Lecturer/Senior Lecturer of Metabolic Health

Nottingham Trent University - School of Science and Technology, Department of Biosciences

Campus: Clifton

We are looking for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer of Metabolic Health to contribute to research in the Department of Biosciences in the area of metabolic health with clinical insight into human obesity, type 2 diabetes and/or nutrition to support research and teaching of this subject within Bioscience. You will have an enthusiastic approach to education and will support the existing delivery as well as the further developments of Biosciences teaching across the department as required. You will have a PhD in a Bioscience discipline or related area and an emerging record in research, which complements developments in clinically aligned metabolic research. This post will contribute to current activities within the department and may link to wider research in the School, for example in nutrition, sport science, exercise and health. We offer a highly collaborative, cross-disciplinary environment, with excellent research facilities.

You will work within our rapidly evolving Clifton Campus, a multi-award-winning greenfield site. There are substantial facilities to support work in the area of metabolic health within the Department of Biosciences and beyond. On Clifton Campus, there is access to an MRI and DEXA scanner, imaging suite, genomics and proteomics facilities, Seahorse technology and VOC breath analyser, supporting clinically aligned research. There is also several researchers working in this area within the department to support coordinated research activities. We have also recently opened an interdisciplinary science and technology building, with state of the art bioscience research and teaching labs at Clifton. A medical technology innovation facility and a building for engineering are due for completion in 2019.

Research in biosciences contributed to the Queens Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, awarded to the University in 2015. Biosciences has a long tradition for high quality research in terms of outputs, funding income, and international impact. We also pride ourselves on our excellent teaching, which aims to be innovative and relevant as noted by the TEF gold award and consistently excellent scores in the National Student Survey. You can find out more about our research at www.ntu.ac.uk/sstresearch

Please apply online, submitting a single document to include a full CV, a Teaching Statement, a Research Statement and a Covering Letter addressing your suitability for the role outlined in the associated Job Description and Person Specification. If the 1MB file size restriction makes this difficult or impossible, please email all your supporting documentation to CSTHR@ntu.ac.uk.  

Closing date: 9th February 2018

Interview date: TBC

For any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact:

Professor Philip McTernan, Head of Biosciences +44 (0)115 848 3477 or philip.mcternan@ntu.ac.uk

Professor Sergio Rutella, Professor of Cancer Immunotherapy, Biosciences Research Lead +44 (0) 115 848 3205 or sergio.rutella@ntu.ac.uk

Professor Ellen Billett, Biomedical Sciences Research Unit Coordinator, on +44 (0)115 848 6356 or ellen.billett@ntu.ac.uk

To apply please visit https://vacancies.ntu.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=4863 

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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