Senior Lecturer in Dietetics

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Senior Lecturer in Dietetics

  • Post Date:27th November 2019
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    Salary £39,609 - £48,677 per annum
Job Description

Senior Lecturer in Dietetics

Full-time, permanent

£39,609 – £48,677 per annum

Waterside Campus

Ref: UN3292

About the Job

The University of Northampton is looking for a qualified Dietitian with clinical and educational experience for a 1.0FTE Senior Lecturer substantive position. The role will include developing and teaching pre-registration programmes.

We are seeking an experienced Dietetics educator to join our enthusiastic team and contribute to the delivery of education and research in the Health Professions subject group. Our portfolio includes both full-time and part-time delivery of education at BSc, MSc and PhD levels across the various Health professions.

About You

You will have expertise in dietetics education, curriculum design and research and bring current or very recent experience in facilitating the dietetics education. You will have an understanding of using research methodology and a commitment to the research agenda. You will be joining a team which is committed to your professional development and support as an educator.

You must be registered with the Health Professions Council, be educated to at least Masters level with evidence of active continuing professional development.


Essential: BSc (Hons) in Dietetics (or equivalent); Master’s degree in relevant subject

Desirable: PhD or Doctorate in a relevant subject, completed or within 12 months of completion.


Our Faculty of Health and Society offers more than just a learning environment for students – the team is focused on improving the health and wellbeing of people living and working across Northamptonshire. Our research aims to address inequalities through innovative interdisciplinary research, education and enterprise to improve the whole population’s health and wellbeing.

We pride ourselves on our emphasis on participation and our interprofessional relationships. Our ability to draw on academic expertise from disciplines as diverse as biochemistry and psychology, as well as those more traditionally related to health and social care, means that we can consider real-world problems holistically.

About Us

The University of Northampton’s focus on a personalised learning experience for our students was recently cited by HEFCE as a reason for our Gold award in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017. To augment this approach further we have adopted an ‘Active Blended Learning’ (ABL) approach which places greater emphasis on student-centred activities that support the development of subject knowledge, understanding, independent learning and digital fluency. Successful candidates for academic posts at the University of Northampton will be expected to adopt ABL as standard in their teaching practice.

This is an exciting time to join our University following our relocation in September 2018 to a new purpose-built, town-centre campus designed to adapt to 21st century teaching and the ABL model. We are looking to recruit individuals who share our passion for innovation, creativity and social impact and who will play a key role as we realise our ambition of transforming lives for the better and inspiring positive change.

The University of Northampton is one of only two Ashoka U Changemaker Campuses in the UK, and in 2017 was awarded the Social Enterprise Gold Mark, an independent guarantee that we have proven to our employees, students and stakeholders that we are committed to continuous improvement across our business in order to consistently deliver a positive impact on people and planet.

Right to Work

All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview.


The University of Northampton as an employer strives to achieve diversity among its staff which reflects the communities it serves.

To apply, please visit:

Closing date: 03 January 2020.

Interview date: 20 January 2020.

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