Lecturer in Exercise and Fitness

  • Horsforth, Leeds
  • 15th July 2020

Employer: Leeds Trinity University

Salary: 33,797 per annum pro rata

Contract Type: Part-Time Fixed term

Full description

Fixed term for 5 months in the first instance. 

Commencement date August 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. 

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, collaborative, high performing member of staff to contribute to our programmes in SHAPE (Sport, Health and Physical Education). Leeds Trinity University is a modern university with an emerging research culture. The University is well resourced and has a significant reputation for high-quality teaching and student experience. 

In order to support students from a range of undergraduate sport, exercise and health programmes, this role will focus on teaching and assessing a range of fitness and exercise physiology modules. In particular, we are seeking someone with relevant REPS accreditation (Exercise Referral Qualification at Level 3 - Register of Exercise Professional/CIMPSA endorsed) to complement their academic credentials who can support students in theory-based, practical and applied areas of the curriculum, as well as providing pastoral and dissertation support. 

Applicants should have a good honours degree in an area relevant to Exercise Science or Exercise Physiology and a Higher degree in a relevant area. 

This is a fixed term post for the purpose of covering long term staff absence. 

Hours of work will be 21 per week, to be agreed with the line manager. 

Employees of the University have access to a wide range of benefits including our generous contributory pension schemes, excellent holiday entitlements, on-site sport and fitness centre membership, car park permit scheme and Employee Assistance Programme. We also operate a free shuttle bus to Horsforth station and have an externally owned day nursery facility on campus, along with plenty of shopping, leisure and travel discounts available. Our health and wellbeing offer provides the opportunity to engage in a variety of activities and includes high quality health articles relating to current national and University specific initiatives. 

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 15th July 2020 Interviews for this post are expected to take place on 30th and 31st July 2020. 

Further details and the online application are available at: http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/jobs

For an information discussion regarding the post, please contact Dr Chris Sellars, Head of Department, at: c.sellars@leedstrinity.ac.uk 

If you have any queries about the application process, please email jobs@leedstrinity.ac.uk or call 0113 283 7130. 

Leeds Trinity University welcomes applications from all parts of the community and particularly from black and minority ethnic candidates as members of these groups are currently under-represented in this area. All appointments will be based on merit.


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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