Lecturer in Social Sport Development or Sport Management

Abertay University - School of Social and Health Sciences

Abertay is a modern university with a global outlook, rooted in its local and national communities. Last year we marked the 125th anniversary of our foundation as an institution dedicated to supporting science, industry and the professions with a distinctive interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary approach to teaching, research and knowledge exchange. 

The University now seeks to appoint the following post

  • Lecturer in Sport Development OR Sport Management within the School of Social and Health Sciences.

The School of Social and Health Sciences delivers programmes and applied research in the areas of mental health nursing and counselling, psychology, sociology, and sport and exercise. There has been significant growth in the School’s research output in recent years. The School is now further developing its provision as well as establishing a centre of excellence in mental health nursing and the Dundee Academy of Sport.

Reporting to the Head of Division (Sport and Exercise Science), you will undertake teaching, research and administrative tasks as required by the Head of Division. These roles require candidates to work both independently and collegiately and be able to demonstrate good interpersonal, organisational and communication skills and have an ability to take initiative.

The Division has a preference for applicants who have expertise and research within the area of Sport Development or Sport Management. Experience in teaching across other areas of sport & exercise would be desirable. Also, experience of teaching students entering degrees with advanced standing from college would be advantageous.


If you believe you have the skills and experience for this exciting and challenging role, please submit your application through our online recruitment system, which can be found at: http://www.abertay.ac.uk/about/humanresources/jobs/


A full candidate brief can be found via the apply button below which details the job description, person specification and application details.

If you believe you have the skills and experience for this exciting and challenging role, please submit your application through our online recruitment system. A curriculum vitae should also be uploaded with your application form, please ensure that it is incorporated at the end of your application form as only one document will be accepted.

Please note that we will only accept applications through our online recruitment system. Applications submitted after the closing date will not be accepted under any circumstances.

The closing date for applications is 7th September 2017, with interviews likely to be the week of 15th September 2017.

Committed to Equal Opportunities.

The University of Abertay Dundee is a Scottish Registered Charity. No: SC016040.

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