Assistant Professor, Food and Nutritional Sciences

Brescia University College

Assistant Professor, Food and Nutritional Sciences

(Tenure-stream appointment)

Brescia University College campus is situated on the traditional lands of the Anishinaabeg, Haundenosaunee,

Lūnaapéewak and Chonnonton Nations. This territory falls under the London Township Treaty and Sombra Treaty 1796,

and the Dish with One Spoon Wampum. Brescia University College accepts responsibility as a public institution to

contribute toward revealing and correcting miseducation as well as renewing respectful relationships with Indigenous

Communities through teaching, research, and community service.

Brescia University College a Catholic university college affiliated with Western University, is

Canada’s only women’s university. For over a century, the university experience at Brescia has challenged students to

lead with wisdom, justice and compassion. Our student-centred institution is committed to providing women with a

transformative education as we prepare our students for life-long leadership. Our students benefit from a small,

supportive atmosphere at Brescia while having access to resources at Western.

The School of Food and Nutritional Sciences at Brescia University College invites applications for a tenure-stream

appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2023. The preferred candidate will possess a relevant

PhD or Masters-level degree and industry experience in one or more of the following areas of expertise: quality

management, risk management, and/or process improvement methodologies and food safety, including food safety

programs in nutrition/foodservice management or food processing. Holding a current RD designation, membership in

CSNM or NM/P.H.Ec designation will be considered an asset.

The successful candidate will have an independent research program with a record of publications. Teaching duties will

include courses on nutrition management and food policy, plus other courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.

Potential courses for teaching could include Management for Food and Nutrition, Food Production Management, Policy

Development and Advocacy, Global Policies in Food Safety, and Advanced Management. Each academic year, faculty at

Brescia teach three courses in one term and two in the other and are expected to supervise graduate students in our

MScFN program. In addition, the faculty member will be expected to expand and enhance the outreach of our Food and

Nutritional Sciences program by building connections with the food industry and other institutions, and by contributing

to program development. The successful candidate must be an independent and creative problem solver, able to work

autonomously in areas of responsibility while collaborating with other members of the School. Candidates who have

experience working with a diverse range of people, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity at Brescia are

encouraged to identify their experiences and potential contributions in their cover letter.

Applicants should submit:

  • a letter of application
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of research interests
  • teaching portfolio

Applications should be submitted via email to Dr. Jennifer Sutton, Provost, Brescia University College,

[email protected] The deadline for receipt of applications is December 16, 2022, or until the position is filled.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent


Wisdom, Justice and Compassion are at the core of our Ursuline values. We acknowledge our responsibility to attain a

diverse and equitable employment environment that is inclusive of every person. We encourage applications from all

qualified individuals, especially those from women, racialized persons / persons of colour, Indigenous persons, persons

with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, persons of any gender identity or gender expression and others who can

contribute to the climate of inclusivity.

We are committed to providing an accessible candidate experience. If you require accommodation for interviews or throughout the

recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at [email protected]

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