Associate Professor, Food Science Department
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE POSITION
The Food Science Department, College of Food and Agriculture at the United Arab Emirates University, invites applicants for a full-time faculty position in Food Technology at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor with primary research and secondary teaching responsibilities.
The successful candidate must develop a competitive and internationally visible research program in food technology with emphasis on value-added development of new food and beverage products along with their safety, preservation, packaging, and storage. Optimization of the processing factors affecting product quality and shelf-life are integral to the activities. The candidate will collaborate with nutritionists, chemists, and sensory specialists for developing new food products and processes, and closely interact with stakeholders and industry. High quality original research publications from the conducted research work in reputed international journals is an expectation. The successful candidate must develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses, including but not limited to, food technology, food engineering, packaging, and related courses, and supervise undergraduate/graduate students and research trainees.
Ph.D. in Food Science, Food Technology, or a related field. Experience in teaching graduate and undergraduate level courses in these disciplines is required. A track record of mentoring graduate students, evidence of impactful publications and extramural grants, and ability to successfully collaborate with research groups internally and externally are essential.
Experience in teaching graduate and undergraduate level courses in these disciplines is required. A track record of mentoring graduate students, evidence of impactful publications and extramural grants, and ability to successfully collaborate with research groups internally and externally are essential.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. UAEU offers excellent benefits in the form of tax-free salary, housing, health benefits, education allowance for children, paid summer break, and return ticket for the family once a year to country of permanent residence.
Please submit as a single PDF file the following:
- A Detailed Curriculum Vitae
- Letter of intent with background and qualifications and work philosophy
- A statement of research accomplishments and interests
- A statement describing teaching experiences
- Names and contact information (email) of 3-4 references (letters will be requested after first screening of applications) All application materials must be submitted online at http://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae.
Special Instructions to Applicant
All enquiries may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Division College of Food & Agriculture-(CFA)
Department Food Science - (CFA)
Job Close Date open until filled
Job Category Academic - Faculty