Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences Department at Utah State University seeks an Assistant Professor of Meat Science for a 9
month, tenure-track position. Review of applications will begin February
1st, 2013 and the position will be open until filled. The proposed start
date is August 15th, 2013.
position involves a 50% Research role, with 45% Teaching, and 5% Service.
Candidates will be expected to establish an extramurally-funded and
nationally-recognized program of research in basic and/or applied meat
science. Research areas may include, but are not limited to meat and muscle
biochemistry, meat processing and meat safety, and muscle growth and development.
Teaching responsibilities will include courses in the department's
IFT-approved Food Science curriculum including Meat Science and another
upper division course, and a graduate level course consistent with their
research area of expertise.
must have a PhD in Meat Science, Food Science or Animal Science with an
emphasis in meat science or related area and an established track record of
research in their area of focus. In addition, demonstrated effectiveness in
teaching and excellent writing and communication skills are required.
will be to individuals with the capacity to work along the interface(s) of
the food science, human nutrition, and animal sciences thereby taking
advantage of opportunities for collaboration within the department, the
College of Agriculture, the Utah Agricultural Experiment Station and the
newly established School of Veterinary Medicine. Other preferred
qualifications are post-doctoral research experience, success in securing
extramural funding and/or a track record of working with food companies.
Environment: Employees are protected from weather conditions or
contaminants, but not necessarily
occasional temperature changes.
with the online application, please attach:
1. A cover letter
2. Curriculum Vita
3. A statement of teaching philosophy
4. A research statement
5. A list of the contact information for three references
It is recommended that all the required documents are ready to attach before
you click on the 'apply for' link.
Vitae References Research
Optional document 2
with qualifications, plus excellent benefits