Assistant Professor, Beverage Technology or Alternative Proteins, & (ii) Special Faculty in Fermentation Sciences

  • Appalachian State University
  • Boone, NC, USA
  • Jan 04, 2024
Full time Chemistry Sciences and Technology: other

Job Description

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Assistant Professor, Beverage Technology or Alternative Proteins, & (ii) Special Faculty in Fermentation Sciences

Tenure Status: Tenured
Department: Chemistry & Fermentation Sciences - 250150

Minimum Qualifications
The A. R. Smith Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences invites applications for one tenure-track and one special faculty nine-month position in Fermentation Sciences with a start date of August 2024.

  • The candidates must have the experience necessary to instruct courses in fermented beverage production and distillation or fermented food production and safety.
  • Candidates should also be prepared to lead beverage or food production activities with students and local businesses.
  • The individuals must demonstrate a dedication to excellence in teaching, as well as a strong commitment to service and community engagement, which promotes a diverse campus community and inclusive excellence.
  • Successful candidates will be expected to participate in departmental and/or university service, hold office hours for students, and work within the Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences Department.

 

  • Tenure track applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Fermentation Sciences, Food Science, Beverage Science, Engineering or a related field. Candidates who are ABD will be considered, but the position requires completion of all degree requirements by July 31. While all applications will be considered, postdoctoral experience with a research focus in beverage technology or alternative proteins is encouraged. The tenure track candidate must demonstrate excellence in scholarship and is expected to initiate and sustain an externally funded undergraduate research program. Research should adhere to industry and academic best practices and incorporate a risk-based assessment.

 

  • Special faculty applicants must hold a M.S. in Chemistry, Fermentation Sciences, Food Science, Beverage Science, Engineering or a related field, or have relevant experience in one of those fields.



Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)
N/A



License/Certification Required
N/A

Description of the Department or Unit
The A. R. Smith Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences offers a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with eight different concentrations: the American Chemical Society (ACS) Certified degree, Marketing and Business, Biochemistry, Environmental, Fermentation Sciences, Forensic Science, Individually Designed and Chemistry Secondary Education Licensure. The department also offers a BA degree in Chemistry and a Bachelor of Science degree in Fermentation Sciences. The department has 20 tenure-track faculty members, 13 non-tenure track faculty members, and approximately 350 undergraduate majors. Many of the Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences majors conduct research and disseminate their results at national, regional, and local professional meetings and in peer-reviewed publications.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Instructional duties typically include a 3:3 teaching load, student advising, and curriculum development.
  • Directing honors theses, student research mentorships, and online instruction.
  • Tenure track faculty maintain an active scholarship agenda and participate in service activities.



Proposed Date of Hire: 08/19/2024
Suggested Salary Range: Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Evaluation of Applications Begins: 01/30/2024

To apply, visit https://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/43907

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.






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