Professor in Sensory and Consumer Science

University of Nottingham - Food Sciences

The University of Nottingham is seeking an ambitious and visionary senior academic to lead the Sensory and Consumer Science capability.

Based within the School of Biosciences you will be responsible for leading a highly capable team to drive forward innovative teaching, research, and business engagement initiatives, whilst working closely with sector and funding agencies to develop a sustainable research strategy. You will have an excellent demonstrable research track record with a strong vision for the next stage of development of Sensory and Consumer Sciences. Your excellent communication skills will aid your ability to liaise effectively with different stakeholders and collaborators within and outside the University. In addition, you will have experience leading and developing academic teams to deliver world class teaching and research.

Boasting world class facilities, such as the The Samworth Laboratory in Flavour Science, the Sensory Science Centre, and the Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging Centre, this role will provide you with a unique and exciting opportunity to build on an excellent reputation in the area of Sensory and Consumer Science. The area is central to the success of the Institute of Future Food Beacon of Excellence at the University of Nottingham and has strong interaction with the University’s Research Priority Areas of Agriculture and Food Security, Understanding Human Behaviour, and Translational Biomedical Imaging. The collegiate culture at the University of Nottingham enables the impactful delivery of world leading, game changing science and technology, and you can be at the leading edge of these developments. 

This is a full-time, permanent post.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to tim.foster@nottingham.ac.uk, tel: 01159516246. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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