Fully Funded PhD Scholarship

Study of the impact of exposure to fruit and vegetable flavours at the initiation of complementary feeding on liking of and satiation from fruit and vegetables: evaluation of cultural effect

INRA CSGA has a three-year PhD position available, from autumn 2018, within the ITN Marie Curie project Edulia (www.edulia.eu), in the team “Determinants of eating behavior across the lifespan, relationship with health” (Dijon, France).

We are looking for motivated candidates who can work independently as well as a part of an international team. The work place will be at CSGA (Dijon, France), but the candidate will be required to spend approximately 8 months in Rennes, France (Diana Foods) and to travel to China (location to be determined, likely Shanghai) to implement a study. The candidate will also spend a short period (~2 weeks, doctoral training) in Wageningen University (Wageningen, The Netherlands

The PhD project will establish research-based knowledge on suitable food products for infants during the complementary feeding period, to promote the acceptance of fruit and vegetable.


  • MSc or equivalent within a relevant scientific area (e.g. Food Sciences (drying process), Nutrition, Sensory Evaluation, Psychology) with proved knowledge in Sensory and Consumer sciences and Statistics applied to the area.
  • Languages: excellent working knowledge (written and oral) of English. Knowledge of French and/or Chinese would be appreciated (oral and written).
  • Competence in data analysis tools applied to sensory and consumer sciences (e.g. R, SAS, data collection softwares)
Publish Date:
Institute Name: University of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté (UBFC, Dijon, France)
Degree/Course: PhD
Deadline: May 20, 2018
Country: Dijon, France
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