Texas A&M University Seeks Applications for 2 Assistant Professor Positions

Posted on August 2, 2022
Texas A&M University Seeks Applications for 2 Assistant Professor Positions
Position Title: 

Assistant Professor


Position Summary:
The Department of Food Science and Technology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University invites applications for up to 2 full time Tenure-Track: Assistant Professor positions with a nine-month academic appointment beginning January 1, 2023.
The department seeks an individual with demonstrated expertise in harnessing the physical and chemical properties of foods to influence the intestinal microbiome, food safety, or quality. The research should influence health either through food safety, food quality, food processing, novel ingredients, and/or the microbiome. The department also seeks an individual in the area of food flavor, lipid chemistry, or lipidomics to enhance food quality and sensory attributes in fresh and processed foods.
We are looking for individuals who have a demonstrated interest and experience in working in transdisciplinary teams. Individuals are expected to work with experts in data analytics and integrating large datasets and make meaningful decisions in areas of health, food safety, processing, security, and quality. We seek candidates who can develop a nationally and internationally recognized research program and compete for funding from federal and private funding sources such as the NIH, NSF, USDA, and other entities. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise that complements and synergizes with the strengths of the food science faculty and advances food science and technology at Texas A&M University.
Requirements include a Ph.D. in Food Science and Technology, or related field. The potential for research productivity, teaching, and grantsmanship should be apparent in the application. Preference will be given to individuals with demonstrated expertise and a desire to participate in multidisciplinary research programs.
Application Instructions: Applications will only be accepted through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/109060.
Applicants should submit the following documents: 1) cover letter, 2) a detailed curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of research, 4) a statement of teaching, 5) a statement of your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (not to exceed 2 pages), and 6) contact information for three (3) references.
Please direct any questions regarding this position to Dr. Suresh Pillai (suresh.pillai@ag.tamu.edu) or Dr. Steve Talcott (stephen.talcott@ag.tamu.edu).