Professor of Human Health & Nutrition

Queen's University Belfast

The School of Biological Sciences (SBS) and Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) at Queen’s University Belfast is currently seeking to appoint a World-leading Professor in Human Nutrition and Health to enhance delivery on strategy 2030.

The appointee will deliver World-leading research and outputs, educational excellence, whilst enhancing QUB’s global reputation and positively influencing sectorial developments. The post holder is expected to be of the highest World-leading research calibre and will be expected to sustain and drive disciplinary research excellence, whilst utilizing this excellence to drive interdisciplinary innovation particularly with respect to contribution to the development and delivery of clinical experiments (iREACH) and data innovation (Momentum 1.0) linked to the Belfast Regional City Deal and also engage with the newly funded All-Ireland Co-Centre for Sustainable and Resilient FOOD Systems. This appointee will work to increase capacity for world-leading collaborative research across the Faculties of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences (including the Institute for Global Food Security) and Engineering and Physical Sciences. The appointee will also play a key role in the expansion of postgraduate teaching and research within the School of Biological Sciences and the Institute for Global Food Security. The appointee will have the opportunity to negotiate a mutually agreed and flexible workplan to maximise these opportunities. Significant contributions to the mentoring and development of early-career staff are also expected, to support and enable staff to develop large-scale externally funded research projects and deliver impactful research outputs of the highest quality.

Pay: £Competitive
Hours: Full time
Closes: 17 June