Teaching Fellow in Physical Activity, Nutrition and Health

Bristol, United Kingdom
£43,267 - £48,677 pro rata per annum
20 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Division/School School for Policy Studies
Contract type Fixed Term Contract
Working pattern Part time
Salary £43,267 - £48,677 pro rata per annum
Closing date for applications 12-Dec-2018

The School for Policy Studies, at the University of Bristol wishes to appoint a part time Teaching Fellow in Physical Activity, Nutrition and Health.

The purpose of this post is to make a central contribution to the delivery of the School’s MSc in Nutrition, Physical Activity and Public Health and the MRes Health and Wellbeing which is offered as part of the South West Doctoral Training Partnership (inter-disciplinary pathway). The postholder will deliver high quality research-informed specialist teaching and supervision inputs, as well as teaching on research methods and core academic skills. The post carries no requirement to undertake research, but participation in the research culture of the School, for example through attending research seminars, is encouraged.
You should have experience of teaching and assessing in a higher education context; experience of nutrition, physical activity and health research; an ability to teach physical activity, nutrition and health research methods (including quantitative and/or qualitative data analysis) and academic core skills; and an ability to supervise postgraduate dissertation students. You should hold a PhD in nutrition, physical health or health or equivalent research experience.

The School would welcome applications for any suitably qualified and experienced candidates.

The role available is part-time (60% time, 3 days per week) on a fixed-term contract for 9 months. Available from 7 January 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The closing date for applications is midnight on Wednesday 12 December 2018.

It is expected that the selection process will be held early January 2019.

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Russ Jago. Tel: 0117 9546603 - Email:

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