Associate Professor/Professor in Food Science

Melbourne, Australia
27 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Agriculture and Food

Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences

The University of Melbourne is one of the world's premier tertiary education institutions and Australia's leading university. Its Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences has an outstanding international reputation for excellence and innovation in research and curriculum development as well as for its links with industry, policy makers and the wider community.

Food Science is a key discipline for the Faculty's excellence and growth strategy. We are now seeking to appoint an outstanding candidate who will guide research and teaching in this area. Reporting to the Head of School, the incumbent will help to set directions for the Faculty's future, developing programs and initiatives using multidisciplinary approaches that take advantage of the design research culture within the Faculty.

The appointee will be a well-respected already established or future leader internationally within their discipline. She or he will bring a sustained track record of advancing novel research and teaching and a passion for inspiring colleagues and students. A commitment for research and education that crosses disciplinary boundaries and proven ability to engage with partners in industry, government and the community more widely will be essential

For more information and to submit your application please visit the Perrett Laver website at quoting reference 3674. If you wish to discuss this role further in confidence, please contact Arturo Uriostegui (02 8354 4027) via

The deadline for applications is midnight AEST on Thursday 30th August 2018.