- Glasgow Caledonian University Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
- £46,974 - £54,395 per year
- Contract Type:
- Position Type:
- Full Time
- 35 hours per week
We currently have two full time/open ended opportunities:
- 1.0FTE Grade 7 Lecturer in Dietetics and
- 1.0FTE Grade 7 Lecturer in Human Nutrition and Dietetics
Please confirm which role(s) you wish to be considered as part of your application
Flexible/part-time working arrangements will be considered
Glasgow Caledonian – the largest and leading modern university in Scotland - is a vibrant, values-led university with campuses in the heart of Glasgow and London. With a strong commitment to high quality education and research which supports the communities we serve, we have strong partnerships with employers to ensure our students get the careers they dream of and deserve.
In 2023 we rocketed into the top 40 universities in the UK in the highly regarded Guardian University Guide, were ranked the UK’s 2nd top performing modern university in the inaugural Daily Mail guide, and entered the top highly coveted 50 UK universities in the 2024 Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide for the first time. We are the top performing modern University in Scotland in all three guides. We are the only Scottish university with EcoCampus Platinum accreditation and were ranked second in Scotland for sustainability in the most recent People and Planet league table.
With a wide range of professionally accredited courses and links with over 300 industry partners, we have the highest proportion of undergraduate level graduates in highly skilled occupations (83%) compared to other Scottish modern universities - with 91% of our students in employment or further study within fifteen months of graduating (HESA 2023). We are Scotland’s leading provider of Graduate Apprenticeships. We are committed to widening participation, helping more people from diverse backgrounds into university. With campuses in Glasgow, London and New York, we have transnational partnerships around the world, supporting more than 22,000 students from nearly 120 countries.
Guided by our values – integrity, responsibility, creativity and confidence - we transform the lives of the people and communities we serve.
To support our continuing growth, we are seeking to appoint a new Lecturer in Dietetics and a new Lecturer in Human Nutrition and Dietetics, within the Department of Occupational Therapy and Human Nutrition and Dietetics within the School of Health and Life Sciences. Within a multidisciplinary School, the Department of Occupational Therapy and Human Nutrition and Dietetics delivers three highly successful programmes: BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition and Dietetics and BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy as well as the MSc Occupational Therapy (pre-registration) and contributes to the university’s core research excellence, fostered via Research Centre for Health (ReaCH). The department has a strong applied health focus to all teaching and research activities. We work in partnership with staff, students and external stakeholders embedding excellence, engagement and energy into every aspect of our activities. We are committed to providing an excellent student experience and promoting the use of technologies to enhance the quality of our educational provision and student experience. Our commitment to student focused, innovative and flexible learning strategies is supported by state -of- the art facilities, which are accessible and exciting for all our students. Our learning, teaching, research, and community engagement is informed by our commitment to the Common Good.
As a Lecturer in our Department you will have a focus on providing high-quality learning and teaching that is underpinned by scholarly activity. We are keen to receive applications from people who will enhance our delivery of and reputation in Human Nutrition and Dietetics although expertise in other related areas is welcomed.
Applicants who wish to apply for the Lecturer in Dietetics post, should hold a MSc level degree or working towards a postgraduate qualification in an appropriate area related to Human nutrition and Dietetics and be a registered Dietitian with the HCPC. Applicants who wish to apply for the Lecturer in Human Nutrition and Dietetics post should hold a MSc level degree or working towards a postgraduate qualification in an appropriate area related Human nutrition and Dietetics and ideally be a registered Nutritionist (e.g. AfN, BASES) or a registered Dietitian with the HCPC.
Lecturers are expected to contribute to the delivery and assessment of existing modules, supervision, and the enhancement of the student experience our BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition and Dietetics and other postgraduate programmes delivered by the School. Prior experience of supporting student learning, teaching and assessment in higher education and/or in industry/practice settings (e.g. NHS/ third sector) is essential. The Department of Occupational Therapy and Human Nutrition and Dietetics promotes innovation in learning and teaching and, therefore, we are keen to appoint an individual with experience of e-learning and online environments. A higher education teaching qualification and/or Fellow status with AdvanceHE is desirable. The post holders will also be expected to contribute to ensuring curricula are current and compliant with internal and external regulatory frameworks (e.g. BDA and HCPC)
If you wish to know more about these opportunities, or for an informal discussion, please feel free to contact Dr Alexandra Mavroeidi, Head of Occupational Therapy and Human Nutrition and Dietetics Department, (firstname.lastname@example.org) (+44 (0)141 331 8812)
As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as our values in everything that we do. As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.
Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success.
The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines.
As a Disability Confident 'Committed' employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident 'Committed' level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.
The University also holds the Carer Positive ‘Engaged’ employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.
Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant.
The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.
Please note that the appointments will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).