As one of the largest provider of allied health professionals in the region, we offer a diverse range of award-winning and innovative degree courses. Our work is professionally recognised, accredited and respected. We are proud of our diverse and inclusive learning environment that encourages discussion, debate, shared learning and interdisciplinary co-operation. Our innovative, vibrant programmes reflect our research activity, which enriches and informs the student experience.
About the role:
The Department of Health Professions offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Nutritional Sciences, Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Sport and Exercise Medicine, Post Graduate Medicine, and we are planning to introduce MSc preregistration Dietetics within the next two years. We also have a vibrant research student community across all disciplines.
Our courses are designed to combine academic, work based knowledge with practical experience, and skills to ensure our students are fit for practice, fit for employment and make a valued contribution to the advancement of knowledge in both nutrition and dietetics and the wider health and social care agenda.
Technology and creativity are at the heart of the student experience in the Department and we are committed to delivering innovative teaching methods to enhance learning, using a range of technologies, mobile apps, simulation and virtual reality for skills development.
The successful applicant will contribute to both the curriculum and the enhancement of student experience whilst actively participating in departmental activities.
The post-holder will be required to teach nutrition related subjects at postgraduate level and undergraduate level, with a specific focus on clinical nutrition, nutritional assessment and epidemiology. You will be required to work closely with a range of academics, researchers and clinicians and other professionals across the wider health and social care sector.
The ideal candidate must demonstrate excellent oral and written competencies, interpersonal skills and a willingness to work in multidisciplinary teams in addition to having considerable knowledge and experience of working at a clinical level.
The successful applicant will be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council, be a member of the B.D.A. and currently working clinically in a senior position.
Applicants should have a good first degree and a PhD, or other doctoral level qualification, in a relevant discipline area. You will ideally have previous experience in educating nutrition or dietetic students in a University or clinical setting.
Permanent, 37 hours per week
Working at Manchester Met:
Manchester Metropolitan University is a great place to work, and you will be part of a great team. We are ambitious for our staff; ourselves and we recognise the key contribution our colleagues make by Staff being one of our four strategic priorities.
In addition to a great working environment, you will have access to the University facilities including sport, library and wide range of benefits including health and wellbeing support.
We offer a competitive salary alongside an industry beating pension scheme. We also offer generous holiday packages, which include 35 days per year holiday, plus Christmas shutdown, plus bank holidays.
If you would like to join our people and share our ambition, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and covering letter via our application portal.
If you would like to join our team and share our ambition for excellence in student education and research, we would love to hear from you.
Informal enquiries to discuss this role are welcomed and may be made to Dr Julie Wright, Head of Department, email@example.com or Mrs Anne Turner, Principal Lecturer, Nutritional sciences firstname.lastname@example.org.
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