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Open department positions
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)
Open academic positions
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Food Microbiology
Employer: Pennsylvania State University
Description: The successful candidate will be expected to establish a strong, externally-funded research program in an area of food microbiology with an emphasis on food safety. Research interests should complement existing Departmental research and Extension activities in microbial food safety, food microbiology, probiotics, food fermentations, and microbiomes. The successful candidate would be expected to contribute to one or more of these areas, as well as develop appropriate collaborations, across the College of Agricultural Sciences and beyond.
Requirements: A Ph.D. in food science or a closely related field, with experience in food microbiology, and a strong record of publication.
To Apply: For additional information about this position, please contact: Dr. Catherine Cutter, Chair of Search Committee, at (814) 865-8862 or cnc3@psu.edu.
Deadline: October 1st, 2016
(posted 7/19/16)
Job Title: Full Professor
Employer: LSU Agricultural Center
Description: A faculty line with expertise in the chemical, biological and engineering development of in vitro digestion models to understand and predict the digestive fate of foods and food structures that promote health. This position could form a highly effective, high impact bridge, in an emerging area, with faculty in nutrition, food science, microbiology and engineering and contribute to understanding the role of ingredients in nutrient absorption, gut microflora, and sensitivity to food borne pathogens.
Requirements: Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Nutrition, Food Science or closely related fields with expertise in core areas as identified in responsibilities.
To Apply: Apply online at https://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/ by attaching (1) a letter addressing the applicant's interest, (2) curriculum vitae (3) statement of research accomplishments and future plans relevant to this position (4) statement of teaching accomplishments and philosophy (5) names and contact information of three letters of reference. Paper, faxed, or emailed applications will not be accepted. Letters of reference and inquiries may be addressed to:
LSU Agricultural Center School of Nutrition and Food Sciences
J Marceaux
110 LSU Union Square
297 Knapp Hall Baton Rouge, LA 70803 Telephone: 225/578-5207 Fax: 225/578-4443
jmarceaux@agcenter.lsu.edu
www.lsuagcenter.com
(posted 6/22/16)

Job Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Employer: LSU School of Nutrition and Food Sciences
Description: The primary responsibility of this position is to continue and further develop a nationally recognized extension and applied research program in the area of seafood technology. The Assistant/Associate/Full Professor will serve as the seafood technology specialist in the School of Nutrition and Food Sciences, a position jointly supported by the LSU Agricultural Center and the Louisiana Sea Grant College Program. The incumbent will lead and support state-level programming pertaining to seafood processing and quality including food safety, HACCP, processing technology, waste disposal and other related areas.
Requirements: Ph.D. in Food Science or related discipline required. Applicant should be proficient in research, appropriate analytical techniques and computer applications.
To Apply: Apply online at https://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/ for full consideration by attaching 1) letter addressing aplicant's interest 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of accomplishments and future plans relevant to this position 5) academic transcripts and 6) names of and contact information of referees for letters of recommendation. Paper, faxed or e-mailed application materials will not be accepted, except that in lieu of attaching the reference letters online, they may be sent directly to:
J Marceaux
297 Knapp Hall
110 LSU Union Square
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Email: jmarceaux@agcenter.lsu.edu
Phone: 225-578-1509 Fax: 225-578-4443
(posted 6/22/16)

Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Food Microbiology
Employer: University of Georgia
Description: Specific responsibilities include: (1) develop and teach undergraduate/graduate courses equivalent to 8 credits in the Food Science curriculum; (2) establish an extramurally funded research program; (3) establish a strong record of scholarly activity; and (4) direct PhD and MS degree students and postdoctoral associates.
Requirements: PhD in Food Science, Microbiology, or equivalent program is required with demonstrated expertise in food microbiology and food safety. At least 1 year of postdoctoral or prior academic experience is desired.
To Apply: Applicants must send: (1) a letter of application; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) undergraduate and graduate transcripts; (4) names, addresses, telephone numbers; and e-mail addresses of four professional references that the search committee may contact; and (5) a one-page summary each outlining research and teaching visions. Application materials and unofficial transcripts should be sent electronically to dlord@uga.edu or to the Food Microbiologist Search Committee, UGA Department of Food Science and Technology, 100 Cedar Street, Athens, GA 30602. Inquiries about this position should be directed to Dr. Mark A. Harrison at mahfst@uga.edu.
(posted 6/29/16)
Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Food Virology
Employer: University of Georgia
Description: The successful candidate will develop a research program in the area of food virology and contribute to outreach programs of the Center for Food Safety.
Requirements: Ph.D. in Virology, Food Microbiology, Food Science (with an emphasis on Food Microbiology), or closely related field will be highly desired. At least 1 year of postdoctoral or prior academic experience with microbial genetics or bioinformatics is desired.
To Apply: Applicants must send: (1) letter of application; (2) a curriculum vitae detailing background and capability to conduct research and outreach; (3) undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and (4) names, addresses, telephone numbers; and e-mail addresses of four professional references that the search committee may contact. Application materials and unofficial transcripts should be sent electronically to mdoyle@uga.edu or to Dr. Michael Doyle, Search Committee Chair, Center for Food Safety, University of Georgia, 1109 Experiment Street, Griffin, Georgia 30223-1797 Tel: 770-228-7284; Fax: 770-229-3216. Inquiries about this position should be directed to Dr. Michael Doyle at mdoyle@uga.edu.
(posted 6/29/16)
Open industry positions
Job Title: Extrusion Process Development
Employer: PepsiCo Global Snacks R&D
Description: Work with the PepsiCo Global Snacks R&D team.
Requirements: A degree in Chemical, Mechanical, or Food Engineering (preferrably an M.S. or Ph.D.)
To Apply: Please contact Jason Niermann  (Jason.T.Niermann@pepsico.com) for additional details.
(posted 6/22/16)
Job Title: Lab Tech-Food Processing
Employer: Tasty Toppings, Inc.
Description: Under supervision, performs chemical and microbiological tests on incoming ingredients and finished products in order to ensure compliance with specifications. Prepares and sterilizes various microbiological media. 
Requirements: Minimum Education Required: Associates degree in a science related field or a minimum of one year equivalent experience in a QA or laboratory setting.
To Apply: Email resume to contactus@dorothylynch.com
(posted 6/27/16)
Job Title: Quality Control Manager/Product Development-Food Processing
Employer: Tasty Toppings, Inc.
Description: Qualified candidates must be able to perform independently, without supervision.  Will oversee all aspects of food testing and introduction of potential new products.  Will provide recommendations to top management regarding all production/product issues.  Candidates will Implement microbiological and chemical testing procedures for incoming ingredients and finished product.  Must be familiar with standard methods, and able to modify as necessary.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Food Science or related science field.  Emphasis on microbiology preferred.
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Food Plant operations.
To Apply: Email resume to contactus@dorothylynch.com
(posted 6/27/16)

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