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Associate Lectureship in Sport and Exercise Sciences

University of Exeter - College of Life and Environmental Sciences

Location: Exeter
Salary: The starting salary will be from £27,025 up to £34,189 on Grade (E), depending on qualifications and experience.
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 21st March 2019
Closes: 21st April 2019
Job Ref: P46018

The above fixed term (0.58 FTE) post is available from 12th August 2019 until 30th June 2020 in the College of Life and Environmental Sciences. Please note this post is to cover maternity cover.

About the role

The College of Life and Environmental Sciences brings together the excellent teaching and research of Biosciences, Geography, Psychology and Sport and Health Sciences. Sport and Health Sciences was ranked 1st in both The Complete University Guide 2019 and The Times Good University Guide 2019, 12th in the Global University rankings for Sports Science and 3rd in Ref 2014 for research quality and intensity.

About you

The successful applicant will possess a breadth of specialist knowledge in exercise psychology, physical activity and health, and research methods and quantitative statistics. Candidates should have a PhD (or be nearing completion) and will be expected to teach and support learning on a range of modules related to their expertise. The applicant will be able to demonstrate the following qualities and characteristics; teamwork skills to work in collaboration with existing group members, an active and supportive approach to teaching and learning, the attitude and ability to engage in continuous professional development, the aptitude to develop familiarity with a variety of strategies to promote and assess learning and enthusiasm for delivering undergraduate programmes. In addition the successful applicant will be required to act as a supervisor for undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations, contribute to the administration of the discipline, and any other tasks as directed by the director of education.

You can view the Job Description and Person Specification document here.

Applicants are encouraged to contact the Director of Education, Dr Daryl Wilkerson, tel: 01392 724701; email: to discuss the post further. You may wish to consult our web site for further details of the discipline.

The University of Exeter has a silver Athena Swan award and Sport and Health Sciences hold a departmental Silver Award, demonstrating our commitment to providing equality of opportunity and advancing the representation of women in STEM/M subjects.

The closing date for applications is 12 Midnight, Thursday 18th April 2019. Interviews are expected to take place on the morning of Monday the 13th May 2019.

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.

Our research income in recent years means we’re fastest growing UK Research University and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. 98% of our research is international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework) and we encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students.

With over 22,000 students and 5,500 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment in which to work. We are an equal opportunity employer, a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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