Lecturer in Wine and other Food Fermentations

Lecturer in Wine and other Food Fermentations

Posted December 16, 2020

The Faculty of Land and Food Systems at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (www.landfood.ubc.ca) is seeking an outstanding candidate for a part-time (60%) Lecturer within the Food, Nutrition and Health Program. The position will start July 1, 2021 until June 30, 2022.

Applicants must have a minimum of a Master degree in Food Science, Enology, Microbiology or related area is required, with a PhD preferred. Previous experience teaching at a post-secondary institution and familiarity with Canvas, or another Learning Management Software is an asset.

The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching 15 credits of courses related to wine and other food fermentations as follows:

Winter Term 1 Sept – Dec 2021

  • 3 credits FNH 330 Introduction to Wine Science I
  • 3 credits FNH 430 Enology and Wine Biotechnology

Winter Term 2 Jan – April 2022

  • 3 credits FNH 330 Introduction to Wine Science I
  • 3 credits FNH 405 Microbiology of Food and Beverage Fermentation

Summer Term 1 May – June 2022

  • 3 credits FNH 330 Introduction to Wine Science I

Three additional credits may be assigned, with additional compensation.

Brief descriptions of each course can be found online at: https://courses.students.ubc.ca/cs/courseschedule?pname=subjarea&tname=subj-department&dept=FNH.

Applicants should submit a CV with three references to Dr. Christine Scaman, Program Director for Food, Nutrition, and Health (christine.scaman@ubc.ca). The closing date for applications March 1, 2021.

The Faculty of Land and Food Systems uses student-centered learning to educate new generations of learners equipped to solve the most fundamental issues faced by society — those focused around human health, a sustainable food supply and the responsible use of finite land and water resources.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.