Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics (2 posts)

Opening Date:
20 Mar 2023
Closing Date:
23 Apr 2023
Salary Range:

Are you a dynamic and highly motivated Dietitian with a passion for education? The School of Health Sciences is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Dietitian as a Lecturer for the Masters of Dietetics (MDiet) course.

You will support the School in the delivery and ongoing development of the MDiet course, as well as the delivery of a range of nutrition-related CPD modules. You will work with the team to develop innovative, blended learning experiences for students, supporting them to become confident and capable dietetic graduates. Part of the role will include the support of practice-based placements, the development of new and simulated practice- based learning as well as liaison with Practice Educators. You will be expected to contribute to the research base of the School in the supervision of students and through the development of a personal research profile. Opportunities to develop your scholarly activity, including the opportunity to further your own teaching skills and qualifications will be fully supported within the School.

You should be a HCPC Registered Dietitian with a postgraduate qualification at Masters level or above preferable, but not essential. Significant expertise in clinical dietetics alongside experience of providing practice-based education is advantageous.

In keeping with RGU’s commitment to work/life balance you will have the option for hybrid working in line with our HR policy, benefit from a generous pension scheme, 46 days annual leave (including statutory days), an onsite nursery and sports centre, as well as a range of voluntary health and travel benefits.

This post is subject to the individual being required to join the PVG scheme. For more information, visit: https://www.mygov.scot/pvg-scheme/

We would particularly welcome applications from men as they are under-represented in this area of our workforce.

If you want to find out more about this fantastic opportunity to play a key role in the development of our student’s futures please contact Karen Allan, Principal Lecturer at k.allan11@rgu.ac.uk.

To apply please submit your CV along with a cover letter detailing your suitability for the role against the requirements set out in the person specification. There are two permanent positions available – one full-time position (35 hours per week) and one part-time position (0.6 FTE – 21 hours per week). Please state your preference, if any within your cover letter.

Responsible to: Academic Strategic Lead via Principal Lecturer
Responsible for: No Supervisory responsibility
Purpose of post: To contribute to the delivery and development of the School’s portfolio of courses and actively engage in research activities.

Principle duties:

  • Carries out designated teaching and assessment duties as required to the School portfolio of courses or as otherwise requested by the Dean of School.
  • Participates in the development and preparation of teaching material.
  • Provides tutorial and personal guidance for students.
  • Supervises undergraduate and postgraduate research projects.
  • Participates in course developments.
  • Develops and maintains expertise in subject area.
  • Actively pursues and/or encourages research activities (e.g writing for publication, developing own research, supervising research students, establishing externally funded research projects, presenting at conferences etc).

To apply: https://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/education/rgu/jobs/lecturer-nutrition-and-dietetics-2-posts-322765