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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 621977
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Large Animal Clinical Sciences 10046518
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Part Time (1-49.9%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Fixed Term Faculty, Education/Training, Union

Working/Functional Title

Ast Inst/Inst/Ast Prof

Position Summary

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.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Ph.D (Assistant Professor) or MS (Instructor)

Minimum Requirements

Candidate must have doctoral degree to hold assistant professor title and master’s degree to hold instructor title, and relevant professional experience.

Desired Qualifications

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

Special Instructions

For more information, contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Patty Weber,

For more information about the Online Food Safety Program, go to

Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.

Review of Applications Begins On



Department Statement

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.

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.

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