Teaching And Research Professor Of Dietetics

at La Trobe University

  • Showcase your exceptional leadership abilities in this newly created role
  • Full time, continuing position based at our Melbourne (Bundoora) campus
  • Professorial appointment - $176,525 per annum plus 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University's success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia's research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on big challenges. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we're passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

About the role

As part of its growth strategy, La Trobe University is seeking a Professor of Dietetics and Human Nutrition (Teaching and Research) in the School of Allied Health, Human Services and Sport, College of Science Health and Engineering,

The position requires an experienced researcher who can provide research leadership and who values excellent student outcomes while understanding modern teaching and learning methods.

You will be expected to play a significant leadership role in optimising teaching and research excellence for the Department, leveraging other strategic investments in the area of Allied Health, Human Services and Sport.

Skills and Experience

To be considered you will have an outstanding research record in Dietetics and extensive networks with a range of researchers, industry and agencies. Strong leadership skills and demonstrated experience in securing external funding, as well as fostering collaborative research partnerships are essential.

This is an exciting opportunity for an established and/or aspiring research leader with ambition to grow and shape a team in a novel, innovative and dynamic research environment.


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Closing date: Sunday 24th March 2019

Position Enquiries: Melissa Favata, Senior Recruitment Business Partner on +61 (03) 9479 2030.

Position Description below:

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Please address the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Description and attach these with your application.

How to apply

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Melissa Favata, Senior Recruitment Business Partner on +61 (03) 9479 2030.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the SAGE Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

Melbourne Victoria Australia

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