Lecturer in Sports Coaching and Development

Preston, United Kingdom
£36914- £42792
25 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 15/12/2019 
Location Preston Campus 
Salary Grade/Salary: H (36914- 42792) 
Job category/type Academic

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the School of Sport and Health Sciences, for a Lecturer in Sports Coaching and Development. The successful applicant will contribute to the delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate modules with the area of Sports Coaching and Development. The School is home to a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and CPD opportunities both taught on-campus and by distance learning and we are proud of our commitment to delivering courses and CPD opportunities with a strong research-, industry-, and practitioner-inspired teaching philosophy.

Extensive practical and theoretical knowledge in the subject area is essential, as is relevant work experience and professional qualifications. A first degree in a Sports related discipline is essential with expertise of the current delivery and development of sports in community, school and international settings. An understanding of sport and the wider social agenda, drivers, priorities and planning across the sporting landscape.  A PhD or a Master qualification and evidence of being capable of doctoral level study is also essential. A teaching qualification or the capability and willingness to achieve this qualification within a defined timescale are essential.

The Faculty of Health and Wellbeing holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award. Both the University and Faculty are committed to equality, value diversity and promote an inclusive workplace culture for staff irrespective of their gender identity, ethnicity or cultural background and welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Dr Craig Wright on 01772 894924 or email

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

School/Service: School of Sport & Health Sciences

Hours: Full time (37 hours per week - 1.0 FTE)

Basis: Indefinite

Interview Date: To be confirmed