Food Science Instructor, Full-time

Position: Instructor, Full-time
Position Number: 0084454
Employer: University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
Date Posted: January 11, 2018
Closing Date: Continuous – submit application by February 23, 2018 for March 01, 2018 application review.
Monthly Type: 9 Month
Tenure Track: Non Tenure
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Temporary/Permanent: Permanent

Start Date: to begin August 1, 2018. For best consideration, all application materials should be submitted by February 23, 2018.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach courses in food science and services, principles of food preparation/sanitation. restaurant or cafeteria management, institutional purchasing, quantity food management, food and beverage management.
  • Courses to be taught may include FSHN 181-Introduction to Food Preparation, FSHN 181L-Food Preparation Laboratory, FSHN 311-Institutional Food Service Management, FSHN 312-Quantity Foods/Institutional Food Purchasing or other courses in line with department needs and priorities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in food-service, food science, culinary/hospitality management, or related field, from a college or university of recognized standing.
  • Evidence of ability to teach effectively and to direct groups discussions.
  • Poise and good address for meeting and conferring with other.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Three (3) or more years of documented work experience in the field of food science, food service or professional catering.
    Two (2) years of college-level teaching experience in one or more of the following subjects/courses: restaurant or cafeteria management, quantity food production, principles of food preparation, basic food science, food sanitation, quality control, quality assurance or institutional purchasing.
  • Formal training (diploma or certificate from an accredited institution) in quantity food production, professional cooking/baking, healthy food or other comparable food experience/training.
  • Expertise or experience working as food service manager.
  • Experience in teaching courses commonly taught in Food Science and Human Nutrition or Certified Dietetics Programs.
  • Expertise or experience as an institutional purchaser/buyer in a restaurant or food-service operation.
  • Experience with tropical, Asian and/or Pacific Island foods.

To Apply:
Submit the following to the address listed below:

  1. Cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications,
  2. Curriculum Vitae,
  3. Names and contact information for at least three professional references and,
  4. Official transcripts (copies accepted, however official transcripts will be required upon hire).


Dr. Soojin Jun
College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
Department of Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences
1955 East West Road, Room 216
Honolulu, HI 96822

Inquiries: Dr. Soojin Jun; 808-956-8283;

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