Lecturer in Human Nutrition

Opening Date:
9 Sep 2022
Closing Date:
9 Oct 2022
Salary Range:

The Role

Newcastle University is an ambitious institution with a track record of success in teaching and research. The University performs consistently well in university rankings and was recently ranked in the top 150 in the Times Higher Education World University ranking 2022.

The School of Biomedical, Nutritional and Sport Sciences, part of our Faculty of Medical Sciences, is seeking to appoint a passionate and committed Lecturer in Human Nutrition on a permanent basis. We are particularly interested in hearing from candidates who have experience in exercise and sports nutrition.

The School is a lively, friendly community with research, innovation and teaching strengths across sport and exercise science, nutrition and dietetics and biomedical sciences. The School has seen significant growth and development in recent years including over £57 million investment in new state-of-the-art teaching and laboratory facilities located within the Dame Margaret Barbour Building and the new Sports Centre.

As a Lecturer in the School you will be significantly involved in the development and delivery of a range of high-quality teaching and learning activities to support primarily the BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition and the BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science programmes and, from 2023 our new MSci Nutrition and Exercise Science. There will also be opportunities to contribute to other UG and PG degree programmes within the School. As well as developing and delivering teaching activities, the role includes marking assessments and UG and/or PG project supervision, providing pastoral support and participating in the management and administration of the degree programme(s) as required.

The successful candidate will also be expected to make a significant contribution to research within the Faculty by aligning with one of the three Faculty Research Institutes , and be able to demonstrate a developing independent research profile. Applicants will need a PhD in an appropriate discipline with some prior teaching experience.

Further information can be found at https://jobs.ncl.ac.uk/job/Newcastle-Lecturer-in-Sport-and-Exercise-Nutrition/729723201/

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Emma Stevenson via e-mail emma.stevenson@ncl.ac.uk