Assistant Professor in the Department of Food Science

United Arab Emirates University

United Arab Emirates


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 Safety 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 safety/hygiene with due emphasis on microbiological and toxicological safety. Impact of the latter on food quality, food preservation and public health are aspects of interest within the food safety perspective. Close interaction with stakeholders and industry and collaboration with national/regional organization is expected. 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 safety risk assessment, Epidemiology of Foodborne Illness, HACCP, Food safety management systems, and related courses, and supervise undergraduate/graduate students and research trainees.

Minimum Qualification

Ph.D. in Food Safety, Food Hygiene, Food Microbiology 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 Category

Academic - Faculty

Job Type

Permanent

Salary

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