Lecturer in Food Manufacturing (Quality and Technical Management)
National Centre for Food Manufacturing
Salary: From £33,199 per annum
This post is full time, permanent.
Interview Date: Friday 10 May 2019
The National Centre for Food Manufacturing requires a Lecturer in Food Manufacturing (Quality & Technical Management) to inspire our students and assist the career development of aspiring quality and technical managers. You will have significant experience of working within a technical management role in the UK Food Industry and will have a passion for developing the skills of teams and individuals. Whilst experience of teaching is highly desirable, it is not essential and the role would suit an appropriately qualified industry professional who is looking for a change of career and an opportunity to share their knowledge and experience to bring benefit to others.
A satellite campus of the University of Lincoln, The National Centre for Food Manufacturing is a major resource for the UK’s food industry with over 250 major companies accessing courses, technical services and research. Our clients include the major national and global food manufacturing businesses and leading supermarkets and we collaborate with many international partners and universities. The NCFM has outstanding sector-focused facilities, including a state-of-the-art food factory demonstrating cutting edge food automation.
All of NCFM’s students are employed in the food industry and study on a part-time basis, with distance learning supported by block release the platform for delivery. The post holder will deliver teaching and learning to students studying on NCFM‘s Higher Education provision (Higher and Degree Apprenticeships, Degrees and postgraduate provision) and apprenticeships and short courses. They will be committed to helping students learn and to the continued improvement in teaching practice and the student experience. As much of the delivery is by distance learning, strong IT skills are essential. Along with teaching, the post holder will also contribute to the NCFM’s applied research and innovation agenda, supporting the delivery of research projects and practical trials.
The post holder will have a strong practical background quality and technical management in the UK food industry along with a passion for helping people to learn and businesses to advance. An academic background is not essential and the role would very much suit an industry professional who is looking for a change of career focus.
Please note this is a “teaching & projects” role, and whilst research and scholarly activity are part of the role, the post is not suitable for individuals seeking to pursue a purely research focussed career.
Food technology is central to the University of Lincoln's strategy and this post offers potential candidates a unique opportunity for career development in an environment that is both academically stimulating and business engaged.
Please note that this post requires an Enhanced DBS check