Job Postings

8/18/17: Quality Supervisor at Alamance Foods

Details can be found here.


6/19/17: Assistant Professor in Food Science – Seafood Food Safety and Seafood Technology Program Director


Details can be found here.


6/19/17: Assistant Professor in Food and Bioprocess Engineering


Details can be found here.


3/17/17:Support Scientist:Microbiology

Illinois Institute of Technology-Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH), Bedford Park, IL

link to position:

The position will suit either a fresh graduate or someone with a Masters degree.


3/15/17: Full time QA position at Creative Snacks

General Purpose:  To develop, monitor and maintain quality production to ensure that goods are produced efficiently, and meets safety and quality standards.  Ensure safe quality food procedures are adhered to at all times.

Applicants can forward resumes to Bob King-

Experienced/highly skilled candidates are preferred.

Salary Standard: $60,000-$75,000 Per annum



  • Meeting with operations and production management and inspecting facility and production floor to ensure compliance with, food specifications and food safety practices.
  • Ensuring the company’s compliance to new or revised local, state or federal regulations as outlined by the Food and Drug Administration.
  • Monitoring, verifying and documenting SOP’s related to product quality standards, food safety, and sanitation. Maintains, update and improve Quality Manual
  • Communicating with sales department on customer product specifications, and customer audits. Review customer feedback and responding to any complaints and questionnaires.
  • Monitoring raw goods and finished good inspection
  • Providing timely and accurate documentation to regulatory inspectors and agencies
  • Responsible for Food Safety certification and managing audits and inspections by third party inspectors. Is responsible for verifying and validating the SQF systems and all changes. Must be the lead during the SQF audit
  • Conducting relevant training and education on food safety, quality standards and procedures for company personnel.
  • Ensuring products are safe and of high quality before releasing them to the market. Confirming color, smell of food product are within the acceptable specifications. Confirming that products are packaged safely, and have expiration dates and instructions about storage and use.
  • Training and awareness programs to ensure employees are up-to-date with quality systems and requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required
  • Intern experience in Food Manufacturing and Quality Assurance
  • Ability to train personnel on various programs
  • Familiarity with audits both internal and outside services performing audits
  • SQF, Organic and Kosher background
  • Labeling requirements background


1/26/17 – Research Assistant position with Healthy Me, Healthy We

The program, called Healthy Me, Healthy We, is designed to improve nutrition and physical activity behaviors in 3-4 year old children and their care givers.


Currently we are looking to hire about 9 individuals to assist with this project for 3.5 months. The primary responsibility of this position is data collection for the Healthy Me, Healthy We study.

This position is ideal for recent graduates taking time off before graduate school or individuals looking for research experience (start date ~March 7).

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Training and passing certification on all data collection protocols;
  • Organizing and packing of all assessment supplies prior to going into the field;
  • Travel to field sites participating in the study
  • Conducting assessments at the child care centers including:

o Measuring providers height, weight, and waist circumference of children.

o Administering provider and parent surveys.

o Conducting environmental observation assessment at each child care center.

o Conducting diet observation assessment at each child care center.

Strong candidates will have research experience, preferably in areas of nutrition or physical activity, and strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Applicants must be available to travel to locations throughout North Carolina (~100-mile radius of UNC Chapel Hill). Experience in data collection and working with adults and children age 3-4 years is highly desired. Position requires a minimum of a B.S. in nutrition, exercise physiology, public health, health education, behavioral science, or a related social science.

Link to the application:

1/26/17 – Assistant Professor in Human Development and Family Studies and State Extension Specialist in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach

The Department of Human Development and Family Studies (HD FS, at Iowa State University invites applications for a 12-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position focused on extension and outreach scholarship and activity relevant to lifespan human development and aging with an emphasis in health and wellness ( The department seeks a faculty member to translate research into practice impacting individuals, families, and communities. The faculty member will be an important member of the growing interdepartmental Gerontology Program which is comprised of 45 faculty across all colleges and offers graduate degree programs (

Position: The faculty member will chair interdisciplinary teams to develop innovative, evidence-informed extension and outreach products; provide subject matter support to extension and outreach staff; pursue external funding to support his/her work; teach undergraduate and graduate courses; and supervise graduate students associated with his/her extension and outreach products and projects. The faculty member will engage in scholarly work including generation of peer-reviewed journal articles and extension and outreach educational strategies, resources, and programs. Responsibilities also include teaching online and face-to-face undergraduate and graduate courses in human development and family studies and aging (one per semester). Service as a major professor for graduate students, contributions to department, college, extension and outreach, and university committees, as well as becoming involved in statewide and national activity and leadership in relevant professional organizations is expected. Iowa State University seeks candidates with demonstrated commitment to social justice, equity, and inclusion who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through extension and outreach, research, and teaching.

The faculty member will join the dynamic multidisciplinary environment at Iowa State University, a leading land-grant institution.Established collaborations with local and state organizations exist to foster collaboration and engaged scholarship. The university is located in Ames, IA, one of the nation’s most highly rated metropolitan areas of its size (

To apply for this position, please visit Posting Number 600252

Required Qualifications

An earned doctorate in Gerontology, Lifespan Development, Human Development and Family Studies, Psychology, Sociology or a closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Scholarly work demonstrating an emphasis on health and wellness as related to adulthood and aging; Extension and Outreach experience; a record of external funding for scholarly activities and engagement; experience teaching online and face-to-face courses.

If you have questions regarding this vacancy, please contact Jennifer Margrett (; 515-294-3028), chair of the search committee.

If you have questions regarding this application process, please e-mail or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485. TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942.

To ensure consideration, submit application by: February 15, 2017

1/26/17 – Job Opening for Tenure Track Food Microbiology Position at Penn State

1/26/17 – Job opening – available food scientist position at Captozyme (

They are looking for a recent graduate or a soon to be graduate (spring semester) in Food Science. The position involves the implementation of enzymes that Captozyme develops into food products for consumers with nutritional limits.
Preferably they would like to hire someone with a BSc in Food Science and some industry experience but they also accept applications from MS or PhD graduates.
If you are interested please send an email for more informaition to

1/26/17 – Job Opening for Executive Director of the Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN)

1/17/17 –

Nutrition in Motion is seeking a dynamic and compassionate individual to fill the an open position as a registered dietitian. We are small medical practice that prides itself on helping patients reach and maintain their health goals. This is an out-patient setting in which the Dietitian completes nutritional assessments and reassessments.

Uses pertinent data to plan and implement appropriate nutrition information and plan, obtains patient food preferences and makes dietary modifications as needed, in addition to providing nutrition education.

Reads patient medical record and extracts information pertinent to nutritional assessment. Creates and maintains an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive emphasis, as well as a calm but upbeat environment .
Must be able to work with all age groups from pediatric to geriatric patients.


Position in Wilmington, North Carolina and can be part- or full-time.
*Must be a Registered Dietitian
*Must be licensed in the state of North Carolina.

Send resume to


1/17/17 – The Nutrition Program in the Department of Molecular Cellular and Biomedical Sciences, College of Life Sciences and Agriculture at the University of New Hampshire is delighted to announce two new faculty positions commencing in fall 2017 and request your assistance in sharing this information with graduates and postdoctoral fellows who may be interested. A brief description of the two positions is posted below and complete posting and application details are available at (


We invite applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Nutritional Sciences, with expertise in one of the following areas: nutrition epidemiology, behavioral nutrition, food systems and/or public health nutrition. Responsibilities include teaching and mentoring graduate and under-graduate students, establishing an externally funded research program, and providing service as appropriate.

The successful applicant is expected to establish and maintain an active, externally funded translational research program that will enhance, with new directions and/or strengthen, current program foci on disease risk reduction in emerging adults and the role of a healthful, resilient and safe food system on population health status. The successful candidate must have a commitment to excellent in undergraduate education and a willingness to foster directed research opportunities at the undergraduate level.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Nutrition or related field and have demonstrated the potential to lead a strong and productive research program that is complementary or integrated with existing academic programs. Review of applications will begin on February 22, 2017. Please contact Jesse Morrell at with questions specific to this position.


We invite applications for a three-year, benefits-eligible, renewable, non-tenure-track Clinical Assistant Professor primarily responsible for clinically related teaching in the UNH Nutrition Program. Responsibilities include teaching courses in the areas of nutritional assessment, managerial skills in dietetics, nutrition for special populations; training and supervising students and coordinating student clinical experiences; academic advising of students and participating in curriculum development. Continued employment beyond the initial three-year appointment is contingent on satisfactory performance.

Minimum qualifications include an R.D. and M.S. or PhD (doctorate preferred). Prior post-secondary teaching experience and expertise with current academic technology are highly desirable. Review of applications will begin February 22, 2017. Please contact Ruth Reilly at ( with questions specific to this position.

1/17/17 – Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics at Ball State University

1/17/17 – Two Assistant Professor positions at University of Illinois: Assistant Professor of Personalized Nutrition and Assistant Professor of School Childhood Nutrition

1/17/17 – The Farmers Market Coalition (FMC) and the Virginia Farmers Market Association (VAFMA) are seeking a part-time Coordinator to manage a data-driven promotional campaign for the state’s farmers markets within the state and also for a national audience. This 20-hour per week contract position will require a detail oriented, creative, and outgoing individual to work closely with multiple farmers market managers and to follow guidance from a national PR firm and FMC to compile and analyze regional and statewide data, and monitor the success of the individual markets’ promotional efforts. The position will also spend time building relationships with statewide partners, serving as a champion for Virginia farmers markets, and as an ambassador of the project. The successful candidate will be trained by and report to FMC staff and will also communicate regularly with the VAFMA board of directors.

1/17/17 – Two Assistant Professor positions at Cal Poly Pomona:

1) Nutrition Science/Dietetics
Application deadline January 17, 2017.
2) Community Nutrition and Dietetics
Application deadline: January 31, 2017

1/17/17- Associate/Full Professor in Global Health at Michigan State University

1/10/17 –

There is a position open in the Technical Services Food & Nutrition group at Novozymes. The posting can be found

1/3/17 – The Ohio State University Department of Food Science and Technology seeks a faculty lecturer starting April 1.

1/3/17 – Job opening with Mt. Olive Pickle Company – Fermentation Scientist – Interested applicants can send their resumes to AND


1/3/17 –

Applications are being accepted through February 5, 2017 for NC Growing Together Local Food Supply Chain

Summer Apprenticeships. Be part of the food system change happening in North Carolina and around the country!

Through an exciting 8-weekprogram, apprentices will have the opportunity to work with local food hubs, businesses and organizations and gain hands-on training related to local food systems and value chains work.

Questions? Contact Eliot Lee:

More information at

North Carolina Growing Together is a five year USDA-funded project

based at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems. It aims to bring more locally-produced foods into mainstream markets, strengthening the economics of small to mid-size farm and fishing operations and their communities.


12/21/16 – Graduate Research Assistant at NCSU: The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a graduate research assistant, working closely with the principal investigator to support research related to food assistance programs, obesity, diet, and public health. This includes conducting literature reviews, data analysis of secondary data, qualitative data analysis and/or policy analysis of federal food assistance programs, and assisting with manuscript preparation. This position will work under the guidance of Dr. Lindsey Haynes-Maslow, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, in the Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences.

Experience and/or interest in food assistance programs, diet, obesity, nutrition/food policy. Candidate should have experience using statistical and/or qualitative software programs. The position requires excellent communication skills, including written and verbal. Candidate must be able to work independently, manage time, and adhere to project timelines. Candidate must know how to search for peer-reviewed publications using PubMed or Google Scholar.

Previous experience working with Stata and Atlas.ti is preferred, but not required. Having a general understanding of policy analysis and how policy impacts individual behavior is preferred, but not required.


11/15/16: Graduate student openings in Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies at University of Nebraska, Lincoln

11/15/16: Job opening for tenure track Assistant Professor of Nutrition position at UNC Greensboro.


The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN) at the University of Illinois seeks an outstanding expert in personalized nutrition to fill a full-time 9-month (academic year) tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The successful candidate will contribute to the FSHN Department’s core areas of biochemical and molecular nutrition and integrated food, nutrition, and health. The selected candidate is expected to develop an integrated program that addresses fundamental aspects of personalized nutrition – disease prevention and treatment approach that takes into account differences in people’s genome, environment, and lifestyle. The individual will utilize basic science tools and techniques to test hypotheses providing empirical evidence underlying human variability in preferences, requirements, and response to diet.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will establish and maintain an externally funded and independent research program focused on personalized nutrition that promotes health and prevents disease. Focus will be on basic nutrition sciences and preclinical trials. Through collaborations with other faculty, key discoveries will be translated into future tools for consumer assessment allowing for precise, personalized nutritional recommendations. The successful candidate will teach a range of human nutrition, molecular epidemiology or biostatistics courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. This position will involve research, teaching and service obligations.

SYNERGY WITH CAMPUS EXCELLENCE THEMES AND STRENGTHS: This position is aligned with the newly created College of Medicine, Carle Foundation Hospital-University partnership, and the Mayo Clinic Alliance. The successful candidate will be well positioned to collaborate with scientists across campus including the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Initiative, the Cancer Community @ Illinois, and the Illinois Transdisciplinary Obesity Prevention Program. This individual will have access to scientists and facilities at the Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center, the Institute of Genomic Biology and the Beckman Institute.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have an earned doctorate and post-doctoral training in human nutrition or a related discipline, such as biochemistry, molecular epidemiology, or bioengineering. Evidence of professional promise and excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: The preferred candidates will provide strong evidence of independent research of a competitive caliber, as evidenced by publications in leading journals in the field, presentations at significant conferences, accolades or awards, fellowships or funding, and strong endorsements by referees of high stature.

SALARY: Competitive salary with benefits and start-up package are commensurate with qualifications.

PROPOSED START DATE AND LOCATION: August 16, 2017; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

APPLICATION PROCESS: This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified and the position is filled. Individuals from underrepresented populations are especially welcome to apply. Interested applicants must submit a cover letter that details suitability for and interest in the position, research or teaching statements, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for five references. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by January 15, 2017. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after the closing date. To apply, please create your candidate profile and upload all required materials at Only applicants with complete profiles will be considered. Questions regarding process may be directed to Ms. Audra Martin, Office Support Specialist ( and the position to Dr. Elvira de Mejia, Professor and Search Committee Chair (

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Final approval is given by the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois.

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (

Organization Name: Food Science and Human Nutrition

College Name or Administrative Unit: ACES

Category: Faculty and Other Academic

Title: College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences: Assistant Professor of Personalized Nutrition – Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition (F1600131)

Open Date: 11/02/2016

Close Date: 01/15/2017



Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Community Development & Food Systems

Job ID: 422861

Location: School of Environment and Natural Resources, College of Food, Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State University

Description: The School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) is looking to fill a tenure track position, at the rank of assistant or associate professor. We seek a candidate using a systems approach to develop a community-based applied research program focusing on community development processes and policies to achieve sustainable and healthy food systems. Potential research areas of focus could include, but are not limited to local policy processes, business and economic development, nongovernmental organizational behavior, consumer behavior, local and regional production and distribution systems, and land-use planning. Expectation for effort will be 70% outreach and/or formal classroom teaching and 30% research. The successful candidate will be fully integrated SENR, with a joint appointment in the Department of Extension, and will be based at Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster, Ohio. Scholars who are able to work collaboratively with teams of social and natural scientists and to address matters of justice and equity and/or environmental sustainability are encouraged to apply. Scholars experienced with either qualitative or quantitative approaches will be considered. Instructional experience with service learning techniques related to food, health or sustainability or that use the campus or community as an instructional laboratory is desired. The successful candidate will be expected to actively support OSU Extension and to pursue applied research and outreach education opportunities in partnership with state and field extension specialists.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. and expertise in a social science discipline that aligns with the School’s existing graduate specializations. Evidence of productivity and excellence in research, outreach education and teaching, or evidence of potential, is required. Preferred qualifications include experience integrating research, teaching and outreach programs; experience developing or working with interdisciplinary research teams; familiarity with land grant extension systems; experience in mentoring students, including students from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups, and experience with outreach and community programs, particularly with underserved populations.

To apply, please send a 1) CV, 2) statements of research interests (two pages), 3) outreach/extension philosophy (two pages), and 4) a letter of interest summarizing your qualifications, areas of expertise, and career goals. The letter of interest should describe your alignment with our desired qualifications and a summary of experience with diversity in educational and community settings and/or mentoring students from diverse backgrounds. In addition, please provide contact information for three qualified references. Application materials should be sent in a single PDF file as an email attachment to If you have questions, please contact Douglas Jackson-Smith ( or Kristi Lekies (

Initial consideration will be given to applications received by November 28, 2016. Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled. See the full job posting at

11/10/16: There are two job openings at Firmenich ( one at a Senior Manager level and one looking for 2-5 years experience. Please see their website for details.

11/10/16: Nutrition Education Program Specialist (100%) Family Living Programs

Working Title: Nutrition Education Program Specialist (100%)
Official Title: Outreach Specialist title series (prefix to be determined)
Location: Family Living Programs, 432 North Lake Street, Madison WI 53706
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full
Application Due Date: November 15, 2016

Position Purpose:

As an academic staff member of the University of Wisconsin-Extension, Cooperative Extension, employed with Family Living Programs, the Nutrition Education Program Specialist with FoodWIse provides leadership to EFNEP and SNAP-Ed program development and implementation and curriculum review and development. A primary focus of this position will be leadership and support to EFNEP funded county projects.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters degree required, with at least one degree in nutritional sciences or dietetics
  • Demonstrated experience using collaborative leadership to accomplish project goals, including the ability to convene, facilitate, bridge, and leverage diverse groups of stakeholders
  • Experience (paid or volunteer) in working at the community level and partnering with others to address educational needs of learners across the lifespan, including with urban populations
  • Knowledge and skills to effectively interact with people from different cultural backgrounds, including those associated with race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, socioeconomic status, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, and other aspects of human diversity


The USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Food Science Research Unit in Raleigh, North Carolina, is seeking a POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, (Research Food Technologist/Research Biochemist/Research Chemist) for a TWO YEAR APPOINTMENT. Ph.D. is required. Salary is $61,106 per annum plus benefits. Citizenship restrictions apply. The incumbent will design and conduct research studies to characterize the small molecule metabolites and peptide composition of fermented vegetables using a metabolomics approach to determine the effect of lactic acid fermentation on metabolite profiles, bioactive peptide composition, ɣ-aminobutyric acid (GABA), polyphenol concentration, and related bioactivities of fermented vegetables. Knowledge of sample preparation and chromatographic separations of compounds in complex biological matrices, mass spectrometry for identification of unknown compounds, assays for biological activity of small molecules, an understanding of metabolic pathways as it relates to food fermentations, and univariate and multivariate statistical analysis of data are desirable. Refer to:

for further information on Postdoctoral Research Associate Jobs, for complete application instructions, and the full text announcement (RA-17-001) . Send application materials and references to:

Dr. Suzanne Johanningsmeier, USDA/ARS Food Science Research Unit, 322 Schaub Hall, Raleigh, NC 27695 or e-mail (

USDA/ARS is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


The School of Nutrition and Food Sciences at the Louisiana State University AgCenter seeks one post-doctoral scientist to work in the food safety program. The selected applicant will work on produce food safety research and extension activities related to the Food Safety Modernization Act requirements. Here is the linkfor the position.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 18, 2016 or until a suitable candidate is identified.
DATE AVAILABLE: Upon completion of interview process.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Must apply online at by attaching letter stating qualifications and career goals, curriculum vitae and contact information of three professional references. Paper, faxed or e-mailed application materials will not be accepted, except that in lieu of attaching the letters of recommendation online, they may be sent directly to: Dr. Achyut Adhikari E-mail:

11/3/16: The Ohio State University is hiring several new faculty members in the areas of Food Informatics and Microbiology, Engineering, Chemistry and Metabolomics.

11/3/16: Assistant/Associate Professor of Community Development & Food Systems: School of Environment and Natural Resources, College of Food, Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH

The School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) is looking to fill a tenure track position, at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The position will be located at the Ohio State University Wooster campus.

11/3/16: Opening for the position of “Child Nutrition Policy Analyst” with the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC): Details of the position are available at:


10/13/16: Job Opening for Assistant/Associate Professor Food Safety Extension Specialist and Researcher in Department of Food Science at Purdue University


LifeStyle Medical Center is seeking a full-time Medical Assistant for a new clinic opening on Cary, also additional opportunities in existing clinics located in Durham and Raleigh. You will be joining a team that includes clinicians, registered dietitians, and PhD-level researchers.

Their multi-disciplinary approach offers highly personalized, comprehensive lifestyle modification and medical nutrition therapy services, all supported by best-practice, clinical outcomes research. LifeStyle Medical Center is a Level III certified Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) and part of the Blue Quality Physician Program (BQPP).
The Medical Assistant will be an integral part of each Care Team, working with clinicians and dietitians to see both new and follow-up patients in a fast-paced outpatient setting. You will build long-term, personal relationships with patients, while assisting the Care Team with day-to-day activities.

The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills, be able to multi-task, and show initiative in self-development and continuing education. She or he will thrive in a fast-paced clinic and will contribute to the exciting new field of lifestyle medicine.
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Job description and link to apply here:

10/3/16: Food Entrepreneur Program Director/Acidified Foods Process Authority:

10/3/16: Teaching Assistant Professor:

10/3/16: Job Opening for Nutrition Program Consultant with NC Dept of Health and Human Services:

8/15/16: The Department of Animal and Food Sciences at the University of Kentucky invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Food Sciences position, 12-month tenure track (approximately 70% research, 30% instruction), which will support the foods research and instruction missions of the department.