Professor in Physical Activity and Health

University of Stirling - Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport

Post Details

Location: Stirling Campus                             

The Post

Applications are invited for the post of Professor in Physical Activity and Health in the Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport.

This position offers an exciting opportunity to play a leading role in delivering the University’s strategic vision for sport. As Professor of Physical Activity and Health you will provide leadership in respect of the Faculty’s growing research activities in physical activity and health. You will be expected to enhance the work of colleagues in the Faculty and wider university, working in these areas through collaborative applications for funding and collaborative publications. You will have experience of obtaining grant funding and will have an internationally recognised publication profile in physical activity and health related areas.

The University’s status as Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence is expected to provide opportunities for you to play a leading role in developing research collaborations within Scottish Universities and beyond. You will also be expected to explore and lead collaborative opportunities within the University and across the Faculty, in particular with the Physiology, Exercise and Nutrition Research Group.

Description of Duties

The successful applicant will be expected to undertake internationally excellent research, high quality relevant teaching, appropriate administration and other activities in order to support and develop the academic profile of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport.

In addition to making a full contribution to the Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport’s research activities, the successful candidates will be required to:

  • Generate significant research grant and contract income to support research activity.
  • Contribute to taught programmes across the Faculty.
  • Contribute to teaching and supervision activities at Doctoral level.
  • Carry out administrative tasks as determined by the Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport.
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