiting for an Operations and Policy Analyst 3 to join our Market Access and Certification Program Area.

    This is a full-time, limited duration, classified position located in Portland, Oregon.  The duration of the position is now through July 31, 2018.  This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified applicants to fill the current vacancy and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.

    This position exists to support the agency's interrelated threefold mission: to provide agricultural market development, to protect agricultural natural resources, and to provide consumer protection and food safety.The position is located within the Market Access & Certification program area with the Agricultural Marketing and Development program area. The Marketing & Development Program works to develop and expand global markets (local, national and international) for Oregon agricultural products as well as promote them. Its objective is to assist Oregon agribusiness complete sales for Oregon agricultural and food products by providing expertise in the areas of market access, technical trade requirements, transportation logistics, certification, and bringing buyer and seller together through trade and promotional events. The program also creates market access by identifying and working to resolve international trade barriers by product and by country which have a direct adverse affect on the trade or potential for trade of Oregon agricultural products; works to retain and expand existing agricultural businesses as well as recruit new business to the state; and acts as a liaison with the state's 23 commodity commissions who are charged with research, promotion, and education for their specific commodity.

  • 27 Feb 2017 8:29 PM | Stephanie Chiu (Administrator)

    Hello all,

    Dr. Xiaonan Lu’s Food Safety Laboratory at UBC invites applications for 1-2 Postdoctoral Fellowship positions, with an anticipated start date of May 1st, 2017. The position is located in the Food, Nutrition and Health (FNH) program in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems (Vancouver campus) (www.foodsafetyengineering.landfood.ubc.ca). The successful candidate will execute basic research exploring fundamental stress responses of leading foodborne
    pathogens (e.g., E. coli O157:H7, Salmonella, Listeria monocytogenes, Campylobacter jejuni), bacterial typing, and the roles of new/unknown genetic elements identified through genome sequencing. The candidate will work closely with Dr. Xiaonan Lu (Professor in Food Science) and graduate students, and will be involved in collaborative work with different research laboratories on UBC Vancouver campus. The appointment will be for 1 year with the possibility of extension for two additional years.

    Please see link for details: Postdoctoral Fellow - Molecular Food Microbiology UBC- Lu Lab.pdf

  • 07 Jan 2017 8:29 PM | Stephanie Chiu (Administrator)

    Mazza Innovation Ltd. is looking for a recent food science grad who will join our quality assurance team to ensure the quality and safety of our natural health products.

    Full time position. Compensation based on experience and qualifications.

    Please see attachment for details - click here

  • 19 Dec 2016 9:04 PM | Stephanie Chiu (Administrator)

    Senior Food Safety Specialist position in Victoria, BC closes on December 29, 2016.

    This position is in the Health Protection Branch in the Ministry of Health.

    This has been posted to the BC job posting site: 
    https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=37712

    The Health Protection Branch safeguards the population from potential health threats by developing legislative and regulatory requirements for the prevention and reduction of risk of harm, including those from emerging pathogens and environmental contaminants. The Branch assesses public health risks and develops policy and strategies to minimize those risks, particularly in the areas of food safety and air and water quality.

    The Senior Food Safety Specialist is a recognized expert in the area of food science/technology encompassing the specialized areas of food safety assessment and management with the ability to review and translate complex scientific research literature and recommend development of food safety risk management measures for population and public health protection in British Columbia. The work also influences initiatives at the national level, for example the development of Salmonella Enteritidis policies that influence production, processing and handling technologies that would reduce the risk of foodborne illness. This position normally functions at the Doctoral or Master’s level and is recognized by a peer group external to the public service.

    The BC Public Service offers training, growth and development opportunities; a competitive benefits package; a pension plan that ranks among the best; and a balance between work and life commitments. We are committed to continuing to be an employer of choice and providing a professional environment where ideas work. For more information about opportunities and benefits please go to What the BC Public Service Offers You
  • 26 Apr 2016 3:36 PM | Peter Taylor (Administrator)

    A New Job Posting is available.


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