Department of Food Science and Technology
Salary Range: $32,271 - $53,300
Personnel Status: Nonexempt, Full-time, and Regular
Responsibilities: Assume primary responsibilities for laboratory maintenance and analysis of seafood samples under terms of the grant; visit Maryland crab processing facilities for sample collection and maintaining contact with industry partners; document project findings; assist with report preparation for granting agency and industry participants; present results to constituent groups; and regularly meet with supervisor and constituents to coordinate program and re-direct efforts as warranted. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Bachelors degree in a biological, chemical or agriculture/plant Science required. Masters degree preferred. Recent experience isolating microorganisms from whole foods required. Experience Assuming responsibility for the daily functions of a laboratory (microbiology/food chemistry) required. Extension or industry experience working with food processors is a plus. The candidate must have the following required skills: demonstrated ability to oversee and implement an approved laboratory protocol; possess good laboratory technique and organizational skills; be knowledgeable in the use of Microsoft Access, Excel and Word software programs; and have demonstrated ability to document findings and communicate project results/status with supervisor, students and partners as appropriate. Valid drivers license required. Must be willing drive as necessary.
Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, unofficial transcript (official transcript will be required if selected), and have three letters of professional recommendation sent to: Department of Human Resources, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD 21853. E-mail: email@example.com
UMES is an EEO/AA employer. The successful candidate must be able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept employment in the United States of America. Minorities, women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.