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Tenure Track Faculty Position- Chemistry & Food Science Framinghame, MA





Chemistry & Food Science


Framinghame, MA


Jun 08, '11



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Job Description:

The Department of Chemistry and Food Science at Framingham State University invites applications for a tenure track position in Food Science to join our department of eight full time faculty members. The Department is ACS approved with an IFT-modeled food science curriculum. Appointments may be at the assistant or associate professor level, depending on qualifications and experience; academic and/or industrial experience is welcome.


The department seeks enthusiastic candidates who are expected to have a Ph.D. by September 2011; preference will be given to individuals with an interdisciplinary competence in food processing/engineering and chemistry.

Applicants will be expected to teach courses that may include the following topics: food processing and engineering, food analysis, and food chemistry. Additional duties may include lectures and laboratory supervision of introductory courses as well as upper level courses in an area of expertise. In addition to possessing a strong commitment to teaching excellence, research with undergraduate and graduate students (Masters only in Food and Nutrition) is expected. The department houses a well-equipped food pilot plant and state-of-the-art instrumentation such as a spray dryer, bench scale extruder, HTST pasteurizer, freeze drier, texture analyzer, 400 MHz NMR, and an LC-MS.

Additional Information:

The position will commence on September 1, 2011.

Framingham State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Members of underrepresented groups and those committed to working in a diverse cultural environment are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

Please apply online by submitting a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement on research plans. Please arrange to send an official graduate transcript(s) and three confidential letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses teaching ability, to Dr. Sarah Pilkenton, Department of Chemistry and Food Science, Framingham State University, 100 State Street, Framingham, MA. 01701-9101. The position will remain open until filled.

Framingham State University understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Office at 508-626-4530. 

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