Associate / Full Professor / Food Science and Human Nutrition Ames, IA
Iowa State University


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Job Location: Ames, Iowa
Department: Food Science and Human Nutrition / 081011
Shift: Tenure-track, 9-month, full-time


Proposed Start Date
August 16, 2009

Job Description
Iowa State University seeks applications for a 9-month, tenure-track faculty position in Food Science for the Virginia Gladney Endowed Professorship in Food Science and Human Nutrition at the Associate/Full Professor level. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a productive research program (60% effort) with strong extramural support in food science and technology with an emphasis in sensory analysis and/or dairy foods preferred. The Virginia Gladney Endowed Professorship will provide continual research funding for qualified applicants. Qualified applicants with expertise in dairy foods research will be considered for a leadership role (10% effort) in and recurring funding from the Midwest Dairy Foods Research Center. Additional multidisciplinary research opportunities exist through the various centers on campus which include the Center for Crops Utilization Research (CCUR) and the Nutrition and Wellness Research Center (NWRC). The successful candidate will teach courses (30% effort) in sensory evaluation, principles of food science, and/or food ingredients and formulations, supervise graduate students, and participate in departmental programs including international activities. Service in department, college and campus committees and participation in national/international professional organizations is expected.

Required Qualifications
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Food Science and Technology or related discipline, evidence of research productivity, graduate student mentoring and ability to teach food science courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Academic experience in teaching, research and service are expected. Successful applicants will have demonstrated leadership potential.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience in sensory analysis research preferred. Experience in dairy food research preferred.

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