Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology
Clifton Campus

Job reference: 04620

Location: Clifton Campus

Closing date: 31/07/2018

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

Employment type: Permanent

Team: Sports Science

School / Directorate : School of Science & Technology

We are seeking to appoint a talented Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology who is also enthusiastic to teach Research Methods, to contribute to teaching and research and to the excellent working atmosphere in the Department of Sport Science. You will deliver undergraduate and postgraduate taught modules, supervise undergraduate and postgraduate projects and contribute to the employability potential of our students. Your research area will be in Sport and Exercise Psychology or/and Research Methods. Initially the teaching requirement will be module leadership of, and teaching on, a Research Methods module.

You will make a significant contribution to the Department’s learning and teaching, research activity and academic enterprise. You should be research active and have a PhD. We aspire to submit a high quality entry into the next national Research Excellence Framework exercise. You should be able to contribute to this entry with high quality academic papers, forth-coming papers and by research with 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. The start date is as soon as possible.

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 as well as with Psychology colleagues on the City Campus. Nottingham Trent University has a long and established history for delivering sport-related programmes.  Currently the Department comprises 40 academic staff and ~25 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 several well-equipped physiology laboratories, the British Olympic Association approved environmental chamber, the recently refurbished performance analysis suite and 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 Prof. Mary Nevill, Head of Department of Sport Science, on +44 (0)115 8483918, or via email mary.nevill@ntu.ac.uk

Closing date: 31 July 2018

Further application details are available at www.ntu.ac.uk/vacancies. If you require documentation in alternative formats (e.g. Braille, large print) please contact us at job.vacancies@ntu.ac.uk

Nottingham Trent University is committed to promoting equality and valuing diversity and we seek people who share those values.


Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. However, candidates who require sponsorship will not be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled settled worker is available as it is unlikely that Nottingham Trent University can demonstrate the UK Border Agency requirements for sponsorship have been met. For further information on this please visit the UK Border Agency website.





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