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Thursday, March 08, 2012
JOB: University of Bath
The University of Bath is the Sunday Times University of the Year 2011/12
Lecturer in Sport (Social Sciences) (2 positions)
Salary: Starting from £37,012, rising to £44,166 Closing Date: Thursday 15 March 2012 Interview Date: Wednesday 28 March 2012 Reference: SC954
The University of Bath wishes to appoint two Lecturers in Sport (Social Sciences) with effect from 1 September 2012 or as soon as possible thereafter. We are seeking to appoint scholars with a strong record of publication and demonstrable teaching excellence appropriate to the level of appointment.
We are seeking motivated and adaptable colleagues who will work with us to ensure the continuing strength of the Department in research and teaching, both externally and within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and wider University. The successful appointees will be expected to maintain and develop their own programme of research, undertake research degree supervision and contribute to taught programmes. It is expected that the appointees’ scholarly activities will complement the Department’s research foci. Applications are particularly welcomed from those who are able to demonstrate an affinity between their personal research programme, Department themes and established Faculty research themes (poverty and social justice, childhood and youth, health and wellbeing, environment and sustainability, conflict and security, and technology and the knowledge economy).
The successful candidates will sit within the Sport, Physical Activity and Culture research group in the Department and contribute to the interdisciplinary social sciences of sport taught programmes. While applications are accepted in all areas of sport and the social sciences, we are particularly interested in applicants whose research and research-informed teaching focuses on one or more of the following: globalisation, sports policy and international development, physical education, policy and practice, health and well-being, and the cultural analysis of the physically active & healthy body.