Open Academic Positions

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Practice - Distilled Spirits
Employer: Oregon State Universty
Description: The Assistant Professor of Practice, Distilled Spirits which will be a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month fixed-term appointment: 55% Teaching, 20% Outreach, 15% Research, and 10% Service. Note that an Assistant Professor of Practice has academic rank, is eligible for promotion, and is a nontenure-track faculty appointment with a major emphasis on teaching, outreach and professional practice knowledge/skills.
Requirements: The position requires an MS in Food Science, Distillation, Fermentation Science, Chemical Engineering or related field and professional experience in the distilled spirits sector of the food/beverage industry. Teaching experience and demonstration of teaching effectiveness in a relevant field of study in traditional or non-traditional settings.
Contact: To create a user profile and apply, go to website: - search OSU jobs/upper
left/search postings, enter posting #0013904. This posting opens on February 12, 2015.
Deadline: For full consideration, apply by April 1, 2015.
 Job Title: Department Head - Veterinary and Microbiological Sciences
Employer: North Dakota State University
Description: The Head will foster excellence in research, teaching, and service within the department. In collaboration with faculty, the Head will lead the continued development and articulation of the departmental vision. In addition, the Head will develop and maintain productive, collegial working relationships with the university, scientific communities, and the public, as well as agricultural constituencies.
Requirements: Earned Ph.D. in life sciences from an accredited institution, Distinguished academic credentials and eligibility for appointment as a tenured, full professor, and Evidence of successful and effective leadership experience
To Apply: Visit
Deadline: July 1,2015

Job Title: Director of Food Safety
Employer: International Regional Agricultural Health - RIOPPAH
Description: This is a regional position (Mexico, Belize, Central America, Panama and Dominican Republic). Responsible for defining, planning, scheduling and monitoring all management in the area of food safety, according to the needs of countries in the region.
Requirements: Knowledge of techniques, advances in technology and control systems and quality assurance and food safety. Knowledge of pathogenic human diseases caused by food and zoonoses. Five years experience in senior management positions. Experience in international organizations.  Be a national of one of the member states RIOPPAH (Mexico, Belize, Central America, Panama and Dominican Republic).
Contact: If you are interested in joining our team, please send us your personal and professional profile with recent photograph to the following email:

Job Title: Postdoctoral; Research Fellow in Dairy Microbiology
Employer: Ontario Agricultural College, Department of Food Science
Description: This is an opportunity to join a new dairy microbiology group funded by the Dairy Farmers of Ontario. The ideal candidate will contribute to the writing of grant proposals through literature review and design of innovative approaches to improving the quality and health applications of dairy products. Potential research areas include dairy fermentations (starter cultures, yeast, molds), flavor and texture development in fermented dairy products; developing health promoting properties and fermentation processes which will improve dairy sustainability by adding value to co‐products.
Requirements: Ph.D. and experience in the field of dairy science with an understanding of the physical, biochemical and microbiological principles in relation to dairy and/or food systems.
To Apply: Please provide by email to Gisèle LaPointe ( a cover
letter, current CV and the names of three individuals who are willing to provide letters of reference
Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Food Process Engineering
Employer: School of Engineering, University of Guelph, Canada
Description: The School of Engineering is seeking to hire a faculty member in the area of Food Process Engineering who has a breadth of expertise in food processing, food engineering, food technology and will conduct research activities in the area of engineering aspects of food manufacturing and food safety.
Requirements: The candidate will have an engineering undergraduate degree in Food Engineering or Bioresource or Biosystems or Biological Engineering or Chemical Engineering and a Ph.D. in a related area.

Open Department Positions

Job Title: Food Scientist-Chemist
Employer: University of Nebraska- Lincoln, Food Processing Center
Description:The successful candidate will develop a strong, extramurally-funded applied research program that focuses on food chemistry, more specifically on analysis supporting product development and sensory evaluation, ingredient functionality, and process streams. The candidate will also be involved in course instruction in the areas of food chemistry, sensory and/or food processing.
Requirements: A Ph.D. in Food Science, Food Engineering, or Food Chemistry (earned PhD in place by date of employment) is required. Post-doctoral research and teaching experience or industrial experience is desirable. Preference will be given to those demonstrating a vision for applied research, value-added development and affinity to industry projects.
Contact: Please Apply at: