Lecturer in Nutrition

The Role:

We are looking for a highly motivated lecturer in Nutrition to join our team. You will join a close-knit group of academics who support and deliver a varied programme of research-led teaching, workshops and forward-thinking studies that develop graduates with the skills essential for 21st century careers in Nutrition. You will plan, deliver and assess material over a broad range of modules across Levels 3 -6, on our two AfN-accredited BSc programmes (Nutrition (Human Nutrition) and Nutrition (Exercise and Health) with a particular focus on our level 5 applied nutrition and our level 6 public health nutrition modules.

You will be involved in module and course management duties, as well as engaging in research-informed, research-led and innovative pedagogical practice to promote learning and help graduates develop the skills essential for 21st century careers. You will be required to uphold and promote the evidence-based practice required by our professional body, the Association for Nutrition. You are also encouraged to undertake your own research challenges, developing proposals to producing outputs for publication.

The Person:

You should ideally hold a doctorate in the field nutrition/dietetics or a closely related area, BSc in Nutrition / Public Health Nutrition or closely related subject and bring some experience of teaching to undergraduate students. As a condition of the AfN accreditation of our nutrition programmes, ideally we need you to be an AfN Registered Nutritionist (RNutr) or Registered Associate Nutritionist (ANutr), specialising in public health nutrition or a Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) Registered Dietitian with specialism in public health nutrition.

On a personal level, going above and beyond to deliver exceptional teaching and support to our students will be your core motivation. You will use your experience of working in Nutrition to promote integrated professional practice across everything you do, imparting practical knowledge to students that they will take with them in their future careers.

Applicants will be required to demonstrate that they meet the Kingston University standards in learning and teaching. If you haven’t already achieved the relevant level of UKPSF recognition you will be provided opportunity through our accredited Introduction to Learning and Teaching and for those experienced in teaching, through our Kingston Academic Practice Standards Framework.

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