Cornell University, Department of Food Science

Program ID:Cornell-Food-FAC [#17765, WDR-00024403]
Program Title: Faculty and Program Coordinator of CAU
Program Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Location:Ithaca, Beijing 14853, China [map]
Subject Areas: Food Science / Sensory Evaluation of Foods, Food Processing and Engineering, Food Chemistry, Food Microbiology
Appl Deadline:2021/03/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/12/10, listed until 2021/03/31)
Description:    

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Adjunct Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Food Science, Cornell University

Program Coordinator, China Agricultural University

Cornell-China Agricultural University (CAU) dual degree program in Food Science

 

Position:           Faculty (non-tenure track) and Program Coordinator of CAU, for the Cornell-China Agricultural University (CAU) dual degree program in Food Science (“Program”)

Location:          China Agricultural University (CAU), in Beijing, China. Some travel is anticipated from CAU in Beijing, China to visit the Cornell University campus in Ithaca, NY.

 

Summary: CAU in consultation with the Department of Food Science at Cornell University seeks an individual for the unique opportunity to coordinate a new undergraduate dual degree program in Food Science between Cornell University and China Agricultural University. The individual will also contribute to programmatic teaching activities.  Both Cornell and CAU are consistently ranked among the top Food Science programs globally.

 

Organization Structure:   The successful candidate for this position will be appointed to two titles, one at each of the collaborating institutions:

·        China Agricultural University (CAU), in Beijing, China will provide all pay and benefits for this position, as the majority of effort will occur in Beijing. CAU will sponsor a work visa for the successful candidate, if needed.

·        Cornell University will provide an unpaid appointment as Adjunct Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

 

Position Description and Responsibilities: This is a non-tenure track position, on a 12-month academic year basis. The initial appointment will be for 3 years at Assistant Professor rank and 5 years at Associate or Full Professor, with the possibility for renewal.  Rank will be commensurate with experience. The primary responsibility will be to serve as Coordinator of the newly established Cornell-China Agricultural University (CAU) undergraduate dual degree program in Food Science (50%) and serve as an instructor for undergraduate courses for the Program (50%). The language of instruction of the Cornell-CAU program will be English. The program is expected to commence instruction in Fall 2021 and expects to enroll up to 480 undergraduate students at full capacity. Coordinator responsibilities will involve assistance with Program development, student recruitment, coordination with Cornell CALS Admissions in screening of candidates for the Program, student mentoring, oversight of curriculum development and implementation with the Food Science Curriculum Committee at Cornell, and coordination of Program assessment. These responsibilities will be performed in cooperation with the Ithaca-based Director of the CAU-Cornell dual degree program. Responsibilities will also include teaching of 1-2 food science courses per semester at the introductory level, and/or at the advanced undergraduate level within the instructor’s expertise (e.g. food chemistry, nutrition, processing, microbiology, sensory).

 

Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Food Science or related fields is required. Preferred qualifications include experience in teaching food science classes in English; experience with curricular development and assessment; experience in mentoring undergraduate students; demonstrated ability to operate in a culturally diverse environment. Prior experience operating in China and knowledge of Chinese language (Mandarin) are strongly desirable.  Ability to travel from China to the US (anticipated once per year.

 

Application procedure: Qualified candidates should submit applications via the website https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/17765 . Required materials include: letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of vision for the Cornell-CAU Program, statement of teaching and student mentoring philosophy, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of contribution to diversity, equity and inclusion (refer to https://cals.cornell.edu/about/leadership/ofa/hr/statement-contribution-diversity-equity-and-inclusion/ for additional information). Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Dr. Carmen I. Moraru, Department Chair (cim24@cornell.edu). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  All applications materials must be submitted by the end of March. The appointment's start date will be negotiated once a candidate has been chosen.

 

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

 



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Further Info:
foodscience.cals.cornell.edu
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Department of Food Science
M10 Stocking Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

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