Lecturer, Sport and Exercise Psychology

Coventry, United Kingdom
£32,243-£40,802 per annum
06 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
20 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 03/07/2019
Faculty / School or Service Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Salary £32,243-£40,802 per annum
Package As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.
Job category/type Academic

Job description

This is an exciting time to join Coventry University and the School of Psychological, Social and Behavioural Sciences (PSBS). With a University Gold TEF rating, ranking 2nd in the UK for Teaching Excellence, and outstanding NSS scores in our courses we have demonstrable excellence in student experience. As a global University, our contribution to teaching excellence extends beyond our UK campuses with PSBS working in partnership with organisations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and South-East Asia. These include global experience opportunities through teaching and research-related activities for both staff and students which reflects our strong commitment to the internationalisation of our curricula.

We are now looking to appoint a 1.0FTE Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology to join our highly regarded team of academics. You will be a highly motivated and experienced academic and/or practitioner with a demonstrable track record in Sport and/or Exercise Psychology. You will be a confident and clear communicator with a high level of inter-personal skill and personal effectiveness to promote an outstanding experience for all our students and stakeholders. You will adopt a flexible approach to your teaching and be committed to delivering the highest standards of student experience.

The School delivers an undergraduate course in Sport and Exercise Psychology accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). We welcome applications from candidates with expertise in teaching any of the core areas of BPS accredited curricula (social, cognitive, psycho physiological,developmental, individual differences and research methods in psychology).Applications are particularly welcomed from those who can also demonstrate experience of applied work in sport and exercise sciences.

The School is recognised for the high quality of its provision of applied and professional courses. This includes a broad portfolio of on-campus,off-campus, blended and distance learning courses both discipline and profession specific. The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences has strong partnerships with employers and placement providers from a range of sectors including Local Authority Social Services, Strategic Health Authorities, NHSTrusts, education, and the independent, voluntary and the private sectors. Research activity is an integral part of the Faculty's business and there is a strong commitment to enabling staff to engage in a wide range of research and scholarship. You will be given opportunities to develop your research interests and are expected to contribute to the Faculty's research profile.

Applicants must have a PhD in an appropriate subject and experience of teaching in a higher educational setting. If from a Professional Practice background, applicants must have a good Honours Degree, and a Masters degree,and appropriate professional qualifications and/or membership (i.e., BPS,BASES, HCPC) that might be considered as equivalent to a PhD.

Coventry University offers academic support and professional development support and provides the opportunity for staff without a recognised teaching qualification to undertake the PGCE.

For further information please contact Dr Luke Sage email:

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