Specialist - Teacher-Fixed Term
Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan

Posted in Education and Training


Job Info


Job no: 696625
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Agriculture And Nat Resources
Department: Agricultural Technology Institute 10002042
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Agriculture, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Part Time (1-49.9%), Non-Union
Position Summary

Instructional responsibilities include teaching fsc 231 Cereals Processing (2 credits) for the Institute of Agricultural Technology during fall 2021 semester.

Course will be delivered in Muskegon, MI at Muskegon Community College.

FSC 231 contact hours will be 1 hour lecture, recitation, or discussion and 2 hours lab per week in a hybrid format, (3 hours of total contact time per week) for 14 weeks of instruction.

Course description:

  • Students will identify cereal classification and composition.
  • Students will practice cereal production methods.
  • Students will design and implement a food processing experiment and collect data; they will create a laboratory report based on collected data.
  • Students will experience working with cereal processing equipment and practice food safety and sanitation protocols.
  • Outline of Major Topics:

  • Cereal crops grown in Michigan
  • Food reactions that influence processing
  • Cereal milling
  • Cereal processing methods
  • Microbiological concerns
  • Position is planned to recur every Fall Semester

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

    Required Degree

    Bachelors -Bachelors of Science

    Desired Degree

    Masters -Masters in related field

    Minimum Requirements

    1. Three years of relevant industry experience in Cereals Processing
    2. Experience operating and training on Food Processing equipment
    3. Knowledge and skills related to Food Processing
    4. Excellent teaching, oral and written communication skills
    Desired Qualifications
    1. B.S. in Biology, Chemistry, Food Safety, Food Processing, Food Science or related fields
    2. Masters degree in Food Processing or related fields
    3. Experience in development and assessment of learning outcomes
    4. Teaching experience and a passion for teaching
    Required Application Materials
    1. Letter of application/interest
    2. Current Resume
    3. Contact information for two letters of recommendations
    4. A statement of experiences related to the course
    Special Instructions

    Applicants may apply for this position via the link at https://careers.msu.edu/cw/en-us/listing/

    Website

    iat.msu.edu

    Department Statement

    Founded in 1894, the Institute of Agricultural Technology delivers innovative, educational programs that develop career-ready graduates through intensive, practical learning and skill enhancement in Agricultural, Environmental, and applied technologies.

    MSU Statement

    Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

    Advertised: Mar 26, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
    Applications close:



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