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Regular Faculty - Food Biochemistry

University of Idaho
Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Aug 5, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Chemistry & Biochemistry
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University of Idaho

Regular Faculty - Food Biochemistry

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: Commensurate with experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
The University of Idaho seeks an exceptional candidate to fill a tenure track, academic year position as an Assistant Professor of Food Biochemistry specialized in dairy or meat products. The successful candidate will teach 3 courses (10 credits) annually, including Food Chemistry, Instrumental Analyses, Food Processing and/or other courses related to her/his areas of expertise. The professor advises graduate students and serves on graduate committees consistent with departmental performance expectations, and the CALS Policies for Faculty Performance Expectations, Annual Performance Evaluations, and Promotion and Tenure Criteria, according to the needs of the department and as directed by the department chair. Preference will be given to candidates with background and research interests in dairy foods or beef processing. The successful candidate will conduct research in the field of food chemistry and food quality, publish in appropriate peer reviewed (refereed) journals of the highest possible quality, continue with technology transfer activities, present findings at professional conferences, and submit proposals to and secure funding from extramural agencies, including but not limited to Federal agencies, commodity commissions, and others, to fund this work. The professor will mentor graduate students in thesis research and serve on graduate committees and have a current and approved HATCH project.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • PhD in Food Science with specialized focus in Chemistry/Biochemistry of Dairy Products
  • Demonstrated research competency and evidence of success in publishing research results in refereed scientific journals and peer-reviewed publications

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Post-doctoral experience in Food Science with emphasis on Chemistry of Dairy and/or meat products
  • Evidence of ability to work effectively in interdisciplinary teams
  • Evidence of strong skills in teaching/public speaking

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
  • Must be able to travel

Must be able to travel 

Posting Number: F000933P

Posting Date: 07/28/2021

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Applications received by September 5, 2021 will receive first consideration.

Along with your on-line application, write a letter of qualification addressing how you meet the required and preferred qualifications listed, a Research/Teaching Philosophy, a Statement of Research and a Statement of Teaching.

In addition, your application materials must include a CV, names & contact information for at least three (3) professional references, and unofficial transcripts.

For questions, please contact:Robert J. CollierAnimal, Veterinary and Food Sciences208-885-9489

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit:

EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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