Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Nutrition & Food Science

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Sydney, Australia
20 Sep 2019
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20 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Science and Health

Working at Western Sydney University means you’ll be part of an organisation that’s ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide and is a research leader – with 85% of the University’s research being at or above world standard.

We understand the key to your success is unlocking your true potential – just as we do with our students. Our 3,000 staff members work together to enable a dynamic, inclusive and innovative culture that is distinctly research-driven and student-centred.

The University is deeply embedded in the community and the region we serve, which is Australia’s fastest growing economy and one of the most culturally diverse areas in Australia. Our 10 campuses include a hybrid network of technology-infused vertical CBD campuses and more traditional campuses across Western Sydney.

We take pride in challenging the traditional notion of what a university ‘should’ be and are dedicated to ensuring our 45,000 students enjoy the best and most dynamic learning experience possible. From our forward-focused reworking of our teaching methodologies to connecting our learning hubs with industry, we are equipping our students with real-world learning experiences and future employment.

With more than 180,000 highly-respected alumni – including 20,000 working across 128 countries – we are ranked the highest university in NSW for graduate employer satisfaction. Join us as we shape the future of Western Sydney.

The School of Science and Health is educating tomorrow's graduates in an environment that is contemporary, challenging, and adaptive to a rapidly evolving world. Our teaching programs are intrinsically interdisciplinary, and cover a broad range of professional and other disciplines in the health science, biomedical science, and science areas. These areas are underpinned by a strong focus on research and research led teaching, which often involves partnerships with a range of external organisations. Our programs include undergraduate degrees, coursework Masters programs, and higher degree research programs (Masters and PhD).

An opportunity exists for a forward thinking, dynamic, and innovative scholar to take on a role at the level of Lecturer (Level B) or Senior Lecturer (Level C) in nutrition and food science and to contribute to our undergraduate and postgraduate programs in this area. You should have expertise and experience to teach into the general areas of nutritional science, as applied to human nutrition, and food science.

You will be expected to be involved in a range of academic activities including the coordination and teaching of units at undergraduate and postgraduate level. ou will also be expected to conduct research and supervise, where appropriate, undergraduate and postgraduate (Masters and PhD) students in their area of expertise. In this position you will work closely with research and teaching staff in the School of Science and Health and will be encouraged to develop collaborations across the wider University. You will also be required to foster relevant relationships external to the University.

This position will be based at the Hawkesbury Campus, but multi-campus teaching may be required.

For further information, please refer to attached Candidate Brief.

Remuneration Package:

Academic Level B $120,440 to $142,118 p.a. (comprising Salary $101,773 to $120,175 p.a., plus 17 % Superannuation and Leave Loading).

Academic Level C $ 146,420to $167,961 p.a. (comprising Salary $123,852 to $142,263 p.a., plus 17% Superannuation and Leave Loading).

Position Enquiries: Professor Paul Wormell (02) 4570 1445 or email p.wormell@westernsydney.edu.au

Closing Date: 8.30pm, Sunday 20 October 2019