MRes Sport and Exercise / Strength and Conditioning Studentship

  • University of Wolverhampton, Walsall Campus
  • 16th June 2019

Employer: University of Wolverhampton
Reference: MRes/UoW S&C 2019
Bursary: 6250 to cover full tuition fees for full-time study of the MRes Sport and Exercise 
Contract:
Part time

Description

The University of Wolverhampton is offering a bursary opportunity in Strength and Conditioning, for applicants interested in studying the MRes Sport and Exercise at the University of Wolverhampton.

The bursary will cover full tuition fees for full-time study of the MRes Sport and Exercise (Home/EU; 1 year max) and in exchange the successful applicant will work part-time within the WLV Sport performance programme at the University of Wolverhampton. While undertaking this work benefits include: being supervised and mentored by a UKSCA accredited coach and tutor; gaining experience in our focus sports of judo, football, basketball and netball amongst others; and accessing the British Judo Association Centre of Excellence which we house on campus.

Role Description:
To assist with the planning and delivery of on-field / court physical conditioning and gym-based strength & conditioning sessions to individual and team sport athletes at the University of Wolverhampton. Engage in CPD activities, mentor and staff meetings, and related administration. Also assist with strength and conditioning related outreach activities and initiatives.

Applicant suitability for the above role will be determined based on the following criteria:
Qualifications:
1. Undergraduate Degree (2:1 minimum) in Strength and Conditioning or Sports Science (or related area) with demonstrable experience of strength and conditioning coaching practice.
2. Relevant fitness training certification (e.g. Entry level Strength and conditioning qualification, Level 3 personal trainer, BWL coach/instructor award).

Experience:
1. Experience delivering strength and conditioning programmes to athletes.
2. Experience of undertaking research in the field of strength and conditioning or sports performance.
3. Associate UKSCA member looking to achieve accredited status.

Personal Qualities
1. A desire to follow a career within the field of strength and conditioning.
2. A keen interest in research and applied practice with the areas of Strength and conditioning and sports performance.
3. Excellent organisational and problem-solving skills.
4. The ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Applicants for the studentship must be accepted on to the full-time MRes Sport & Exercise course at the University of Wolverhampton.

Information about the MRes Sport & Exercise can be found here: http://courses.wlv.ac.uk/course.asp?code=SR024P31UVD

More information about the bursary can be found here: https://www.wlv.ac.uk/about-us/our-schools-and-institutes/faculty-of-education-health-and-wellbeing/institute-human-sciences/study-sport/work-placement-opportunities/
Package description Vacancy website address https://www.wlv.ac.uk/media/departments/faculty-of-health-education-and-wellbeing/pdf/Bursary_UoW-MRes-S&C-Studentship_2019-20_FINAL.pdf

Vacancy email address: sport-enquiries@wlv.ac.uk

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