Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Nutrition

Newcastle University Population and Health Sciences institute is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism.

As part of the role, you will be expected to contribute to curriculum development and the wider academic, scholarly and professional requirements of the Institute.

You will develop and lead research programmes in the area of nutrition and exercise metabolism, complementing and extending our existing strengths in this area and contributing to our team science approach in nutrition and exercise. An interest in, and ability to teach, sports nutrition and/or metabolomics would be welcomed.

You will be based within the Population Health Science Institute and become an active member of the Human Nutrition and Exercise Research Centre (HNERC), https://www.ncl.ac.uk/medical-sciences/research/research-themes/hnerc/

You will be expected to develop a focussed programme of innovative research in your topic area which will enhance our existing laboratory technical excellence. Your research interests and methods will complement and extend our existing programmes.

We would welcome candidates interested in therapeutic applications of nutrition-exercise interaction especially in diabetes, cancer, musculoskeletal function or ageing. You would be able to capitalise on a well-established physical research environment in HNERC with excellent nutrition, exercise, extreme environment, sensory, and analytical facilities, and the opportunity to access proteomics through NUPPA and our Biomedical Research Centre.

You will work closely with colleagues in the School of Biomedical, Nutrition and Sports Sciences to deliver an innovative programme of research-led teaching on undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses.

The post is offered at either Lecturer (Grade G) or Senior Lecturer (Grade H). The level of appointment will be determined by meeting the requirements of the person specification and job description. Appointment at Senior Lecturer level should demonstrate significant achievement in research/scholarship, teaching, and leadership in a HE environment.

To apply for the position, we’ll need your CV and a personal statement outlining how you are suitable for the role using evidence to highlight how you meet the essential criteria in the knowledge, skills and experience as listed in the job description.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Bernard Corfe (Bernard.Corfe@newcastle.ac.uk).

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