- 1 Food Studies, Academic Positions for 2014
- 1.1 Auckland University of Technology - Lecturer in Gastronomy/Food Studies (PERMANENT FULL TIME)
- 1.2 Baruch College CUNY - Assistant/Associate - Food Policy
- 1.3 Evergreen State University - Food Systems (No Rank)
- 1.4 Grand Valley State University - Assistant Prfessor - Sustainable Food Systems
- 1.5 Montclair State University (NJ) - TT Assistant Professor - Food Systems
- 1.6 Syracuse University - Professor - Food Studies (Open Rank)
- 1.7 University of California, Davis - Assistant Professor - Food Systems
- 1.8 University of Colorado - Assistant Professor - Sustainable Food Systems
- 1.9 University of Mississippi - Foodways in the American South
- 1.10 University of Toronto - Scarborough (Can.) - Full Prof. Food Studies
- 1.11 York University - Assistant Professor - Food Studies
- 2 Assistant/Associate Professor in Food Systems (Tenure Track) - University of Vermont
- 3 Academic Director, UBC Centre for Sustainable Food Systems
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Food Studies, Academic Positions for 2014
Auckland University of Technology - Lecturer in Gastronomy/Food Studies (PERMANENT FULL TIME)
The School of Hospitality and Tourism in the Faculty of Culture and Society is seeking to make an appointment in Gastronomy and other food related studies at the Lecturer level. AUT has four campuses in the greater Auckland area and the School of Hospitality and Tourism is situated on the city campus in the heart of Auckland. The School of Hospitality and Tourism is positioning itself as a leading provider of culinary arts, events, hospitality, and tourism education, providing an array of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.
The Lecture in Gastronomy / Food Studies will be expected to take an active role in teaching, from undergraduate level through to post graduate level. There will be an increasing need for postgraduate supervision and the opportunity to develop postgraduate papers in Gastronomy and other food related studies. Participation in community and business outreach relevant to the tourism field will be encouraged as will involvement with the New Zealand Tourism Research Institute (http://www.nztri.org).
The preferred candidate will possess:
A PhD in a relevant discipline
**Experience in teaching
**Good interpersonal skills
**An interest in building strategic alliances within the University and with the outside community
An emerging record of publications would be an advantage.
The remuneration offered to the successful candidate will be commensurate on skills, experience and qualifications.
Enquiries of an academic nature may be made to John Kelly, HOD (Culinary Arts) at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 09-921-9999 ext. 8457.
Job Reference: 22711
Closing Date: Friday 18th October 2013, 3.00 PM
- Request for conference call 11/15
- Rejection 12/6
- Readvertised as Gastronomy only: http://careers.aut.ac.nz/jobdetails?ajid=Ik398
- The School of Hospitality and Tourism in the Faculty of Culture and Society is seeking to make an appointment in Gastronomy at the Lecturer level.
AUT has four campuses in the greater Auckland area and the School of Hospitality and Tourism is situated on the city campus in the heart of Auckland. The School of Hospitality and Tourism is positioning itself as a leading provider of culinary arts, events, hospitality, and tourism education, providing an array of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.
The preferred candidate will be expected to take an active role in teaching, from undergraduate level through to post graduate level. There will be an increasing need for postgraduate supervision and the opportunity to develop postgraduate papers in Gastronomy and other food related studies. Participation in community and business outreach relevant to the tourism field will be encouraged as will involvement with the New Zealand Tourism Research Institute (www.nztri.org).
The preferred candidate will possess a PhD in a relevant discipline. Experience in teaching is essential, and an emerging record of publications would be an advantage. Good interpersonal skills and an interest in building strategic alliances within the University and with the outside community will also be valued.
Job Reference: 25149
Job Closing Date: Friday 28th March 2014, 5.00 PM
Enquiries of an academic nature may be made to John Kelly, HOD (Culinary Arts) at email@example.com or on '09-921-9999 ext. 8457'.
- 04/22/14 - Any news?
Baruch College CUNY - Assistant/Associate - Food Policy
The School of Public Affairs at Baruch College invites applications for a scholar of food policy. The start date is August 2014, the rank is assistant or associate professor, and the appointment is tenure-track.
Areas of specialization of primary interest include food production and distribution, food security, food choice and diet-related health outcomes, access to healthy food, and agriculture and nutrition policy. We are particularly interested in scholars whose work has both domestic and global implications. The candidate should have a strong commitment to building a series of food policy elective courses for students in our BS and MPA programs in coordination with other public affairs faculty. In addition, the candidate must teach core courses in statistics and quantitative research methods or microeconomics at the Masters level. We seek candidates who are interested in a multidisciplinary setting. Deadline December 30, 2013
- Phone interview scheduled for early January
Evergreen State University - Food Systems (No Rank)
Review of complete applications begins on January 8, 2014
- Is this a real search? Three positions were advertised at the same time with the comment that more information would be avaliable but additional info for the Food Systems one has not appeared on the HR site...
The search committee is still writing the call (11-28)
- Thanks for the update
The Evergreen State College seeks a faculty member with expertise in sustainable food systems and food justice. Applicants must be able to teach topics related to food sovereignty and food security through the lens of food/agricultural policy, production, distribution, trade or consumption at the local, regional and global level. The successful applicant should have a demonstrated ability to teach food and agricultural policy in a historical context. In addition, the successful candidate must have experience in community food advocacy.
- Ph.D. (or equivalent terminal degree) plus practical experience working with community food advocacy or a Master’s degree plus a minimum of five (5) years of experience with NGOs, non-profit organizations and/or government agencies on issues of food justice, community food advocacy/food sovereignty or related fields (2 of the 5 years must be post-master’s degree);
- Ability to teach topics related to food sovereignty and food security through the lens of food/agricultural policy, production, distribution, trade or consumption at the local, regional and/or global level;
- Ability to teach food and agriculture policy in a historical context;
- College level teaching experience;
- Strong commitment to undergraduate teaching at all levels;
- Strong interest in contributing to a curriculum that emphasizes connecting theory to practice.
- Desire to continue community food advocacy work with undergraduate students;
- Experience teaching more than one discipline;
- Experience in working with diverse and underrepresented populations;
- Experience in pursuing innovative and engaging teaching strategies;
- The ability to support students’ development of writing and quantitative reasoning skills;
- Has the understanding of and experience dealing with the barriers and challenges of developing a functional, locally focused food system.
To apply, please enter the following information via our online application:
- Contact Information
- Work Experience
- Affirmative Action
Submit the following items as email attachment(s) to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Curriculum vitae;
- Letter of application that expresses your vision of innovative approaches to teaching in an interdisciplinary, collaborative, and inquiry-based setting;
- 1-2 page statement of your teaching philosophy and practice. Please focus specifically on your understanding and experience of interdisciplinary study and what you believe should distinguish a liberal arts education today;
- 1-2 page statement of your multicultural experience and/or practice;
- Examples of scholarly work (research papers or reviews);
- Three current letters of reference from professional colleagues (letters of reference may be submitted via regular mail or email (email@example.com); and
- Optional: Student evaluations and/or letters of support from current and/or former students.
NEW DATE : Review of complete applications begins on January 17, 2014 (previously was January 8, 2014). We will continue to accept application materials until finalists are selected.
1/29/14: Any news on this one?
2/3/2014: Received e-mail from the university that there is a delay as a result of scheduling issues with search committee members. Campus interviews are expected to be conducted in late April/May.
Grand Valley State University - Assistant Prfessor - Sustainable Food Systems
- Teaching an Honors College foundational interdisciplinary sequence, the Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture, Environmental Studies and Sustainability.
- Usual faculty service responsibilities within Environmental Studies program, Honors College and Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies, and the university.
- Scholarly activity in the area of specialization
- Develop new courses.
- Work with the GVSU Sustainable Agriculture Project.
- Participate in the new certification program in Sustainable Food Systems.
- Contribute to the development of the Honors College and ENS programs.
Qualifications and Education:
- Ph.D. in a discipline or area related to sustainable food systems completed by time of appointment
- Evidence of teaching effectiveness, including experiential teaching and learning
- Record of ongoing scholarly activity relevant to the position
- Practical experience in sustainable food production
- Natural science background
- Demonstrated ability to work in interdisciplinary teams
- Demonstrated ability to use innovative pedagogies, such as problem-based and/or high impact practices.
- Experience in collaborating with and supervising undergraduate research
- Grant-writing experience
- Experience in community outreach, such as collaborating with local food professionals
- Experience with small farm management and production
Deadline November 5, 2013
Montclair State University (NJ) - TT Assistant Professor - Food Systems
Tenure-track position for a candidate with expertise in food and the environment for our growing undergraduate and graduateprogram in Food Systems. Appointment includes curriculum development as well as teaching and developing undergraduate and graduate courses in food and sustainable operations, food and the environment, food and agra-systems, and food production. Faculty members are expected to be active scholars, to advise students, and to participate in department, college and university committees and activities. The Department and the College of Education and Human Services are committed to student and faculty diversity and value the educational benefits that derive from such diversity. We are seeking candidates who demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in and with socially, culturally, and economically diverse communities; have a commitment to education for social justice, democratic and inclusive practice, and critical thinking; and are interested in addressing issues of inclusive education in research, teaching, teacher education, and curriculum development.
- Earned doctorate in food production, agriculture, food studies, environmental sciences, or a related field, with expertise in food systems and production.
- A well-defined research agenda and evidence of scholarly activities.
- Demonstrated ability to bridge the gaps between sustainable local and global food systems and food distribution inequalities, and to address the environmental impacts of food and agricultural systems.
- Experience teaching in higher education.
- Experience using digital technologies to enhance teaching and learning, including teaching online.
Posting Date: September 4, 2013 (Open until filled)
UPDATES: pretty sure this is filled now (3/26)
Syracuse University - Professor - Food Studies (Open Rank)
The Department of Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition in the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics at Syracuse University invites applicants for a full time tenure track position in Food Studies, rank open, to begin in August 2014. The department seeks a high-energy faculty member with expertise in the interdisciplinary study of food, food systems, and foodways. The ideal candidate will complement and build upon existing strengths in the department including, but not limited to, the human right to food and nutrition, the structure of transnational agrifood, including biofuel, systems, rural development and urban food systems. This academic appointment is in anticipation of establishing undergraduate and graduate programs in food studies.
- Application Deadline 12/31/2013
UPDATES: phone interviews scheduled for mid-January
Any further updates? (1/29)
campus interviews scheduled
does anyone have an idea of what disciplines the finalists come from?
rejection via e-mail (3/24)
University of California, Davis - Assistant Professor - Food Systems
The Community and Regional Development (CRD) program of the Department of Human Ecology at the University of California, Davis announces an opening for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. We seek outstanding candidates with a promising research program in Food Systems and Value-Added Agricultural Networks. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate a strong social science research agenda, inter-disciplinary and multi-dimensional perspectives, substantial capacity for generating extra-mural funding to support their research program, and a record or promise of excellence in teaching and mentoring students. Candidates should have expertise in value-chain analysis, network analysis, values-based supply chains, and/or commodity chain/systems analysis. Research taking an integrative approach across time, space and/or regions is particularly welcome. Additionally, research that considers social equity and environmental sustainability in a regional context or value chain is of great interest.
Deadline: Novemeber 8, 2013
Anyone know what's going on with this position? (1/31)
heard that job talks happened in January
Has an offer been made? (2/26)
University of Colorado - Assistant Professor - Sustainable Food Systems
The University of Colorado seeks candidates for a position of assistant professor with expertise in sustainable food systems or related fields of food harvest or production and its environmental implications. The environmental consequences of human food needs are inherently interdisciplinary, in that they involve ecological processes, natural resource management, policies to address equity and security, public health, and human values and decisions. We seek candidates with research explicitly focused on the interactions between food systems and the supporting environment. Topical research foci for this position could include (but are not limited to): environmental effects of locally, organically-grown, and genetically-modified food, aquaculture, traditional and indigenous agricultural systems; sustainable fisheries; links between fuel and food production and environmental conservation; food justice; or energy and water use in agriculture. Candidates should have experience in these or related fields and a clear research plan to continue or expand these efforts, congruent with the broad interdisciplinary orientation of theENVS program at CU Boulder. Candidates from any relevant field of social or natural sciences or the humanities are encouraged to apply.
The candidate will have a primary appointment in the Environmental Studies Program (ENVS) at CU Boulder. The ENVS program is a dynamic, internationally recognized program with over 25 faculty, 55 graduate students, and over 1000 undergraduate majors (http://envs.colorado.edu/about/). Applicants are encouraged to visit this site to learn more about ENVS‚s broad and interdisciplinary composition.
Consideration of applications will begin on October 14, 2013 and will continue until the appointment is made. Please submit a cover letter indicating interest in the position, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, at least one but no more than three writing samples/publications, and complete contact information for at least three referees to https://www.jobsatcu.com, posting # F00698. A successful candidate should use these documents to demonstrate an innovative and interdisciplinary approach to research and education in environmental studies. A PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in disciplines related to environmental studies at the time of appointment, evidence of current scholarly activity as well as a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education are required.
- 11/19: Contacted for phone interview.
- 12/10: email rejection that search is complete
University of Mississippi - Foodways in the American South
- Tenure-track assistant professorship in Foodways in the American South.
- Successful candidate will have a joint appointment in Southern Studies and one of the three following departments: English, History, or Sociology/Anthropology. Tenure will reside in one of those three departments.
- Teaching load 4 or 5 courses/year "one of which will be a Southern Studies course, "Foodways and Southern Culture.""
- University service will include frequent collaboration with the Southern Foodways Alliance, an Institute of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture. SFA activities, which one can examine at http://www.southernfoodways.org, include documentary work, public outreach, and scholarship.
- A Ph.D. by the time of appointment and evidence of teaching in a field related to food, culture, and society are requested.
- Candidates must complete an online application at http://jobs.olemiss.edu. Supplementary materials, including a letter of interest, vita, three letters of recommendation, description of teaching experience and methods, and a chapter-length writing sample should be attached to the online application or mailed to Dr. Ted Ownby, Foodways Search Committee, Center for the Study of Southern Culture, Barnard Observatory, University of Missississi, University, MS 38677.
- Review begins immediately [ad posted 24 Sept. 2013] and continues until an 'adequate applicant pool' has been established.
- Also posted at North American History 2013-14
University of Toronto - Scarborough (Can.) - Full Prof. Food Studies
- Full Professor in the Historical Study of Food and Foodways, to begin 1 Jul. 2014
- "Applicants must have a PhD in History or Food Studies and demonstrate excellence in research and teaching. Special consideration will be given to applicants whose teaching and research methods engage with a multidisciplinary department that includes historians, women’s and gender studies scholars, and area studies specialists. The successful candidate will expand the department’s present strengths in the study of food and foodways as it relates to transnational histories, ethnicity, gender, and urban studies. Ideally, the successful candidate will have an interest in studying and working with the diasporic communities in the Greater Toronto Area, and in connecting with other initiatives at UTSC that are similarly engaged. The department particularly encourages applications from outstanding scholars who can contribute to interdisciplinary teaching, research, and programming"
- "The candidate will be responsible for the development of a range of undergraduate courses, including a thematic course in global/world history to be taught occasionally and creatively designed courses in food studies that place historical understanding at the centre of the curriculum"
- All qualified candidates are invited to apply at http://uoft.me/academicopportunities (Job#1302018). Applications should include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a writing sample, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy and sample syllabi relevant to the position), and a statement outlining current and future research interests. If you have questions about this position, please contact Professor Daniel Bender, Chair, Department of Historical and Cultural Studies at firstname.lastname@example.org. All application materials should be submitted online. The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Applicants should also ask three referees to email letters directly to the Department at FoodHisSearch@utsc.utoronto.ca.
- Deadline: 18 Feb. 2014
- Also posted at Non-Geographic/Methodologically Oriented 2013-14
Any news? 3/25 (I think they're in negotiations, although the offer hasn't been closed, 3/26)
York University - Assistant Professor - Food Studies
The Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) at York University, Toronto, invites applications for the tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Food Studies to commence July 1, 2014. A PhD in a related field is required at the time of appointment. We are seeking applicants working in the field of food and culture, especially those doing arts-based research and cultural production. We also welcome applicants with the capacity to conduct community-based research on local food and social justice issues in Toronto, such as urban agriculture and food planning. The successful candidate will have outstanding potential in a field that combines the cultural, social, political, economic, and ecological dimensions of food and food systems.
Applicants should have excellent publication records and practical experience, and be able to provide leadership in interdisciplinary research and action in the area of Food Studies. The successful candidate will also have a demonstrated capacity to teach skills related to analysis and engagement in this field. FES has an existing strength in policy and regulatory analysis of food systems. We seek to support and expand our research and teaching programs in food studies. We welcome applicants with expertise in the fields of food justice, food sovereignty and engagement in food movements. Project management skills would also be an asset. The successful applicant will be involved in the Faculty’s growing partnership with Black Creek Community Farm, the Maloca community garden and our native plant garden.
Candidates must have teaching experience and be able to contribute to teaching and research at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The ability to contribute to one or more of the Faculty’s certificate or diploma programs is desirable. These include undergraduate certificates in Community Arts Practice, Urban Ecologies, Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing, Graduate Diplomas in Business & the Environment and Environmental/Sustainability Education, and the accredited Planning Program.
FES is a unique interdisciplinary Faculty that adopts a broad definition of environment including natural, built and social environments. The Faculty has a strong social and environmental justice orientation, and values applied and action-oriented research. More information about the Faculty of Environmental Studies is available at http://www.yorku.ca/fes.
Deadline: December 2, 2013
- - 12/10 contacted about long list - short list to be decided by Jan. 14
- Has anyone heard since the longlist? We're now two days past the scheduled decision [Jan 16]
- No word [Jan. 16]
- No word (Jan 17 AM)
- Word (Jan 17)- e-mail to set up interview
- What kind of word? Positive or negative? Was it a call or email?
- Email rejection received (Jan 27). Would be curious to see who they end up interviewing, in terms of disciplinary background.
- What's the status on this one? Is there an offer out yet?
- I heard second hand that they already interviewed 4 candidates. I don't think the candidates have been notified yet (March 4).
- heard they are supposed to notify the candidates this week (March 5)
- any news? (March 10)
- has an offer been made?
- e-mail rejection received (April 15)
Assistant/Associate Professor in Food Systems (Tenure Track) - University of Vermont
The University of Vermont is a world leader in the transdisciplinary field of food systems scholarship, teaching, and outreach. We seek candidates to join us in building our capacity to understand the interconnected aspects of the modern food system and to develop creative models for sustainable food systems. Candidates should have a demonstrated record of collaborative, transdisciplinary work and a desire to engage with colleagues across UVM colleges and departments. Anticipated start date is within the 2014-2015 academic year, subject to negotiation.
Applicants should demonstrate a record of food systems scholarship and expertise, a strong understanding of and experience with a systems approach to food and sustainability issues, and experience working with a variety of research methods. Potential areas of scholarly interest include, but are not limited to, sustainable food production, nutrition and health, behavior and culture, and public policy.
Candidates should also demonstrate a track record of collaborative, transdisciplinary research undertaken from a systems perspective. The ideal candidate for this position will help lead the institutional efforts to develop a strong, internationally-recognized research, teaching and outreach program in sustainable food systems.
Position responsibilities include food systems scholarship, instruction, and outreach. Specific expectations regarding requirements for funded research, outreach, and instruction will be informed by the appropriate departmental home to be determined based on the specialization of the successful candidate.
Candidates with a PhD (or equivalent received by start date) in the natural sciences, social sciences, health sciences or humanities who are interested in food systems and transdisciplinary approaches to creating and sharing knowledge are encouraged to apply.
A strong commitment to meet the Land Grant mission of extending knowledge and research to the people of the State, and thereby contribute to the sustainable and long-term social and economic development of communities within and beyond the state, is required.
The University expects the successful candidate to meet the education, scholarship, and service requirements of reappointment based on his/her academic appointment. Candidates must communicate effectively in both public and academic forums. Candidates must possess strong leadership and collaboration skills.
The University of Vermont is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and outreach. Applicants must describe in their cover letter how they will further this goal. The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.
UVM Food Systems Initiative
Vermont is a small, rural state that is a leader in the sustainable and local foods movement. The University of Vermont is committed to advancing food systems research, teaching, and outreach through the Transdisciplinary Research Initiative for Food Systems. The Food Systems Initiative is a community of university professionals, researchers, students, and local partners who generate, teach, and apply new knowledge while contributing to the present and future viability and scalability of food systems. The Food Systems Initiative is one of three Transdisciplinary Research Initiatives at the University of Vermont.
The University of Vermont is located in Burlington, the largest city in Vermont, with an ethnically and culturally diverse population.
Salary and Appointment Level
This is a represented, 9 month, 1.0 FTE position, excluding the College of Medicine. Salary and level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Minimum beginning salary levels for UVM colleges and schools other than the College of Medicine can be found in Article 18, Section 8, of the United Academics Agreement on the UVM website. Anticipated start date is within the 2014-2015 academic year, subject to negotiation.
Review of applications will begin on February 28, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit the following materials online at the UVM jobs website (posting #0041117): 1) curriculum vita (including list of publications and research grants), 2) cover letter outlining their interest and relevant experiences that will support the goal of building diversity and transdisciplinary excellence within their teaching, scholarship, and service, and 3) 300-500 word statement on vision of transdisciplinary scholarship in food systems, 4) names and contact information for three references. For further information, contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Douglas O. Lantagne, Director, UVM Food Systems Initiative, at email@example.com. Phone: 802-656-8679.[http:// http://www.uvm.edu/foodsystems/?Page=facultyannouncement.html&SM=aboutmenu.html
3/10: Any news?
3/17: Received rejection via email.
3/19: Rejection via email
3/26: they're in the process of phone interviews and will probably shortlist 3 within a week
4/17: they're in the process of in-person interviews, so have shortlisted (and HR email system may or may not have worked sending out rejections)
Academic Director, UBC Centre for Sustainable Food Systems
UBC Centre for Sustainable Food Systems
January 10, 2014
Ranked as one of the world's top 25 universities, the University of British Columbia (UBC) invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenured faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor with appointment in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems (www.landfood.ubc.ca).
Candidates should have a proven record of outstanding research in sustainable food systems with disciplinary training in either the natural sciences (e.g., plant science, soil science, agroecology, agronomy) or the social sciences (e.g., sociology, human geography, economics). The successful candidate will have experience in multi-disciplinary and collaborative research that engages a wide range of stakeholders. As Academic Director, they will use this experience to lead the transformation of the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS) at UBC Farm (www.ubcfarm.ubc.ca) as it takes its place as a global leader in sustainable food system research, learning, and community outreach.
Candidates will have built an innovative program of research demonstrated by both an excellent publication record in top ranking journals in their chosen field, as well as a proven track record of undergraduate teaching, training of graduate students and postdoctoral researchers. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a thriving, extramurally funded research program. They will also be expected to actively participate in development initiatives for UBC Farm in addition to directing the academic initiatives of the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems. Ideally, the candidate’s research and teaching interests will align with the Centre's Academic Plan, Cultivating Place (www.landfood.ubc.ca/cultivatingplace) with a particular focus on sustainable agro-ecosystems, sustainable food systems, or related areas.
The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm strives to explore and exemplify how land, food, and community are brought together to create healthy and sustainable food systems. Located within walking distance of the Vancouver campus, the UBC Farm site is a 24-hectare mosaic of cultivated field areas, hedgerows, orchards, and successional forest stands that is host to both a full-scale working farm as well as children’s garden projects, an Aboriginal food hub, a practicum in sustainable agriculture, and an array of research projects.
How to Apply
Applicants must send:
- a curriculum vitae,
- names of four references (including addresses, e-mails and telephone numbers),
- brief statements (1-2 pages each) describing:
- a five-year research plan,
- their teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and
- their leadership philosophy and examples of effective leadership.
The application package should be sent to the Chair of the Selection Committee, Sustainable Food Systems, c/o Melanie Train, email:firstname.lastname@example.org (electronic submission of one complete PDF file is required).
The deadline for submission is January 10, 2014. Enquiries by telephone (604-822-3105), fax (604-822-6394) or e-mail are welcome.
Faculty Position in the Social Impacts of Technology in the Agriculture-Food System
The Department of Natural Resource Sciences at McGill
Applications due January 12, 2014
The Department of Natural Resource Sciences at McGill University seeks an innovative scholar for a tenure track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in the area of social impacts of technology. We are seeking a motivated, broad thinking scholar whose research focuses on the response of society to innovation in the environment-agriculture-food-nutrition-health continuum. Research areas could include but are not limited to, policy and governance, economics, factors affecting knowledge and acceptance of technologies, and the roles of new technologies in international development and food security. In addition to establishing a significant and externally-funded research program, the successful candidate is expected to teach courses and mentor students at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and to be a strong participant in McGill’s interdisciplinary Institute of Global Food Security. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in social or natural sciences and demonstrated ability in research and teaching; experience in working with the private and/or public sectors will be considered an asset. For more information, see the position announcement.
Anyone heard anything? (2/12/14)
Starting to check references (4/6/14)
Was there an interview process?