|Salary:||£34,189 to £48,677 per annum|
|Placed On:||24th June 2019|
|Closes:||28th July 2019|
The Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences Subject Area at the University of Northampton is seeking an inspirational, student focused Lecturer in Sport Management. You will join a dynamic and collegiate team, based in the Faculty of Health and Society, with a strong culture of student focussed teaching and high impact research.
This is a particularly good time to join us at the University as we achieved Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework and we have just moved to our stunning new £330 million Waterside Campus based in Northampton Town. Therefore, you will benefit from new purpose built facilities. We are looking for individuals who are not only team players who has applied and academic expertise, but will live our values of being Future Focused, Super Supportive and having Social Impact.
The successful applicant will teach within the Sport and Exercise team specialist Sport Management related modules on our existing undergraduate Programmes and our new MA Sport Management. An ability to teach across the wider subject area, such as sociology of physical activity, or contribute to our new Sport Business and Leadership degree in areas such as Sport Business, Event Management or Marketing, would also be an advantage.
As an academic you will also be expected to contribute to the research and scholarly output of the subject area and work collegiately with other researchers within the Faculty and wider University. This is supported through our research centres, mentor scheme and twenty-five days leave for scholarly activity.
A PhD qualification, or being close to completion of a PhD qualification, in a Sport Management or a related discipline experience of teaching and use of learning technologies is essential. At Senior Lecturer level, experience of module and Programme Leadership is essential and a publication record would be strongly advantageous.
Interview: 08 August 2019
The University of Northampton’s focus on a personalised learning experience for our students was recently cited by HEFCE as a reason for our Gold award in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017. To augment this approach further we have adopted an ‘Active Blended Learning’ (ABL) approach which places greater emphasis on student-centred activities that support the development of subject knowledge, understanding, independent learning and digital fluency. Successful candidates for academic posts at the University of Northampton will be expected to adopt ABL as standard in their teaching practice.
This is an exciting time to join our University as we prepare to relocate in September 2018 to a new purpose-built, town-centre campus designed to adapt to 21st century teaching and the ABL model. We are looking to recruit individuals who share our passion for innovation, creativity and social impact and who will play a key role as we realise our ambition of transforming lives for the better and inspiring positive change.
The University of Northampton is one of only two Ashoka U Changemaker Campuses in the UK, and in 2017 was awarded the Social Enterprise Gold Mark, an independent guarantee that we have proven to our employees, students and stakeholders that we are committed to continuous improvement across our business in order to consistently deliver a positive impact on people and planet.
All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview.
The University of Northampton as an employer strives to achieve diversity among its staff which reflects the communities it serves.
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