Friday, October 31, 2014

JOB: Lecturer/Senior lecturer in Physical Education - University of Bath

Lecturer (Assistant Professor)/Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Physical Education
Department for Health
Salary:      Starting from £38,511, rising to £45,954 (Lecturer)
or £47,328, rising to £54,841 (Senior Lecturer)
Closing Date:      Sunday 30 November 2014
Interview Date:      Monday 15 December 2014
Reference:      CC2701

The Department for Health is seeking to appoint a full-time Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Physical Education, who is a scholar with a strong record of publications and either a track-record or clear strategy to attract research funding. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate teaching excellence, appropriate to the level of appointment.

We are seeking a dynamic, adaptable colleague who will work with us to ensure the continuing strength of the Department in both research and teaching. You will be expected to maintain and develop your own programme of research, be successful in seeking external funding, and contribute to teaching and research supervision on relevant programmes. It is expected that your scholarly activities will complement and further enhance existing research foci in and further develop links between the Department for Health and the Department of Sports Development and Recreation, as well as the local community and schools.

While applications are welcomed from all areas relevant to physical education and from any disciplinary background, we are particularly interested in those whose scholarship fosters interdisciplinarity and focuses on: Coaching Science; Sports Pedagogy and Inequalities; Sport and Physical Activity Across the Lifespan; Health Technology and/or; Physical Education. It would be an advantage if you can demonstrate an affinity between your own research programme and existing Departmental and Faculty research themes.

If you wish to make an informal and confidential enquiry about this post, please contact either the Director of Sport and Social Science programme (Dr Emma Rich +44 (0) 1225 386638, email:    or the Head of Department (Dr James Bilzon, Tel: +44 (0)1225 383174, email:

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