Internships and Jobs

Open department positions
Job Title: 3+1 Program Assistant Professors of Practice
Employer: University of Nebraska- Lincoln
Description: The incumbents will provide instruction for the 3+1 cooperative Food Science and Technology Program of study that is now established between the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), and Northwest Agricultural & Forestry University (NWAFU) in Yangling, China. Teaching responsibilities will be primarily in Yangling, although instruction in Lincoln may be possible during some semesters.
Requirements:  This position requires a Ph.D.
Contact:  Go to http://employment.unl.edu. Search for a position:
F_160009 – Food Chemistry/Analysis and Nutrition Specialist
F_160010 – Food Engineer/Processing Specialist
F_160011 – Food Microbiologist/Food Science Specialist
(posted 2/4/16)
Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Structural Glycobiology
Employer: University of Nebraska- Lincoln
Description: The successful candidate will develop a strong, extramurally funded research program that focuses on elucidating the chemical structures and conformations of complex oligo- and polysaccharides, including glycoproteins and glycolipids, and their relevance to health and disease, especially via host-microbe metabolic and/or signaling processes. The candidate will also be involved in course instruction in the area of carbohydrate chemistry.
Requirements: Applicants should have a PhD or equivalent in chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, biological sciences, plant science, or related field and demonstrated potential to conduct an independent research program.
Contact: To view details of the position and make application, go to http://employment.unl.edu Search for position #F_160045. Click on “Apply to this job.” Review of applications will begin on June 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

(posted 3/7/16)

Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Food Safety Microbiology
Employer: University of Nebraska- Lincoln, Department of Food Science and Technology
Description: The successful candidate will be expected to develop a high impact research and extension program that addresses contemporary food safety problems including those caused by bacterial, viral, or fungal organisms.
Requirements: A PhD or equivalent in Food Science, Food Microbiology, Microbiology or a closely related area is required (earned PhD in place by date of employment), relevant postdoctoral or industry experience, and demonstrated potential to conduct independent research. Associate level applicants should have an established research program and a record of external funding.
Contact: To view details of the position and make application, go to http://employment.unl.edu. Search for position #F_160041.
Deadline: Review of applications will begin on June 1st, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
(posted 2/26/16)

Open academic positions
Job Title: Assistant Extension Professor and Food Scientist
Employer: The University of Maine Cooperative Extension
Description: This position will provide additional support for Cooperative Extension and the School of Food and Agriculture's food science programs specializing in food safety and applied research.  The faculty member, in partnership with county and campus-based Extension staff and UMaine faculty, will develop and assist educational programming and applied research focused on food safety and other food science related areas.
Requirements: Ph.D.in Food Science or closely related field by date of hire.
To Apply: Please visit http://extension.umaine.edu/about/jobs/
Deadline:
Review of applications will begin April 30, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
(posted 3/3/16)
Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor - Food Packaging Chemist/Toxicologist
Employer:
Washington State University
Description:
The idea candidate will develop an impactful and well-funded research program focusing on food safety with an emphasis on raw agricultural products and minimally processed foods produced in the Pacific Northwest. The successful candidate is expected to collaborate with basic and applied scientists across the university and region. S/he must be able to integrate research and extension activities to meet the needs of the regional food industry.
Requirements:
This positions requires a Ph.D. in Food Science, Food Microbiology, or a related field at the
time of hire and strong academic training in food safety.
To Apply:
Application materials must include: detailed letter of application addressing all qualifications, a current curriculum vita, copies of transcripts, and the names and contact information for three professional references along with the application. Reference letters will be requested from the finalists. Visit www.wsujobs.com (Search Position #122570).
Deadline:
Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
(posted 3/7/16)
Job Title: Assistant Professor - Food Safety Microbiology
Employer: University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Description: This food microbiology faculty position will be a nine-month tenure-track appointment involving research and teaching in FSCN. The successful applicant is expected to establish a vigorous, externally funded research and teaching program focused on food safety microbiology.
Requirements: Ph.D. in food microbiology (preferred), food science, microbiology, or related areas, with strong, demonstrated research skills in their area of expertise.
Deadline: Applicants should attach all parts in the University of Minnesota Human Resource online employment website (umn.edu/ohr; requisition # 307974).
(posted 3/31/16)
Job Title: Department Head
Employer: California Polytechnic State University
Description: Provide key leadership for the Food Science and Nutrition Department in the following areas: i) department's instructional programs, ii) faculty development and mentoring, iii) academic advising, iv) program assessment and accreditation, v) development and implementation of strategic plan for department, vi) program promotion and student recruitment, vii) management of budget, facilities, and departmental resources, and viii) staff supervision.
Requirements: An earned doctorate in a related discipline is required. The applicant must demonstrate effective personnel management experience, the ability to mentor faculty and staff, and skills in conflict management.
Deadline: Visit www.calpolyjobs.org complete the required online faculty application and submit it to Requisition #103955
(posted 3/31/16)
Job Title: Assistant Professor - Nutrition
Employer:
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Description:
This nutrition position will be a nine month, tenure-track appointment involving research and teaching in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition. The appointee will develop a strong extramurally funded research program that investigates the relationship between diet and human health.
Requirements:
Earned doctorate by start date, with training and experience in nutrition sciences, evidence of basic research skills, published research in peer reviewed scholarly journals, potential for effective classroom teaching, and strong communication skills.
To Apply:
Applicants should attach all parts in the University of Minnesota Human Resources online employment website http://go.unl.edu/v9bb (Job # 308629).
Deadline:
Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
(posted 3/31/16)
Job Title: Manager
Employer: Berkey Creamery Plant - Pennsylvania State University
Description: The successful candidate will lead a productive, dynamic staff in a vibrant and growing Department. More information about the Department is available at http://foodscience.psu.edu and about the Berkey Creamery at http://creamery.psu.edu
Requirements: The preferred candidate will have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Food Science or a related field; and substantial relevant knowledge and experience in commercial dairy products processing.
To Apply: Visit: https://psu.jobs/job/62212
(posted 3/31/16)
Job Title: Research Scientist (Food Safety Specialist)
Employer: Prairie View A&M University
Description: The position will be responsible for developing a nationally recognized research program in Food Safety focusing on one or more of the commodities grown by low resource farmers in the state of Texas and as a part of the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences concerted efforts in Food Security for the state and region.
Requirements: Earned doctorate by start date, with training and experience in nutrition sciences, evidence of basic research skills, published research in peer reviewed scholarly journals, potential for effective classroom teaching, and strong communication skills.
To Apply: https://jobs.pvamu.edu/postings/7224
Deadline: Deadline for application is  April 14th, 2016
(posted 3/31/16)
Open industry positions
Job Title: Quality Assurance/Sensory Intern
Employer: Chipotle Mexicn Grill
Description: The primary focus of this internship is working to create digital versions of evaluation documents to make the food sensory evaluation program more efficient for Quality Assurance, Purchasing, and our suppliers. Upon completion of this project, the intern will be expected to complete a report and present their results to the Quality Assurance team.
Requirements: Be able to perform frequent QA and sensory evaluations on a variety of foods including highly spicy foods, animal proteins, and foods with potential allergens including but not limited to: milk, eggs, soybeans, tree nuts, peanuts, fish, shellfish, wheat and gluten, sulfites, sesame seeds, and mustard
To Apply: https://jobs.chipotle.com/form/candidate/19720/282/2031717
(posted 4/28/16)
Job Title: Quality Assurance Technician
Employer: Nature' Variety
Description: UResponsibilities involve quality audits and food safety monitoring in a pet food processing facility. This includes monitoring raw materials, processing areas, finished product and providing accurate documentation to support the SSOP, GMP & HACCP programs. Responsible for on-going monitoring of all product lines and co-packed product.
Requirements: Understanding of food safety including GMP’s, SSOP’s and HACCP.
Apply: To apply for this position, please go http://www.naturesvariety.com/careers. The QA position is listed in Lincoln, NE.
(posted 3/16/16)
Be able to perform frequent QA and sensory evaluations on a variety of foods including highly spicy foods, animal proteins, and foods with potential allergens including but not limited to: milk, eggs, soybeans, tree nuts, peanuts, fish, shellfish, wheat and gluten, sulfites, sesame seeds, and mustard