The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Position Announcement- Lecturer

The Department of Food Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks a full-time (9-month academic year), non-tenure track lecturer beginning in Fall of 2021. We would like to fill this lecturer position to teach Food Science courses including (but not limited to): Food Processing, Food Chemistry and Analysis laboratories as well as a large lecture course. In addition, this position would work with faculty on graduate program, including student recruitment, internships and professional development.

The successful candidate will teach large lecture sections (220 students) each semester. They will teach a variety of laboratory courses in Food Chemistry and Food Processing as well as work with faculty to coordinate the graduate program, including student recruitment, internships, and professional development.

Apply by April 25, 2021 in order to ensure priority consideration. Search may remain open until a suitable candidate pool has been identified.

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