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Assistant/Associate Professor in Exercise Prescription

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

Location: Birmingham
Salary: £42,149 to £60,022 p.a. Grade 8/9
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 12th May 2022
Closes: 8th June 2022
Job Ref: 99584

Salary: £42,149 – £50,296 with potential progression to £56,587 for Assistant Professor and £51,799 to £60,022, with potential progression once in post to £78,265 for Associate Professor.

We are seeking to appoint a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor in Exercise Prescription who will substantially contribute to research, education, and administration. The role holder will be expected to show excellent academic citizenship, likely to be demonstrated through generous, mutually respectful, and supportive working relationships with all staff and students.

We would welcome applications from individuals that can evidence involvement in clinical exercise physiology or exercise prescription, with a clear vision for maximising the impact of this developing discipline. We welcome applicants who can clearly articulate how their research and scholarly activity informs and shapes their teaching. In addition, we are keen to attract and support individuals working at the top of their field and able to demonstrate high quality research outputs and impacts. You will be joining a thriving community of physiologists, physiotherapists, psychologists, and sports scientists with access to excellent research and teaching facilities. We work closely with clinical centres of excellence and are excited to extend our research and impact for the communities we serve via a new state-of-the art Exercise and Rehabilitation Facility (ERF) due to open in January 2023.

About you

You will have a clear research vision, growing national or international reputation, and a track record of leading research in an area aligned with clinical exercise physiology and/or exercise prescription. Your research will have clear translational or applied elements that generates impactful outcomes in exercise and rehabilitation contexts. Through collaboration across disciplinary areas within the School and University, you will deliver impactful outcomes within the field of exercise prescription and generate research income through external and/or commercial funding.

In education, you will be an inspiring educator, able to communicate your work to researchers, undergraduates, and the public. You will contribute to programme delivery, leadership, and enhancement in exercise physiology, ensuring an excellent educational experience for your students.

In management and administration, you will lead or contribute to areas of activity in the school with the potential for University wide involvement – for example through sustained high value research, knowledge transfer, enterprise, business engagement, and public engagement or similar activities.

We encourage applications from individuals at all career stages with research and teaching experience in all areas of clinical exercise physiology and exercise prescription, including but not limited to: prescribing exercise, physical activity and lifestyle change to enhance health and well-being across the life-course, assisting in prehabilitation and/or rehabilitation of clinical populations. You will have:

  • Doctoral qualification in a research area related to exercise physiology (or close to completion).
  • Experience and achievement reflected in a developing reputation in a research area related to clinical exercise physiology or exercise prescription.
  • Evidence of teaching experience and scholarship within subject specialism.
  • Proven ability to devise, advise on and manage learning and research.

Informal enquires, Professor Sarah Aldred S.Aldred.1@bham.ac.uk.

To download the full job description and details of this position and submit an electronic application online please click on the Apply Online button below or visit our careers website; https://bham.taleo.net/careersection/external/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en&portal=101430233, please quote Job Ref 99584 in all enquiries.

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