Lecturer in Nutrition and Food Systems At University of Edinburgh

Agriculture & Foods Lecturer in Nutrition and Food Systems At University of Edinburgh

Deadline: 04 April 2022

The University of Edinburgh is looking for a Lecturer in Nutrition and Food Systems to lead on nutrition-related elements of teaching in its successful MSc in Global Food Security and Nutrition programme; current nutrition-related undergraduate courses, and new nutrition and health-related courses being developed, as part of a wider teaching programme.

The University is able to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role.  If successful, an international applicant requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will need to satisfy the UK Home Office’s English Language requirements and apply for and secure a Skilled Worker Visa.

I. Eligibility

  • PhD or equivalent in the area of human nutrition, food security assessments or similar.
  • Registered Nutritionist (or equivalent) or eligibility/willingness to work towards this.
  • Extensive research and/or teaching experience in human nutrition and food security assessments.
  • Experience, and demonstrated success, in delivering effective learning programmes  and/or research projects related to global nutrition and food systems ideally with international experience.
  • Experience in successfully supervising post-graduate research projects on a range of topics related to nutrition and food systems.

II. Benefits

  • UE08 - £42,149 - £50,296 per annum
  • An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work.
  • The University will give you support, nurture your talent and reward success.
  • You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family friendly initiatives, flexible working and much more.

III. Responsilities

  • Deputy Programme Director for MSc GFSN 5%
  •  MSc GFSN Dissertation Co-ordinator 15%
  • Delivery of three Taught Courses on MSc GFSN:  Frameworks to Assess Food Security, Supply Chain and Food Safety, Nutrition for Food Security and Supervision of GFSN Dissertation projects 30%
  • Delivery of Nutrition and Food Security teaching on UG courses which will continue to be offered as electives: Planetary Health and Food Futures and Sustainable Agri-food Systems 20% 
  • Development of UG and PG standalone courses in Nutrition and Health, and Food Security (in collaboration with other schools within UoE) as part of the DDI AgriTech Talent Programme.  15%
  • Help support the creation of a nutrition-related MSc Programme as part of the DDI Talent Prog. 15%                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       IV. How to apply?

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