Lecturer in Food Policy

Opening Date:
17 Sep 2019
Closing Date:
24 Oct 2019
Salary Range:

City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location. City attracts around 20,000 students (35% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries. In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026. Founded in 1894, City is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year.

The Centre for Food Policy is a leading interdisciplinary centre dedicated to improving food policy worldwide. It has been at the cutting-edge of education, research and impact in food policy for over 20 years. The vision of the Centre is that food policy is addressing major food systems challenges effectively and equitably to improve the wellbeing of people and planet. The Centre is guided by four strategic priorities: to provide the evidence needed to support the development, design and delivery of more integrated and inclusive policy; to translate scholarship into practice by actively seeking to have impact on policy; to produce a larger and stronger generation of leaders, decision-makers and influencers in food policy equipped with the skill of food systems thinking for the real world; and to be a vibrant, energetic and stimulating place to learn and work where all contributions are valued. The Centre is developing new impact-focused research programmes, diversifying its educational offer and expanding student recruitment.

The School is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic to a Lectureship or Senior Lectureship to conduct research with impact and deliver education of the highest quality. The Lecturer or Senior Lecturer will play a key role in supporting the Centre in advancing its mission. A record of producing world-leading or internationally excellent research is essential. Appointment to a Senior Lectureship will require additional academic experience, including the delivery of excellent education.

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