Cornell University, Department of Food Science

Position ID:Cornell-Food-LECFPE [#22029, WDR-00032439]
Position Title: Lecturer in Food Processing and Engineering
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Food Science / Food Processing and Engineering
Appl Deadline: (posted 2022/07/07, updated 2022/07/06, listed until 2022/09/01)
Position Description:   Remote  

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Lecturer in Food Processing and Engineering

Department of Food Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Academic Year Appointment (12 month)

Start Date:  Fall 2022


The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) 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. CALS is a pioneer of purpose-driven science and home to Cornell University’s second largest population of students, faculty and staff. We work across disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education, and outreach. CALS is fundamentally invested in improving the lives of people, their environments, and their communities both in New York State and around the world.

 The Department of Food Science in CALS offers one of the premier food science programs in the nation with an enrollment of 130 undergraduate majors. The curriculum applies principles of science and engineering to enhance the nutritional value, safety and quality of foods in the United States and around the globe. Our program integrates the disciplines of chemistry, biology, nutrition, physiology, biotechnology, engineering, communications, and the social sciences to provide a comprehensive and rigorous education that prepares students for employment or graduate study. Our recently renovated building contains state-of- the-art classrooms, teaching laboratories, research laboratories, a sensory evaluation center, a dairy processing plant, a pilot plant, a teaching winery, and a student product development kitchen. Teaching excellence is highly valued and supported by the Department, College, and University. For more information go to:

 The Department of Food Science invites applications for the position of Lecturer in Food Processing and Engineering. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Development and delivery of online course materials in Food Processing and Engineering for students enrolled in the Masters of Food Science (MFS) degree program. They will work closely with eCornell and the Food Science course instructors for this preparation (70% of appointment)

  • Co-teach an in-person laboratory in Food Processing for Cornell undergraduate students (25% of appointment.
  • Participate in other instructional and student mentoring activities, as needed (5% of appointment)

Required Qualifications:

M.S. degree in Food Science, Food Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or a closely related field, with prior experience in teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. degree. Prior experience in online content development and delivery.


Negotiable and commensurate with experience, in addition to an attractive benefits package.


This is a 12-month appointment with an initial term of 3 years, renewable contingent on available work, successful performance, and continued funding.


Please submit application materials via Required materials include: letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of academic transcripts, teaching statement (including a description of teaching philosophy and prior teaching experience), and a statement of contribution to diversity, equity and inclusion. Applicants should also arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted through Academic Jobs Online. Direct any questions regarding the application process to Patti Wojcik (, 607-255-7900). Please direct any questions or requests for additional information regarding the position to Dr. Carmen I. Moraru ( Review of applications will begin fall 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

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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:
Department of Food Science
M10 Stocking Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853