Culinary Science and Food Service Management - Assistant Professor

Food Science & Nutrition
Vacancy # 13244
http://www.fresnostate.edu/jcast

Culinary Science and Food Service Management
Assistant Professor
California State University, Fresno

Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology

Food Science & Nutrition
Vacancy # 13244
http://www.fresnostate.edu/jcast

	Culinary Science and Food Service Management
	Assistant Professor
California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students' intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all. Members of the University community are expected to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. For information on the University's commitment and dedication to creating a university known for its integrity, civility, equity, respect and ethical behavior, please visit: http://www.fresnostate.edu/academics/diversity
    	
  • Available for Academic Year: 2017/2018.
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  • Fresno State has been recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI); and has been designated to the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
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  • Faculty members gain a clear path to tenure through the University's Probationary Plan Process.
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  • Salary placement depends upon academic preparation and professional experience.
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  • California State University, Fresno is a vibrant and growing campus. When necessary, the University may decide to make more than one faculty appointment from a single search.
Position Summary:
The Department of Food Science and Nutrition at California State University, Fresno seeks applicants for a tenure-track, academic year position as an Assistant or Associate Professor in Food and Nutritional Sciences. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate students, conduct scholarly and applied research, and engage in service-related activities. Primary teaching responsibilities and research interests will be in the area of culinary science, product development, food preparation and presentation, food service management, food safety and sanitation, or experimental foods.

The Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (JCAST) is one of eight colleges / schools at Fresno State. The Department of Food Science and Nutrition is one of seven departments in JCAST. Students majoring within the department are prepared for a wide range of professions in the nutrition field and food industry. Located within the center of the world's most productive food growing and processing region, the department is ideally situated to provide students with both a strong academic and practical experience. The Department offers a degree in Food and Nutritional Sciences with options in: Culinology®/Culinary Science, Dietetics and Food Administration, Food Science, and a Dietetic Internship post graduate certification.

Required Education:
An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Food Service Management, Food Science, Hospitality Management, Nutrition, Dietetics, or closely-related disciplines is required. However, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered. For continued employment in the tenure-track position the doctorate must be completed by 8/1/2018.

Required Experience:
1) Successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level; 2) Evidence of the ability to utilize technology in instruction, and; 3) Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications:
1) Successful teaching experience at the graduate level; 2) Evidence of scholarly and applied research; 3) Evidence of publications in scholarly journals; 4) Previous engagement in service-related activities, and; 5) Experience or certifications in applied Culinary Science, a Food Service Management, Nutrition, or Dietetics.

Application Procedures:
Review of applications will begin September 15th, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, applicants must complete an online application at jobs.fresnostate.edu and attach the following: 1) a cover letter specifically addressing required experience and preferred qualifications; 2) a curriculum vitae, and 3) list of three professional references. Finalists will be required to submit 1) three current letters of recommendation and 2) official transcripts. For inquires, contact: Dr. Dennis Ferris, Culinology® Director, Search Committee Chair; California State University, Fresno; Department of Food Science and Nutrition; 5300 N. Campus Drive; M/S FF17; Fresno, CA 93740-8019; Phone: 559.278.4692; E-mail: dennisf@csufresno.edu.

Other Requirements:
In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Fresno has made crime-reporting statistics available to applicants, students, and employees on-line at http://www.fresnostate.edu/police/clery/index.shtml. Print copies are available by request from the Campus Police Department.

A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for this position. An offer of employment may be withdrawn or employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background investigation.

The person holding this position may be considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following web site: http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html.
California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.


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