Assistant Professor - 12 month / FDSC-Food Science
University of Arkansas / Fayetteville


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Job Location: Fayetteville, Arkansas
Job Type: Academic
Hours: 40 hrs per week
Salary: Salary/Hourly Range: Commensurate with experience.
Title Code: 2185

Working Title
Assistant or Associate Professor of Food Sensory Science

Minimum Qualifications:
An earned doctorate in Food Science, Statistics or Psychology with a focus on sensory or consumer science. The applicant must have demonstrated excellence in effective oral and written communication skills as well as documented teaching experience.


Benefits Eligible:

Overall Purpose/Job Objective:
As part of a strategic initiative, the Department of Food Science will be hiring an Assistant or Associate Professor of Food Sensory Science, 12-month, tenure-track position: 85% Research; 15% Teaching.

Develop a competitive and independent research program in sensory and consumer science. Focus areas may include sensometrics, perception, sensory metrology, psychological aspects of sensory testing, oral processing or instrumental/sensory relationships. Conduct collaborative research as part of faculty multidisciplinary teams addressing food science research issues. The candidate will provide expertise and interface with industry partners and will be responsible for directing the Sensory Service Center. The candidate will also be expected to teach a senior level and a graduate course in sensory science, to recruit and advise graduate students, supervise undergraduate research, and securing extramural funding from a variety of sources including Federal, State and industry sources.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in successful grant-writing and sensory experiences such as working in the food industry are desirable. A postdoctoral experience in a sensory or consumer science laboratory will be considered a plus.

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Work Location/Building:
2650 N. Young Ave., Fayetteville, AR

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Faculty Track Status:
Tenure Track

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University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

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