Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology

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Job Description

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology, to undertake teaching and research and to contribute to the excellent working atmosphere in the Department of Sport Science. In addition, an enthusiasm and relevant expertise for teaching students on our Coaching and Sport Science degree would be an advantage. You will deliver undergraduate and postgraduate taught modules, supervise undergraduate and postgraduate projects and contribute to the employability potential of our students.

You will make a significant contribution to the Department’s learning and teaching, research activity and academic enterprise in Sport and Exercise Psychology. You should be research active and have a PhD. We aspire to submit a high quality entry into the next and future national Research Excellence Framework exercises. You should be able to contribute to this entry with high quality academic papers, forthcoming papers and by research with societal, sport performance or economic impact. The post-holder will be joining sport and exercise scientists and social scientists in the Sport, Health and Performance Enhancement (SHAPE) Research Centre. High level mentoring is available for all staff. The start date has some flexibility.

Background information on the Department of Sport Science
The Department of Sport Science resides within the School of Science and Technology on the Clifton Campus and there are excellent collaborative opportunities with colleagues in Biosciences including the John Van Geest Cancer Research Centre, Chemistry and Forensics, Computing and Technology, Engineering and in Mathematics and Physics. Nottingham Trent University has a long and established history for delivering sport-related programmes. Currently the Department comprises 45 academic staff and ~40 PhD research students, as well as large undergraduate and taught postgraduate cohorts. Recent investment into the Department has enhanced our physical resources, research environment and the student learning experience. With four well-equipped physiology laboratories, the British Olympic Association approved environmental chamber, the recently refurbished performance analysis suite and biomechanics and neuromuscular performance laboratories in the £4m Natural Sciences Research Centre, we offer a friendly environment of excellence and invite you to join us.

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Prof. Mary Nevill, Head of Department for Sport Science, on +44 (0)115 8483918, or via email mary.nevill@ntu.ac.uk

Further application details are available at www.ntu.ac.uk/vacancies. If you require documentation in alternative formats (e.g. Braille, large print) please contact us at job.vacancies@ntu.ac.uk
Nottingham Trent University is committed to promoting equality and valuing diversity and we seek people who share those values.


Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. However, candidates who require sponsorship will not be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled settled worker is available as it is unlikely that Nottingham Trent University can demonstrate the UK Border Agency requirements for sponsorship have been met. For further information on this please visit the UK Border Agency website.

To submit an online application for this position please visit www.ntu.ac.uk/vacancies.

Nottingham Trent University is committed to promoting equality and valuing

Job Description  Person Specification – Jan 2020