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Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Psychology

York St John University - School of Science, Technology & Health

Contract duration: Fixed term for 12 months

Closing date: Wednesday 8th December 2021 at midnight

Interview date: Friday 17th December 2021

York St John is an ambitious, modern university at the heart of historic York and there has never been a more exciting time to join us. We are putting inspirational learning and impactful research at the heart of our strategy, recognising our academic expertise as our greatest asset.

We are seeking to appoint a full-time, Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology to cover maternity leave for a year from February 2022. The successful candidate will join a well-established team based in the School of Science, Technology, and Health at York St John University’s 57-acre bespoke sports park. We currently offer a range of BASES endorsed courses at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level.

You will hold or be close to completion of a PhD/Doctorate in sport and exercise psychology, and also have teaching experience in both sport and exercise psychology and research methods. Experience of module design, module leadership and research interests that align with the Motivation, Performance, and Well-being research group at York St John would be a distinct advantage.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr. Daniel Madigan, Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology,

Please visit our Social Media profiles to learn more about our contribution - @YSJSPEXS

In addition to a competitive salary, YSJ employees enjoy access to a superb range of benefits including –

  • Generous annual leave entitlement (plus additional leave days during our Christmas closure period)
  • Pension scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Training and development
  • Discounts at a range of local companies, including shops, cafes and restaurants.

The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff networks and a multi-faith space to support staff from different background 

As part of our commitment to providing an inclusive working environment, consideration is given to all requests for job share or flexible working arrangements.

Please note that CVs are not accepted in place of the application form.

Interviews may take place remotely via Microsoft Teams. Further guidance will be provided to candidates who progress to interview stage.

Please note that this vacancy may close early if a large volume of applications are received to ensure that we can meet the above timescales. Any applications currently in progress at this time will be notified and given the opportunity to complete their application prior to closure.

Location: York
Salary: £34,304 to £39,740 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 25th November 2021
Closes: 8th December 2021
Job Ref: 212-21
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