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Job Postings- Updated March 16, 2018

The Ohio State University Department of Food Science and Technology seeks a faculty lecturer – benefits eligible for a 12-month term appointment, renewable annually. 

This position reports to the Department Chair, Food Science and Technology

Develops and teaches undergraduate lecture and laboratory courses, both online and in person, in Food Science andTechnology; participates in student recruiting and advising; develops new in person and online courses.  Position starts between July and December.

55%       Teaches and continuously updates FST 2200 The Science of Food three semesters a year (on-line). This class has an enrollment of up to 1000 students a semester.

30%       Develops and teaches other online and face to face classes, especially for non-majors at the freshman and sophomore level.

15%       Coordinates meetings with high school student recruits, prospective students, their parents and interested groups visiting the department. Works on college initiatives for recruitment and retention.  Advises undergraduates.

Minimum education requirement – PhD Degree in Food Science or relevant area


Teaching experience at the university level is desired; excellent communication skills, ability to work collaboratively and software fluency is required.

Interested applicants should send resume, cover letter and names of 3 references in one pdf to Julie Townsend: your information is received, you will be sent instructions on preparing and sending a sample YouTube teaching video. The video sample will either be on the microbiology of safe food handling, or physical or chemical food preservation.  Screening of videos will begin upon arrival. The posting will close on May 31, 2018.

110 Parker Food Science Building

2015 Fyffe Rd. Columbus, OH 43210

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