Senior Lecturer, Nutrition and Dietetics

Monash University


October 6, 2022


Senior Lecturer, Nutrition and Dietetics

Job No.: 640292

Location: Notting Hill

Employment Type: Part-time, fraction (0.8)

Duration: 12-month fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: Pro-rata of $127,624 - $147,159 pa Level C (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world's top 80 universities
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions
  • Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You'll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you'll need to publish your work. We're a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what's expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

    The Opportunity

    The Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food undertakes nutrition-based multi-disciplinary research and teaching. Course offerings include a three- year undergraduate program in Nutrition Science, the first international course to be accredited by the Association for Nutrition, and a Masters of Dietetics course, accredited by the Dietitians Association of Australia. In 2021, the Department had around 30 PhD students enrolled, and also runs a range of professional development online short-courses.

    Reporting to the Head of Department, Nutrition, Dietetics and Food, the purpose of the position is to conduct research and teach students in the multidisciplinary field of nutrition, enhancing the national and international reputation of the Department. The academic will be responsible for developing, and, where appropriate, leading research collaborations, programs and projects including supervision of PhD students. The position also involves enthusiastic and knowledgeable teaching activities to improve the standing of our main undergraduate and master's degree courses.

    As the successful candidate some of the duties you will be responsible for;

  • The conduct of research: publications in international peer-reviewed top quartile journals including original research, reviews and systematic reviews
  • Significant role in research projects including, where appropriate, leadership of a research team
  • The conduct of tutorials, practical classes, workshops, and/or clinical sessions
  • Initiation and development of course material
  • Course/unit coordination
  • The preparation and delivery of lectures and seminars
  • Supervision of major honours or postgraduate research projects
  • Supervision of the program of study of honours students, of postgraduate students, and undergraduate students engaged in course work
  • The appointee will have a PhD in nutrition or related subject (biochemistry, physiology, cell biology, biomedical science) and standing and/or recognised significant experience in these areas.

    If you believe you can fulfil these requirements, you are strongly encouraged to apply.

    This role is a part-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

    Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".

    We encourage applications from First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities and age groups.

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    Professor Gary Williamson, Head of Department, Nutrition, Dietetics and Food, +61 3 9905 6649

    Position Description

    Senior Lecturer, Nutrition and Dietetics

    Closing Date

    Thursday 6 October 2022, 11:55pm AEDT

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