San Jose State University –
Location: San Jose, CA 95192 Document ID: A7333-1XZQ Posted on: 08/22/2013 Job Type:
San José State University
San Jose, California
ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION AVAILABILITY
Pending Budgetary Approval
Nutrition, Food Science and Packaging Department
Job Opening ID (JOID): 22669
Rank: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)
A doctorate degree is required for appointment. University-level
teaching and professional work experience in Food Science is also required.
Another requirement includes research experience. Course development,
curriculum planning and grant writing experience are preferred. Applicants
should have awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a
multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study,
training, teaching, and other comparable experience.
Classroom instruction of Food Science courses for majors at the
undergraduate and graduate levels, food science for non-majors, and courses
in related areas as expertise permits; curriculum planning and development;
student advising and committee responsibilities; supervision of student field
experiences and graduate student research activities; and grant writing.
Liaison with industry to develop student field experiences, graduate
projects, and curriculum support. Collaboration with departments related to
biology/chemistry and/or other department(s) in course development and
research and grant writing. Participation in professional meeting
activities related to food science and technology.
Teaching effectiveness, service to students and university, and
scholarly/professional achievement are required for retention, tenure, and
Candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity
– in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language, and academic
preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies, and
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
August 21, 2014
Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the
Position will remain open until filled. Review of applications will
begin on November 1, 2013.
For full consideration send a letter of application; vita with record
of education, teaching, and professional work experience; statement of
teaching interests/philosophy and research plans; all degree transcripts,
and at least three original letters of reference by November 1, 2013
Chair Dr. Lucy McProud, Search Committee
Dept. of Nutrition, Food Science & Packaging
San Jose State University
One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192-0058
Telephone: (408) 924-3100
Fax: (408) 924-3114
Please include Job Opening (JOID) on all correspondence.
The Department of Nutrition, Food Science and Packaging offers three
concentrations under the Bachelors of Science degree in Nutritional
Science: Food Science & Technology (Approved by the Institute of Food
Technologists), Dietetics (Accredited by The Academy of Nutrition and
Dietetics/Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics)
and Packaging. In addition, Emphases are offered in Sports Nutrition,
Nutrition Education, Nutrition Science, Food Management, and Environmental
Food and Health Specialist. The Department also offers a Masters of Science degree. There are 360 students who
are enrolled in the Nutrition, Food Science and Packaging Department.
San Jose State University is California’s oldest institution of public
higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San Francisco
Bay in downtown San Jose (Pop. 971,372), hub of the world-famous Silicon
Valley high-technology research and development center. Many of
California’s most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions
are conveniently close. A member of the 23- campus CSU system, San Jose
State University enrolls approximately 30,000 students, a significant
percentage of whom are members of minority groups. The University is
committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines,
students and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender
SJSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to
nondiscrimination on the bases of race, color, religion, national origin,
sex, sexual orientation, gender status, marital status, pregnancy, age,
disability, or covered veteran status consistent with applicable federal
and state laws. This policy applies to all SJSU students, faculty, and
staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable
accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated
reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and
are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive
Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
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University Police Department at (408) 924-2222 or by visiting the website