Lecturer in Exercise Physiology

University of Bedfordshire - School of Sport Science & Physical Activity

Faculty of Education & Sport

Fixed Term Contract, Full-time, Maternity Cover

Location: Based in Bedford, although there may be opportunity to teach at our campus in Milton Keynes.

The School of Sport Science & Physical Activity SSPA is located within the Faculty of Education & Sport on the Bedford Campus and has an unbroken tradition in Physical Education & Sport provision dating back to 1903. Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer in Exercise Physiology.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic school that delivers ten undergraduate and five taught postgraduate courses. The school has a thriving postgraduate research community and works closely with the Institute of Sport and Physical Activity Research.

The school boasts the following purpose built facilities:

  • Six BASES accredited, temperature controlled sport science laboratories
  • An environmental chamber
  • A nutrition research kitchen
  • Two postgraduate research physiology laboratories
  • A state of the art Sport Science & Physical Education Centre

In 2015, we also opened the following new facilities:

  • Gym
  • Strength and conditioning suite
  • Astroturf pitch

Applicants should have demonstrable sector experience that is consistent with our diverse portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. They should hold a PhD or equivalent in a relevant subject area and an appropriate level of research and teaching experience in higher education. We are particularly interested in individuals with a sound understanding of laboratory testing in Sport and Exercise, for example, VO2max, Wingate, anaerobic thresholds and lung function, amongst others. 

In addition, applicants should demonstrate engagement with external partners and industry, experiences providing placement supervision, excellent organisational and communication skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines. 

Interviews will be held on week commencing 4 September 2017.

For a full job description and person specification please click here

Please contact Dr Andrew Mitchell, Head of School for Sport Science & Physical Activity with any questions: Andrew.Mitchell@beds.ac.uk

Further details of the School can be found at: www.beds.ac.uk/howtoapply/departments/sspa

Due to the Home Office and UK Visas & Immigration requirements on immigration and Right to Work in the UK, the University of Bedfordshire can only accept job applications from Non EEA applicants who hold a current Tier 1 or Tier 2 in country visa and their status allows them to work and reside in the UK with no restrictions.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and values the diversity of all its workforce and student population.

To apply:

Please log on to our website www.beds.ac.uk/jobs and complete the online application.

Please quote reference number and job title. Please note CVs will only be accepted in addition to a fully completed application form.

All applications must be received by midnight on the closing date. Applications will not be accepted after this deadline.

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