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Lecturer/Post Doctoral Teaching Fellow in Food and Nutritional Sciences

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Liverpool Hope University is a vibrant community with high scholarly standards. We are proud of our past, confident in our present and ambitious for our future

Research is central to our curriculum development and enhancement and all academic staff at the University engage in research. Building upon our REF 2014 submission we are looking with ambition and confidence to the next REF strengthening even further our research degree programme (PhD and EdD). This developing research expertise builds upon and complements our already well established reputation for excellence in teaching and learning. Our policy is to combine these elements of our work in keeping with the University’s stated academic profile as a research-informed teaching University of distinction. It is in this context that we now seek scholars in a number of areas who will join with us in pursuit of excellence; these opportunities include the post of:

Lecturer/Post Doctoral Teaching Fellow in Food and Nutritional Sciences

Applications are invited for an outstanding candidate with a background in human nutrition and food science.  The successful candidate is required to have a PhD in an appropriate area of human nutrition or food science.

The posholder will be expected to teach on and further develop a broad food and nutritional sciences curriculum at undergraduate and postgraduate level.  In line with this, applications are particularly welcomed from individuals who are who are able to contribute to the teaching of key aspects of food science and human nutrition.  This could include key principles of human nutrition (such as: nutritional biochemistry, life-course nutrition, prevention of nutrition-related diseases, and the use of nutrition in the management of disease) and/or key aspects of food science (such as food chemistry, food microbiology, food processing technologies, food product development, sensory evaluation, food safety, and food safety management).  The postholder must be able to contribute to a full range of teaching activities including laboratory-based practical sessions.  Applications are particularly welcome from candidates with practical food preparation skills (and are able to contribute to practical sessions involving recipe and food product development).

The post is Lecturer is permanent, subject to the normal probationary period of twelve months.

The post of Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow is a fixed-term appointment until 30th June 2022.

Liverpool Hope strives to be a University where the individual and individuality matter.  We are committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment that recognises and respects difference.

We recruit staff nationally and internationally as we seek out the best to help build Hope for the future. If you join us you will be doing so at an exciting and challenging time as we work to build a liberal arts inspired university of distinction in the UK.


Role Specification

Lecturer/Post Doctoral Teaching Fellow in Food and Nutritional Sciences

Ref:     2ANUT1B

Salary: £33,797 - £40,322 (Grade 7) per annum

Closing Date: Monday 10th May 2021 by 5.00 p.m.

Date of placement 9th April 2021

Recruitment Pack - 2ANUT1B

Person Specification - 2ANUT1B

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