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Position: Director of the Great Plains Institute of Food Safety
Institution: North Dakota State University
Location: North Dakota
Date posted: 3/5/2004

Director of the Great Plains Institute of Food Safety (GPIFS)

North Dakota State University invites applications for the Director of the GPIFS within the College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources. Additionally the opportunity exists to have a faculty appointment in an appropriate academic department. The successful candidate will provide leadership for a multidisciplinary food safety team of researchers and educators in GPIFS. The director will be responsible for promoting the mission of GPIFS, which is to ensure the security of our food supply and otherwise serve the food safety needs of our stakeholders. In addition to administrative oversight, the director will serve as the liaison for GPIFS in communication with upper administration. The director will seek additional funding opportunities for food safety activities at the local, state, and federal levels. Active participation in educational activities, curriculum development, and/or outreach is expected. For a more detailed description of the responsibilities and position qualifications see the college's Web site at

While applications will be accepted until a new director is selected, interested persons are encouraged to submit their materials by May 30, 2004.

Dr. Timothy L. Sellnow, Chair, GPIFS Search Committee
Box 5075, University Station
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND 58105
Fax: 701.231.5171
E-mail to Linda Buchmann at:
North Dakota State University is an equal opportunity employer.