Internships and Jobs

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Position Title: Food Safety and Quality Assurance Interns
Company/Location: Monogram Food Solutions, Harlan, IA
Description: Monogram is looking for undergrad students to work in the bacon indsutry this summer. Internship opportunities are available in Food Safety and Quality Assurance.
Currently pursuing a degree in Food/Meat Science or related field, and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Apply: All candidates must submit an application and a copy of their resume. Please visit to apply for this opportunity.

Position Title: Summer Interns
Company/Location: Pro-Pet, LLC / various locations
Descriptions: Pro-Pet is looking for summer interns for their three plants (Kansas City, KS; Owatonna, MN, and St. Marys, OH). Primarily looking for students interested in a career in Operations Management or Quality Assurance/Food Safety.  
Apply: Send your resume to Kevin Wills, Technical Manager of Formulation & Regulatory Affairs, at

Open department positions

Job Title: Post Doctoral Research Associate
Employer: University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Food Science and Technology
Description: The individual in this position will be expected to plan, conduct, and supervise research on food allergen proteomics. In particular, the research will be focused on conducting protein mass spectrometry experiments to identify, detect, quantify, and characterize food allergens. Due to the nature of this research, an ideal candidate would have some experience with both protein mass spectrometry and bioinformatics.
Requirements: A Ph.D. in Food Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Bioinformatics or a related field.
To Apply: View requisition F_170028 at for complete details and to apply.
Deadline: Applicant review begins 5/15/2017. 

Open academic positions

Job Title: Associate Dean for Research
University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
The position will work closely with the Dean and Director and will be delegated the authority for supervision and fiscal management of research programs within the College as well as allied programs in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences.
An earned doctorate and qualifi cations for the rank of full professor in one of the academic departments of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
To apply:
Please see
(posted 3/14/17)

Job Title: Assistant Professor
Employer: University of Minnesota
Description: The position is responsible for conducting research that addresses relevant food safety issues intended to detect and control pathogens.
Requirements:  A Ph.D. in food microbiology, food science, microbiology, or related areas is required.
To Apply: Please contact Dr. Dan O’Sullivan, Search Committee Chair, at for more information.
Deadline: Review of applications will start on April 3rd, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
(posted 3/2/17)

Job Title: Assistant Professor
Pennsylvania State University
Description: T
he Department of Food Science is seeking an Assistant Professor of Food Microbiology to enhance educational programs in food safety. This is a 36-week appointment.
A Ph.D. in food science or a closely related field with demonstrated expertise in microbial food safety.
To Apply: 
Please contact Luke LaBorde, Ph.D., Chair of Seach Committee at
Review of Applications will begin March 27, 2017 and will continue until a suitable candidate is found.
(posted 3/14/17)

Job Title: Assistant or Assocaiate Professor
Ohio State University
Description: The Department of Horticulture and Crop Science seeks a tenure-track faculty member with expertise in biochemistry and metabolomics of health-beneficial secondary metabolites in food crops.
A Ph.D. in crop science, horticulture, biochemistry or related field.
To Apply:
Please contact for details.
Evaluation begins March 31, 2017 and continues until the position is filled.
(posted 3/14/17)

Job Title: Professor/Assistant Professor
Employer: Ohio State University
Description: Ohio State University is currently hiring for several positions in the areas of food for health and data analytics.
Requirements:  A Ph.D. degree is required in fields related to Food Science, Data Analytics, Applied Statistics, Computational Biology (Bioinformatics), Engineering, or Microbiology. Please visit for details on specific positions.
To Apply:
(posted 1/31/17)

Job Title: Professor of Food Biochemistry
Université Laval
This is a tenure track position. The position will develop a research program in the field of food biochemistry, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and advise graduate students.
Requirements:  A Ph.D. in Food Science is required along with post-doctoral working food biochemistry or a related field.
To Apply: Please contact: Professor Muriel Subirade, directrice, Département des sciences des aliments,at the following addresses: and muriel.
Deadline: 4/30/2017
(posted 3/9/17)

Open industry positions

Job Title: Food Safety Scientist
Kelly Scientific
The position will help develop a long term strategic vision, plan new innovative technologies, and develop systems for achieving the food safety goals and objectives for the organization.
A degree in Food Microbiology or a related field, along with 4-12 years of experience.
To Apply: Rosie Landt at or (651) 304-0356.
(posted 3/9/17)