Assistant Lecturer - Nutrition

Assistant Lecturer - Nutrition Edinburgh, Scotland

Queen Margaret University
Full Time Edinburgh, Scotland 36333 - 40745 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Assistant Lecturer Nutrition in the Division of Dietetics, Nutrition, Biological Sciences, Physiotherapy, Podiatry and Radiography

Hours: 28 hours per week (0.8FTE)

Salary: Grade 7: £36,333 - £40,745 with possible progression to £45,737 pro-rata

Open Contract: Open ended: Teaching and Scholarship

Ref: CVDN060A

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop a career in academia and to be a contributor within the School of Health Sciences at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, providing a high quality, exceptional and transformative educational experience for our Nutrition students. You will play a key role in growing our portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the field of Nutrition, Dietetics, Food Science and Innovation and Public Health. In addition, where relevant, there are opportunities to contribute to other programmes across the Division, School and wider University. You will be supported by an experienced and collegiate team.

The School, with its breadth of professional programmes, delivers Nutrition, Dietetics, Public Health as well as Therapeutic and Diagnostic Radiography, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Occupational Therapy, Art Therapies, Speech and Hearing Science, Nursing and Paramedic Science. As such we are in a unique position to develop opportunities for multi-professional and interdisciplinary learning and teaching, scholarly activity and research.

To apply for this role, you should have a first degree in Nutrition or Dietetics and have a post graduate degree relevant to the area of Nutrition; an ability to contribute to the fundamental principles of nutrition will be expected. It is essential to have knowledge of contemporary practice and policy in the field of Nutrition the implications for education. Evidence of teaching and assessing in Higher Education and/or a practice context is advantageous essential. Please see the Person Specification essential and desirable criteria for more details

To arrange an informal discussion, please contact Professor Jackie Waterfield, Head of Division; email [email protected]

Should you wish to apply for this vacancy please download the job description and complete an application form.

If you have any queries regarding the application process or require any special assistance, please contact Human Resources by email [email protected]

Completed application forms should be returned by Wednesday 21st June 2023 and interviews will be held online on the 11th July 2023

This role may meet the minimum requirements set by UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers.

As a university, we are committed to the Researcher Development Concordat and were, in fact, the first Scottish Higher Education Institute (and part of the first UK cohort of institutes) to publicly declare our commitment to its principles.

Queen Margaret University is committed to equality of opportunity for all by providing a supportive, flexible and inclusive working environment, and we welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. Please have a look at our Diversity, Wellbeing and Inclusion Calendar.

We are proud to hold an Athena SWAN Bronze Award which recognises the advancement of gender equality at QMU. Find out more about Athena SWAN here. We have a number of family friendly policies and are happy to consider job share applications.

Assistant Lecturer - Nutrition
Queen Margaret University
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Petra Wend
$25 to $50 million (USD)
51 to 200 Employees
Company - Public
Colleges & Universities
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