Assistant/Associate Professor in Food Science

Tuskegee, AL
Feb 13, 2021
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Date: February 12, 2021 Posting End Date: April 12, 2021

Position: Assistant/Associate Professor in Food Science Location: Department of Food and Nutrition Science-CAENS

Status: Full Time; Exempt (Non-Tenure Track)

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University seeking “Excellence in Every Way,” the ideal Assistant/ Associate Professor will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
The Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, the College of Agricultural & Environment and Nutrition Sciences at Tuskegee University, is recruiting an Assistant/Associate Professor in Food Science. The appointee will be involved in teaching, research, and extension with responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate coursework in food chemistry, food analysis, and related courses, advise undergraduate and graduate students with a typical teaching load of two to three courses per semester. The successful applicant is expected to be actively engaged in Integrative Research-Extension activities and is also expected to work with colleagues in other disciplines and departments and participate in departmental, college, and/or University affairs.


  • A Ph.D. in Food Science/Nutrition, are related to discipline
  • Evidence of successful teaching experience at the undergraduate levels
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Evidence of scholarly activity, including, but not limited to publications, conference presentations, and grant writing
  • History of interdisciplinary training or collaborations
Commensurate with education, training, and experience: Salary is contingent upon outside funding.

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **
APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, (3) letters of reference (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Office of Human Resources
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
1200 West Montgomery Road
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address:
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Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

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