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Michigan State University Specialist - Teacher-Fixed Term in East Lansing, Michigan

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Back to search resultsApply nowJob no:590718

Work type:Faculty/Academic Staff

Major Administrative Unit / College:College Of Agriculture And Nat Resources

Department:Agricultural Technology Institute 10002042

Sub Area:FAS- Fac./Acad Staff

Salary:Salary Commensurate with Experience

Location:East Lansing

Categories:Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Agriculture, Non-Union

Position Summary

Responsibilities This position will beresponsible for teaching coursework for the IATFood Processing,

Technology and Safety Certificate Programlocated at Michigan State University (MSU) and at IAT community college partners. Additional responsibilities will include maintenance and coordination of the food processing mobile labs/units. Units will include liquid processing (fruit, vegetable and milk), retort, and cereal grains. Responsibilities include: (1) teaching courses in food processing and in the candidate’s area of expertise and/or as needed by the program; (2) fostering a working relationship with the food processing industry, community college partners, high school counselors and teachers; (3) assist in assessment of program and curriculum student learning objectives; (4) maintenance and coordination of the food processing mobile labs/units; (5) assist with on campus pilot lab maintenance as needed during the summer, and (6) working closely with appropriate MSU Departments for program delivery and development.

Position: Academic Specialist, one-year, full time appointment, renewable annually based upon

performance and availability of funding. This position is jointly administered between


Unit Manger and Instructor –This position will be responsible for teaching coursework related to Food Processing and overall coordination and management ofthe Food Processing mobile units used at the IAT Community College partners for the Food Processing, Technology and Safety Certificate Program.Visit the Institute of Agricultural Technology atwww.iat.msu.edufor program information.

Required Degree

Masters -Food Science or Food Processing, Technology and Safety areas

Desired Degree

Doctorate -Food Science

Minimum Requirements

Required: Master of Science in Food Science, or Food Processing, Technology and Safety areas

Three years of industry or teaching experience in food processing field

Experience in food processing equipment operations

Desired Qualifications

Preferred: Ph.D. in Food Science or related field with demonstrated experience in food processing and/or safety

Food processing business experience

Required Application Materials

Application: Applications will be accepted immediately and until a suitable candidate is identified. Applicants may apply for this position via the link athttps://jobs.msu.edu. Two letters of recommendation, resume/vita and a letter of interest should be uploaded with the application. Questions may be directed to Dr. Perry Ng, Chair of the Search Committee (ngp@msu.edu).

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MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised:Jul 3, 2019Eastern Daylight Time