Practice Education Tutor (0.6FTE), School of Food and Nutritional Sciences

University College Cork
July 02, 2024
Offerd Salary:€60,816-€71,609
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Practice Education Tutor (0.6FTE), School of Food and Nutritional Sciences

The School of Food & Nutritional Sciences is looking to employ an experienced, enthusiastic Practice Education Tutor. Reporting to the Head of School, this is an exciting opportunity to make a substantial contribution to the delivery of the MSc in Human Nutrition and Dietetics at University College Cork and inspire the workforce of the future. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates, who have relevant experience, to support students and practice education partners of the MSc Human Nutrition and Dietetics.

As a member of the team, you will contribute to the ongoing development of practice placement opportunities for students and coordinate the scheduling of teaching at all practice placement sites. The successful candidate, while based on the UCC campus, at times will also be required to attend the various practice placement sites within the SSWHG, for the provision of practice placement education. The successful candidates will be required to provide academic support, including tutorials, to the MSc students while they are on placement as well as induct any new hospital staff and refresh existing hospital staff of the requirements within the programme and the role of the practice tutor within the department.

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see https: // The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Prof Alan Kelly, Email: [email protected]

For further information on the Department https: // www.

University College Cork is committed to being a fully inclusive global university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) are core values under our Strategic Plan. UCC holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advancing equality in higher education. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of age, care-giving status, disability, ethnicity, gender and/or gender identity or expression status, nationality, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/creed, and/or sexual orientation. We are committed to supporting all staff through flexible working schemes, family-friendly policies, training and development, and staff networks. We value the enrichment that comes from a diverse community and seek to promote equality, prevent discrimination and protect the human rights of each individual in line with equality legislation. We encourage applicants to consult our Dignity and Respect Policy and learn more about our EDI related initiatives .

Appointment may be made on the HSE Senior Dietician Salary Scale (Pro Rata 60%): €60,816-€71,609.

Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy .

We encourage you to reach out to us directly should you require assistance or reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process.

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal (https: // Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to [email protected], quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday 2nd July

No late applications will be accepted.


Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector

Contact Person : Prof Alan kelly Contact Email : [email protected] Job ID : 077811 Contact Number : Close Date : 02-Jul-2024 12:00

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