Institution Name: 
University of Surrey
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Dr Kikki Bodman-Smith
United Kingdom
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The University of Surrey is an international university with a world-class teaching and research profile and an enterprising spirit. Inventive and forward thinking, our heritage shows a recurring theme of
doing things differently – and achieving notable results. 

As a result of our new strategic plan and future vision, the School of Biosciences and Medicine in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences is recruiting an exceptional individual to the following full time academic position to continue to add to the successes that the School, Faculty and University have already enjoyed: Teaching Fellow in Food Science

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The University of Surrey has an excellent reputation for education in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics, having maintained top league table positions for our discipline for the last 3 years and most recently
(November 2017) winning the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Teaching & Research in Food & Nutrition.

The post holder is expected to complement our existing strengths in food science and to be able to collaborate with colleagues across the School of Biosciences and Medicine, the wider Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences and external organisations such as the Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST), to deliver the best possible learning experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.  This post represents part of our planned future growth and development as a School.  If you are a dynamic, forward thinking team player with a ‘can do’ attitude and an ambition to achieve personally then please get in touch. 

Successful applicants will have a PhD in a relevant subject and bring a record of achievement in scholarship.   They will take pride in providing high quality teaching at both undergraduate and  postgraduate levels, working to improve methods of delivery and assessment by exploring, contributing to the development of, and embracing new approaches to pedagogy.

In return we can offer an energetic and forward thinking working environment, leisure facilities and access to a variety of staff development opportunities. Informal enquiries can be made to either Dr  Kikki Bodman-Smith, Director of Learning and Teaching, or Dr Alfred Thumser, Strategic Lead for Education, either by email (via, or telephone (+44 (0) 1483 686920).  For details  on the benefits of working with us, and to apply on-line please visit our website:

We acknowledge, understand and embrace diversity and the School of Biosciences and Medicine is proud to be the recipient of the Equality Challenge Unit Athena SWAN Silver award

Expiration date: 
Sunday, 3. June 2018
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