To comply with new EU laws regarding "cookies", we have updated our Terms and Conditions and provided a detailed description of how cookies work and are used on this website.  By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to those updated Terms and Conditions.
This notice should appear only the first time you visit the site.
View All Vacancies

Senior Lecturer in Food and Nutrition Science

Department of Sport and Exercise

Location:  City South Campus
Salary:  £43,403 to £47,177 per annum
Closing Date:  Friday 05 May 2017
Interview Date:  Tuesday 06 June 2017
Reference:  042017-92

The Faculty of Health Education and Life Sciences in Birmingham City University is seeking exceptional candidates to develop new provision as part of a period of unprecedented growth and development. Birmingham City University is investing £41 Million in a purpose built development. The 10,500m² building at City South Campus in Edgbaston will enable the University to offer a wide range of new allied health, life science and sports courses.

The newly formed department of life sciences plans to add to its academic portfolio a new undergraduate degree in Nutrition and Food Science. Your role will be pivotal in contributing to the development of this new programme by working closely with local/regional employers, students and other key stakeholders. 

We are seeking someone who is passionate about teaching and research and who can inspire their students. Experience of curriculum delivery is essential, as is an ability to work externally with employers and professional bodies.  Ideally the successful candidate will be a registered nutritionist and have completed a PhD in a relevant discipline.

As part of your application, please ensure you upload a CV and Cover Letter explaining clearly how your skills and experience match the requirements of the role. You are advised, where possible, to remove personal details from your CV and Cover Letter such as your name.

For further information please contact Pat James (Associate Professor), Faculty of Health, Education & Life Sciences, Birmingham City University via email: 

For more information about applying and for the job description for the post, please see the current vacancies on the BCU website:

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:
Please note that this role is not capable of sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.
Please note on occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. If this does happen, we will contact all candidates via email who have started but not yet completed their application, giving 48 hours’ notice.  We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.
Birmingham City University holds an Athena Swan Bronze Award and promotes the advancement of gender equality through Representation, Progression and Success for All. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Forgotten Details    Register