Professor and Head of Psychology
Swansea University, Engineering
United Kingdom

Contract Type Fixed Term Contract from 1 August 2019 to 31 January 2021


Location This position will be based at the Bay Campus, Swansea

This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious and highly regarded UK Engineering College, located on a beautiful beachfront campus in the city of Swansea. Swansea is a coastal city that is both picturesque and cosmopolitan, offering an excellent quality of life. Our stimulating, multidisciplinary environment enables and inspires excellence.

The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences has more than doubled in size since 2014 and is located in the new Bay Campus a £450m hub focused on science and innovation. Sport and Exercise sciences is unique in that it is housed inside engineering which provides a rich teaching and research culture with cutting edge resources supporting a research informed curriculum. Sport and Exercise Sciences is also ranked 1st in the UK for employability supported by a workshop hands-on driven student experience with academics residing in the ASTEM research centre ranked 5th in the UK for research impact. The School of Sport and Exercise welcomes scholars who value curiosity, creativity and collaboration.

Main purpose of the post

The postholder will coordinate, prepare, deliver and assess modules, predominantly in Sport and Exercise Psychology at undergraduate level, including supervision of undergraduate dissertations. The postholder will also be responsible for developing new sport and exercise psychology modules for delivery in 2020. An ability to teach at Social Science research at the Masters level would be welcomed. The postholder will act as a Mentor to undergraduate students across all three years of study and will complete teaching related administration as is required in the role of module coordinator. They will also be expected to contribute to School recruitment activities including representing the School at Open and Visiting Days.

This post is a fixed term post to provide maternity cover in the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, predominantly in Sport and Exercise Psychology. 

Appointments will be made at Teaching Tutor level.

Informal Enquiries are welcome, please contact Dr Joanne Hudson,

Shortlisting Date:-TBC

Interview Date:- 24 July 2019

How to Apply

Applicants are asked to provide a completed online application providing evidence against the essential criteria in the recruitment documentation, clearly identifying which position you are applying for. Applicants should also attach to the application 2 separate documents: 

  1. Curriculum Vitae;
  2. Statement of suitability for the post and potential contribution to the College of Engineering

In addition, all applicants are required to load a video of a maximum 5 minutes explaining a key Sports and Exercise Science concept in their area of expertise. These videos will be used as part of the shortlisting process in strict confidence and will thereafter be destroyed. The video assessment will be on the content of the communication and not the quality of the video.

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