|Salary:||£35,326 to £50,296|
|Placed On:||25th November 2021|
|Closes:||5th December 2021|
The School of Health Sciences is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic Dietitian as a full-time Lecturer for the Masters of Dietetics (MDiet) Course. The school benefits from purpose built, state-of-the-art facilities, including a human performance laboratory, a clinical skills area and a patient volunteer centre.
You will join a friendly and supportive team of Dietitians, Exercise Scientists, Public Health Specialists, and other Allied Health Professions, to support the development of the nutrition and dietetic curriculum. You should be a HCPC Registered Dietitian with a postgraduate qualification at Masters level or above preferable, but not essential. Significant expertise in clinical dietetics alongside experience of providing practice-based education is advantageous.
You will support the School in the delivery and ongoing development of the MDiet course, as well as the delivery of a range of nutrition-related CPD modules. You will work with the team to develop innovative, blended learning experiences for students, supporting them to become confident and capable dietetic graduates. Part of the role will include the co-ordination of practice-based placements, the development of new and simulated practice-based learning as well as liaison with Practice Educators.
You will be expected to contribute to the research base of the School in the supervision of students and through the development of a personal research profile. Opportunities to develop your scholarly activity, including the opportunity to further your own teaching skills and qualifications will be fully supported within the school.
This post is subject to the individual being required to join the PVG scheme. For more information, visit: www.mygov.scot/pvg-scheme
We would particularly welcome applications from men as they are under-represented in this area of our workforce.
Grade 7 Salary Scale: £35,326 – 40,927
Grade 8 Salary Scale: £42,149 – 50,296
Salary on appointment will be dependent upon experience.
Candidates with limited or no prior experience as an academic will be placed on the first point of the Grade 7 scale. Consideration will be given to offering an Academic Attraction Payment (adjusted annually) for those candidates who have specific industry knowledge, skills or, expertise which are required for the position.
Please see the job attachments for further information regarding the Grade 7 and Grade 8 criteria. Further guidance on Academic Attraction Payments can be found here.
Informal enquiries are encouraged and welcomed by contacting Dr Karen Allan, Academic Team Lead for Dietetics email@example.com
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