Professor of Sport and Exercise Sciences

Durham, United Kingdom
27 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
02 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Department Of Sport & Exercise Science

Grade 10 Competitive salary based on our professorial Pay Scales (starting at £63,464 and going considerably higher based on experience)

The Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences invite applications for the post of Professor as part of a programme of academic recruitment across all levels. We are looking for exceptional candidates working within our two interdisciplinary themes: (i) Sporting lives, Sub-cultures and Performance and (ii) Sport, Physical Activity and Societal Change. With positions available across all levels and disciplines, we are keen to receive applications from both individual researchers but also those who are working in collaborative partnerships or research teams.

We aim to achieve a Top 10 Departmental UK and Top 50 World Ranking by 2027, with a global reputation for progressive, vibrant and impactful sport and exercise science research and teaching. We are seeking to elevate our research activity and environment, delivering influential research publications, high-quality income generation, and producing work of social value through documented impact.

The successful applicants will be expected to contribute to the Department’s taught programmes in one of our core disciplinary areas (psychology, physiology, physical activity, nutrition, sociology, social and political sciences, research methods). They will also participate in postgraduate research supervision at an appropriate level, contribute to the administration and management of the Department undertaking leadership and management roles appropriate to their career stage, and play a full part in the life of the department.

Closes midday on : 02-Jan-2019