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Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 76688

Please Note: A change was made to this position announcement on 07/23/13


Working Title:
Assistant Professor of Food Science (Food Chemistry)
Official Title:
Degree and area of specialization:
Ph.D. in Food Science, Chemistry or a related field
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
None beyond that required to obtain the required degree and area of specialization. Post-doctoral work, relevant industry experience and instructional capabilities are also valued.
Principal duties:
Tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level (60% research, 40% instruction) specializing in food chemistry. Research areas include, but are not limited to: food chemistry with an emphasis in the area of food materials science or nutraceuticals and functional foods.

Incumbent must: 1) develop a strong, independent, extramurally-funded research program; 2) teach an undergraduate course in the food chemistry curriculum, and develop an advanced undergraduate/graduate level course in his/her area of expertise; 3) develop collaborative relationships in research and instructional programs within Food Science and the University; and 4) contribute to outreach, extension and service functions of the Department, College, University and professional societies.

The position carries a commitment to the three functions of resident instruction, research, and outreach/service, as well as professional and university service as appropriate to the position and rank.
  Additional Information:
 Review of applicants will begin September 2013.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

  Employee Class:
Full Time Salary Rate:Minimum $80,000 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Appointment percent:100%
Anticipated begin date:JULY 01, 2014
Number of Positions:1

Application must be received by: SEPTEMBER 23, 2013
Unless another application procedure has been specified above, please send cover letter, CV, statement of interest or philosophy in research and teaching, transcripts and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: Marcia Verhage, Department of Food Science, 1605 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706. Please reference Position Vacancy Listing #76688 on all correspondence.
Unless another application procedure has been specified above, please send resume and cover letter referring to Position Vacancy Listing #76688 to:
Srinivasan Damodaran
Phone: 608-263-2012
1605 Linden Dr
Fax: N/A
A103a Babcock Hall
Madison, WI 53706-1519
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. In the case where there are fewer than five finalists, the names of the five most qualified candidates must be released upon request.  

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
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