Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Swansea University
  • 2nd December 2018
Employer/ Organisation: Swansea University
Location: Swansea
Contract type: Full time permanent
Salary: £34,189- £48,677

Full description:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for outstanding researchers with expertise in Sport & Exercise Science to join Swansea University’s Top 10 UK ranked College of Engineering.

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer to join our team of academic staff that delivers our Sport and Exercise programmes.

For this position, we require an individual with a strong research track record in Performance Science/Strength & Conditioning/Performance Physiology.

The post also requires high quality delivery of teaching and student learning, graduate supervision and a commitment to enhancing the overall student experience.
The appointee will be a member of the A-STEM Research Centre within the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/sports-science/, Sport and Exercise Sciences currently consists of 19 academic staff working in a multidisciplinary environment which enables excellence in teaching and internationally leading research.

The School delivers a high-quality undergraduate programme in Sport and Exercise Science, and leads a pan European Erasmus Mundus (Erasmus+) MA in Sport, Ethics, Integrity and Governance. Our degree scheme is endorsed by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences and we consistently achieve good student satisfaction and high employability at graduate and professional level through the delivery of high quality research-led teaching across the subject areas.

Applicants are very welcome to outline any relevant individual circumstances such as career breaks, any periods of leave or secondment or any other absences, which should be taken into account, and how these have had an impact on your career development.

This can be included in Questionnaire 1 on the online application, which asks for further information in support of your application.

The College of Engineering currently has an under-representation of women in academic positions. We particularly welcome applications from women for this position.
The Athena SWAN Charter recognises work undertaken by institutions to advance gender equality. The College of Engineering is an Athena SWAN bronze award holder and is committed to addressing unequal gender representation across academia and professional and support functions.

If you require any reasonable adjustments as part of the application process please contact engineeringhr@swansea.ac.uk

How to apply
Applicants are asked to provide a completed online application providing evidence against the essential criteria in the recruitment documentation. Applicants should also attach to the application 3 separate documents:

1. Curriculum Vitae;
2. Publication list;
3. Statement of suitability for the post and your contribution to the School’s research strategy.

In addition, all applicants are required to load a video of a maximum 5 minutes explaining a key Sports and Exercise Science concept in their area of expertise".
These videos will be used as part of the shortlisting process in strict confidence and will thereafter be destroyed. The video assessment will be on the content of the communication and not the quality of the video.

The appointment is subject to the General Terms of Appointment for Academic Staff set out in the attached: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/personnel/current-staff/...

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BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.



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