Open Academic Positions
Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Food for Health and Wellness
Employer: University of Georgia
Description: Specific responsibilities include: (1) teach two undergraduate or dual level courses every year and an advanced graduate course in alternate years; (2) establish an extramurally funded research program; and (3) direct PhD and MS degree students and postdoctoral associates, and also advise undergraduate students.
Requirements: A PhD in Food Science and Technology, Environmental Health Science/Toxicology, or equivalent program is required with demonstrated interest in food ingredients or nutrients important for human health. Experience with chemical and biochemical research of functional food ingredients and contaminants is preferred.
Contact: Applicants must send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, four reference letters and a one-page summary each outlining research and teaching visions. Application materials should be sent to: Dr. Josef Frank, Department of Food Science & Technology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602; PH: 706-542-1088; FAX: 706-542-1050; Electronic applications will be preferred and send those to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: To assure full consideration, applications should be received by March l, 2014, or until a suitable candidate is identified.
Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Food Systems -Tenure Track
Employer: University of Vermont
Description: Applicants should demonstrate a record of food systems scholarship and expertise, a strong understanding of and experience with a systems approach to food and sustainability issues, and experience working with a variety of research methods. Potential areas of scholarly interest include, but are not limited to, sustainable food production, nutrition and health, behavior and culture, and public policy.
Requirements: Candidates with a PhD (or equivalent received by start date) in the natural sciences, social sciences, health sciences or humanities who are interested in food systems and transdisciplinary approaches to creating and sharing knowledge are encouraged to apply.
Contact: Applicants should submit the following materials: 1) curriculum vita (including list of publications and research grants), 2) cover letter outlining their interest and relevant experiences that will support the goal of building diversity and transdisciplinary excellence within their teaching, scholarship, and service, and 3) 300-500 word statement on vision of transdisciplinary scholarship in food systems, 4) names and contact information for three references. For further information, contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Douglas O. Lantagne, Director, UVM Food Systems Initiative, at email@example.com. Phone: 802-656-8679.
Deadline: Review of applications will begin on February 28, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.
Job Title: Associate/Full Professor of Food Safety Microbiology
Employer: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Description: 100% Tenure-track. Lead an already established nationally recognized research program with strong extramural support in the area of food microbiology and biosecurity with emphasis on genomics and systems biology of traditional and emerging food poisoning microorganisms.
Requirements: • At the Associate Professor rank:
• PhD in the areas of food microbiology, microbiology, food safety, biosecurity or other related field.
• Evidence of research team experience.
• Evidence of work performed through coordinated integrated multidisciplinary projects.
• Minimum of 3-5 years of teaching experience at the collegiate level of instruction.
• Evidence of supervision of research staff and students.
•Demonstrated record of accomplishments in scholarship, including a successful record of publication and external grant funding.
• At the Full Professor rank: In addition to the above requirements, national or international distinction in scholarship, as evident in the candidate's wide recognition and outstanding contributions to the field or profession demonstrated ability to create a substantial externally funded research program.
Proposed Starting Date: August 16, 2014
Contact: Electronic submission of applications is required (Word, RTF or PDF format). Please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your letter of application, curricula vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and the names, email addresses and phone numbers of three references. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact Keri Dean at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by March 12, 2014.
Employer: Escuela Agrícola Panamericana - Zamorano
Description: Develop, lead and execute a strategic plan for internal and external growth in the area of human nutrition and food safety. Strategic plan, should contemplate but not limited, to create institutional and inter-institutional links between human nutrition and food technology and agricultural areas. In addition plan, develop, evaluate the technical feasibility of the creation of a Ph.D. course of human nutrition and food safety in the Department of agribusiness at Zamorano.
- Ph.D/M Sc. in Human Nutrition or Food Safety / PhD. in Food Technology for Analysis of Food position
- At least proven 8 years (3 years for Assistant) experience in university teaching and advising of thesis in the area of their expertise.
- Desirable with two years of experience in nutrition applied in the Government, private sector and/or international organizations
- Strong and effective leadership and interpersonal skills.
- Possess the ability to work independently or in multidisciplinary teams.
- Bilingual (English and Spanish), who has lived and worked in a multicultural environment, preferably in Central or South America, at least 5 years.
- Full time and exclusive commitment with Zamorano.
- Committed to the mission, vision and values of Zamorano.
Deadline: The deadline for receiving nominations is March 15, 2014 and continue to make appointments.
Job Title: Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Food Science and Engineering
Employer: Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo
Description:The Food Research Center (FoRC) is a Research, Innovation and Dissemination Center (RIDC) created in July 2013 with support from The Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) for multidisciplinary research in Food and Nutrition.
The goal of the FoRC is to address key global challenges and develop internationally-ranked fundamental, strategic and applied research, benefiting Brazilian agribusiness, consumers, policymakers and regulatory agencies, promoting socio-economic development in the country.
The research projects are grouped into four pillars:
1) Biological Systems in Food;
2) Food, Nutrition and Health;
3) Safety and Food Quality;
4) New Technologies and Innovation.
The FoRC has a post-doctoral fellowship in the Laboratory of Food Engineering (LEA) at the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (USP) to develop the research plan “Evaluation of the continuous flow microwave processing of liquid foods” in the Research Pillar 4 (New Technologies and Innovation) for the period February 2014 to January 2016.
Requirements: (a) PhD degree in Chemical Engineering, Food Engineering or Food Science and Technology;
(b) Significant scientific production in indexed journals and conferences;
(c) Fluency in English;
(d) Motivation and ability to teamwork .
Application: (a) Letter of introduction and motivation;
(b) Curriculum Vitae (maximum of four pages) including academic background, a list with up to 10 most important and relevant publications and the link to MyResearchID or ORCID;
(c) Copy of PhD certificate;
(d) letters of recommendation (at most two).
Deadline: November 15th, 2013
Contact: More information about the fellowship can be found here: www.fapesp.br/en/5427. Candidates should submit their documentation by email to email@example.com with subject 'FoRC PD Microwave'. Recommendation letters should be sent directly by the author to e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Title: Value Added Food Processing Specialist - Research Assistant/Associate Professor
Employer: The Food Processing Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Description: This is a twelve-month non-tenure-track faculty position in value-added food processing. The successful candidate will develop and lead an outreach program with the food industry, obtain external funding, and conduct applied research using the pilot plant and other facilities of the FPC.
Requirements: Successful applicants will have earned Ph.D. in Food Engineering, Food Science, Grain Science, Bio-process Engineering, or a closely related field.
Contact: For complete details and to apply go to: http://employment.unl.edu and search for requisition number F_140011. Click on "Apply to this Job" and attach a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, a Letter of Applied Research Interests (1-2pages), and a list of three (3) references who could attest to the applicant's qualifications and experience. Applicants are encouraged to have copies of all graduate transcripts available to submit to the Search Committee upon request.
Deadline: Applicant review will begin on April 15, 2014.
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
Job Title: Full-time Organic Certification Specialist
Description: Review crops, livestock and/or handling reports for compliance to the National Organic Program (NOP). This position offers the opportunity to work in office or remotely and may also include training for on-site inspection of facilities requesting certification.
Requirements: Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail. B.S. or B.A. and experience in agriculture, environmental science or food processing. Basic chemistry to determine compliance of inputs to the NOP.
Contact: Submit cover letter and resume to OneCert, 2219 C Street, Lincoln, NE 68502 or email@example.com
Job Title: Quality Control and Food Safety Manager
Employer: Nu Life Market
Description:Opportunity to develop and implement food safety procedures and employee training protocol.
Requirements: Bachelors degree in food science or related field is required, previous job experience is preferred.
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
P.O. Box 105
Scott City, KS 67871
1202 E. 5th St. - Scott City, KS