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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sport Pedagogy (Dubai)

University of Birmingham - School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Location: Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 24th March 2021
Closes: 22nd April 2021
Job Ref: 97199

Position Details

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

University of Birmingham, Dubai campus

Salary: Competitive 

Grade 8/9

Full time


Location: Dubai, UAE

Closing date: 22 April 2021

Role summary

The post holder will be expected to contribute to the whole range teaching and administration activities within the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, helping to deliver the School’s vision of aspirational researchers leading inspirational learning.

The appointed candidate will contribute to the delivery of teaching of the highest quality in Sport Pedagogy. Through collaboration across disciplinary areas within the School, they will deliver impactful education within the field of sport pedagogy.  Based on the University’s Dubai campus, the post holder will contribute to the delivery of MSc programmes in Physical Education and Wellbeing, and Sport Coaching, alongside the development and management of modules and programmes across the school (Edgbaston Campus).  

Working in close collaboration with faculty on the University’s Edgbaston campus, the appointee will be expected to contribute to activities within the School and will be provided with opportunities to develop their leadership across the wider School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences.

We encourage applications from individuals with research and teaching experience in all areas of sport pedagogy, including but not limited to: physical education, sport coaching, wellbeing promotion, physical activity education, health-related pedagogies, sport systems, teacher and coach education, fitness instruction, and technology-enhanced education.

In return, you will receive a competitive package and be a key part of an expanding and ambitious University as we develop our international reputation and global footprint.

This is a full-time post, based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The University of Birmingham is an Athena Swan Bronze award holder and committed to providing a supportive work environment for our staff and providing equal opportunities in our recruitment process.

We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and will take flexible working option into consideration during the process.

Further details relating to this position as well as our developing Dubai Campus can be found at 

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Matt Bridge - email (Birmingham) and Dr Anthony Murphy,  Programme Director/Senior Lecturer in Psychology - email (Dubai)

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