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Professor / Reader in Human Nutrition & Health

Requisition ID:  3768

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Open Ended
Posted Date: 

We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.


Closing Date: 10.05.2020


Newcastle University is seeking to appoint a senior academic at Professorial or Reader level to the role of Professor / Reader in Human Nutrition and Health. We are looking for a colleague to join us with strong evidence of successful research leadership in nutrition research focused on improving human health.


The successful applicant will use the position to continue, and to enhance, Newcastle’s track record in nutrition research and to deliver world-class research outputs. They will work with senior members of the Human Nutrition Research Centre (HNRC) and the wider University to develop and implement Newcastle’s strategy for nutrition research. Initial teaching commitments will be light but the post-holder will contribute to the design, development and delivery of nutrition teaching at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels. 


Informal enquires about the post can be made with Professor John Mathers at john.mathers@newcastle.ac.uk


Click here to view the candidate Briefing Pack


Interview Date: to be confirmed


Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.


Requisition ID: 3768