Assistant Professor of Food Safety - University of Wisconsin-Madison
Anticipated Begin Date: January 1, 2017
Degree and area of specialization:
Ph.D. in Food Science, Food Microbiology, Food Engineering or related field.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
None beyond that required to obtain the required Ph.D. degree and area of specialization.
Tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level (approximately 60% research, 40% instruction) specializing in Food Safety. Research areas include, but are not limited to: 1) developing biological, chemical, thermal, or physical means to control pathogenic microorganisms; 2) characterizing the biology of pathogenic microorganisms; or 3) developing the scientific bases for risk management strategies.
Incumbent must: 1) develop a grant supported (e.g., USDA, NSF, NIH) research program and publish in reputable journals; 2)teach an undergraduate course in Food Science and contribute to other courses within the curriculum; demonstrate innovative, student-centered teaching; 3) offer a graduate course in area of expertise; and 4) contribute to outreach, extension and service functions of the Department, College, University and professional societies.
The position carries a commitment to the three functions of resident instruction, research, and outreach/service, as well as professional and university service as appropriate to the position and rank.
Review of applicants will begin October 2016.
Additional Application Procedures:
To apply for this position, applicants will be asked to upload the following materials: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3)statement of interest or philosophy in research and teaching, and (4) transcripts.
Additional requirement: Please arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: Marcia Verhage, Department of Food Science, 1605 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706.
For questions on the application process, contact Dawn Wagner in CALS Human Resources, email@example.com, (608)265-3092.
Direct all questions pertaining to the position to Marcia Verhage in the Department of Food Science, firstname.lastname@example.org, (608)263-7033.
To ensure consideration, application must be received by: October 10, 2016