Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, Sports Therapy
Location: Docklands Campus
Salary: Lecturer starting from £42,454 per annum pro-rata inclusive of London Weighting
Senior Lecturer starting £48,599 from per annum pro-rata inclusive of London Weighting
Post Type: Full Time
Post Type: Fixed Term
Contract Length: 6 months
Closing Date: Thursday 01 September 2022
Interview Date: Friday 09 September 2022
The University of East London is currently enjoying exciting opportunities to grow and diversify it’s offering to align with our 2028 vision that is an ambitious 10-year strategy to become the UK’s leading careers-intensive university. This is an incredibly appealing time to be joining the Department for Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences, as we grow and capitalise on opportunities across the expanding sport, exercise and wellbeing sectors.
We are seeking a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sports Therapy, within the Department of Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences (FTE 1.0 (although job share will be considered - for 6 months fixed term). Working as part of an exciting, dynamic, award winning and diverse team covering a wide portfolio of specialities, you will plan and deliver engaging teaching of our modules as well as developing content to stay up-to-date with ever-changing industry practices and provide research informed teaching throughout. You will also liaise with and provide support to our expanding network of industry partners and placement hosts and carry out appropriate administrative duties.
You will have a passion for and experience of teaching and student supervision in higher education and a strong commitment to the student experience and careers-first delivery. Working experience and expert knowledge in the area of Sports Therapy is essential to prepare our students for employment and their future career as well as experience of working with the Society for Sports Therapists. An appropriate record of research and/or knowledge exchange that compliments the existing interests of the School is an advantage. The School is very proud of their research portfolio covering many aspects of sport, science, health and wellbeing, some of which has gained worldwide coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Based at our Docklands and Stratford campuses, our School brings together UEL’s innovative research and teaching. We have a successful and expanding portfolio of taught programmes and exciting new postgraduate programmes. You will be primarily based at SportsDock, the university’s world-class sports facility. Opened in 2011, the £21 million facility was the training base for TeamUSA in the lead up to the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Since then we’ve also hosted sports teams and organisations both professional and amateur, as well as competitions on a local and global scale. This blended environment of teaching within a working university sports facility exposes students to many extra-curricular opportunities from our East London Sport and Workforce Development teams.
We are the most ambitious and the most improved university in the UK for sport, our High Performance Support is paving the way in creating our world class athletic super stars. Our sports scholars include Olympians and senior internationals who represent the University of East London at national and international university competitions, many of whom we are proud to say study on our Applied Sport and Exercise Science courses.
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