Lecturer in Food Science
Rutgers The State University
United States

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Submit cover letter and resume with application.

Position Details

Position Information


Recruitment/Posting Title Lecturer and Coadjutant Non-Teaching (Course Assistant)
Department SEBS - Food Science
Salary Commensurate With Experience
Posting Summary
The Department of Food Science invites candidates for Course Assistants for the Fall 2023 semester for various undergraduate and graduate courses such as Science of Food, Principles of Food Science, Sensory Evaluation of Foods, Food Chemistry, Food Chemistry Fundamentals, and possibly others to give lectures, or to assist with lectures and/or lab sections.
Responsible for the following:
- Teach all or part of course, or;
Assist faculty with course; may be required to provide LMS software assistance;
- Attend all assigned course meetings at the discretion of the faculty member teaching the course;
- Prepare course materials (e.g., syllabi, presentations, hand-outs, reading materials, etc.) as directed by the faculty member;
- Provide constructive feedback to students as well as critical instruction regarding student work and academic standards;
- Provide exam reviews at the direction of the course professor; and,
- Assist professor with grading papers and/or exams.

Position Status Part Time
Posting Number 23FA0764
Posting Open Date 07/05/2023
Posting Close Date  


Minimum Education and Experience
Interested candidates should have a degree in food science preferably at the MS or PhD level. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated evidence of past teaching effectiveness and experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Strong knowledge of MS Office applications. Must have authorization to work in the USA.
Equipment Utilized  
Physical Demands and Work Environment  
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Please contact I. Weston: weston@sebs.rutgers.edu, if you have any questions.
Work will take place in the Department of Food Science at:
65 Dudley Road
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Posting Details


Special Instructions to Applicants
Submit cover letter and resume with application.
Quick Link to Posting https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/205203
Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Cook (RU-New Brunswick)
City New Brunswick
State NJ
Location Details
65 Dudley Road
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Pre-employment Screenings


All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.
Immunization Requirements


Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to receive an updated (bivalent) vaccine dose. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.
Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement


It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have authorization documents to work in the US?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application

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