Professor in Nutrition, Dietetics and Food

Monash University Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Professor – Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food

Job No: 622317

Location: Notting Hill

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $192,149 pa Level E (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Achieve alongside world-renowned experts in the field
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities

The University

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure, and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you’ll need to publish your work. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

The Department

The Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, is the largest faculty at Monash University, and, home to the School of Clinical Sciences and the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food.

The Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food has expanded rapidly since its inauguration in 2009. Its course offerings including a three-year undergraduate program in Nutrition Science which is the first international course to be accredited by the Association for Nutrition and a Masters of Dietetics course, accredited by the Dietitians Association of Australia. The Department has a wide range of interests in nutrition, dietetics, and food research with expertise stretching across the lifespan from infants through to the elderly.

The Opportunity

The Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food is seeking an outstanding candidate to join the Department. The successful candidate will capitalise and build on existing research and educational strengths to develop a high-performing team of academic and professional staff contributing to the research strategy and output of the department, and also provide outstanding educational opportunities to our students.

To be successful in this role you will have a proven track record in individual research excellence and evidence of leadership through building and developing capability in an academic or research environment. You will have a PhD and be recognised as a leader in a discipline relevant to Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and be committed to encouraging a diverse and inclusive environment in which staff and students have the opportunity to flourish.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a passionate team at a leading university in a highly engaged department.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University may require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

The successful applicant will need to possess a current valid Police check.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs”.


Professor Gary Williamson, Head of Department, Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food

T. +61 3 9905 6649


Position Description

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Closing Date

Tuesday 17 August 2021, 11:55pm AEST