Job vacancies

Current job vacancies in the field of nutrition can be found below.


Professor/Associate Professor Dietetics

Applications close: Sunday, 6 October 2019

Swinburne University of Technology are looking for a Professor/Associate Professor who will be committed to building two-way clinical and research partnerships in Australia and internationally and who is enthusiastic about developing the Dietetics profile of Swinburne University. The successful candidate will also contribute to the administration, leadership and delivery of the Masters of Dietetics course and ongoing curriculum development of units offered by the Discipline.

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Research/Senior Research Officer

Applications close: Sunday, 6 October 2019

The Riddet Institute at Massey University in New Zealand are seeking a high-achieving researcher with a strong background in nutrition and biological modelling to undertake research as part of the Riddet Institute Sustainable Nutrition Initiative and is part of our CoRE programme. This project is about the ongoing development of a model to test scenarios for one of the most pressing issues facing us – how to sustainably feed everyone in the future.

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PhD opportunity

Applications close: Thursday, 24 October 2019

The topic of the PhD research program is ‘The influence of dietary composition on appetite regulation, energy metabolism and weight loss success’. This project has many outcomes including assessment of traditional (e.g. lipids, glucose, nutrition and physical activity) and emerging areas of interest (e.g. microbiome). The specific PhD studies will be discussed with the supervisory team, and the PhD scholar can bring in his/her own ideas on the specific PhD studies.

The student will gain key skills and training in fundamental higher degree research including systematic literature searches, study design and quantitative methods, data collection and analyses, project management, statistics and scientific writing.

The student will be hosted at the University of South Australia City East campus, with opportunity to collaborate with researchers of the other universities involved in the project. Selection of applicants will be based on merit. It is anticipated that the student will be competitive for an Australian Research Training Program scholarship.

The PhD scholar will be supervised by Dr Alison Hill (APD), A/Prof Alison Coates, Prof Jon Buckley, and Sharayah Carter (APD).

For more information please contact Dr Alison Hill on or (08) 8302 1817.

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