Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Research Methods

Nottingham Trent University - School of Science and Technology

Campus: Clifton Campus

Additional Information: Permanent full-time post, 37 hours per week

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Research Methods, to contribute to teaching and research and to the excellent working atmosphere in the Department of Sport Science. You will deliver undergraduate and postgraduate taught modules, supervise undergraduate and postgraduate projects, and contribute to the employability potential of our students. Ideally your research area will be in Research Methods and/or Statistics, but in addition you may undertake research in another area of Sport and Exercise Science as long as you are enthusiastic that your main teaching area will be Research Methods.

You will make a significant contribution to the Department’s learning and teaching, research activity, and academic enterprise in Research Methods. You should be research active and have a PhD. We aspire to submit a high quality entry into the next national Research Excellence Framework exercise. You should be able to contribute to this entry with high quality academic papers, forth-coming papers, and by research with societal, sport performance, or economic impact. The post-holder will be joining sport and exercise scientists and social scientists in the Sport, Health and Performance Enhancement (SHAPE) Research Centre. High level mentoring is available for all staff. The start date is as soon as possible.

Background information on the Department of Sport Science

The Department of Sport Science resides within the School of Science and Technology on the Clifton Campus and there are excellent collaborative opportunities with colleagues in Biological Science including the John Van Geest Cancer Research Centre, Chemistry and Forensics, Computing and Technology, Engineering and in Mathematics and Physics. Nottingham Trent University has a long and established history for delivering sport-related programmes. Currently the Department comprises 39 academic staff and ~20 PhD research students, as well as large undergraduate and taught postgraduate cohorts. Recent investment into the Department has enhanced our physical resources, research environment, and the student learning experience. With four well-equipped physiology laboratories, the British Olympic Association approved environmental chamber, the recently refurbished performance analysis suite, and biomechanics and neuromuscular performance laboratories in the £4m Natural Sciences Research Centre, we offer a friendly environment of excellence and invite you to join us.

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Prof. Mary Nevill, Head of Department for Sport Science (T: +44 (0)115 8483918, or E: mary.nevill@ntu.ac.uk).

Closing date: Wednesday 3rd January 2018.

Further application details are available at https://vacancies.ntu.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=4698.

If you require documentation in alternative formats (e.g. Braille, large print) please contact us at job.vacancies@ntu.ac.uk.

Nottingham Trent University is committed to promoting equality and valuing diversity and we seek people who share those values.


Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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