The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition seeks a Research Assistant Professor to work in Dr. Felicia Wu’s research team. The primary responsibilities for this position are to directly coordinate and conduct research on toxicology and risk assessment of naturally occurring chemicals and microbes in the national and global food supply, and to manage the work by students and post docs in the laboratory. The successful candidate will be expected to manage projects, assist trainees with their work, develop reports, and contribute to writing of manuscripts and research proposals.
The initial appointment period will be for 1 year, with possibility of extension based on the successful achievement of work goals and the availability of funds.
Doctorate -Food Science, Toxicology, Biochemistry or a related discipline
A doctoral degree in Food Science, Toxicology, Biochemistry or a related discipline, with a strong focus on quantitative methods and risk assessment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups.
Experience in conducting quantitative risk assessment; experience in modeling, particularly social network or agent-based models. Experience managing both projects and personnel. Ability to work independently; good organizational skills.
Required Application Materials
Please submit a letter of interest, a current CV, and names and contact information for three references.
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