Para Coach Project Officer, Post Doctorate Research Assistant

Liverpool, United Kingdom
£27,511 - £32,816 pro rata per annum
14 Dec 2019
End of advertisement period
22 Dec 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Contract Type Fixed Term
Hours Part Time
Job Type Research
Salary £27,511 - £32,816 pro rata per annum
Vacancy Type Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date 22/12/2019
Documents 2848 Para Coach Project Officer.pdf

Fixed term until 31st August 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the appointment of a Post Doctorate Research Assistant in Para-Disability Sport Coaching.  The Sport Coaching team, based within the School of Sport and Exercise science, has successfully secured an Erasmus+ Funding grant to develop a “Para-Disability European Sport Coaching Framework and Massive Open Online Course.  The project is in collaboration with the International Council for Coaching Excellence, European Paralympic Committee, Institute of Sport Poland, Hungarian Paralympic Committee and Netherland Olympic Committee and National Sport Federation.

You should have a higher degree in a related discipline (Sport Coaching (and/or) Disability sport related area), experience in delivering sport science and or coaching pedagogy related subjects; evidence of developing and disseminating sport coaching and or disability related research in peer review journals, academic conferences or industry related reports/policies, ability to conduct qualitative research, in addition to collate, critically appraise and present information from a range of sources using analytical data.

Informal enquiries may be made to Tabo Huntley on 0151 231 4604 or email:

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Please note all of our vacancies will be closed to applications at midnight on the advertised closing date, unless otherwise stated.