Lecturer in Nutrition and Health

Birmingham, United Kingdom
£34,304 - £38,587 per annum
28 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
15 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary £34,304 - £38,587 per annum
Contract Type Permanent, Full-time
Closing Date 15-08-2022 12 Midday
Support/Academic/Management Academic

University College Birmingham are seeking an outstanding individual who can contribute to the teaching of nutrition and health and public heath nutrition related modules on our established Food and Nutrition Degree and to further curriculum development at undergraduate and postgraduate level. You will join a forward thinking and dynamic team of nutrition professionals and have access to teach in first class facilities.

You will be educated to a minimum Masters Level and be competent to teach on two of the following subjects:

  • Nutritional epidemiology and public health nutrition
  • Nutrition research methods
  • Communication and nutrition (including use of social  media platforms)  

The successful candidate will have a background of teaching or working in nutrition, with the ability to contextualise teaching to the nutrition and / or public health sector. You will be an excellent communicator, proficient in the use of IT and work well within a dedicated team. 

A teaching qualification (or working towards) is expected, in addition to relevant qualifications. 

Flexibility is essential, as evening/weekend work may occasionally be required.     


  • 50 days’ paid leave per year
  • Teacher’s pension scheme 
  • Private healthcare 
  • Excellent staff development opportunities 
  • Salary sacrifice car leasing, tech and cycle schemes 
  • Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking
  • Hybrid Working Opportunities
  • Free Gym Membership 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 

Closing Date - Monday 15 August 2022 at midday.   

Standard information:   

UCB is an equal opportunities employer. University College Birmingham is proud to have been voted UK University of the Year in the prestigious 2022 Whatuni Student Choice Awards. We are also the best university for Student Support. The awards are voted for and by students showcasing the incredible relationships we foster here at University College Birmingham between Staff and Students.

UCB has a unique collaborative partnership with the University of Warwick (Ranked sixth in the 2022 Guardian League Tables and named the runner-up in the Times University of the Year 2022 and the Times University of the Year 2022 for Teaching Quality).

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of Safeguarding and the PREVENT agenda in the context of further and higher education.

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