London Met Seeks a Professor in Nutrition and Health

London Met Seeks a Professor in Nutrition and Health

London Metropolitan University is seeking a Professor in Nutrition and Health in the School of Human Sciences.

Salary                                    £56,634 to £72,606 per annum (spot salary)
Contract                                Indefinite
Working Time                     Full-time
Closing Date                        09.11.2021
Reference                             21SHSC0704
Interviews                           6 December 2021
About the Post
You will support the delivery of our Health Sciences degree programmes through substantial research leadership, ensuring that the School’s research findings are embedded within our curriculum in an engaging and accessible manner.
Join a dynamic and enthusiastic team of academics and researchers within Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Science who strive to deliver an exceptional student experience with our vision to drive education for social justice. We do this in many ways including excellence in research and curriculum delivery which supports representation and opportunity for our students.
You will work collaboratively through research within the Institution, our School, and the Health Sciences group, fostering its values and supporting strong academic outcomes.
Maintenance and further development of professional skills and expertise will be encouraged and supported.
About the Role
You will have a degree in either Nutrition or a related subject and a PhD within Nutritional Science and/or Epidemiology, being accredited with the Association for Nutrition.
You will have an active research portfolio, with relevant 3* and 4* research outputs within areas of Nutritional Epidemiology and/or Public Health Nutrition. Enhancing the School’s research profile is an essential part of this role through leading the active PhD programme in Nutrition, mentoring others within the Health Sciences group to enhance their research skills, submitting successful research grants and through the delivery of impactful research in the field of Nutritional Science.
About London Metropolitan University
London Metropolitan University is a striving and ambitious institution committed to transforming the lives of its students through excellent education.
We are committed to making education available to people from all walks of life, creating and advancing social justice, social mobility and access to opportunity and professions. Our graduates benefit personally, but also contribute to society, culture, public services and the economy in all areas of London, the UK and around the world.
The School of Human Sciences brings together the University’s science-based health related provision and the essential scientific disciplines that underpin this provision. Our courses are closely allied to subjects related to medicine and focus on activities that consider the factors that influence human health and wellbeing which take a holistic approach to individual and community wellbeing.
How To Apply For This Role
Please complete the online application in full, making sure you address the person specification criteria in your statement as this will enable us to make an informed shortlisting decision.
All applicants are additionally asked to submit an equality and diversity statement of up to one page, articulating how you will contribute to making our university more inclusive.
If you wish to attach any additional documents such as a CV you may do so (please follow the instructions). Please note that we do not accept a CV on its own as a job application.
If you have a query, or experience any difficulties with the application process, please contact us by email at: recruitment@londonmet.ac.uk quoting the job reference number.
Read more about our diverse community and our commitments to inclusion and equality at: https://www.londonmet.ac.uk/about/equality-and-diversity/
Read about the benefits of working here on our Information for applicants page at:
https://www.londonmet.ac.uk/about/jobs-at-london-met/information-for-applicants/
Job Description/Person Specification: https://londonmet.box.com/v/JD21SHSC0704 
Summary Terms and Conditions: https://londonmet.box.com/v/TCsPROF
For informal queries contact Sarah Illingworth, Head of Health Sciences  via email at  s.illingworth@londonmet.ac.uk