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Senior Lecturer in Nutrition
Ref. 50000627

Salary: £48,308 - £55,241 p.a. (incl. L.W.A.)

Department: Food, Nutrition & Public Health

Location: Cavendish Campus

Applications are invited for a permanent Senior Lectureship in Public Health Nutrition. This is a dynamic and growing group that is part of the Department of Life Sciences. We have a successful teaching programme with three main course areas: the BSc Human Nutrition and two MScs in Sport and Exercise Nutrition and Global Public Health Nutrition.  

There is also a very popular extended (Level 3) degree entry point, which progresses excellent students onto the 1st year (Level 4), of the undergraduate programme. The successful candidate will contribute primarily to the postgraduate programme teaching research methods.  

Both MScs are accredited by independent professional bodies (the Association for Nutrition, Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register and the International Society for Sports Nutrition) and have been identified by the University as areas to support and grow in the coming years. The course team has a strong research focus with staff publishing papers across all the major sub-disciplines. 

Excellent purpose built laboratories for teaching, research and consultancy support the student experience across the levels and help to deliver high quality world leading research, supporting the core principle of being informed by practice, inspired by research.  In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will also contribute to research and income generating activities across the Department. Such as leading research bids and developing short courses, while supporting PhD research students. 

We welcome applications from those already working in the Higher Education sector, but also those who have been working in the international health and development sector. 

The successful applicant will be expected to hold a PhD in public health nutrition , up-to-date specialist knowledge in a relevant area, a recognised academic research profile and record of involvement in applications for external funding for research and knowledge transfer. Experience of involvement in research projects and teams, a significant publication record reaching recognised international standards, a REF profile appropriate to career stage and membership of a relevant professional body is also required. Excellent skills in SPSS and data analysis, and undertaking quantitative research and teaching is essential, whilst experience of working in international health and nutrition is highly desirable. If English is not your first language, evidence of IELTS English assessment with a score of 7.0 in each component (or equivalent) is essential.  

Job reference number: 50000627

Closing date:  28 February 2018

Interviews are likely to be held on: 14 March 2018

To apply for this vacancy and for further information about careers and benefits at the University of Westminster, please click on the following link: www.westminster.ac.uk/about-us/careers-westminster/vacancies

For further information about the role, please contact Regina Keith (r.keith@westminster.ac.uk) or Liza Draper (a.draper@westminster.ac.uk) 

Administrative contact (for queries only): Recruitment@westminster.ac.uk

Please note: We are unable to accept any applications by email. All applications must be made online. CVs in isolation or incomplete application forms will also not be accepted.

We are fortunate to receive a large number of applications for our vacancies. Regrettably, we are not able to provide feedback to those job applicants who were not shortlisted and invited for interview as it would simply not be manageable to do so.

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