Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology University of Exeter, College of Life and Environmental Sciences United Kingdom

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology

 

Job reference S46549

Date posted 17/12/2018

Application closing date 11/02/2019

Location Exeter

Salary The starting salary for a Lecturer will be from £35,211 up to £43,267 on Grade (F). The starting salary for a Senior Lecturer will be from £44,559 up to £58,089 on Grade (G), depending on qualifications and experience.

Package Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

Job category/type Academic

 

Job description


College of Life and Environmental Sciences

 

The University is looking to appoint either a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology, on a full time and permanent basis, available from August 2019 in the College of Life and Environmental Sciences.

 

The role

 

The post of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Sport and Health Sciences will contribute to extending the research profile of Sport and Exercise Psychology at Exeter. We would welcome applicants with expertise across the spectrum in sport and exercise psychology, but also in cognitive psychology, motor control, or neuroscience.

 

The College of Life and Environmental Sciences brings together the excellent teaching and research of Biosciences, Geography, Psychology and Sport and Health Sciences. Sport and Health Sciences was ranked 1st in both The Complete University Guide 2019 and The Times Good University Guide 2019, 13th in the Global University rankings for Sports Science and 3rd in Ref 2014 for research quality and intensity.

 

The University's collegiate system,including the College of Medicine and Health, facilitates a truly interdisciplinary approach to academic innovation, research and learning. To further strengthen our activities in Sport and Health Sciences, we are seeking to appoint a new Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology. The appointed person will be an innovative academic committed to delivering the highest quality research and education.

 

The role

 

The post of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Sport and Health Sciences will contribute to extending the research profile of Sport and Exercise Psychology at Exeter. We would welcome applicants with expertise across the spectrum in sport and exercise psychology, but also in cognitive psychology, motor control, or neuroscience.

 

The successful applicant will hold a PhD in sport and exercise psychology or a related area (psychology, neuroscience, human movement science). Applicants will have an independent,internationally-recognised research programme in an active field of sport and exercise psychology research which is related or complementary to existing Exeter strengths. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate the following qualities and characteristics; a strong record in attracting research funding, or demonstrable potential to attract such funding, teamwork skills to work in collaboration with existing group members, an active and supportive approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research that will help to foster interactions and links both within the University and externally with business and industry, the attitude and ability to engage in continuous professional development, the aptitude to develop familiarity with a variety of strategies to promote and assess learning and enthusiasm for delivering undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

 

For appointment at Senior Lecturer level, in addition to the above applicants must be able to demonstrate a strong potential for research leadership with a track record in refereed publications, proven success in significant grant capture and relationships with external organisations and funders. Previous industrial experience is also welcomed.

 

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here.

 

Please make it clear in your application which post you wish to apply for.

 

For an informal and confidential discussion about the post please contact Dr Joanna Bowtell (telephone: 01392722869 or email: j.bowtell@exeter.ac.uk) or Prof Mark Wilson (telephone: 01392 722891or email: mark.wilson@ex.ac.uk).

 

What we can offer you

 

Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research;

Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly

An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development

Our Exeter Academic initiative supporting high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career

A multitude of staff benefits including sector leading benefits around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), Paternity leave(up to 6 weeks full pay), and a new Fertility Treatment Policy

A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon

 

 

Interviews are expected to take place on 26 and 27th February 2018.

 

We welcome applications from candidates interested in working part-time hours or job-sharing arrangements.

 

This role may be subject to additional background screening.

 

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer and holds an institutional Athena SWAN Silver award. We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.


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