UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Associate Professor - Department of Food Science

Location
United Arab Emirates (AE)
Posted
19 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Associate Professor

Position Number    309100

Posting Number   1895

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 Processing at the rank of Associate/Full Professor with primary research and secondary teaching responsibilities.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate must develop a competitive and internationally visible research program in food processing with emphasis on developing high quality value-added new food and beverage products. Optimization of the processing factors affecting product quality, sensory properties and shelf-life are integral to the activities. The candidate will collaborate with other faculty members to develop 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 expected. The successful candidate must develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses, including but not limited to, food processing, processing of cereal, muscle and dairy food products, sensory evaluation and related courses, and supervise undergraduate/graduate students and research trainees. 

Minimum Qualification 

Ph.D. in Food Science, Food Processing/Food Quality 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) 

Special Instructions to Applicant 

All application materials must be submitted online at http://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae. All enquiries may be sent to cfa-recruitment@uaeu.ac.ae

Job Close Date   open until filled