Job ID: 127280

Assistant Professor of Food Science (Fermentation)

Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Aug. 7, 2019
  • Assistant Professor of Food Science (Fermentation)
  • Food Science
  • Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison
    Madison, WI
  • Open until filled
  • Jul. 1, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Food Sciences/Technology/Toxicology
    Biology - Microbiology
    Biology - Biochemistry

Tenure track (academic 9-month) position at the Assistant Professor level (60% research, 40% instruction) specializing in fermentation sciences bridging basic science to the applied. Specializations in microbiology, chemistry or engineering are welcome. Potential research areas include, but are not limited to: 1) microbial transformation of bioresources; 2) genetic manipulation or characterization of fermentation microflora; 3) fermentation applied to advancing human health or environmental conditions; and 4) dairy-related fermentation. The position includes teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and serving as advisor to graduate and undergraduate students.

Earned doctorate in Food Science Microbiology, Biochemistry, or a related field. Apply online at "Jobs at UW" ( under job number 97210. Applications for this position must be received through UW-Madison’s online application system. To begin the application process, please click on "Apply Now."

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  • UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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  • Marcia Verhage
    Food Science
    Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison
    1605 Linden Drive
    Madison, WI 53706-1519
  • 608-263-7033
  • 608-262-6872

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