Lecturer in Food Innovation

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7073752 (Ref.No. ENVFS1018)
Posted: January 6, 2021

Job Description

Are you an academic with a proven ability to carry out teaching and research in Food Innovation? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in a research-intensive Russell Group University? Do you have an excellent research record and proven success obtaining funding?

The School of Food Science and Nutrition is the oldest and highest ranked university department of food science in the UK. The School is continuing to invest in new academic staff, expanding its capability in food innovation. The post will expand the research capability of the School by investigating the role ingredients and food processing in innovative and sustainable food products that can improve health and wellbeing. We are seeking to appoint a lecturer in the field of food innovation with an emphasis on food quality and sustainability. The post holder will be required to deliver inspirational teaching and supervision as well as internationally recognised research. We invite applications from outstanding academics of who are able to demonstrate a track record in student education, research and academic leadership. 

As a lecturer in the School of Food Science and Nutrition, you will carry out teaching and research in the field of food innovation and contribute to academic leadership. Your research will focus particularly on understanding the roles of ingredients and food processing in structuring novel, palatable and sustainable functional foods for better health. You will be a member of the Food Colloids and Bioprocessing research group, building collaborations with research groups in the school, the wider university, nationally and internationally.

With a passion for undertaking research-led teaching as well as a vision and drive to develop a prestigious internationally competitive research portfolio, you will make a significant impact on the performance, stature and profile of student education and research at the University of Leeds. You will have a PhD in a relevant field, and a proven record of both research outputs and teaching in a university environment.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Professor Alan Mackie, Head of the School of Food Science and Nutrition

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 2959

Email: a.r.mackie@leeds.ac.uk

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Environment
School/Institute:  School of Food Science & Nutrition
Category:  Teaching
Grade:  Grade 8
Salary:  £41,526 to £49,553 p.a.
Working Time:  100% - We will consider job share / flexible working arrangements
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Monday 04 January 2021
Closing Date:  Wednesday 03 February 2021
Reference:  ENVFS1018

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