Lecturer in Human Nutrition and Dietetics

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Qualifications and Experience 

The successful candidate must possess a PhD from a recognized university, which should be in Nutrition, Dietetics or a closely related field. 

Candidates should also possess:

  • Ideally at least three (3) years’ teaching experience at a recognized tertiary institution
  • Experience in teaching courses related to Dietetics and Normal & Community Nutrition
  • Good record of research and publications in reputable, peer-reviewed journals
  • Demonstrated experience in the support of professional organizations in the discipline
  • Proficiency in at least one (1) of the following areas:
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Intuitional Dietetics and Nutrition
  • Normal and Community Nutrition
  • Demonstrated proficiency in and commitment to high-quality classroom instruction, new course development and contributing to programme development and evaluation 

Candidates with the following would have an advantage:

  • Advanced level training in Food Systems
  • Advanced level training in Community Nutrition and Institutional Nutrition
  • Experience in teaching courses related to food systems
  • Extensive experience engaging in community-related nutrition research
  • Experience in teaching courses at the postgraduate level
  • Experience in successful supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Experience working with local and regional public health administrators
  • Experience of collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams, field research and on-line teaching
  • Prior success in managing, coordinating and supervising a student-run training facility/kitchen
  • A record of training and experience in engaging and supporting diverse groups in education, research and practice in Food Systems and Normal & Community Nutrition
  • Prior success in the analysis of nutrition data at the community or national level 

The following would be considered assets:

  • Training in Food Consumption Surveys and Analysis
  • Experience in undertaking and/or analysing Food Consumption surveys at the national or sub-national level
  • A good track record of developing thematic research programmes and a history of attracting research funding
  • Experience in applying research findings to satisfy industry needs
  • Experience in teaching courses in Food Systems at the tertiary level
  • Experience in revision of existing curriculum or development of new curriculum to keep abreast of development and innovation in the area of expertise
  • Practical skills in Community Nutrition and Food Systems
  • Proficiency in both face-to-face and online teaching 

Candidates must be Registered Dietitians and Nutritionists.

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Applications received after the deadline date will not be considered.

Deadline for receipt of applications: 2022 December 04

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