Lecturer (Academic) in Sports Science

Opening Date:
11 Jan 2021
Closing Date:
7 Feb 2021
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Bournemouth University’s vision is worldwide recognition as a leading university for inspiring learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society through the fusion of education, research and practice. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences that help to build our global learning community.

Within the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences (FHSS), the Department of Rehabilitation and Sport Sciences aspires to this vision, working closely with clinical partners in the fields of practice and research to support professional learning and educate health professionals of the future to provide high-quality, compassionate care.

As Lecturer in Sports Science, you will be able to demonstrate a contemporary knowledge and understanding of current practice in sport, exercise and physical activity. You will have an interest in developing physical activity and sports performance in the community.. Enthusiastic about student-centred pedagogy, you will contribute to education delivery, including programme management as required, across the range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. You will also make a significant contribution to employability, and professional engagement with relevant internal and external organisations, at a regional, national and international level. This role offers you an exciting opportunity to help us develop this programme, which is due to have its first graduating cohort in 2020.

You will be qualified to Doctorate level or be able to demonstrate the ability to create and disseminate knowledge at an equivalent level and the capability to convert this knowledge into a doctorate in a maximum of 3-5 years from the date of appointment. You will be research active, and committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement.

For further information and discussion or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Associate Professor Carol Clark (Head of Department of Rehabilitation and Sport Sciences) on cclark@bournemouth.ac.uk.