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Associate Professor in Arid land Agriculture (308540)
UAE University


Date Posted Feb. 14, 2019
Title Associate Professor in Arid land Agriculture (308540)
University UAE University
Al-Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Department College of Food & Agriculture
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Associate Professor
  • Agricultural - General
 
 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE POSITION The Food Science Department, College of Food and Agriculture at the United Arab Emirates University, invites applicants for a full-time faculty position in Food Technology at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor with primary research and secondary teaching responsibilities.

RESPONSIBILITIES The successful candidate must develop a competitive and internationally visible research program in food technology with emphasis on value-added development of new food and beverage products along with their safety, preservation, packaging, and storage. Optimization of the processing factors affecting product quality and shelf-life are integral to the activities. The candidate will collaborate with nutritionists, chemists, and sensory specialists for developing new food products and processes, and closely interact with stakeholders and industry. High quality original research publications from the conducted research work in reputed international journals is an expectation. The successful candidate must develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses, including but not limited to, food technology, food engineering, packaging, and related courses, and supervise undergraduate/graduate students and research trainees.

Minimum Qualification

Ph.D. in Food Science, Food Technology, or a related field. Experience in teaching graduate and undergraduate level courses in these disciplines is required. A track record of mentoring graduate students, evidence of impactful publications and extramural grants, and ability to successfully collaborate with research groups internally and externally are essential.

Preferred Qualification Experience in teaching graduate and undergraduate level courses in these disciplines is required. A track record of mentoring graduate students, evidence of impactful publications and extramural grants, and ability to successfully collaborate with research groups internally and externally are essential.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

SALARIES AND BENEFITS

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. UAEU offers excellent benefits in the form of tax-free salary, housing, health benefits, education allowance for children, paid summer break, and return tickets for the family once a year for country permanent residence.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • College of Food & Agriculture
    UAE University
    Al-Ain, Abu Dhabi
    United Arab Emirates
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  • FFA@uaeu.ac.ae

 

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