Assistant Professor of Food Science
Drexel University Philadelphia, PA

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Date Posted:

Sep. 19th, 2008



Job Title:

Assistant Professor Of Food Science


Goodwin College Of Professional Studies

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Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA


Application Deadline:

Open until filled

Position Start Date:

Available immediately


Job Categories:

Assistant Professor


Academic Field(s):

Food & Nutritional Science


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Job Description:



Assistant Professor of Food Science
Goodwin College of Professional Studies

The Richard C. Goodwin College of Professional Studies at Drexel University invites nominations and applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Food Science with a specialization in sensory science and food product development.


The successful applicant will have an earned doctorate in Food Science or a related field.

Experience in the food industry and university or college teaching is a plus.

The ability to work collaboratively with on-campus colleagues and off-campus constituencies, to thrive in an urban and multicultural setting, and to utilize technology-enhanced learning tools is essential.

An entrepreneurial spirit and excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills are critical to success.


Primary teaching responsibilities will include various aspects of food science and may include but are not limited to introductory foods, food product development, taste and odor, functional foods, and food chemistry.

Teaching opportunities also exist in Culinary Arts courses. Research and scholarship activities are expected and should be related to some aspect of food product development or sensory science.

Release time from teaching for scholarship and service activities will be negotiated annually and will vary depending on the candidate's success in research and funding initiatives as well as any developing needs of the College.

Collaboration with local commercial and governmental bodies dealing with food product manufacture and control is strongly encouraged.

Service activities include program and college committees and participation in student recruitment events.

This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track faculty position within the Programs in Hospitality Management, Culinary Arts, and Food Science.

The starting date is September 1, 2009.

Salary is competitive.

To apply for this position, please apply online at:

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and search for Assistant Professor of Food Science.

The requisition number is 2687.

Please attach a letter of application, your teaching philosophy (1 - 2 pages), a description of proposed research, and curriculum vitae.

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2008 and will continue until the position is filled.


EEO / AA Policy:



Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Goodwin College is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.


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Goodwin College Of Professional Studies
Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA 19104


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