Specialist - Teacher-Fixed Term

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: East Lansing, MICHIGAN

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Work type:Support Staff, Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Agriculture And Nat Resources
Department: Agricultural Technology Institute 10002042
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location:East Lansing, In State
Categories:On-Call, Temporary

Working/Functional Title

Specialist - Teacher Fixed Term

Position Summary

Instructional responsibilities include teaching FSC 111 Foundational Concepts in Food Processing and Technology (3 Credits) for the Institute of Agricultural Technology during the Fall semester

Course will delivered in Muskegon, Michigan at Muskegon Community College

FSC 111 contact hours will be 3 hours lecture, recitation, or discussion per week in a hybrid format. (3 hours of total contact time per week) for 15 weeks

Course Description:

  • Students will explore major areas of food processing related to Chemistry, Microbiology and Physical Science.
  • Students will gain knowledge in food handling, safety, processing techniques, and current technologies.

Outline of Major Topics:

  • Food Microbiology
  • Principles of Food Physical Science
  • Food technology
  • Food chemistry
  • Food industry
  • Food safety

Position is planned to recur every Fall Semester

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Bachelors -Bachelors of Science or Related

Desired Degree

Masters -Master's in Food Processing, Food Scienc

Minimum Requirements
  • Experience in teaching introductory Food Science and/or Food Processing
  • Knowledge and skills related to Food Processing
  • Excellent teaching, Oral and Written Communication skills

Desired Qualifications
  • Masters Degree in Food Processing, Food Science, or related fields
  • Ph.D. in Food Processing or related fields
  • Experience in development and assessment of learning outcomes
  • Undergraduate teaching experience and a passion for teaching

Required Application Materials
  • Letter of Application/Interest
  • Current Resume
  • Contact Information for Two Letters of Recommendations
  • A Statement of Experiences related to the course

  • Special Instructions

    Applicants may apply for this position via the link at https://careers.msu.edu/cw/en-us/listing/



    Department Statement

    Founded in 1894, the Institute of Agricultural Technology delivers innovative, educational programs that develop career-ready graduates through intensive, practical learning and skill enhancement in agricultural, environmental, and applied technologies. 

    MSU Statement

    Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

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