Associate Professor in Sensory and Consumer Science

University of Nottingham - Food Sciences

Location: Sutton Bonington

Salary: £50,618 to £60,410 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

The University of Nottingham is seeking to employ an ambitious and visionary mid-career 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 collectively 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 of delivering innovative and collaborative research, and excellent student focussed and research led teaching. Your excellent communication skills will aid your ability to liaise effectively with different stakeholders and collaborators within and outside the University. Boasting world class facilities, such as the The Samworth Laboratory in Flavour Science, the Sensory Science Centre and the Sir Peter Mansfield Imagine 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, 36.25h per week permanent position. Job share arrangements may be considered. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to, tel: 01159516246. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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

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