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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.
Requirements: A Ph.D. in food science or a closely related field, with experience in food microbiology, and a strong record of publication. Postdoctoral or industrial experience is highly desirable. The ability to work professionally with faculty, staff, and students from diverse populations required.
To Apply: For additional information about this position, please contact: Dr. Catherine Cutter, Chair of Search Committee, at (814) 865-8862 or
Deadline: October 1, 2016
(posted 7/26/16)

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Job Title: Labeling and Specifications Specialist
Employer: Ed Miniat LLC
Description: Gather information from internal departments to create specifications for raw materials, ingredients, packaging and finished products. Maintain accuracy and complete updates of finished product specifications. Collaborate with Purchasing and R&D to ensure current vendor specifications are updated.
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: Please visit,
(posted 8/16/16)