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University Instructor in the Sport and Exercise Sciences

Canterbury Christ Church University - School of Human and Life Sciences

Location: Canterbury
Salary: £26,495 to £28,936 per annum
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 8th August 2018
Closes: 5th September 2018
Job Ref: SAS1006


The School of Human and Life Sciences seeks to harness and integrate insights from fundamental, applied and social sciences to improve the conditions of human living. It has approximately 75 academic staff and 15 professional service and technical support staff providing innovative multi-disciplinary science and social science education across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes to over 1400 students. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, the majority of the School’s submitted research was assessed to be world leading and internationally excellent.

The Role

We are seeking to appoint a University Instructor in the Section of Sport and Exercise Sciences within the School of Human & Life Sciences. The successful candidate will teach and provide teaching support in one or more of the following areas: Biomechanics, Sociology, Coaching and Physiology across the undergraduate degree programmes offered by the Section.

The post holder will deliver lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical work on the programmes related to their expertise. The post holder will devise and support academic classes and will have the ability to deliver from both ‘theoretical’ and ‘applied practice’ perspectives. The post holder will also contribute to the research methods teaching in the Section. The successful candidates will enrol on the PhD programme in a strategic area aligned with the research objectives of the Section.


The post holder will have the minimum of a good honours degree (2:1 or above) in a relevant discipline. They will have a commitment to delivering a high-quality student experience, and be able to demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills.

Additional Information

These posts come with excellent benefits and an opportunity to work in an enthusiastic, vibrant and friendly department within walking distance of the Canterbury City Centre.

This post is fixed term for 4 years.

How to apply

Closing date for applications: 5th September 2018
Interviews are to be held: 20th September 2018

To apply online, please click the ‘Apply for this job’ button below. To gain further details about this post please visit our Vacancies page:

For posts of this nature, you will be required to fill in the main details section as well as uploading your CV, covering letter and PhD proposal using the template provided along with any other supporting documents.

If you require further information regarding the post please feel free to contact Damian Coleman Director of the Section Sport and Exercise Sciences at quoting reference number SAS1006.

If you require further information regarding the application process please contact the Recruitment Team at quoting reference number SAS1006. Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.

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