Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sports Therapy

  • Docklands Campus, London
  • 15th August 2021

Employer: University of East London

Contract type: Full time

Contract duration: Permanent

Salary from: £40,608

Salary to: £46,487

Reference: 088A2021

Full description:

The University of East London is currently enjoying exciting opportunities to grow and diversify it’s offering to align with our 2028 vision that is an ambitious 10-year strategy to become the UK’s leading careers-intensive university. This is an incredibly appealing time to be joining the Department for Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences, as we grow and capitalise on opportunities across the expanding sport, exercise and wellbeing sectors. 

We are seeking a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sports Therapy, within the Department of Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences. Working as part of an exciting, dynamic, award winning and diverse team covering a wide portfolio of specialities, you will deliver engaging teaching of our modules as well as developing content to stay up-to-date with ever-changing industry practices and provide research informed teaching throughout. You will also liaise with and provide support to our expanding network of industry partners and placement hosts and carry out appropriate administrative duties. 

You will have a passion for and experience of teaching and student supervision in higher education and a strong commitment to the student experience and careers-first delivery. Working experience and expert knowledge in the area of Sports Therapy is essential to prepare our students for employment and their future career. An appropriate record of research and/or knowledge exchange that compliments the existing interests of the School is an advantage. The School is very proud of their research portfolio covering many aspects of sport, science, health and wellbeing, some of which has gained worldwide coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Based at our Docklands and Stratford campuses, our School brings together UEL’s innovative research and teaching. We have a successful and expanding portfolio of taught programmes and exciting new postgraduate programmes. You will be primarily based at SportsDock, the university’s world-class sports facility. Opened in 2011, the £21 million facility was the training base for TeamUSA in the lead up to the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Since then we’ve also hosted sports teams and organisations both professional and amateur, as well as competitions on a local and global scale. This blended environment of teaching within a working university sports facility exposes students to many extracurricular opportunities from our East London Sport and Workforce Development teams. 

We are the most ambitious and the most improved university in the UK for sport, our High Performance Support is paving the way in creating our world class athletic super stars. Our sports scholars include Olympians and senior internationals who represent the University of East London at national and international university competitions, many of whom we are proud to say study on our Applied Sport and Exercise Science courses.

The University of East London as a vibrant and diverse university located in Stratford and Docklands is implementing our Vision 2028 strategy to transform our curriculum, research and partnerships to make a positive difference to student, graduate and community success. Our goal is to become the leading careers-focused, enterprising university in the UK, one which both prepares our students for the jobs of the future and provides the innovation to drive that future sustainably and inclusively. We’re proud to be leading the way in many fields. The University was shortlisted for the Outstanding Entrepreneurial University by the Times Higher Education Awards 2020 as well as four awards at the Student Nursing Times Awards. We are also ranked 2nd in the world for tackling inequality by Times Higher Education. 

CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted. 

At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.

Vacancy website address: https://jobs.uel.ac.uk/088A2021/BASES


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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