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Grain Science and Industry

Grain Science and Industry
Kansas State University
201 Shellenberger Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-6161
grains@k-state.edu

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Flour Milling and Grain Processing Curriculum Manager

Position Description: The Department of Grain Science and Industry and the IGP Institute is seeking applications for a non-tenure track, 12-month appointment, annually renewable position at the instructor level serving as a Flour Milling and Grain Processing Curriculum Manager. The extension/outreach component through the IGP Institute (IGP; http://www.ksu.edu/igp) will include development and presentation of workshops, courses, distance education courses, and other technical outreach programs to enhance the market promotion, consumption and utilization of U.S. cereal grains, oilseeds and their value-added products for the global grain and feed industry.

This position will be responsible for the flour milling and grain processing programs and report to the IGP Institute director.

Minimum requirements:  Applicants should have a B.S. in milling science, cereal science, process engineering, or a related discipline with a minimum of five years of direct experience in the flour milling or grain processing industry including technical milling, production or operations experience, maintenance supervision, and/or project management. Demonstrated ability to teach industry professionals are a must. Demonstrated people and public speaking skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Appreciation and experience interacting with international audiences and foreign cultures. Ability to speak English clearly and to work in a multi-cultural setting. Strong commitment to fostering and expanding diversity and collegiality.

Preferred Qualifications: International industry-related work experience, knowledge and expertise working in flour milling and grain processing; conversant in multiple languages; master’s degree in milling science, cereal science, process engineering or related field.

Application materials may be sent to the Department of Grain Science & Industry, Attention Flour Milling and Grain Processing Curriculum Manager, 201 Shellenberger Hall, Manhattan KS 66506 or submitted online through Kansas State University’s job portal.  For information on the IGP Institute and this position visit grains@ksu.edu/igp.

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