Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science
Clifton Campus

Job reference: 010902

Location: Clifton Campus

Closing date: 15/07/2022

Salary : Grade H/I (£35,505 - £52,056 p.a.)

Employment type: Permanent

Team: Sports Science

School / Directorate : School of Science & Technology

Lecturer Salary from £34,304 p.a
Senior Lecturer Salary from £39,739 p.a 

The level of appointment would be determined by the selection panel following an interview. 

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We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science to undertake teaching, research and/or practice and to contribute to the excellent working atmosphere in the Department of Sport Science. You will be a great communicator and team player. You will deliver undergraduate and postgraduate taught modules, supervise undergraduate and postgraduate projects and contribute to the employability potential of our students. Initially the primary teaching responsibility of the role is to lead an undergraduate module focusing on the development of professional, personal and academic skills. Therefore, we particularly welcome applications from candidates with experience of preparing undergraduates for high skilled occupations.

You will make a significant contribution to the Department’s learning and teaching. Ideally you will have a PhD and you will be research active and/or have a proven record of collaborating with industry and/or the wider community. You should have published high quality academic papers and your work should have societal, sport performance or economic impact. The post-holder will be joining sport and exercise scientists and social scientists in the Sport, Health and Performance Enhancement (SHAPE) Research Centre. High level mentoring is available for all staff.

Background information on the Department of Sport Science

The Department of Sport Science resides within the School of Science and Technology on the Clifton Campus and there are excellent collaborative opportunities with colleagues in Biosciences including the John Van Geest Cancer Research Centre, Chemistry and Forensics, Computing and Technology, Engineering and in Mathematics and Physics. Nottingham Trent University has a long and established history for delivering sport-related programmes.  Currently the Department comprises 54 academic staff and ~40 PhD research students, as well as large undergraduate and taught postgraduate cohorts.  Recent investment into the Department has enhanced our physical resources, research environment and the student learning experience. With four well-equipped physiology laboratories, the British Olympic Association approved environmental chamber, the recently refurbished performance analysis suite and two biomechanics and neuromuscular performance laboratories in the £4m Natural Sciences Research Centre, we offer a friendly environment of excellence and invite you to join us.   

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact either Prof. Angus Hunter, Head of Department of Sport Science via email: angus.hunter@ntu.ac.uk or Dr. Graham Sharpe, Deputy Head of Department for Sport Science, via email graham.sharpe@ntu.ac.uk

NTU prides itself on being an inclusive employer. We value and celebrate equality in opportunities, and we welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of our communities.

This role is open to non-UK/Irish applicants subject to current UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) rules. Please ensure that you have the appropriate right to work in the UK for this role and consult the Home Office website for further information.

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Please note that this role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and successful applicants will be asked to declare any unspent criminal convictions. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

 

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