Lecturer in Nutrition

Abertay University - School of Science, Engineering and Technology

Indefinite 0.8 FTE

bertay is a modern university with a global outlook, rooted in its local and national communities. We have made our mark with high quality, well-directed teaching and research, and a stimulating and enriching experience for our students.

The University now seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Nutrition within the School of Science, Engineering and Technology

The School of Science Engineering and Technology offers a broad portfolio of established teaching and research including forensic science, biomedical science, environmental science, food and civil engineering. Divided into the three divisions of Science; Natural and Built Environment; and Food and Drink – the School offers Bachelor and Master level programmes designed to develop graduates who can apply scientific understanding to create technical solutions in contemporary society. The School prides itself on providing an excellent education which is relevant to the future career development of all its graduates. At postgraduate level, the programmes are supported by Abertay’s key research centres including Food Innovation@Abertay and the Urban Water Technology Centre. The School is also a leader in the use of X-ray CT for the non-destructive characterisation of porous materials. The School and University pride themselves on having a greater proportion of students that are taught by REF2014-entered staff than any other university.

Reporting to Prof Costa Stathopoulos Head of Division, you will provide student-centred, research-informed teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. You will also conduct high-quality research, PhD supervision in partnership with the Graduate School and knowledge exchange in areas aligned to the School’s strategic interests in civil and environmental engineering.

Candidates should have a PhD in Nutrition or a relevant field (or be close to completion), as well as evidence of a developing publication record. Previous experience in tertiary teaching is an asset. Experience of developing new/revised curricula, experience of module development, and evidence of procurement of funding for research, knowledge transfer and/or consultancy/ commercialisation activity are desirable attributes.

The ideal candidate will also have experience in supervision of postgraduate research students, and previous professional experience in a related area.

The role requires an independent, motivated individual with strong communication and team-working skills. All Abertay employees are expected to demonstrate competencies in Effective Communication, Liaison and Networking, Initiative and Problem Solving, Analysis and Research, Pastoral Care and Welfare, and Teaching, and Learning Support.

If you believe you have the skills and experience for this exciting and challenging role, please submit your application through our online recruitment system, which can be found at


Please note that we will only accept applications through our online recruitment system. Applications submitted after the closing date will not be accepted under any circumstances

Committed to Equal Opportunities

The University of Abertay Dundee is a Scottish Registered Charity

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