Consultant Instructor (Nutrition)

Consultant Instructor (Nutrition)

  • Post Date:4th August 2022
  • Apply Before: 25th August 2022
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Job Description

Job details

Job reference – REQ03381
Date posted – 28/07/2022
Application closing date – 25/08/2022
Location – Canterbury
Salary – £32,348 to £34,308 per annum
Contractual hours – 37
Basis – Full time
Job category/type – Academic

Consultant Instructor (Nutrition) 1.0 fte- (Three years fixed term)  

Background
We are seeking to appoint a ‘Consultant Instructor’ in the field of Nutrition.  The successful candidate will be joining a vibrant team of staff, students and other stakeholders and will play a key part in 1) supporting and developing consultancy and 2) enhancing our outstanding student experience.

The Role
We are seeking to appoint an experienced Sport Scientist to take on the important role of ‘consultant instructors’ working in the field of nutrition for our consultancy unit SportsLab.  SportsLab operates out of the School of Psychology and Life Sciences and is an integral part of the business associated with the Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences.

The consultancy services delivered will account for approximately 50% of your time in this role.  The remaining time will be allocated to delivering the ‘consultancy informed’ curricula that underpins our courses through the delivery of taught sessions to our student cohort.  It is envisaged that these sessions will develop undergraduate and postgraduate skills and competencies through laboratory and practical work aligned with industry requirements.

This role will also support education visits to the University to support local schools and colleges.

The role holders will raise awareness of SportsLab to both internal and external stakeholders; and will seek to explore how SportsLab can facilitate other aspects of University, Faculty, School and Section business within their specialist areas.  The role holder will engage with key staff to deliver the business generated and will play a key role in identifying and managing resources to support their role.  

Requirements
The post holder will have the minimum of a good undergraduate degree (2:1 or above) and a postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline.  The successful candidate will hold an industry relevant qualification in the field of nutrition.  We will consider applicants who are close to completion of these qualifications.  The successful candidate will have experience and a commitment to delivering a high-quality service to a range of stakeholders and be able to demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills. A broader skill set beyond nutrition would also be advantageous (e.g., the wider fields of sport and exercise science/coaching/ PE/sports therapy and rehabilitation).  

Additional Information

Canterbury Christ Church University is committed to equality of opportunity, supporting and encouraging underrepresented groups as well as valuing diversity. We promote wider inclusion through our policies such as the Race Equality Charter, StoneWall for LGBT+ groups and the Disability Confident Scheme, guaranteeing an interview to all disabled candidates which meet the essential criteria for our roles.

We aim to create an inclusive working culture in which all employees feel valued. We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, which are currently underrepresented throughout Canterbury Christ Church. We are committed to improving employment opportunities for ethnic minorities. We also welcome applications from LGB, Trans and Non-binary candidates. All applications decisions and progression opportunities through the University will be determined by personal merit only.

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How To Apply  

Start date for applications: 28 July 2022                       
Closing date for applications: 25 Aug 2022

Interviews are to be held: TBC

Please ensure you include contact details of two employment referees in your application, one of which must be your current/ most recent line manager.

Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.

For more information about this role, please view the job description via the attachments link above.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact damian.coleman@canterbury.ac.uk (strictly no agencies, thank you) quoting reference number REQ03381.

Please note prior consideration for interview will be given to those on the University’s redeployment register.

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