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Teaching Associate - Sports & Exercise Science (fixed term) MED236318

University of Nottingham - Life Sciences

Location: Nottingham
Salary: £29,799 to £38,833 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 20th July 2018
Closes: 21st August 2018
Job Ref: MED236318

Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance. 

The University of Nottingham seeks applications for 2 full-time Teaching Associate roles in Sport and Exercise Science (focusing on human exercise physiology, metabolism and nutrition) to undertake undergraduate teaching and provide advice as a member of the Sport and Exercise Science teaching team within a newly established programme of study. The role holders will help to develop new teaching courses and may contribute to curriculum development in the School.

The role holder will have specific responsibility for identifying the learning needs of students and ensure that the content, methods of delivery and learning materials meet the defined learning objectives of the undergraduate Sport and Exercise Science degree course.

The role holder will be involved in the development of new teaching and assessment practices and/or developing systematic methods for evaluating and disseminating these practices within the School/Faculty.

Candidates must hold a PhD (or be near to the completion) or the equivalent in professional qualifications and experience, in the areas of human and/or exercise physiology or another relevant subject area. Experience of supervision and pastoral care of students is desirable. 

Candidates must be able to demonstrate evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with clarity on complex information. The role holder must also be able to demonstrate evidence of previous teaching experience at a Higher Education level.

These full time fixed-term posts are available from 3rd September 2018 until 3rd September 2021. Job share arrangements may be considered. 

The School of Life Sciences holds an Athena Silver SWAN Award, in recognition of our commitment to supporting and advancing women’s careers in the life sciences (STEMM). You can read more about this initiative at

Informal enquiries may be addressed Kostas Tsintzas, e-mail
Please note that applications sent directly to this Email address will not be accepted.

University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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