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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 £30,395 on Grade (E), depending on qualifications and experience.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 5th July 2019
Closes: 21st July 2019
Job Ref: P68475

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 the role

The above fixed term full time post is available from September 2019 until August 2021 in the College of Life and Environmental Sciences.

You will have responsibility for supporting the design, development and production of teaching and learning material and deliver across a range of modules within Sport and Health Sciences. You will work with Dr Daryl Wilkerson (Director of Education) to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of teaching programmes in accordance with the College’s education strategy and implementing the External Affairs strategy. You will also contribute to the development and implementation of innovative teaching practices across the College.

About you

The successful applicant will possess a breadth of specialist knowledge in sport and exercise psychology, 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: D.P.Wilkerson@exeter.ac.uk to discuss the post further. You may wish to consult our web site http://sshs.exeter.ac.uk/ for further details of the discipline.

Benefits

We offer some fantastic benefits including:

41 days leave per year

Options for flexible working

Numerous discounts at leading retailers

Onsite gyms on all of our campus’ and a cycle to work scheme

Sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy

Stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England

The closing date for applications will be 12 Midnight Sunday, 21st of July 2019. Interviews are expected to take place on the 30th of July. 

The University of Exeter has a bronze 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.

   
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