Chapman University, Schmid College of Science and Technology

Position ID:Chapman University-Schmid College of Science and Technology-FSNTT [#23740]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Sensory Science, Tenure track
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Orange, California 92866, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Food Science
Appl Deadline: (posted 2022/11/17, updated 2022/11/15, listed until 2023/01/27)
Position Description:    

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Schmid College of Science and Technology at Chapman University seeks applicants for a tenure track, full-time position of Assistant Professor of Sensory Science, effective August 2023.

Chapman University is a nationally-ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California’s most diverse and vibrant regions. The University achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities and is ranked as #121 among Best National Universities by US News and World Report (2022-2023). Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools and colleges, including including Schmid College of Science and Technology. Dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, we create an environment for unlimited achievement by both our students and faculty. Schmid College of Science and Technology (SCST) embodies Chapman’s mission of providing students with personalized educational experiences by fostering an outstanding community of teacher-scholars across a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs. Schmid College has a 140,000 sq ft home, the Keck Center for Science and Engineering, alongside the newly founded Dale E. and Sarah Ann Fowler School of Engineering. More information about the Schmid College of Science and Technology is available at https://www.chapman.edu/science.

The Food Science program at Chapman University is seeking applicants for a tenure track position of Assistant Professor in sensory science. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in sensory science, sensory physiology, consumer science, food science, neurophysiology, or a related field; relevant post-doctoral or industry experience; demonstrated excellence in teaching; exhibit the ability to conduct independent research and secure extramural funding. The faculty member will also have opportunities to collaborate on research initiatives with faculty such as those associated with the Brain Institute and the Economic Science Institute.

The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at https://www.chapman.edu/diversity.

Qualifications: 
A terminal degree in sensory science, sensory physiology, consumer science, food science, neurophysiology, or closely related field, ability to direct M.S. student research, and evidence of strong commitment to teaching are required. All areas of sensory science will be considered.

Responsibilities:
The candidate will direct the sensory lab and collaborate with the extensive, local food industry on sensory projects. The candidate is expected to develop a robust research program in sensory science funded by government agencies such as the USDA and NSF as well as industry projects. Areas of research may include sensory perception, behavioral nutrition, consumer behavior, sensory physiology and genetics, and flavor chemistry. The faculty member will also have opportunities to collaborate on research initiatives with faculty such as those associated with the Brain Institute and the Economic Science Institute. Duties include teaching graduate courses in sensory evaluation of foods, food statistics, and undergraduate courses in food science, mentoring students and providing service to the College and to the University. Tenure-track faculty members are expected to develop and maintain an active research agenda for future tenure consideration and are evaluated on their research/scholarly/creative activity, teaching, and service.

Qualified candidates should submit the following electronically via AcademicJobsOnline.org c/o https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/23740

  •  Chapman University Faculty Employment Application 
  •  Cover letter that clearly articulates how the candidate envisions contributing to the educational and diversity equity, & inclusion (DEI) missions of  Schmid College and Chapman University
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Teaching philosophy statement. No more than 2 pages.
  •  Research statement
  •  Letters of recommendation from three references. 

Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Rosalee Hellberg, Search Chair at hellberg@chapman.edu. Please use “Assistant Professor of Sensory Science" as the email subject line.

Application review will start on January 27th and will continue until the position is filled. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate. This position is subject to final budget approval. Benefits start the first day of the month following the start of employment. The salary range for this Assistant Professor position is $82,000-$92,000.

Download a copy of the Chapman Faculty Application for Employment here.

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. 

Chapman University, One University Drive, Orange, CA 92866 Human Resources Department

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
www.chapman.edu/science
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One University Drive
Orange, CA 92866
USA