Senior Lecturer in Sports Development/Business

University of Hertfordshire - Psychology and Sport Sciences

FTE: This is a full time position working 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE)

The School of Life and Medical Sciences at the University of Hertfordshire is seeking to appoint a full time permanent Senior Lecturer to contribute to the new undergraduate degree programmes in Sports Business Management, Sports Coaching, Sports Development, and/or Sports Studies which will be recruiting from October 2018. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team which is in the process of significantly expanding its degree provision, with a planned move to new facilities at the University’s state-of-the-art Hertfordshire Sports Village. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop their career by contributing to the School’s research and commercial/consultancy programme and/or to the development and administration of undergraduate and postgraduate courses within their area of expertise.

Applications will be welcomed from those with previous academic lecturing experience and a subject specialism in Sports Development and/or Sports Business. Previous employment in a sports development/business role would be advantageous.

The University of Hertfordshire is the UK's leading business-facing university, and we are seeking candidates who enjoy being innovative and enterprising while challenging individuals and organisations to excel. The successful applicant will receive a range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, professional development, family friendly policies, and discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village.

Applicants should have a Doctoral qualification (or be close to completion) in sports development/business or an equivalent subject.

There is the opportunity for appointment at Readership level for an appropriately qualified/experienced candidate.

Contact Details/ Informal Enquiries: Prospective applicants may contact the Head of Sport, Health and Exercise, Professor Elizabeth Pike (01707 285809, e.pike@herts.ac.uk) for an informal discussion about the post

The University offers a range of benefits including a pension scheme, professional development, family friendly policies, child care vouchers, a fee waiver of 50% for all children of staff under the age of 21 at the start of the course, discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village and generous annual leave.

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