Human communication

Lecturer in human nutrition at UNIVERSITY COLLEGE BIRMINGHAM

Salary: £34,304 – £38,587

Type of Contract : Full time, permanent

Closing Date: 11-02-2022 12 noon

Support/Academic/Management: Academic

UCB is looking for an exceptional individual who can contribute to the teaching of human nutrition and nutrition-related disease modules across the range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs offered by the University.

The candidate must be competent to teach at least three of the following subjects:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Modulation of disease by dietary change
  • Nutrition Journalism
  • Nutrition communication
  • Research methodology, methods and design

The successful candidate will have a background in teaching or training, supported by the ability to contextualize teaching to the nutrition and/or public health sector. You will be an excellent communicator, master the use of computers and work well within a dedicated team.

UCB is committed to providing professional development opportunities and will support obtaining a recognized teaching qualification, if not already held.

We are looking for the successful candidate to have a flexible approach to work; willingness to undertake academic activities in the evenings if necessary and to participate in occasional weekend activities such as recruitment days.

Closing Date: Friday, February 11, 2022 at noon.


  • 50 days of paid leave per year (38 days of annual leave plus 12 holidays and bank holidays)
  • Teachers’ Pension Plan
  • Private medical care
  • Excellent staff development opportunities
  • Salary sacrificing car leasing, technology and cycle programs

Standard information:

UCB is an equal opportunity employer.

All applicants for employment with the University will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of safeguarding and the PREVENT agenda in the context of higher and higher education.

Unless otherwise stated, all roles at UCB will be based onsite at one of our Birmingham City Center campus buildings. It’s not a remote role.

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