Academic Associate
Clifton Campus

Job reference: 05602

Location: Clifton Campus

Closing date: 06/02/2019

Salary : Grade G (£28,331 - £32,817 p.a.)

Department: College of Science and Technology

School/Section : School of Science & Technology

Post Ref :

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented Academic Associate to contribute to teaching in the Department of Sport Science. Most of the teaching will be in the format of seminars, laboratory classes (if appropriate) and tutorials. The post is part-time and in addition you will be required to register for a PhD part-time for the duration of the 5-year post. The PhD is not part of the Academic Associate position.

You will make a significant contribution to the Department’s learning and teaching in one of the following areas: Biomechanics; Exercise, Nutrition and Health; Exercise Physiology; Sociology of Sport; Sport and Exercise Psychology. The post-holder will be joining sport and exercise scientists and social scientists in the Department of Sport Science and 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 across the School and University. 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 four 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.   

Additional Information: 5-year part-time Academic Associate 18.5 hours per week and 5 year part-time PhD, 5 posts available.

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Prof. Mary Nevill, Head of Department for Sport Science, on +44 (0)115 8483918, or via email

For information about the PhDs and contact details for supervisors please see the attached document below: 

Closing date: Wednesday 6th February 2019

Further application details are available at If you require documentation in alternative formats (e.g. Braille, large print) please contact us at

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



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