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Lecturer in Sport/Exercise Psychology

University of Kent - School of Sport and Exercise Sciences

Location: Canterbury
Salary: £35,326 to £48,835 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 24th September 2021
Closes: 24th October 2021
Job Ref: NATS-080-21

Contract Type: Fixed Term - 24 Months

The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences is seeking to appoint an exceptional Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Sciences to join its teaching team.

We are looking for an individual to provide innovative and engaging teaching to students on programmes within the School at undergraduate level, including the delivery of lectures, seminars, and laboratory practicals. We particularly welcome applications from individuals specialising in Psychology (within health-related areas of sport and exercise sciences).  We are seeking a dynamic lecturer with a strong commitment to student experience and learning enhancement.

As Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science you will:

  • teach as part of the teaching team within an established programme of study
  • collaborate with academic colleagues on course development and curriculum changes
  • ensure that content, methods of delivery and learning materials will meet the defined learning objectives
  • supervise the work of students, provide advice on study skills and help them with learning problems

As Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science you will have: 

  • a first degree or equivalent in a relevant subject area
  • PhD (or close to completion) or evidence of significant and relevant professional practice experience in a relevant discipline
  • sufficient breadth or depth of specialist knowledge in the discipline 
  • excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
  • the ability to engage the interest and enthusiasm of students and inspire them to learn

The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences is a leading department for the study of sport that is friendly, dynamic and innovative. The School has recently relocated from the Medway to the Canterbury Campus for the start of the 2021 academic year. The Canterbury Campus is a friendly, well-equipped campus in a desirable location, with excellent schools and a wealth of cultural links and transport connections. We are an ambitious academic department, and our aim is to establish the University of Kent as a premier institution for Sport and Exercise in teaching and research.

Please see the links below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact the Human Resources Team on NATSHR@kent.ac.uk quoting ref number: NATS-080-21.  

Further details:   

Please note that we prioritise applications from current University of Kent redeployees. We will let you know if this post is to be filled by a redeployee as, in this instance, your application will unfortunately not be taken forward

Applications must be made via the University’s online application system; CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

The University of Kent values diversity and promotes equality at all levels

Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, all interviews will take place remotely. 

From 1 January 2021, non-British and non-Irish nationals who do not already hold a UK immigration status will be required to obtain a visa in order to be able to work in the UK.  A new points-based system will be implemented which will treat EEA and non-EEA citizens equally.  For further information please visit the UK Visas & Immigration website.

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