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Professor in Science and Football

Liverpool John Moores University - School of Sport and Exercise Sciences

Location: Liverpool
Salary: £61,200 to £107,100 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 23rd January 2020
Closes: 23rd February 2020
Job Ref: 2889

The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences seeks to strategically develop its world-leading profile of teaching and research excellence by the appointment of top-level academics across the core disciplines of Sport and Exercise Sciences.

The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences is world renowned for its research in science and football and the appointed person will be expected to extend and drive world class research in this area.

You will be expected to generate high levels of research income, high-quality publications, networking and impact whilst contributing to the enhancement of the research profile of the School. You will be expected to contribute to the enhancement of relevant undergraduate and postgraduate curricula specifically aligned to science and football and to support the strategic enhancement of the School’s Football Exchange. You will be expected to make a significant contribution to the School’s upcoming REF submission.

If you wish to discuss the scope of this appointment you are welcome to have a confidential conversation with Director of School, Professor Dave Richardson (t: 0151 904 6283; email: and/or Professor Bill Baltzopoulos Head of the Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences (t: 0151 904 6272;) email:

The School/ department is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN Gender Equality charter for promoting the career of Women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) in higher education. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post and all appointments will be made on merit.

LJMU is committed to achieving equality of opportunity.

For further information about this vacancy and to apply online please click Apply above.

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