PROFESSOR OF FOOD PROCESSING

Filed Under: Faculty positions
Date: July 12th, 2021

Responsibilities

  • Postgraduate degree (preferably a doctorate) in one of the following areas: Food Technology or Food Engineering.
  • Extensive practical experience in the development of products such as fruits/vegetables, dairy and meat products.
  • Experience consulting for productive enterprises in the agri-food sector.
  • Experience in personnel management
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence. (Attach evaluations.)
  • Skills in the use of information and communication technologies in face-to-face and virtual environments
  • Excellent communication skills in Spanish and English.
  • Excellent abilities in inter-disciplinary and multicultural teamwork
  • Willingness to live, work and travel in rural areas.

 

Qualifications

  • Facilitate students learning principles, skills and practical experiences in food processing techniques and their importance, through the development of topics such as: composition of food, factors that affect quality, chemistry and microbiology of the foods, unitary operations, and methods of preservation, marketing, hygiene and industrial safety.
  • Form part of the technical team of the different infrastructures of the food unit that serve the university.
  • Facilitate student learning through principles and applied experiences in a multicultural and diverse environment.
  • Participate in outreach activities of the University and support the activities of the International Academic Relations Office.
  • Participate in research projects, in the Work Experience course and other activities that involve students of the University and in scientific or professional activities in your field.
  • Support other activities of the academic program and provide service to the University (in both campuses: Guácimo, Limón and Liberia, Guanacaste) than contribute to the integral education of the student.

EARTH offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. EARTH also has residential options available in a multicultural environment inside our campus.

Application Procedure

Candidates should send a cover letter describing their qualifications for the position and their teaching philosophy, a copy of their curriculum vitae, contact information, three references including phone numbers and e-mails address. References will be contacted only if the candidates are selected as finalists. Send all documents to:

Yanine Chan
Dean of Academic Affairs

decanato@earth.ac.cr

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