Job Openings at Food Technology & Science Institute (FTSI), September 2023


The newly formed Food Technology & Science Institute (FTSI) of TCG CREST invites applications for the following positions. Interested and eligible applicants can send the application to¬† mentioning “Job at FTSI” in the Subject.

Venue of work: FTSI, TCG CREST campus, Kolkata


1. Food Technologist 

Experience: 4 years in food industry with experience in large scale production.

Qualification: MSc in Food Technology preferably with research experience in food designing and processing.

Position: Senior Research Associate

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Experience in mock meat / meat analogue product development, novel food colours and aromas, texturization would be given preference .
  • Study the physical, chemical, and biological composition of foods to develop methods for safely processing, preserving, and packaging them.
  • Develop ways to improve food’s flavours and nutritional values and conduct tests to ensure they meet industry and government standards.
  • Developing the extraction protocols and designing the SOP for the large-scale production.
  • Analyse and develop new sources of compounds like proteins or sugar substitutes through efficient research.
  • Studying the safety regulations for the various food products.
  • Publication of research papers and designing of patents / process.

 Working experience in Industry will be given preference.



TCG CREST aspires to be a world-leading research institute that unleashes the untapped and true potential of human talent. As an institution, TCG CREST is especially dedicated to the three Ks: Knowledge Creation, Knowledge Application, and Knowledge Dissemination. The focus is on creating a strong network with highly-reputed knowledge centres worldwide: universities, research institutions, technology-driven global corporate entities, and academic communities. The goal is to inculcate a strong culture of continual knowledge exchange through research, student exchange, faculty exchange, joint projects, collaborative workshops, and participative seminars. TCG CREST is recognized as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by the Department of Scientific and Industrial (DSIR), Government of India. The AcSIR (Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research, Government of India) has recognized TCG CREST as its Associate Academic Centre.

TCG CREST offers a unique working environment within the city of Kolkata. The Institute is situated on a beautiful urban campus in Sector V (the IT Hub), with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and a wide variety of atmospheres, Kolkata is the perfect place to call home for study, work and play.