Associate Professor / Professor in Sport and Exercise

Gloucester, Gloucestershire (GB)
16 May 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Jun 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Associate Professor / Professor in Sport and Exercise
£51636 - £55123 per annum (Associate Professor salary band)
£56936 - £60796 per annum (Professor salary band)
37 hours a week 

With over 1800 students studying degrees at foundation, honours and postgraduate level, Hartpury presents a unique environment designed to support an outstanding student experience. We offer industry relevant provision and outstanding research opportunities.  This is underpinned by access to specialist facilities which we fully utilise to enhance delivery and support the employability of our graduates. We have a growing reputation for a unique and student-focused delivery, particularly within Sport and Exercise. 
We are seeking to appoint an Associate Professor/Professor who brings a wealth of experience of leading on research and knowledge exchange activities. As an institution, we are developing a growing reputation for research and knowledge exchange in sport and exercise and we can offer outstanding opportunities to lead and develop a dynamic research portfolio. We have a small but vibrant community of post graduate research students and you would be expected to supervise doctoral candidates within this area. With experience in any disciplinary field within sport and exercise, you will have the motivation and exceptional leadership qualities to plan and develop activity within our new Sport and Exercise Research Centre. Experience of PhD supervision to completion is essential, as is a track record of income generation. We have a strong ethos to ensure that research benefits our full student community and all staff are expected to contribute to teaching as part of their role.   

Hartpury University values student experience and outcomes, so you should be able to evidence having a positive impact in this area within your application. You will aim to ensure the continuous improvement of the student experience and have the skills and experience to contribute to potential postgraduate curriculum development. You will need to have a clear appreciation of the connectivity between theory and practice, and be able to foster industry partnerships to promote this.  

We offer excellent benefits including a comprehensive continuous professional development programme, 35 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays, onsite fitness facilities, free onsite parking and lots more.  
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring checks along with other relevant employment checks.   

Visit our website www.hartpury.ac.uk to apply online or telephone (01452) 702135 to request documents by post.  

The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 2nd June 2019.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 13th June 2019.

Hartpury values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.