Food Service Management Instructor

Hiring Unit: University of Hawaii, Manoa, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, Department of Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences
Location: Manoa Campus
Closing Date: continuous - application review begins March 1, 2018
Monthly type: 9-month
Tenure Track: Non-tenure
Full-time/part-time: Full-time
Temporary/Permanent: Permanent

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach courses in food science and services, principles of food preparation/sanitation, restaurant or cafeteria management, institutional purchasing, quantity food management, food and beverage management
  • Courses to be taught may include:
    * FSHN 181 - Introduction to Food Preparation
    * FSHN 181L - Food Preparation Laboratory
    * FSHN 311 - Institutional Food Service Management
    * FSHN 312 - Quantity Foods/Institutional Food Purchasing
    * Other courses in line with department needs and priorities

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in food-service, food science, culinary/hospitality management, or related field, from a college or university of recognized standing
  • Evidence of ability to teach effectively and to direct group discussions
  • Poise and good address for meeting and conferring with others

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Three (3) or more years of documented work experience in the field of food science, food service or professional catering
  • Two (2) years of college-level teaching experience in one or more of the following subjects/courses: restaurant or cafeteria management, quantity food production, principles of food preparation, basic food science, food sanitation, quality control, quality assurance or institutional purchasing
  • Formal training (diploma or certificate from an accredited institution) in quantity food production, professional cooking/baking, healthy food or other comparable food experience/training
  • Expertise or experience working as food service manager
  • Experience in teaching courses commonly taught in Food Science and Human Nutrition or Certified Dietetics Program
  • Expertise or experience as an institutional purchaser/buyer in a restaurant or food-service operation
  • Experience with tropical, Asian and/or Pacific Island foods

To apply:
Submit the following to the address below:

  1. cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications
  2. curriculum vitae
  3. names and contact information for at least three (3) professional references and
  4. official transcripts (copies accepted, however official transcripts will be required upon hire)
    Dr. Soojin Jun
    College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
    Department of Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences
    1955 East West Road, Room 216
    Honolulu, Hawaii USA 96822

Dr. Soojin Jun; 01 (808) 956-8283;

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