Programme Director – MSc Applied Sports Nutrition 

Twickenham, London (Greater)
02 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
22 Oct 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Programme Director – MSc Applied Sports Nutrition 
School of Sport, Health and Applied Science 
Starting Salary: £46,366 per annum 
Hours: Full-time 
Term: Fixed-term (until 31 August 2019) 

Since 1850, St Mary’s mission has been to provide a high quality academic and professional environment, inspired by its distinctive ethos and values. The University is an inclusive academic community, where everybody is welcomed. 

St Mary’s provides an inspiring and welcoming environment and has a strong, supportive community. The University is proud of the support it gives to its students, and the support is underpinned by the provision of teaching that is student-focused with a strong emphasis on skills and character development. 

At St Mary’s you will be encouraged to nurture and educate our students, preparing them to be ready to meet the challenges of today and anticipate those of tomorrow. 

The School of Sport, Health and Applied Science is an internationally recognised centre with established expertise and resources in sport, health and exercise sciences. At both undergraduate and postgraduate level, we are committed to offering vocationally relevant programmes of study with the highest academic standards. 

The University is one of London’s top-performing sports institutions. Our new £8.5m sports centre was home to athletes from ten teams during the London 2012 Olympic Games. Today, it is a regular training ground for many international athletes. 

We are looking for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Nutrition to manage the MSc Applied Sports Nutrition programme. 

The successful candidate will join an enthusiastic team and will undertake the majority of the teaching on this new programme, which will include some weekend working. They may be asked to contribute to teaching on the undergraduate and postgraduate Nutrition programmes if required. They will use innovative and engaging teaching to support and develop the curriculum. The successful applicant will also be expected to devopl new degree programmes and will supervise research project students. They will also undertake administrative duties and act as a personal tutor. 

A relevant first degree and Masters-level qualification are essential, as is full graduate membership of a relevant professional body such as the Sport and Exercise register, British Dietetic association or Association for Nutrition. It is essential that applicants have a PhD, are working towards a PhD or have significant applied sports nutrition experience. In addition, applicants will possess the willingness and ability to undertake research and/or knowledge transfer activity, and will be a team player. 

For further information about the role and for details of how to apply, please click here.

Closing Date: 22 October 2017 at 23:59  

Interviews are likely to be held in the week commencing 30 October 2017