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Lecturer in Sport and Event Management (6-Month Fixed Term - Maternity Cover)

Coventry University - School of Marketing and Management

Location: Coventry
Salary: £31,662 to £38,904 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 6th November 2018
Closes: 20th November 2018

We are seeking an individual who can demonstrate excellence in both teaching and pedagogic leadership in the field of Sport and/or Event education. Coventry University is growing. We are ranked number 15 in the UK in the Guardian League Table and we are The Times and Sunday Times University of the year 2015. 

The Business and Law Faculty is the largest in the University. It brings together teaching and research across: Business, Law, Accountancy, Finance, Economics, Management, Marketing, Sport/Event Management and Human Resources and is home to the School of Marketing and Management. Our courses have very high student satisfaction ratings (100% overall satisfaction in the NSS 2015 for BA(Hons) Sport Management and BA(Hons) Sport Marketing) and are highly recognised internationally: MSc Sport Management is ranked No1 in Europe (SportBusiness International, June 2016) and No9 in the world (Eduniversal Best Masters in Sport Management, 2015-16).

As one of the largest business schools in Europe, Coventry Business School is internationally renowned for high quality teaching and research that brings together the principles of an international, dynamic and relevant education to provide students with real-world skills and up to date knowledge for employability. Our partnerships with international organisations and our portfolio of business-focused research has enhanced our reputation, and contribute to the success of our courses.

Significant investment from the University has led to the development of a range of new posts to support teaching, learning and research. Our commitment to high quality teaching and research goes hand-in-hand with an equally strong commitment to providing a stimulating working environment for talented individuals who can make a lasting contribution to our continuing development and success.    If you share our passion for delivering a positive student experience that puts excellence in teaching and learning at the heart of everything you do, we will provide an excellent benefits package and a personal and professional development programme that will help you to achieve your aspirations.

We are looking for experienced academic staff in Sport and Event Management who can underpin their teaching with research, supporting the overall vision of the University and helping us to improve our already successful reputation.

As a Lecturer you will be responsible for the development and delivery of learning, teaching and assessment at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and you will contribute to the development, organisation and management of the curriculum. Ensuring that your teaching and learning is informed by contemporary research, you will undertake applied research by contributing actively to groups or communities internally and externally and will make a substantial contribution to bids and tenders for external projects. You will develop external networks nationally and internationally, supervising research students and will undertake work with a range of external partners and professional bodies/agencies in the UK and overseas.

You will need at least a Master degree (or professional equivalent) in a relevant management focused subject and recent teaching experience. Preference will be given to candidates holding PhDs / close to completion and/or with a record of publications in the relevant field. Your growing research portfolio and your ability to network and develop partnerships with external organisations will further enhance the School’s profile.

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