Open Department Positions

Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Food Physical Chemistry
Employer: The University of Nebraska-Lincoln - Department of Food Science and Technology
Description: The successful candidate will develop a strong, extramurally-funded research program that focuses on molecular and physical interactions of food components and their effects on functional, nutritional, processing, and storage of foods. The candidate will also be involved in course instruction in the areas of food chemistry, food physical chemistry, food analysis, and/or food processing. This is a 9 month, tenture-track position.
Requirements: A PhD in Food Science, Food Engineering, Physical Chemistry, Physical Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or Polymer Science is required (earned PhD in place by date of employment). Post-doctoral research and teaching experience or industrial experience is desirable.
Apply: To view details of the position and make application, go to http://employment.unl.edu. Search for position #F_140208. Click on "Apply to this job." Complete the application. Attach a cover letter including a research statement/teaching statement, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin on January 16, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

Job Title: Student Services Coordinator
Employer: University of Nebraska Lincoln - Deprtment of Food Science and Technology
Description: The Student Services Coordinator is responsible for the recruitment, retention, advising, and career counseling efforts for the Food Science and Technology Department as a whole as well as specific programs for the Food Technology for Companion Animals (FTCA) program. Design long range marketing promotional strategies and implement recruitment activities to increase student enrollment. Initiate and maintain positive relationships with secondary schools, community colleges, four-year institutions, and industry and community agencies to recruit qualified students.
Requirements: Bachelor's degree in food science, science education, or other relevant science field, plus two years' experience required in one or more of the following: teaching, training, student development, advising or recruitment. Excellent written and oral communication skills and computer skills necessary. Strong science background with a solid understanding of industry careers required. Knowledge of lab equipment and procedures in order to assist students in job placement essential. Strong leadership abilities required. Master's Degree in food science or related field and two years industry experience preferred.
Contact: Brandi Shepler
402-472-3432
bshepler2@unl.edu
Apply: Please visit https://employment.unl.edu/postings/42520 to apply for this position
Deadline: Application reviews begin January 5th, 2015


Open Academic Positions

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Applied Food Safety
Employer: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Description: The successful candidate will establish an externally funded and independent research program focused on food processing, food microbiology, food pathogens, sanitation and/or regulatory matters that addresses issues relevant to food safety at any point in the food system, from production to post-harvest loss to human consumption and health. Focus will be on translation of science into practice for sustaining safe food systems. This is a 9-month tenure tack faculty position.
Requirements: Candidates must have an earned doctorate in food science or a related discipline, such as microbiology or food biotechnology. Evidence of professional promise and excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required.
Contact: This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified and the position is filled. Individuals from underrepresented populations are especially welcome to apply. Interested applicants must submit a cover letter that details suitability for and interest in the position, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for five references. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. To apply, please create your candidate profile and upload all required materials at http://go.illinois.edu/FSHNAppliedFoodSafety. Only applicants with complete profiles will be considered. Questions regarding process may be directed to Ms. Keri Dean, Office Support Specialist (keridean@illinois.edu) and the position to Dr. Yong-Su Jin, Associate Professor and Search Committee Chair (ysjin@illinois.edu).
Deadline: To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by January 16, 2015.

Job Title: Assistant Professor in Cereal/Food Chemistry
Employer: North Dakota State University
Description: The Department of Plant Sciences (http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/plantsciences/) is seeking applications for a 12-month tenure-track research (70%) and teaching (30%) position at the assistant professor level in the area of chemistry and functionality of plant-based constituents. The successful candidate will teach CFS 460/660 (Food Chemistry) and the associated laboratory course CFS 461/661 (Food Chemistry Laboratory) each fall semester, CFS 464/664 (Food Analysis) each spring semester); and portions of CFS 450/650 (Cereal Technology) each fall semester. The incumbent also is expected to develop a graduate course taught in alternate years related to their research interests in cereal chemistry.
Requirements: An earned Ph.D. in cereal or food chemistry/science, or related field; Demonstrated research experience in cereal and/or food chemistry; Evidence of a commitment to teaching and student learning at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Contact: Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, a letter of interest (no more than 4 pages) that covers a statement of their career goals, research and teaching
interests and philosophies, and mentoring philosophy. Names and contact information of three professional references should be included. All materials
must be submitted through the online application portal at https://jobs.ndsu.edu. Please contact denay.simsek@ndsu.edu for questions.
Deadline: Screening will begin January 5, 2015.


Job Title: Assistant Professor in Food Science/Culinology/Nutrition
Employer: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Description: Teach undergraduate level with an emphasis in introductory food courses, food service courses for Dietetics majors, Culture and Meal Patterns, Food Product Development, Sensory Evaluation of Food and other courses that support the Foods and Nutrition BS degree program and the Food Science and Technology BS degree program. Participate in research/scholarly funding for research and programs, collaborate in interdisciplinary projects and participate in departmental curriculum and program development.
Requirements: Doctor of Philosophy in food science and/or nutrition or closely related fields from an accredited university completed by September 15, 2015 is required. Commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student population. For preferred/desired qualifications and full description see http://www.csupomona.edu/~faculty-affairs/open-positions/college-unit/ag/AG_HNFS_CUL.shtml
Contact: By January 05, 2015, copy of official transcripts, curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for this position, your future teaching and research interests to:
Martin Sancho-Madriz, Ph.D., Chair of Search Committee
Human Nutrition and Food Science Dept
3801 W Temple Ave
Pomona, CA 91768
Telephone: 909.869.2226
FAX: 909.869.5078
E-mail: nutrifoodsci@csupomona.edu
Cal Poly Pomona is an EOE/AA employer and hires only individuals from accredited
 

Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor in Nutrition
Employer: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Description: Teach undergraduate level courses and graduate level courses with an emphasis in nutrient metabolism, and clinical nutrition and other courses that support the Nutrition Science and Dietetics options of the Food and Nutrition Program. Participate in research/scholarly funding for research and programs, collaborate in interdisciplinary projects and participate in departmental curriculum and program development.
Requirements: Doctor of Philosophy in nutritional science, public health with emphasis on nutrition or closely related areas from an accredited university completed by September 15, 2015 is required. Commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student population. For preferred/desired qualifications and full description see http://www.csupomona.edu/~faculty-affairs/open-positions/college-unit/ag/AG_HNFS_Dietetics.shtml
Contact: By January 05, 2015, copy of official transcripts, curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for this position, your future teaching and research interests to:
B. Burns-Whitmore, Dr.P.H., R.D., Chair of Search Committee
Human Nutrition and Food Science Dept
3801 W Temple Ave
Pomona, CA 91768
Telephone: 909.869.2226
FAX: 909.869.5078
E-mail: nutrifoodsci@csupomona.edu
Job Title: Assistant Professor in Food Safety and Consumer Food Protection
Employer: Iowa State University
Description: The Departments of Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management (AESHM) and Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN) in collaboration with Extension and Outreach seek applicants for a 12-month tenure-track faculty with expertise in food safety and consumer food production. The position appointment is 50% Extension and Outreach, 25% teaching, and 25% research. FSHN and AESHM have a long-standing collaborative interaction around food safety and consumer food production and faculty members regularly interact with horticulture and animal science faculty. Both departments include faculty with Extension appointments associated with food safety. Visit departmental websites for more information http://www.fshn.hs.iastate.edu/ (FSHN) and http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/ (AESHM). This new position would bring together a focus on aspects of local and regional food systems related to small scale production and processing to add value to Iowa grown foods and the development of new markets to consumers and retail foodservices
Requirements: The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate degree in food science, human nutrition, foodservice management or a related field of study. Evidence of scholarly activity as demonstrated by publications in peer reviewed journals and/or presentations at professional meetings and potential to secure extramural funding are required. The preferred candidate will have demonstrated ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams to solve problems, experience working with underserved populations and local food systems, teaching experience, and postdoc research or equivalent industry experience. Tenure would be based in either FSHN or AESHM department as best fits the candidate.
Contact: Applications will be accepted until position is filled, however, applications received by February 1, 2015 and will be given full consideration. Potential candidates are encouraged to, contact, in confidence, the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Ruth Litchfield (515-294-9484, litch@iastate.edu. See our website for more information. Only online applications will be considered. To apply, go to https://www.iastatejobs.com, vacancy ID400091 to attach the following: 1) a letter of application; 2) a complete curriculum vita; 3) philosophy of engagement with underserved audiences; 4) a statement of research interests with detailed plan for obtaining extramural funding; and 5) the names and complete contact information for three references.
Job Title: Assistant Professor in Molecular Food Microbiology
Employer: Iowa State University
Description: The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN) seeks applications for a 9-month, tenure-track faculty position in Molecular Food Microbiology at the Assistant Professor level. The distribution of effort for the position will be 65% research, 30% teaching and 5% service. Preference will be given to applicants whose training and experience will enable them to address fundamental biological problems in microbial food safety using genetic, molecular and/or computational approaches.
Requirements: The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Food Microbiology, Microbiology, Molecular Microbiology, Virology or a closely related field. Evidence of scholarly activity as demonstrated by publications in peer reviewed journals and/or presentations at professional meetings and potential to secure extramural funding are required. The preferred candidate will have post-doctoral research or equivalent industry experience in food safety or allied fields, and demonstrated experience in teaching.
Contact: Only online applications will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/8269 vacancy number 400103 and submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests with plans for extramural funding, teaching philosophy and interests, and complete contact information for three references. Applications will be accepted until position is filled, however, applications received by February 15, 2015 will be given full consideration. For further information, contact search chair Dr. Byron Brehm-Stecher at (515) 360-4210 or byron@iastate.edu. For additional information please visit http://www.fshn.hs.iastate.edu/

 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: contrataciones@oirsa.org


Job Title: Director
Employer: Iowa State University - Center for Crops Utilization Research-BioCentury Research Farm
Description: The Director will lead a world-class center that advances research applications for agricultural commodities in the food, fuel, biochemicals and biomaterials industries. The Director will oversee research facilities both on- and off-campus, that include food packaging and processing, fermentation, separation and filtration, extraction and purification, biomass harvesting and storing, biopolymers and composite material production, and manage a staff of technical and administrative personnel. The Director will foster interdisciplinary research within ISU and across academic institutions and engage with industry and private sector partners to advance product development and innovation in the food, fuel and biomaterials industries.
Requirements: The successful candidate will hold a PhD in food science, chemical, biological or agricultural engineering or a related discipline. Demonstrated impact in his/her field as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications, patents and funded projects, and experience in mentoring researchers such as graduate students and/or post-doctoral fellows and a collaborative approach that embraces diversity is required.
Contact: Online applications should be submitted via www.iastatejobs.com vacancy ID #400045. Or contact the Search Committee Co-Chairs: Dr. Joe Colletti (colletti@iastate.edu) or Dr. Ruth MacDonald (ruthmacd@iastate.edu) for further information

Job Title: Research Chair in Carbohydrate Quality and Utilization
Employer: University of Saskatchewan
Description: The successful candidate will have an excellent knowledge of and previous research experience in plant carbohydrates. Excellence will be demonstrated through recent peer reviewed publications and citations in top tier journals, the ability to secure competitive research funding, and a proven track record of teaching and research supervision commensurate with years since PhD and rank at appointment.
Requirements: The position is tenure track. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority (applicants should indicate current citizenship status).
Contact: Applications, including a letter of introduction, curriculum vitae, concise research vision statement (one page) and teaching and graduate training philosophy (one page) and contact information for three referees, should be submitted electronically or by mail to Dr.Phyllis Shand, Head, Department of Food and Bioproduct Sciences, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7N 5A8. Tel: 306-966-8842. Email: phyllis.shand@usask.ca
Deadline: January 15, 2015


Job Title: Yongkeun Joh Professor of Food Chemistry and Ingredient Technology
Employer: Cornell University -  College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Description: The Department of Food Science at Cornell University is seeking applicants for an endowed faculty chair titled the "Yongkeun Joh Professorship of Food Chemistry and Ingredient Technology". This is a 9-month, 50% teaching/50% research, tenure-track position. The successful applicant will be appointed at the assistant or associate professor level, depending on qualifications and experience, and will be based on Cornell's Ithaca campus
Requirements: A Ph.D. in chemistry, food chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, food engineering, food science, nutrition, materials science, soft matter physics, biophysics, molecular biology, or related field. Prior experience in food or ingredient science is desirable but not required providing the successful candidate is willing to develop expertise in this area through "on the job" training during the first years of employment.
Contact: Applicants should submit their materials to: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5123. A complete application will include a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy (2 pages maximum), statement of research interests (2 pages maximum), professional goals (1 page maximum), and the names, phone numbers, email and mailing addresses of three references. Inquiries and questions will be addressed to Dr. John Brady, Search Committee Chair, c/o Cindy Uhrovcik, clw3@cornell.edu, Department of Food Science, 241 Stocking Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-7102. More information about the Department of Food Science may be found at www.foodscience.cals.cornell.edu. Review of applications will start February 2015 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified

Open Industry Positions

Job Title: Food Technologist - Companion Animal Nutrition
Employer: The Lee Group
Description: Primary emphasis in this role is on research and development of innovative, customer focused pet food products; developing product solutions and services that deliver commercially viable new pet food products. Experience in formulation, scale-up, and commercialization of animal nutritional products or food products is desired
Requirements: The position will be located in the Midwest and relocation assistance is provided. A BS/MS/PHD in food science, animal science, meat science, or animal nutrition and/or 3 + years of experience in the pet food industry is desired. Basic knowledge of FDA/USDA regulations, HACCP, and GMP requirements is required. Knowledge of nutrition and formulation software such as Concept 5 is a plus, experience with enterprise resource planning software such as JDE, SAP, and and with other related software is also desired.
Contact: Linda Morrison Brown
Executive Search Consultant
The Lee Group
703 Thimble Shoals Boulevard, Suite B2 Newport News, VA 23606
Direct (757) 240-4543 Tel (757) 873-0792 Cell (804) 854-1763
Linda.Brown@TheLeeGroup.com


Job Title: Internship
Employer: Nu Life Market
Description: Nu Life Market is looking for internets who are are targeting food process engineering and manufacture as their career paths at all levels including upper management. They are also looking for interns intersted in product development.
Requirements: Currently enrolled food science student
Contact: Qualified candidates should stop by our office or contact us for an application. Office hours are Mon. - Fri. 8AM- 12PM and 1PM - 5PM 1202 E. 5th Street
Earl Roemer - President
P.O. Box 105
Scott City, KS 67871
(620) 872-5236
1202 E. 5th St. - Scott City, KS
earlr@nulifemarket.com@nulifemarket.com
www.NuLifeMarket.com


Job Title: Internship
Employer: Nu Life Market
Description: Nu Life Market is looking for internets who are are targeting food process engineering and manufacture as their career paths at all levels including upper management. They are also looking for interns intersted in product development.
Requirements: Currently enrolled food science student
Contact: Qualified candidates should stop by our office or contact us for an application. Office hours are Mon. - Fri. 8AM- 12PM and 1PM - 5PM 1202 E. 5th Street
Earl Roemer - President
P.O. Box 105
Scott City, KS 67871
(620) 872-5236
1202 E. 5th St. - Scott City, KS
earlr@nulifemarket.com@nulifemarket.com
www.NuLifeMarket.com


Job Title: Microbiology Lab Technician
Employer: Diversified Foods and Seasonings LLC
Description: The selected candidate would work in the in-house microbiology lab.
Requirements: The position is open to a mid-term graduating student or past student. It does not require a microbiology degree.
Contact: Wendy Snodgrass
Quality Assurance Manager
Diversified Foods & Seasonings, L.L.C.
1320 S 19th St.
Nebraska City, NE 68410
800-914-2382 ext 5917
Cell 985-400-4806