University of Nottingham

Assistant Professor in Clinical Nutrition

Job description

Reference: SCI241121 Closing Date: Monday, 2nd August 2021 Job Type: Research & Teaching Department:mBiosciences - Food, Nutrition & Dietetics Salary: £36914 to £49553 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance. Applications are invited for the above post from those with expertise in Dietetics or Clinical Nutrition. This offers an exciting opportunity to be involved in the Nutrition education at the University of Nottingham and would be suitable for candidates with prior experience in higher education or practicing Dietitians as well as Clinical Nutritionists from a Dietetics specialist area such as nutrition support, diabetes or paediatrics, who wish to embark on such a career. The post is based within the Division of Food, Nutrition and Dietetics in the School of Biosciences. The Division offers an undergraduate degree in Nutrition, but also other Nutrition related degrees, which includes a BSc Food Science and Nutrition. It also delivers a four-year Masters degree in Dietetics and Nutrition (MNutr) providing training in Dietetics. In addition, the Division also offers MSc programmes in Nutritional Sciences and Clinical Nutrition The role holder will be expected to have a teaching and related administration focus, contributing to the delivery of programmes associated with our MSc Clinical Nutrition degree, but will also make contributions to our nutrition-related degrees. They will be expected to adopt a rigorous scholarly approach to teaching and student learning, demonstrating clear goals and critical reflection. They will have clinically associated Nutrition knowledge and experience. Ideally candidates should have a higher degree (MSc or PhD or be working towards these) in Nutrition or Dietetics, or equivalent substantial experience in a clinical setting. Experience of teaching in higher education at an undergraduate or postgraduate level is desired, and it would be preferable if they hold a Postgraduate qualification in teaching (or equivalent). This is a full-time (36.25 hour), fixed term post for 18 months. Job share arrangements may be considered. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Tim Parr, tel: 0115 951 6128, email: tim.parr@nottingham.ac.uk or Dr Fiona McCullough, tel 07831 665569, fiona.mccullough@nottingham.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to these email addresses will not be accepted. Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages. For all successful international applicants, including EU/EEA applicants from January 2021, we offer an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses to the UK, including visas and the NHS surcharge. For more information download our Support with Immigration Expenses document....

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