Academic Specialist-Teacher, also known as the IAT Programs Coordinator, is a one-year, full time benefits eligible appointment, renewable annually basedon performance and availability of funding. This position is jointly administrated between IAT and FSHN.
IAT Programs Coordinator – This position will be responsible for the overall coordination and management of the IAT in Food Processing, Technology and Safety Certificate Program to foster working relationship with the food processing industry, community college partners, high school counselors and teachers. This position includes teaching credit courses in the program and course/curriculum development; as well as some advising for students in the program. Visit the Institute of Agricultural Technology at www.iat.msu.edu for program information.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
Masters -Food Science and Processing Discipline
Doctorate -Food Science and Processing Discipline
Master of Science in Food Processing, Technology and Safety
Five years of industry or teaching experience in the food processing field
Experience in program management and evaluation
Ph.D. in a Food Science and Processing discipline
Experience in recruitment and retention of students
Food processing business experience
Skills in career planning and placement
Required Application Materials
Applications will be accepted immediately and until a suitable candidate is identified. Priority consideration is given to those individuals who apply on or before April 1, 2019. Applicants may apply for this position via the link at careers.msu.edu. Applications should include:
a list of three references
statement of teaching philosophy
letter of interest and statement of philosophy on diversity, equity and inclusion should be uploaded with the application.
The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/
Inquiries concerning the application process should be directed to Nathan Westfall (email@example.com) Chair of the Search Committee. Questions regarding IAT may be directed to Dr. Dorcia B. Chaison (firstname.lastname@example.org), Interim Director.
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