Food Science / Food Microbiology faculty - Menomonie, WI

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University of Wisconsin - Stout


Menomonie, WI


*                               Faculty - Agriculture - Food Science



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Full Time

Faculty Position in Food Science with Concentration in Food Microbiology
Department of Food and Nutrition
College of Human Development

We are seeking a dynamic, creative individual with expertise in food science and food microbiology to assist us with the implementation of innovative food science and nutrition programs.

Screening Begins: Screening of candidates will begin February 2, 2009 and will continue through March 2, 2009.

Starting Date: Candidate must begin work on August 31, 2009.

Salary and Rank: Competitive and dependent upon academic preparation and professional experience. The university provides an excellent benefits package.

Application Procedure: Submit letter of application, curriculum vita, official transcripts and contact information for three references to: Carolyn Barnhart, Ed.D, Department Chair, Department of Food and Nutrition, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI 54751. For inquiries phone: 715-232-2545 or email:

Responsibilities: Effective teaching of undergraduate and graduate students. Courses will focus on the area of food science and food microbiology. Courses include but are not limited to: food science, advanced food science, advanced experimental foods, food microbiology, food quality, food preservation, food technology, and food product development. Design and deliver innovative curricular strategies utilizing digital learning. Additional responsibilities include research, thesis supervision, advisement of undergraduate and graduate students, and professional service.

Qualifications: Requirements are: an earned doctorate in food science with an advanced degree having a concentration in food microbiology from an accredited degree-granting institution; university teaching, and research experience in food science and food microbiology; and membership in a national food science-related professional organization. Grantsmanship and student mentoring experience are preferred.

Department: The Department of Food and Nutrition is responsible for administering the undergraduate program in Food Systems & Technology with concentrations in Food Science; Food Communications; Food Systems Management; Food Packaging, and Food Merchandising and Distribution. The department also administers a program in Dietetics, and a Master's level prepared internship and graduate program in Food and Nutritional Sciences. The Evelyn Van Donk Steenbock Endowed Chair and the Center for Nutrition Education are housed in the Department of Food and Nutrition.

A member of the University of Wisconsin System, UW-Stout has 8,800 students enrolled in 19 graduate and 32 undergraduate programs. The university is located in Menomonie, situated in western Wisconsin, 60 minutes east of Minneapolis-St. Paul on Interstate 94. Located in the scenic Chippewa Valley Region with a population base of more than 200,000, Menomonie is a city of 16,000 surrounded by lakes, streams and woods.

University of Wisconsin-Stout is a 2001 Baldrige Award Recipient, supporting a progressive, learning-centered, quality-based educational environment that is focused on continuous improvement. UW-Stout is a digital campus and all faculty and staff are required to use available technology in their positions including course delivery. Increasingly, courses are offered via alternative delivery methods and time frames. UW-Stout faculty members are responsible for teaching, advising, research and scholarly activity, and service. UW-Stout values diversity of people, ideas and experiences and is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer.

A criminal background check will be conducted in compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act.

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Carolyn Barnhart, Ed.D., Department Chair
University of Wisconsin - Stout
Department of Food and Nutrition
Menomonie, WI 54751



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University of Wisconsin-Stout values diversity of people, ideas and experiences. University of Wisconsin-Stout is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer.



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