Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Sport Management

Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne (GB)
£35,844 - £51,034
08 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
20 Dec 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Health & Life Sciences

Location: City Campus, Newcastle

Northumbria University, Newcastle is a research rich, business focused professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Located in Newcastle upon Tyne and with a campus at the heart of London’s financial district, Northumbria University is in the UK’s best two cities for students.  At Northumbria, we are global in our scope and reach, with operations in Malaysia, London, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Singapore and we remain the largest English provider in Hong Kong. The University continues its strong commitment to internationalisation, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe.

Northumbria is ranked 48th in the Guardian league table 2019 and ranked in the top 150 under-50 global university rankings.  In the Sport Sciences subject area, Northumbria is ranked 26th in the Times Good University Guide league table 2020.

The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences is passionate about the principles and application of science and technology in all its forms and strives to be excellent in research, teaching and innovation. The Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation has particular strengths in health and wellbeing, the role of exercise and physical activity in the management of chronic health conditions, behaviour change and physical activity promotion for children and ageing populations. There is also a growing profile of research and evaluation activity related to policy and practice in sport management specifically focusing on volunteering, strategic management and planning, marketing and the sustainability of sport, leisure and recreation.

Working within the Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation, you will provide expertise in the area of Sport Management. The post may also involve a contribution to research methods, placement, and generic skills teaching, as well as project supervision at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The Department will consider high quality applications in any area of related teaching and research. This role will include designing and delivering high quality teaching activities, supporting the development of the Hong Kong and Singapore sport management franchise programmes, undertaking individual and joint research to produce high quality, internationally recognised, academic outputs and participating in external activity to generate income and promote the subject.  Candidates for SL level may also be expected to take on undergraduate or postgraduate programme leading responsibility.

You must hold a first degree and be either qualified to doctoral level, or soon to be qualified to doctoral level, in a relevant subject, have subject expertise in sport management with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice and/or consultancy. Proven ability to deliver high quality research led teaching within an appropriate field and a strong research profile (or clear potential to develop one) are essential for this role.

For informal enquiries about this post please contact Professor Nick Caplan: Tel: 0191 243 7382

For more information about the Department please visit their homepage and research pages.

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now', and submit a Covering Letter and your CV, including a full list of publications where relevant and any documents specifically requested in the Role Description and Person Specification, such as a sample of written work or journal article. 

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Northumbria University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community and particularly females who are currently under-represented in this area.

Please note this vacancy will close on 20/12/2019

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