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Assistant/Associate Professor and Director, Brewing Science and Operations

first_img* Please enter the specifics of the option you selectedabove:(Open Ended Question) * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?Advertisement/PublicationWebsitePublic Job Posting (auemployment.com site)Academic ConferenceAgency ReferralInternal Job PostingPersonal ReferralVeterans Assistance Services (Veteran Job Boards, Military BaseServices, State Vet Rep, etc.)Disability Assistance Services (Disability Job Boards, ABLENetwork, Voc-Rehab referral, etc.)Other Optional & Required DocumentsRequired DocumentsCover LetterCurriculum VitaeOptional DocumentsOther Documentationcenter_img Posting DetailsJob TitleAssistant/Associate Professor and Director, Brewing Science andOperationsPosting NumberP0151FJob Description SummaryPOSITION : Twelve-month tenure track administration,teaching and research position at the Assistant/Associate level tobegin August 16th, 2021. Salary commensurate withqualifications.RESPONSIBILITIES : The selected candidate will beresponsible for the day-to-day administration of both the GraduateCertificate and MS Degree Programs in Brewing Science andOperations. They will be responsible for marketing of the program,growing and maintaining enrollment, industry relations andnetworking and the annual assessment of the program. The selectedcandidate will also have oversight of the on-campus brewing sciencelaboratory and diagnostic laboratory. Responsibilities will includescheduling of student teaching visits, faculty research visits,maintaining adequate inventory levels to complete the work of allprograms and to operate within a set budget for all operationalneeds. This person will also be responsible for instruction acrossa number of courses. The successful candidate will provideleadership for current and new course development. Graduatecommittee service is expected. The selected candidate is expectedto engage in collaborative research and instruction with colleaguesin the program and throughout the Department of Nutrition,Dietetics and Hospitality Management. Development of professionaland scholarly activities is expected. Involvement in university andcommunity service and the development of industry partnerships isalso expected.SETTING : This interdisciplinary department is affiliatedwith the College of Human Sciences. The department offersbachelors, masters, and doctoral degree programs in hospitalitymanagement that include campus-based programming as well as amaster’s degree distance education option. The HospitalityManagement Program’s undergraduate enrollment is approximately 250students. Program faculty are intent upon doubling this number overthe next 5-7 years across all three-study options including Hoteland Restaurant Management, Event Management and Culinary Science.All programming will be delivered in the Tony and Libba RaneCulinary Science Center, which will be completed in summer of 2022.This 142,000 square-foot education center will house six floors ofstate of the art hospitality teaching classrooms and hands-onlearning laboratories. The center will house a number of foodproduction laboratories, a commercial food production kitchen,student training restaurant (1856 Restaurant), a bakery and coffeeroasting facility, microbrewery, wine and distilled spiritseducation laboratories, spa, roof top garden and event center, andan ultra-luxury training hotel (The Laurel). The center will alsofeature a very interactive food hall encompassing two businessincubation units. Auburn University is a comprehensive,multi-cultural university and land-grant institution located inAuburn, Alabama, enrolling 30,000 students. Seehttp://humsci.auburn.edu/hosp/ for more information about theHospitality Management Program at Auburn University.The Auburn University Hospitality Management program is proud topartner with Ithaka Hospitality Partners ( IHP ) to provide arobust, engaging education by exposing our students to uniqueinsights into the management of a premier hotel, restaurant andconference center operation. Here, students gain real-worldexperience in hotel management, restaurant management, eventmanagement and culinary science that sets them apart in thecompetitive global marketplace. As the Operator of The Hotel atAuburn University and Dixon Conference Center, Auburn HospitalityManagement’s on-campus teaching facility and one of Auburn’sleading hotels, the Ithaka leadership team works closely withhospitality management faculty in multiple ways, such as classdelivery and arranging guest lectures. Members of the IHP Executiveteam are designated as Affiliate Faculty and team-teach withHospitality Management Program faculty. All instruction, whethertheoretical or applied, is based on a framework grounded in theprinciples of continuous quality improvement.To learn more about Auburn University, visithttp://www.auburn.edu/academic/provost/facultyjobs/. AuburnUniversity is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs offaculty, including dual-career couples.Minimum QualificationsEarned, by the time employment begins, doctoral degree from anaccredited institution in microbiology, biochemistry, food science,fermentation science, agriculture and/or chemical engineering thattouches on elements of the brewing process. Demonstrated knowledgein the area of brewing science as well as strong communication,writing, and research skills; evidence of effective teaching; andan ability to secure external funding through research or industryservice provision. Must be prepared to develop and teach curriculumacross both the Graduate Certificate and MS programs encompassingsuch courses as brewing science, materials, malting, fermentation,microbiology, operations and/or engineering. Commercial brewingexperience will be considered an asset. The candidate selected forthis position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to workin the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled tobegin and continue working legally for the proposed term ofemployment; excellent communication skills required.Desired QualificationsSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsApplicants should submit an application including general statementof interest in the position as well as specific teaching andresearch interests; curriculum vitae; and contact information ofthree references via the following link:https://www.auemployment.com/postings/21101. Only completeapplications will be considered. For additional information aboutthe position, contact Dr. Martin O’Neill ([email protected]),Department Head, Nutrition, Dietetics and Hospitality Management,Auburn University, AL 36849. Screening of applications will beginMarch 1, 2021, and continue until a candidate has been selected andrecommended for appointment.Open DateClose DateOpen Until FilledYesReferences required for this position?YesIf yes, minimum number requested3Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).last_img

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