Professor/Associate Professor of Metabolic Health

Nottingham Trent University

Campus: Clifton

We are looking for a full Professor or Associate Professor of Metabolic health to contribute to research in the Department of Biosciences in the area of metabolic disease with clinical insight into human obesity, type 2 diabetes and/or nutrition. Your expertise in clinically aligned metabolic research will complement current activities within the department and may link to wider research in the School, for example in sport science, exercise and health. You will provide research leadership and help to strengthen the reputation of the Department and School.

 This is an exciting opportunity to help shape developments in research and teaching within Biosciences, which is the largest department in the School of Science and Technology. You will work within our rapidly evolving Clifton Campus, a multi-award-winning greenfield site. The facilities to support work in the area of metabolic health within the department of Biosciences and beyond are substantial. 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 are several researchers working within the department to support coordinated research activities in this area. We have also recently opened an interdisciplinary science and technology building, with state of the art bioscience research and teaching labs at Clifton.

 Nottingham Trent University is currently the University of the Year (Times Higher Education Awards) and the Modern University of the Year (Good University Guide). It is renowned for innovative research with strong links to industry and its excellent teaching that shape lives and society. 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

Ideally, we would appoint a full Professor (Band 1-3) but will also consider an Associate Professor appointment, as defined in the job descriptions. Please apply on-line, submitting a statement of achievement (for Professor or Associate Professor) from the given template along with your combined CV and covering letter. Please refer to how you fit the person specification in your covering letter.

Closing date: 25th March 2018

1st stage interview date: 17th April 2018

2nd stage interview date: 8th May 2018

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

Professor Philip McTernan, Head of Biosciences +44 (0)115 848 3477 or

Professor Sergio Rutella, Professor of Cancer Immunotherapy, Biosciences Research Lead +44 (0) 115 848 3205 or

Professor Ellen Billett, Biomedical Sciences Research Unit Coordinator, on +44 (0)115 848 6356 or

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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