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Assistant Professor, Food Processing - Montgomery, VA

 

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Job Open Date

2015-01-05  

Job Close Date
Jobs close at 5pm EST.

Job Type Detail
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Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?

No  

Hiring Range

Compensable with experience  

Agency

VA Tech (208)  

Agency Website

Click Here to Apply  

Location

Montgomery - 121  

Sublocation

Blacksburg  

Position Number

117749  

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Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference

 

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Job Description

The Department of Food Science and Technology (www.fst.vt.edu) invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track research and teaching faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of food processing. The individual will be expected to develop and establish a nationally and internationally recognized research program, obtaining extramural funding from a wide variety of funding sources with emphasis on competitive and industry funding. The individual is expected to work collaboratively and effectively with industry and scientists from different fields of discipline, developing interdisciplinary projects to address basic and applied science challenges, to advance knowledge, and extend that knowledge to industry and to the public. Ideally, the candidate will support research efforts in processing aspects of food fermentations. The candidate is expected to teach a food processing course and laboratory and a course within the candidate‚??s area of expertise. Qualified candidates will demonstrate the ability to mentor graduate (M.S. and Ph.D.) and undergraduate students and be committed to service in department, college and university committees, as well as appropriate professional organizations.  

Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. in food science, chemistry, food engineering or related discipline is required. The candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills, demonstrated ability for teaching in a classroom setting and commitment to quality student education, and demonstrated ability to develop and conduct scholarly research, both independently and collaboratively. The individual shall create an environment that fosters collegiality and diversity.  

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated ability to write competitive research proposals, industry or post-doctoral research experience are desired.  

Special Requirements

 

Special Instructions to Applicants

For a complete listing of position qualifications, and to apply, please visit www.jobs.vt.edu, and search for posting #TR0150004. Review of applications will begin on February 16, 2015.  

Optional Applicant Documents

Resume
Cover Letter
 

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Contact Information

 

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Human resources  

Phone

540-231-9333  

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Warning Applicants for this position must apply with the Agency directly. See instructions for applying outlined in the job details.

 

 

 

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