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Senior Lecturer/ Reader in Exercise Psychology

University of Essex - School of Sport, Rehabilitation & Exercise Sciences (SRES)

Location: Colchester
Salary: £51,630 to £58,090 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 23rd April 2019
Closes: 30th May 2019
Job Ref: REQ02548

School of Sport, Rehabilitation & Exercise Sciences (SRES)

The School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences was created in August 2017 bringing together sport and exercise sciences, physiotherapy, sports therapy and related activity. This presents exciting opportunities for new interdisciplinary collaborations and partnership working with external agencies including a range of health practitioners.

Duties of the Role

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer / Reader in Exercise Psychology. You will develop high quality research and education related to exercise psychology through the establishment of an internationally excellent research programme, the publication of high quality research papers and the development of innovative approaches to teaching. Other aspects of the role include supervision of postgraduate research students and other leadership, teaching and administration duties as requested by the Head of School.

Appointment will be made either as Senior Lecturer or Reader.

Skills and qualifications required

You will possess a relevant doctoral level research degree in Psychology or Sport and Exercise Psychology (with a focus on exercise) and Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, or the ability to gain such recognition at this or a higher level if appropriate by the end your probationary period. You will also be registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) and hold Chartered Status with the British Psychological Society. You should demonstrate a sustained record of effectiveness in undergraduate and postgraduate provision, incorporating the organisation, leadership and management of specific aspects of provision. You will have an established and internationally recognised research profile, with a well-developed future research agenda alongside a strong track record of publications and income generation. You will have an established professional reputation in a relevant area of professional practice alongside significant leadership experience.

The expected start date for this post is 01 August 2019 or as close thereafter as possible.

At the University of Essex internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally-oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries and a university where you can find the world in one place.

Please use the ‘Apply’ button to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here. Our website http://www.essex.ac.uk contains more information about the University of Essex. If you have a disability and would like information in a different format, please telephone (01206) 876559.

   
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