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Lecturer in International Food Supply Networks and Sustainability

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out teaching and research in international food supply networks & sustainability?  Do you have an excellent research record and proven success obtaining funding? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in a research-intensive Russell Group University?

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated environmental social scientist with a focus on sustainability and international food supply networks, to contribute to building a new cross University centre on food and the environment and to lead the development and operation of a new cross-faculty Masters programme. 

You will lead lectures and workshops across the sustainability Masters suite of programmes drawing on cutting edge theory and novel data sets from the sector.  Your research should be within a relevant subject area and should be interdisciplinary, to bridge social science, business management, international development and environmental science.

The University offers uniquely powerful commercial innovation opportunities – with internationally recognised strengths in sustainability science, food science and technology, social and health sciences, plant science and agriculture, and environmental and Earth systems research - through globally leading interdisciplinary advances.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Professor William Young, Co-Director of the Sustainability Research Institute

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 1640, email:


Dr Jamie Van Alstine, Co-Director of the Sustainability Research Institute

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 7531, email:


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Environment
School/Institute:  School of Earth and Environment
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 8
Salary:  £39,992 to £47,722 p.a.
Working Time:  100%
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Wednesday 04 October 2017
Interview Date:  Tuesday 21 November 2017
Reference:  ENVEE1189
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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