Professor in Physical Activity

Liverpool, United Kingdom
£61,200 - £107,100 per annum
10 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
08 Mar 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Job Type Academic
Salary £61,200 - £107,100 per annum
Vacancy Type Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date 08/03/2020
Documents 2916 JD Professor in Physical Activity.pdf
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The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences seeks to strategically develop its world-leading profile of teaching and research excellence by the appointment of top-level academics across the core disciplines of Sport and Exercise Sciences. The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences is world renowned for its research in physical activity, exercise and health and related physical education and pedagogy areas. The appointed person will be expected to guide and extend our world class research in these areas. Candidates will be expected to generate high levels of research income, high-quality publications, networking and impact whilst contributing to the enhancement of the research profile of the School. Candidates will contribute to the enhancement of relevant undergraduate and postgraduate curricula specifically aligned to physical activity, physical education, pedagogy, exercise and health and support the strategic enhancement of the School’s Physical Activity Exchange within the Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences (RISES). Successful candidates will be expected to make a significant contribution to the School’s forthcoming REF2021 submission.

Candidates wishing to discuss the scope of this appointment are welcome to have a confidential conversation with Director of School, Professor Dave Richardson (t: 0151 904 6283; e: and/or with Prof Bill Baltzopoulos, Head of the Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences (t: 0151 904 6272;

The School/ department is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN Gender Equality charter for promoting the career of Women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) in higher education. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post and all appointments will be made on merit.

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

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