tenure-accruing faculty appointment is a 50% research (Florida Agricultural
Experiment Station) and 50% teaching (College of Agricultural and Life
Sciences) assignment within the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department
(FSHN) at the University of Florida based on campus in Gainesville,
The teaching assignments will include core courses in food processing and
engineering with options to develop additional offerings consistent with
the mission of the department.
Teaching will involve advising and supervising undergraduate and graduate
students in courses and research, while supporting student professional
The candidate is expected to maintain an active research program based on
ability to attract competitive extramural funds at the national level.
Prior grant writing and funding experience is preferred.
Commercial collaborations addressing both domestic and international
concerns are expected where appropriate.
Research areas can range through all basic principles and practices used in
food processing including heat and mass transfer, fluid mechanics,
packaging, refrigeration/freezing, biotechnology concepts, and sustainable
processes (waste and energy recovery).
Collaboration is available and expected across other departments and
institutions with related food and engineering expertise.
The teaching and research efforts are anticipated to complement some of the
existing strengths in the FSHN Department, e.g., seafood, beverage, and
fruits and vegetable processing, but are not restricted from ventures into
other fundable interests consistent with the Land Grant and Sea Grant
missions of the University.
Please go to the following web site to apply, and reference Req. # 0800510:
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