Cornell University, Department of Food Science

Position ID:Cornell-Food-PP [#18120, WDR-00024891]
Position Title: Professor of Practice in Food Science
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Food Science / Food Science
Appl Deadline:2021/03/14 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/02/12, listed until 2021/03/14)
Position Description:    

Professor of Practice in Food Science 
Director of the Cornell-China Agricultural University joint degree program in Food Science 

Position: Professor of Practice (fixed term appointment, non-tenure track) 

Location: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-5701. The academic home for this position is the Department of Food Science in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Regular travel (once or twice per year) to China Agricultural University (CAU) in Beijing, China is expected. 

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

Position Description and Responsibilities: This is a non-tenure track position, on a 12-month academic year basis. The initial appointment will be for 5 years, with the possibility for renewal. The primary responsibility will be to serve as Director of the newly established Cornell-China Agricultural University (CAU) joint undergraduate degree program in Food Science. The program will commence instruction in Fall 2021 and expects to enroll up to 480 undergraduate students at full capacity. The language of instruction of the Cornell-CAU program will be English. Director responsibilities will involve program development, oversight, and evaluation; coordinating the hiring of teaching faculty at the CAU campus; and contributing materials to instruction as appropriate. The incumbent will also be expected to contribute to the Food Science teaching program on the Cornell Ithaca Campus, as well as mentoring and advising of undergraduate and professional masters’ (MPS) students.

Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Food Science or related fields is required and 12 or more years of professional experience outside of the academic setting. Ability to travel to China 1-2 times each year for a duration of up to one month. Preferred qualifications include experience in teaching food science classes; developing food science curricula; establishing and/or managing cross-institutional and/or international programs, especially involving China. Evidence of scholarship and success related to these activities, and demonstrated ability to operate in a culturally diverse environment are also desirable. Knowledge of Chinese language (Mandarin) is preferred, but not required. 

Application procedure: Qualified candidates should submit applications via the website https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/. Required materials include: letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of vision for the Cornell-CAU program development, statement of teaching 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 position and the program should be directed to Dr. Carmen I. Moraru, Department Chair (cim24@cornell.edu), and questions about the application process to Dr. Gavin Sacks, Search Committee Chair (gls9@cornell.edu). Review of applications will begin on or after March 15, 2021 and will continue until the appropriate candidate is selected. 

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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