Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science

Birmingham City University - School of Health Sciences

Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences

Location: City South Campus

Interview Date: Wednesday 4th October 2017

The Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences at Birmingham City University is seeking an exceptional candidate to support a period of unprecedented growth and development. Birmingham City University is investing £41 Million in a purpose built facility at City South Campus in Edgbaston to enable the University to offer a wide range of new courses in the areas of health, life sciences and sport.

We are seeking to add to our academic department with an innovative and passionate lecturer who will support the wide range of curricula within the Department of Sport and Exercise and contribute to the School, Faculty and University’s strategic priorities.

The newly formed Department of Sport and Exercise has developed a range of new academic programmes at UG and PG level, including a BSc (Hons) in Sport and Exercise Science. The post holder’s role will be to contribute to the delivery of sport and exercise science-related modules across our suite of programmes and take an active role in the development of course material and project supervision. We are seeking someone who is passionate about teaching and research and who can inspire students to succeed.

The successful candidate must be BASES accredited, have a relevant post-graduate qualification and ideally have completed a PhD (or be near completion). The post-holder will take a significant role in the delivery of the core disciplines of sport and exercise science, including contributions to at least one the following areas: biomechanics, exercise physiology, or performance analysis. Given that this is an academic role, previous experience of working in Higher Education is preferred, however those individuals with significant experience of working in elite sport or clinical/health settings will also be considered.

For further information please contact Dr Natalie Walker, Head of Department, Sport and Exercise, via Natalie.Walker@bcu.ac.uk or 0121 300 4139.

For more information about applying and for the job description for the post, please see the current vacancies on the BCU website:  http://jobs.bcu.ac.uk/.

Alternatively if you require the application in a different format please contact the Human Resources Department at hrlifecycle@bcu.ac.uk or on 0121 331 6693.

Birmingham City University holds an Athena Swan Bronze Award and promotes the advancement of gender equality through Representation, Progression and Success for All. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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