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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Nutrition
Monash University Malaysia

Date Posted Mar. 10, 2023
Title Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Nutrition
University Monash University Malaysia
Subang Jaya, Malaysia
Department School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Application Deadline Mar. 31, 2023
Position Start Date Jun. 1, 2023
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Nutrition and Dietetics

A Level B/C academic is expected to make contributions to the teaching effort of the university and to carry out activities to maintain and develop her/his scholarly, research and/or professional activities relevant to the profession or discipline.

This position is based at Main Campus and the appointee will contribute to teaching in the Bachelor of Human Nutrition. In addition, the appointee will be expected to undertake research projects for the Bachelor of Human Nutrition. The appointee should have a track record of research in the area of Nutrition and actively contribute toward administration service and unit coordination within the School.

Key responsibilities

  1. Contribute to curriculum development, innovation, enhancement and quality assurance in the undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum
  2. Develop and deliver innovative and excellent teaching, learning and assessment experiences for undergraduate and postgraduate students
  3. Conduct high quality research, maintaining an active record of publication and building a profile of grants and PhD student supervision
  4. Support the development and implementation of a research strategy for School of Medicine and Health Sciences consistent with the research priorities of Monash University Malaysia and Monash University
  5. Participate in collaborations with other universities and with government, industry and/or civil society to drive research impact and educational excellence
  6. Support the management of education, research and/or administration in the School through, for example, participation in committees
  7. May undertake the role of unit coordinator and/or chief examiner for Bachelor of Human Nutrition

Key selection criteria

  1. A Master or a doctoral qualification (PhD) with at least 3 year working academic experience in Nutrition or a nutrition related discipline OR 2 years related professional practice experience
  2. Demonstrated experience in the development of curriculum content
  3. A strong record of teaching which demonstrates a commitment to educational innovation.
  4. An excellent research record, with a strong trajectory in publications, grants and PhD/Masters/Honours supervision
  5. Experience in working with partners in universities, government and/or civil society
  6. Demonstrated skills and experience in collaboration and teamwork
  7. Current experience in either working or delivery of public health/community nutrition will be highly regarded

Monash University is Australia’s largest university, and a member of the prestigious Group of Eight. Monash is consistently ranked in the world's top 100 universities, reflecting our strong commitment to academic and research excellence.

Monash is a global university, with four local campuses in Australia, as well as international locations in Malaysia, China, Italy, India and Indonesia. A unique alliance with the University of Warwick (UK) sits alongside an array of international collaborations with leading universities and corporations around the world, expanding our global network. 

Established in 1998, Monash University Malaysia is Monash’s third largest campus and one of Malaysia's most respected universities. We were awarded a 6-star SETARA rating by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia in 2017 and 2019, cementing our position in the very top cohort of outstanding universities in the country.

As a research intensive institution, Monash University Malaysia is Monash's platform for scholarly engagement with Southeast Asia. We offer degrees in arts and social sciences, business, engineering, information technology, medicine and health sciences, pharmacy, and science across seven schools. Our students come from Malaysia and more than 70 countries around the world. We have over 9,000 students and more than 800 staff.

Monash University Malaysia is located in Greater Kuala Lumpur, in the Klang Valley, one of Southeast Asia’s industrial hotspots. We sit in the heart of the rapidly developing economic corridor linking Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and beyond. Our research is oriented towards deep engagement with this dynamic social and industrial landscape, addressing core challenges of sustainable development in the region.

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The School of Medicine and Health Sciences was established in 2005. The School’s vision is to become a leading medical school in Asia, as measured by the quality and impact of its teaching and research, and, through these, to engage with and serve the community. By pursuing this vision, the school contributes to the University’s mission to improve the human condition by advancing knowledge and fostering creativity. 

The School offers the Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine, Bachelor of Human Nutrition, Bachelor of Psychology and Business, Bachelor of Psychology, Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours), Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours), Master of Professional Counselling, Master of Biomedical Science and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programs.  

Delivery of the medicine program is spread over several locations with the first two years being taught at the Monash University Malaysia at Main Campus in Bandar Sunway, Selangor while the subsequent three years being taught at the Clinical School in Johor Bahru.  

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Contact Information

  • Krystal Tan
    School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Monash University Malaysia
    Subang Jaya


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