Lecturer in Education – Food Technology and Nutrition

Glasgow, Glasgow City (GB)
Grade 7 £35,550 - £38,833 / Grade 8 £39,992 - £49,149
04 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Jun 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer in Education – Food Technology and Nutrition

School: Education (
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (
Staff Category:    Academic
Reference No:    135114
Reports To:    Head of School
Grade:    7/8
Salary Range:    Grade 7 £35,550 - £38,833 / Grade 8 £39,992 - £49,149
Contract Type:    Open Contract
FTE:    1 (Full Time)
Closing Date    Wednesday 20 June 2018

The School of Education at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, is ranked in the top quartile in the UK in terms of the power of its research measured by the volume and international quality of its research activity and is also the leading provider of teacher education in Scotland and one of the largest in the UK.  The School of Education is seeking to appoint a Lecturer, specialising in the field of Food Technology and Nutrition to join our team.

This is a key academic appointment which will enhance the reputation of the School of Education in terms of its research, teaching and knowledge exchange in the field of Food Technology and Nutrition. Its delivery in secondary schools. We wish to appoint a Lecturer who can demonstrate research excellence and scholarship in the field of Autism. Applicants will have a good honours degree and a PhD, a Professional Doctorate, or equivalent research/scholarly credentials, in a relevant discipline and experience of working in secondary education in this area. Applicants will have a body of published research in high quality publications demonstrating standards of excellence and relevant teaching experience at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels.

Applicants are required to complete an application form including the name of three referees who will be contacted before interview without further permission, unless you indicate you would prefer otherwise. Applicants should also submit a Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter detailing the knowledge, skills and experience you think make you the right candidate for the job as well as a Research Plan outlining your research strategy for the next 5 years. Applicants should also complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Further information on the application process and working at Strathclyde can be found on our website (

Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Professor Ian Rivers, Head of School (

Formal interviews for this post will be held on 29 June 2018. 

We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The University currently holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award, recognising our commitment to advancing women's careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) employment in academia.