Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Sport Management

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
19 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Feb 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences                                                             

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Sport Management – Ref. HLS17/47
Full Time
Location:  Newcastle upon Tyne 

Salary:      £34,250 - £38,832; £39,992 - £49,149

Northumbria University Newcastle is a research-rich, business-focussed, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, and with a campus in the heart of London’s financial district, Northumbria University is located in the UK’s best two cities for students. At Northumbria we are global in our scope and reach, with operations in London, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Singapore, and we remain the largest English provider in Hong Kong. The University continues its strong commitment to internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe.

Northumbria is ranked 48th in the Guardian league table 2018, and ranked in the Top 200 Under 50 global University rankings.

The Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation offers an extensive and successful portfolio of teaching, research and innovation across the breadth of sport and physiotherapy disciplines.  The Faculty has experienced a remarkable period of growth embracing a £5 million refurbishment of bioscience and psychology laboratories and a state-of-the-art suite of sport science laboratories, sports courts and track  that form part of a £30 million Sport Central City Campus investment. 

The Department has delivered sport degrees since 1979 and the current suite includes under-graduate degrees in sport coaching, development, management and science. Postgraduate, professional practice and doctoral degrees operate across a range of areas in the Department. The Sport Management team deliver on a range of highly innovative programmes including the BSc (Hons) Sport Management and MSc International Sport Management courses. Our Sport Management courses regularly achieve top Student satisfaction scores in The National Student Survey.

You will be required to teach, lead and manage modules across the subject area; contribute to research and consultancy activity and academic administrative duties, including student volunteering activity and work placement.

You should have excellent applied and specialist knowledge of sport marketing and sponsorship or event management, within the wider context of the sport industry. You should possess or be willing to work towards a PhD in Sport Management or a closely related discipline, have the ability to teach at UG and PG levels and the ability to contribute to Department research. You will be expected to have good interpersonal, communication and organisational skills.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Dr Lindsay Findlay-King, Principal Lecturer in Sport Management:, on +44 (191) 227 3571.

For further information about this vacancy and for details on how to apply, please visit Northumbria University’s website at the following link:

Northumbria University is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community and particularly from under-represented groups.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Closing Date:  20th February 2018