Assistant Professor in Human Physiology and/or Nutrition

Closing date: 31 July 2019

The School of Life Sciences seeks applications for an Assistant Professor in Human physiology and/or Nutrition to lead a research programme relevant to research strengths in human physiology and nutritional metabolism at the University. This role will contribute to teaching on one or more of the Bachelor of Medical Sciences, Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science, Bachelor of Sports Rehabilitation and Master of Nutrition and Dietetics degrees.

As the successful candidate, you will be a member of the Division of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience and will be expected to have a track record of research that dovetails with current translational research initiatives within the cross-campus
Metabolic and Molecular Physiology research group that spans Nottingham and Derby Medical School sites and wider University strategic research structures (MRC/ARUK Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing, Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis Research Versus Arthritis, ARUK Pain Centre, Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging Centre and the Nottingham NIHR Biomedical Research Centre).

The successful applicant will demonstrate how their current track record can be further developed to augment human physiology and/or nutrition research in Nottingham. As the role holder, they will have access to excellent human imaging, metabolism and physiology research facilities. Candidates who have experience in this research area using animal models and wish to translate their research to the human condition will also be considered.

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