Assistant Professor - Food Safety - McGill University in Ste. Anne de Bellevue Quebec

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McGill University

Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Quebec H9X 3V9


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Detailed Job Description

The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in Food Microbiology, Food Science, Animal Science or related areas with particular background and interest in investigating the safety and quality of food products from animal livestock with post-doctoral experience.  Candidates should have a successful track record of publications in high impact journals or potential for scientific achievement and the ability to attract funding from national and international agencies. The successful candidate is expected to lead a strong research program in the area of safety and quality of foods from the farm to the consumer with a focus on utilization of advanced technologies, pathogenesis, and genomic and molecular based approaches to controlling foodborne pathogens. The ideal candidate is expected to complement the expertise of the Ian and Jayne Munro Chair in Food Safety and should have the ability to network with government and industry stakeholders, as well as participate in collaborative research. In addition, the candidate will develop a teaching program that should cover the detection, identification and control of food-borne pathogens in the production and processing of food, and is expected to teach courses in introductory and advanced food microbiology and in food-borne pathogens.

The expected start date is August 1, 2016.  Interested applicants are asked to submit electronic version of a signed letter of interest, curriculum vitae (including e-mail address), research and teaching interests as well as the names of three referees willing to provide letters of recommendation to the Search Committee at

The closing date for applications is March 20, 2016

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from:  women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Keyword Phrases

  • Food safety
  • Food science
  • Animal science
  • Food microbiology
  • Assistant Professor - Food Safety
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 3/20/2016