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Open Academic positions

Assistant/Associate Educator for Food Safety

University of Connecticut

The Educator will serve as a technical resource and information clearinghouse among University, Extension, industry and government partners in food safety education and research, food science related education and outreach. This position requires an earned Master's degree in food safety, food science, food microbiology or a closely related field.

To apply, please upload the following: a letter of application that addresses qualifications identified in the advertisement, a resume or curriculum vitae and a list of references with contact information including e-mail addresses to www.jobs.uconn.edu.   Applications and supporting materials will be reviewed until a candidate has been identified. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.  (Search # 2018702).

Assistant Professor of Food Microbiology

University of Tennessee

The successful applicant will develop a high-impact, nationally recognized integrated research and extension program focusing on emerging issues in applied and/or fundamental food microbiology and food safety. Specific research areas in applied and fundamental food microbiology will depend on candidate’s expertise and interest and will ideally complement current departmental expertise in food microbiology and food safety.

Inquiries to the position and application materials can be directed to:
Dr. Qixin Zhong, Search Chair
The University of Tennessee
Department of Food Science
2510 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4539
Ph: 865-974-6196;
Fax: 865-974-7332
E-mail: qzhong@utk.edu

Assistant Professor of Food Processing and Extension Specialist

University of Tennessee

The successful applicant will develop a nationally recognized Extension program and provide leadership in food processing Extension and outreach education that meets the needs of clientele regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion or veteran status. The individual will provide technical and regulatory compliance expertise in food processing (e.g., food safety audits, process approvals for producing safe and high quality products, assistance with product development, process equipment and plant layout/design) in Tennessee to entrepreneurs starting new food businesses, existing food processors, and farmers interested in starting on-farm food processing operations.

Inquiries to the position and application materials can be directed to:
Dr. Qixin Zhong, Search Chair
The University of Tennessee
Department of Food Science
2510 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4539
Ph: 865-974-6196;
Fax: 865-974-7332
E-mail: qzhong@utk.edu

Assistant Professor in Sustainable Food Systems Engineering

University of Florida

This is a 9-month tenure-accruing position that will be 40% research and 60% teaching in the Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department (ABE), Institute of Food and Sciences (IFAS). This assignment may change in accordance with the needs of the unit. The faculty member in this position will be responsible for building a research and teaching program that addresses engineering issues at the forefront of food systems. Food security and sovereignty are dynamic pillars of food systems, and this position will train future professionals and develop state of the art engineering solutions on complex problems at the food/energy/water/climate nexus.

To apply visit https://go.unl.edu/jcvc

Open industry positions

Process Development Engineer

Rich Products

This position utilizes engineering fundamentals to identify, analyze, and design cost effective food processing technology for medium complexity projects. At a minimum, candidates should possess a BS in Chemical Engineering or MS in Food Science
Minimum of 2 - 5 years related experience or M.S. in related field and no job related experience.

Interested parties can send their resume directly to Anna Wilson (awilson@rich.com)

Research Chemist

USDA

The incumbent will conduct research on wheat grain composition, chemistry and functionality with an emphasis on proteins and/or starch.  Specifically, research will be focused on determining factors that impact wheat grain protein/starch and their interactions with other grain bio-molecules and end-use quality.

To apply visit https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/503533200

Specialist: Operational Excellence and Food Safety - Steritech

Rentokil Initial

Conduct assessments that measure conformity to established regulatory, industry, and proprietary brand standards for clients. Observe food prep and cooking standards to ensure food safety, health, and sanitation practices. Partner with clients to address root causes of assessment discrepancies and develop corrective action plans.

To apply visit https://go.unl.edu/nf75