The MSU Online Food Safety (OFS) Program in the College of Veterinary Medicine has openings for fixed-term instructors/assistant professors to teach online courses for our Online Food Safety Master of Science and certificate programs.
The review of applications is ongoing and continuous. Please note that these positions are part-time and vary by semester and are dependent on the needs of the program. OFS courses are taught completely via the Internet using Desire2Learn. Being entirely online, there is no residency requirement for this position.
Responsibilities will include one or more of the following: Teaching online graduate-level courses or modules within courses; developing online curriculum for graduate courses or modules within courses; overseeing the daily operations of the course and the other course instructor(s) within a course. Course subject matter relates to the following areas: Foodborne Pathogens, Food Safety Toxicology, Foodborne Disease Epidemiology, Research Methods, Applied Project in Food Safety, Food Defense, Food Fraud and other areas pertaining to Food Safety.
These appointments are renewable annually based upon successful performance and continued funding. Salary is based upon experience and course responsibilities.
Doctorate -Ph.D (Assistant Professor) or MS (Instructor)
Candidate must have doctoral degree to hold assistant professor title and master’s degree to hold instructor title, and relevant professional experience.
Earned doctorate or demonstrated excellence in college-level teaching. Minimum two years teaching and course development experience at the graduate level. Experience with online teaching.
Required Application Materials
Qualified applicants should submit
a) a cover letter
b) current curriculum vitae
c) a statement of teaching philosophy that highlights your alignment with some of our desired qualifications, including past course experience and sample syllabi
d) the names and email addresses of 3 potential referees
For more information, contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Patty Weber, firstname.lastname@example.org
Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.
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Online Food Safety Mission
We enhance and protect the global food supply by developing food safety leaders and expanding knowledge through innovative and applied educational initiatives.
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