Professor in Global Food Security

Belfast (County) (GB)
27 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
04 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Queen’s University Belfast

Ref: 17/105739
Institute for Global Food Security
Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

The Institute for Global Food Security is seeking to make a number of appointments in the area of Human Nutrition at various levels: Professor, Reader/Senior Lecturer and Lecturer.

The Institute for Global Food Security was ranked as number one for research intensity in the Agriculture, Veterinary & Food Science category of the UK’s Research Excellence Framework 2014.  Our vision is to further develop the internationally-recognised trajectory of its research excellence. Within the field of nutrition our Institute is exploring how diet impacts on health across the lifecycle.  Areas of particular interest in the current call include nutrition and cancer, nutrition and eye health, and nutrition and healthy ageing.

Further information about the Institute can be obtained at 
Informal enquires may be directed to Dr Brian Green, email: or telephone: 028 9097 6541.

Anticipated interview date: Thursday 21 September 2017

Salary:         Professor salary will be determined in accordance with the Professorial ranges as applied  within the University.

Closing date:     Monday 4 September 2017

Apply online at For further information or assistance contact the Personnel Department, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN.  Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on 

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.  It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from women as females are underrepresented within the Professoriate. 

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.