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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sport, Physical Activity and Health

Sport & Physical Activity

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £36,386 to £54,949 per annum
Fixed Term for 12 months
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Friday 07 October 2022
Reference:  EHT0911-0922


Your discipline. Your passion. Our success, together.  

About the Role

As Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Sport, Physical Activity and Health, you will be required to make a significant contribution to the delivery of sport, physical activity and health in our undergraduate sports development, management, and coaching curriculum, and postgraduate programme in sport, physical activity and mental health, contributing to the delivery of our modules on our core curriculum depending on your areas of expertise and experience. 

You will be expected to contribute to the research activities of one of our Research Units and meet the qualitative and qualitative requirements for submission to the next Research Excellence exercise.

About You

You will be an enthusiastic and friendly professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills coupled with a commitment to providing an excellent student experience. An established or promising research profile in sport, physical activity, and health (especially mental health, psychological and sociological perspectives on sports-based health programmes) and very good teaching experience of these areas as they appear in our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in essential.

To be successful you will further enrich our student’s experience through your expertise and subject knowledge as evidenced through your qualifications and extensive experience of professional practice. In return, you will join a forward thinking and dynamic team that pushes the boundaries of curriculum development within sport, physical activity, and health (especially mental health) and related areas of sport development, management and coaching.

Rewards & Benefits

•   A minimum of 48 days annual leave per annum, pro rata (inclusive of bank holiday and University closure days) 

•  Access to a range of CPD to support your career development, with three defined pathways for progression.

•   Automatic enrolment into the Teacher’s Pension Scheme with our employer contribution of 23.68%

•   Discounted membership to our onsite state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities

•   Beautiful award-winning on-campus working environment

•   Staff benefits scheme, which provides you with discounts across the high street, supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, dining out and more

About Us

At Edge Hill University we believe in the life changing opportunities knowledge can create. Since 1885, we’ve been creating access to knowledge for those who may not have had the opportunity to before. 

Today, the effect we have has a far-reaching impact, not just for those who come to study here but for those who work, invest in, and live in our local communities too. So, if you’ve ever wondered if one person can make a difference, simply speak to our alumni, students, and award-winning staff.

Because for us education isn’t about how much you take in. It’s about what you take out into the world. 

Inspiring minds and changing futures since 1885, Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, you may wish to contact: Andy Smith, Professor in Sport and Physical Activity at smithand@edgehill.ac.uk 

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

 

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