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

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McGill University

Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Quebec H9X 3V9



Detailed Job Description

The Department of Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry - the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences of McGill University is seeking an outstanding candidate for the position of Assistant Professor Tenure-track in Food Quality Assurance. The successful applicant is expected to work closely with the recently established Food Safety and Quality Program (FSQP) at McGill University. The candidate is expected to establish research themes focusing on food quality and safety and food analysis to solve problems identified by the food industry and the relevant government agencies.  The ideal candidate should have a good understanding of the commercial and regulatory environment of the Canadian food industry, the ability to network with government and industry, as well as maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders. The candidate will have a strong potential for scientific achievement and ability to attract funding from national and international agencies. A doctoral degree in food science specializing in quality assurance is required.  The successful candidate is expected to teach courses in food quality assurance, traceability and HACCP. Expected start date is August 1, 2016. Working knowledge of French will be an asset.

Interested applicants are asked to submit electronic version of a signed letter of interest, curriculum vitae (including e-mail address) and three letters of reference no later than September 1st, 2015 to

V. Yaylayan

Chair of the Selection Committee

Department of Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry

McGill University

21,111 Lakeshore

Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada H9X 3V9

McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities and others who may contribute to further diversification.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Keyword Phrases

  • Food Quality Assurance
  • Food Safety
  • Food Quality
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 9/1/2015