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Assistant Professor of Food Microbiology
Colorado State University, Department of Animal Sciences
Location: Fort Collins, Colorado
Type: Full Time
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 202200397F
The successful candidate will be expected to develop a robust research portfolio in meat safety and/or meat microbiology, as well as teach undergraduate and/or graduate level courses and mentor graduate students in the Department of Animal Sciences. Involvement with departmental activities is expected and the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team setting is required. The successful applicant will have access to resources within the College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Animal Sciences, and the JBS Global Food Innovation Center in Honor of Gary & Kay Smith.
Ph.D. degree in Food Microbiology, Animal Science, Food Science, or related fields. Degree requirements must be completed by the employment start date.
Demonstrated expertise and experience (including laboratory experience) in meat microbiology, meat safety, or foodborne microbial pathogens.
Evidence of ability to pursue research funding in the focus areas of meat microbiology, meat safety, or foodborne microbial pathogens.
Demonstrated ability to communicate research via peer reviewed publications and presentations.
Demonstrated commitment to advance CSU’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and justice in alignment with CSU’s Principles of Community.
One-year minimum post-doctoral experience in meat microbiology, meat safety, microbiological food safety, or a related field, or equivalent industry experience.
Demonstrated ability to secure extramural funding to support research activities.
Experience in culture-dependent and culture-independent microbiological techniques.
Evidence of ability to design and conduct experiments.
Ability to teach undergraduate/graduate courses and mentor graduate students.
Demonstrated willingness to collaborate with internal and external partners in their respective fields.
Application Materials Requested:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, however for full consideration, all materials must be received by Sunday, December 4, 2022. Applicants should upload the following:
A cover letter addressing each required and preferred job qualification, including addressing the Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in alignment with CSU’s Principles of Community
Current Resume or CV that includes a comprehensive list of education, affiliations, and experiences as applicable
About Colorado State University, Department of Animal Sciences
Colorado State University (CSU) is Colorado’s Land Grant University and the Department of Animal Sciences is responsible for educating more than 800 undergraduate and 58 graduate students at any given time. The CSU main campus sits at the eastern base of the Rocky Mountains one hour north of metro Denver, and offers excellent access to transportation, all outdoor interests, and a wide cross-section of large animal production entities (i.e., beef, dairy, horse, lamb) and their trade organizations.
The Department of Animal Sciences has the unique mission of serving Colorado’s large and diverse livestock and meat industries. Research, teaching, and extension outreach activities in the Department of Animal Sciences focus on developing industry leaders and improving profitable production of food animals and horses through the application of science and technology, resource management, and food product enhancement, with emphasis on addressing societal issues concerning food safety, product quality and value, animal care and management, and environmental impacts of animal agriculture.