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LECTURER / SENIOR LECTURER IN NUTRITIONAL THERAPY (TEACHING)

Reference number: SAHC1912-4098

Closing Date: 30/10/2019

Salary: £33,796 to £49,554 with opportunity to progress to £54,131 (AC2/AC3)

Department: School of Allied Health and Community

Hours: 0.8 fte (fractional posts considered)

Start: As soon as possible

Duration: Permanent

Responsible to: Head of Department, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Nutritional Therapy

Responsible for: N/A

Interview date: To be confirmed

Overview

This role offers an exciting opportunity to join a highly successful team of Nutritional Therapists within the School of Allied Health and Community who deliver an innovative and current curriculum in Nutritional Therapy. The post holder will also work collaboratively with colleagues across the School and wider university.

A key aspect of this role is to be actively involved in shared planning, preparation, evaluation and development of all theory, research and clinical practice modules in Nutritional Therapy, including an access module, Post Graduate Diploma and Masters in Nutritional Therapy. There is a strong professional focus on the preparation of students for their role as registered Nutritional Therapy Practitioners, underpinned by providing students with opportunities to see clients within the University Student teaching clinic. The clinic runs in the University McClelland Centre for Health and Wellbeing, alongside the Student-Led Clinic for Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy students. The successful candidate will assess and supervise client consultations, developing this important aspect of the student experience, and take an active role in the development of the Clinic. Therefore, it is important to have an in-depth understanding of this profession and have a minimum of two years in practice.