Lecturer in Food Science

University of Leeds
Leeds, United Kingdom
£41,526 to £49,553 p.a.
Jun 06, 2021
Jul 03, 2021
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Are you an academic with a proven ability to carry out teaching and research in Food Science?

Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in a research-intensive Russell Group University?

Do you have an excellent research record and proven success obtaining funding?

The School of Food Science and Nutrition is the oldest and highest ranked university department of food science in the UK. The School is continuing to invest in new academic staff, expanding its capability in food innovation. The post will expand the research capability of the School by investigating the role food processing including fermentation on the properties of food products. We are seeking to appoint a lecturer in the field of physical chemistry with an emphasis on food processing including brewing. The post holder will be required to deliver inspirational teaching and supervision as well as internationally recognised research. We invite applications from outstanding academics of who are able to demonstrate a track record in student education, research and academic leadership.

As a lecturer in the School of Food Science and Nutrition, you will carry out teaching and research in the field of physical chemistry of food and contribute to academic leadership. Your research will focus particularly on understanding the roles of ingredient interactions and food processing in structuring novel, palatable and sustainable functional foods for better health. You will be a member of the Food Colloids and Bioprocessing research group, building collaborations with research groups in the school, the wider university, nationally and internationally.

With a passion for undertaking research-led teaching as well as a vision and drive to develop a prestigious internationally competitive research portfolio, you will make a significant impact on the performance, stature and profile of student education and research at the University of Leeds. You will have a PhD in a relevant field, and a proven record of both research outputs and teaching in a university environment.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Professor Alan Mackie, Head of the School of Food Science and Nutrition

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 2959

Email: a.r.mackie@leeds.ac.uk