Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Nutrition

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
£35,844 - 51,034
Thursday, 3 October 2019
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 3 November 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Nutrition
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences is passionate about the principles and applications of Science and Technology in all its forms and strives to be excellent in research, teaching and innovation.

Working within the Department of Applied Sciences, in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, you will provide expertise in the area of Nutrition, to further enhance research, teaching and entrepreneurial activities. This will include designing, developing and delivering high quality teaching provision, undertaking research to produce quality academic outputs and participating in external activity to generate income and promote the subject area.
Nutrition is an integral part of the Department’s research and teaching portfolio and our research-informed teaching supports all of our undergraduate and post-graduate programmes.

The department has state-of-the-art facilities for research, including recently refurbished well equipped laboratories for food technology, organoleptic testing, sample preparation and analysis laboratory, alongside laboratories for biochemistry and molecular biology, microbiology, microscopy suite and tissue culture, complemented by high performance computing and dedicated facilities for metabolomics, proteomics and genomics (including MySeq and PacBio sequencing platforms). Details of our research groups and themes can be found here:

The successful candidate must hold a first degree, be qualified to Doctoral level in a relevant discipline and have subject expertise in the area of Nutrition with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy. We are particularly interested in applications from candidates with expertise in molecular nutrition or health intervention, who are also a registered nutritionist. A proven ability to deliver high quality research led teaching and have evidence of research outputs which are of high quality and are consistent with criteria for inclusion in future Research Excellence Framework submissions are essential. Applicants with an interest in collaboration across discipline boundaries are encouraged to apply.

For informal enquiries about this post, please contact Professor Iain Sutcliffe.  Contact details – email: Tel. 0191 227 4071

To apply for this vacancy please click ‘Apply Now’, and submit a covering letter, CV including research / education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs (please indicate a rank from 1 to 5) up to a maximum of 5, since 1 January 2014.  In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top 2 research outputs (Journal / book chapter / practice-based portfolio). Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Please note this vacancy will close on 03/11/2019