Head, Department of Food Science, Faculty of Agricultural and Food
October 30, 2003
September 1, 2004
with qualifications and experience
date for applications
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, The University
of Manitoba, invites applications and nominations for the position of
Head of the Department of Food Science (position
#AAE666) for appointment as associate professor/ professor
The Department of Food Science currently consists of eight academic staff
and seven support staff. The Department offers an undergraduate program
accredited by the Institute of Food Technologists and a graduate program
leading to a Master’s degree. The Department has a vigorous research
program and currently administers an interdepartmental Ph.D. program with
the Departments of Animal Science and Human Nutritional Sciences.
The Department also offers short courses primarily directed at upgrading
the skills of personnel in industry and government and will be directly
involved in the research activities of the Richardson Centre for Functional
Foods and Nutraceuticals set to open in 2005 in the University of Manitoba's
The Head of the Department of Food Science is expected to provide strong
leadership, to administer and participate in the teaching, research and
public service activities of the Department and to promote collaboration
with other university departments and food related organizations outside
Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in food science or a related discipline.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in research,
education and leadership and will have the capacity to project a vision
for the Department. Expertise in functional foods and nutraceuticals is
desirable. Sufficient knowledge and interest in the Canadian agri-food
industry and willingness to interact effectively with other sectors of
the food industry are required.
Effective date of appointment is September 1, 2004. The
appointment is for a five-year term, unless specified otherwise at the
time of appointment, with the possibility of renewal.
Applicants should submit a description of their qualifications as they
relate to the position, a curriculum vitae and letters from at least three
referees (sent via email, fax or regular mail) before April 2,
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
The University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2
Phone: (204) 474-9380
materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance
with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified women and men, including
members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority.
Questions about the posting?Contact Kathy_Niziol
of Human Resources