UF/IFAS Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition Chair

UF/IFAS is searching for the next chair of the department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. The Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN) Department has 32 campus faculty, two off-campus faculty, four affiliate faculty, and 36 staff positions in teaching (College of Agricultural and Life Sciences), research (Florida Agricultural Experiment Station), and Extension (Florida Cooperative Extension Service and Florida Sea Grant Program) support. The Department supports county Extension faculty conducting educational programs addressing issues in food safety and human nutrition.  In addition to institutional funding, grants and contracts (averaging between $4-9M annually) provide strong support of FSHN programs.

For full consideration, candidates should apply and submit materials by May 15, 2023.  The position will remain open until a viable applicant pool is determined.

This position will be filled by ­­­­­August 16, 2023, or as soon thereafter as an acceptable applicant is available. The salary for the Department Chair will be commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.

Nominations are welcome.  Nominations need to include the complete name and address of the nominee. This information should be sent to:

Please refer to Requisition # 525933

Dr. Brian E. Myers

Chair, Search and Screen Committee

University of Florida

Agricultural Education and Communication

305 Rolfs Hall

PO Box 110540

Gainesville, FL 32611

Telephone: (352) 392-0502

Email: bmyers@ufl.edu

Application Information

Individuals wishing to apply should go online to Careers at UF