The School of Food Science (SFS) within the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS) at Washington State University is seeking a dynamic, motivated, highly skilled and experienced problem-solving leader and researcher for a full-time, permanent 12-month tenure-track position (70% extension; 30% research) at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor level at the Prosser, Washington Irrigated Agricultural Research and Extension Center.
The successful candidate is expected to develop an impactful and well-funded integrated extension and research program focusing on food safety with an emphasis on raw agricultural products and minimally processed foods produced in the Pacific Northwest.
Required qualification: Earned Ph.D. in Food Science, Food Microbiology, or a related discipline at date of hire. Strong academic training or industry experience in food safety. A minimum of 2 years of experience in food safety-related work in a research university or industry. A record of accomplishments in extension and research commensurate with department, college, and university standards for tenure or level of rank.
Screening will begin on July 11, 2022, and will continue until position is filled.
To apply: Application must include a detailed letter of application addressing all qualification; a current curriculum vitae; statement on contributions to equity and diversity; copies of official transcripts; and name and contact information for three professional references. Reference letters will be requested from the finalists. Please contact Dr. Meijun Zhu (firstname.lastname@example.org, 509-335-4016), Search Committee Chair, for questions about this position. For a complete position description listing all required and desired qualifications and application process, visit www.wsujobs.com. (R-5958). For additional information on Washington State University, CAHNRS or SFS, visit http://cahnrs.wsu.edu/ and http://sfs.wsu.edu. EEO/AA/ADA.