Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science – Rutgers
University - New Brunswick/Piscataway
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF FOOD SCIENCE
Rutgers University New Brunswick/Piscataway
Department of Food Science
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
The Department of Food Science, School of Environmental and Biological
Sciences at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a
tenure-track Assistant Professor effective July 1, 2010 in the growing and
exciting field of Functional Food Engineering.
Successful applicant should hold a PhD degree in one of the following or in
closely related fields: Food Science, Chemical Engineering, Biophysics,
Physical Chemistry, Material Science and Polymer Science. Previous experience
in the following areas is a plus: food functional materials, soft materials,
stimuli-responsive/smart materials, self-assembling structures, controlled
release and delivery systems, surface chemistry, protein engineering,
biomaterials, metabolic engineering, etc.
Applicants who can establish an externally funded and internationally
recognized research program in the area of application of nanoparticulate,
biopolymeric and colloidal structural materials to increase bioavailability
and nutrition value of food relevant systems will be given preference. It is
also expected that special emphasis in the new research program will be given
to the development of processing technologies that are capable of modifying
the molecular structure of functional macromolecules and to produce ordered
structures on the micro- and nano-scale levels for better safety and quality
of agricultural and food products.
Outstanding communication skills are required with an ability to effectively
teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Food
Science/Engineering and related fields. Postdoctoral and/or industrial
experience is highly desirable.
The Department of Food Science has a basic science orientation, which
includes highly productive research programs in food biology, chemistry, and
engineering. The Department is located in a modern research complex, which
includes the Center for Advanced Food Technology with state of the art
facilities in the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences on Cook
Campus and is in close proximity to other basic and applied science departments.
The Department is also strategically situated in the midst of many research
centers of leading international food corporations.
Applicants are required to send curriculum vitae, research and teaching
statements with the names and addresses of three references to Dr. Paul
), Search Committee Chair, Department of Food Science, Rutgers University, 65
Dudley Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. Review of applications will commence
immediately and continue until the position is filled. For further
information regarding the Department of Food Science please visit:
Rutgers University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Rutgers is also an ADVANCE institution, one of a limited number of
universities in receipt of NSF funds in support of our commitment to increase
diversity and the participation and advancement of women in the STEM