Lecturer/Researcher in Food Systems for Improved Human Nutrition

Medway , Rochester (GB)
03 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer/Researcher in Food Systems for Improved Human Nutrition

Food and Markets

Location:  Medway campus
Salary:  £32,004 to £37,075 per annum 
Contract Type:  Permanent 
Closing Date:  Sunday 30 April 2017
Interview Date:  To be confirmed 
Reference:  1444

The award-winning Natural Resources Institute (NRI) ( is an internationally renowned multi-disciplinary centre of the University of Greenwich that undertakes research, consultancy and training to support sustainable development, food security, economic growth and poverty reduction in developing countries.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an agricultural nutritionist with experience and vision to work with a small team of natural and social scientists to deliver research and consultancy services in the area of the contribution of agricultural and food systems to improved nutrition. This person will support on-going collaborative programmes in a diverse range of countries and locations to assist national and international organisations to develop capacity in the area of nutrition. The post requires someone who understands the importance of nutrition in terms of food security and economic growth, and who is willing to develop skills and apply them to practical developmental problems through research, consultancy and teaching.

The successful candidate will join the Food and Markets Department, which has a well-established group working on many aspects of food system and market development in UK, European and Developing Countries.  You will have a PhD, experience with nutrition-related development projects, and evidence of publication in international peer reviewed journals.  The position is based at our Medway Campus and will, potentially, involve frequent short-term overseas travel.

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