Faculty position in School of Packaging at Michigan State University USA

The School of Packaging at Michigan State University is seeking an outstanding candidate for a fixed-term (non-tenure stream) assistant professor position with a required PhD or instructor position with a required Master’s in support of our undergraduate Packaging program.This is a full-time position for the academic year, with the possibility of extension based upon applicant qualifications and program needs. Responsibilities Teaching: 80% Other (research-service-outreach): 20% Teaching courses in support of our undergraduate program needs as well as supporting research and testing projects involving packaging system performance in the value chain.

Minimum Qualifications An advanced degree in a relevant field (Doctorate is required for assistant professor rank, but outstanding candidates with a Master’s degree and exceptional experience will be considered for instructor rank). Candidate must have expertise for protection against shock, vibration, compression temperature, humidity, pressure and static electricity. Candidate must also be familiar with hazardous material packaging regulations and standard test methods (ASTM, ISTA, ISO, etc.).

College-level teaching experience; evidence of scholarly and professional contributions through publications, presentations at professional meetings, and contributions to state/national/ professional associations. Applications Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application, a summary of research and teaching accomplishments and future objectives, and a description of teaching interests and philosophy, a current curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least three references online at https://jobs.msu.edu. Select Faculty/Academic Staff and apply to posting 1410.

Review of applications will begin July 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.