UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Associate Professor, Food Science Department

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
17 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
16 Aug 2019
Ref
1844
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

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.

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.

Minimum Qualification

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.

Preferred Qualification

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.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

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.

APPLICATION

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 cfa-recruitment@uaeu.ac.ae.

Division College of Food & Agriculture-(CFA)

Department Food Science - (CFA)

Job Close Date open until filled

Job Category Academic - Faculty