Lecturer in Nutrition Science

at Deakin University

SALARY RANGE: $90,779 - $107,553 pa (plus 17% super)

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time and continuing

LOCATION: Melbourne, Burwood Campus


The Lecturer will be required to teach, undertake research and publish in the area of nutrition science. This will include:

  • Teaching in the area of nutrition science, nutritional biochemistry and physiology, nutrition across the lifespan and diet and disease, at the undergraduate and postgraduate level
  • An emerging reputation in research and scholarship, through publication or exhibition in quality outlets
  • Demonstrating excellent scholarly learning and teaching at the undergraduate level (including for example in the cloud and in clinical settings)
  • Making a contribution to the implementation of the University's Strategic Agenda


  • PhD in Nutrition or a relevant field (or equivalent)
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and administer assessment regimes and provide feedback that fosters independent learning
  • Ability to present research seminars and publish in reputed international journals
  • Ability to contribute to the development and maintenance of partnerships with professional associations and (the nutrition sector and) with domestic educational institutions (and industry)

For a full list of the selection criteria please see the position description (see below).

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 4 June 2017

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For a full copy of the position description and to apply online, please visit our website.

CONTACT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Dr Alison Booth, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Tel +61 3 9251 7211, Email alison.booth@deakin.edu.au

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