Senior Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Psychology

Chichester, United Kingdom
07 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
19 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job description

We are a successful, modern university with clear values and a long history in Higher Education and are proud to have been recently awarded Silver in the Teaching & Excellence Framework. We offer quality education and an excellent student learning experience and are located in a beautiful region of the South Coast of England.  

The Institute of Sport is a vibrant department of the University of Chichester with wide-ranging accolades, a variety of facilities to support teaching and learning and student experience. We encourage all our academic staff to explore research opportunities and inspire innovative and new ways to grow and improve our establishment.

We are looking for a research and/or consultancy active sport and exercise psychologist with expertise in skill acquisition/motor control. You will join an enthusiastic sport and exercise psychology team at the University of Chichester. As part of this role you will develop the academic provision in sport and exercise psychology and promote its internal and external reputation. 

You will actively engage in a range of activities that ensure learning and teaching quality and will engage in scholarly activity and research as agreed with your line manager. 

You will either hold a PhD in skill acquisition, sport or exercise psychology or a relevant area of psychology, or be in the final stages of completing a PhD in these areas. You will be able to foster creative approaches when responding to teaching, learning and scholarship challenges and contribute to the development of a culture of innovation and enterprise.

Although not essential it would be desirable if you have a current BASES Accreditation and/or Registered Sport and Exercise Psychologist status with the Health and Care Professions Council, and if you held a coaching qualification and/or have some coaching experience.

Do you have questions about the role or the recruitment process? Professor Mike Lauder, Director of the Institute of Sport and Head of Department for Sport and Exercise Sciences would welcome your informal enquiries and may be contacted on 01243 816328 or via email

Interview Date:

either week commencing 24 July or week commencing 31 July

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The University of Chichester welcomes applicants from BAME minority backgrounds as they are under represented at Senior Lecturer level.

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