Cornell University, Department of Food Science

Position ID:Cornell-Food-TPA [#19090]
Position Title: Teaching Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Food Science / Food Science
Appl Deadline:2021/08/20 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/08/03, listed until 2022/02/03)
Position Description:    

Teaching Postdoctoral Associate Department of Food Science College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Cornell University Ithaca, New York 

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply. The Department of Food Science is seeking a full-time Teaching Postdoctoral Associate to coordinate and train a cohort of Masters of Food Science (MFS) students within the Food Science Department. The Postdoctoral Associate would meet with students to discuss group projects and oversee their experiments in a scheduled laboratory setting. The Postdoctoral Associate is expected to coordinate laboratory times with the students and departments and help schedule resources necessary for the projects. 

The following responsibilities would be expected:
 • Schedule open office hours for student questions 
• Oversee student experiments including monitoring lab safety 
• Advise students on project steps, interpretation of results, and professionalism 
• Meet with faculty members to discuss student/project progress 
• Assist students with final presentations and reports Work Breakdown: Instructional Planning/prep 20% Teaching/Instruction 60% Advising 20% Qualifications: 
• Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in a life science discipline, with some formal training in education.
• Should have excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication, team building and collaboration skills. 

 Terms of Appointment: This is a 1-year postdoctoral appointment with the possibility of extension based on satisfactory performance and available funding. The position is available immediately for qualified individuals. 

Applications To apply: Candidates should submit their CV, a statement of teaching philosophy/experience and the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three individuals who can serve as references and a statement of contribution to diversity, equity, and inclusion via the website.

Any questions regarding this position should be directed to Professor Sam Nugen (srn6@cornell.edu).

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. Located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer. 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. 

 Application Materials Required: Candidates should submit a short cover letter, curriculum vitae, three references, a teaching statement, and a statement of contribution to diversity, equality, and inclusion via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19090 All application materials must be submitted by close of business on August 20, 2021.


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Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

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

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