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Assistant Professor in Sensory Science/Product Innovation with 80% Research and 20% Extension Appointment (12 month, Tenure Track)
Department of Food Science and Technology|
Position Available: January 2, 2014

Qualifications: The Department of Food Science and Technology is seeking a highly motivated and creative individual to develop a research and extension/outreach program in the area of sensory science/product innovation with an emphasis on Georgia commodities at the University of GeorgiaGriffin campus. A Ph.D in Food Science or related field is required. Candidates with knowledge of food regulations, product innovation and interest in working with food companies and entrepreneurs are desired.

Responsibilities: Specific responsibilities include: (1) establish an extramurally funded research program in sensory science; (2) work with entrepreneurs and food processors to develop value-added food products; (3) work with the Food Product Innovation and Commercialization Center as a team member; and (4) direct graduate students and postdoctoral associates. The successful candidate is expected to develop a record of scholarly activity as evidenced by publications, extramural funding and student advising. The candidate will contribute to the core research and service missions of the Department.

Application Procedure: Applicants must send: (1) a letter of application; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) undergraduate and graduate transcripts; (4) names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three to five professional references whom the search committee may contact; and (5)a one-page summary outlining research and extension/outreach visions. Application materials should be sent to: Dr. Yen-Con Hung, Department of Food Science and Technology, The University of Georgia, Griffin, GA 30223-1797; Phone: 770-412-4739; Fax: 770-412-4748; Email: ; Website:  and

Deadline: Applications must be received by September 30, 2013. Any applications received after that date will be considered only if suitable candidates are not identified.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply




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