Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology

York, North Yorkshire
27 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
29 Apr 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology

Salary - £38,833 - £49,149 per annum

Full time, permanent opportunity

York St John University is an ambitious, modern university at the heart of historic city of York and there’s never been a more exciting time to join us.

After investing over £110 million in our campus and facilities, establishing nine new schools and developing a suite of attractive, contemporary courses, we’ve seen the biggest rise across all English universities in UCAS acceptances this year.

Central to our ambition is commitment to academic excellence.  Over a third of our research is already considered world leading or internationally excellent. Our ambition is to increase our capacity to deliver world leading research, particularly research that has a significant real world impact.

We’ve also created the conditions for quality teaching.  We’re third in the UK for the proportion of our academics with formal teaching qualifications, we’re a consistent Stonewall Top 100 employer and we hold the Social Enterprise Gold Mark for Responsible Business Practice. 

As part of our expansion we are recruiting for a Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology.

The successful candidate will be supported in establishing a new research group in the School of Sport. They will also assume the role of Laboratory Director of a new Human Performance Laboratory housed at our Nestle Rowntree Sports Park. A well-developed record of research publications and grant applications is considered essential. It is essential that this research focuses on clinical populations or clinical outcomes. The successful candidate will be expected to make a contribution to the University’s expansion in STEM including assisting in the development of new programmes in Human Biology, Biochemistry and Nutrition.  

In regards to teaching experience and responsibilities, you will support the development and delivery of physiology within the school at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Demonstrable expertise and teaching experience within this area is also considered essential.

If you’d like to shape the story of a 175 year old institution with a fantastic future, we’d love to hear from you.  

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Andrew Hill, Research Lead for the School of Sport on 01904 876365 or a.hill@yorksj.ac.uk

In addition to a competitive salary and the opportunity to work at our beautiful campus in the heart of York, YSJ employees enjoy access to a superb range of benefits including –

  • Generous annual leave entitlement (plus additional leave days during our Christmas closure period)
  • Pension scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Training and development
  • Discounts at a wide range of high street brands and local companies, including shops, cinemas and gyms.

Please refer to Section 6.3 of the below 'Senior Lecturer criteria' document and provide evidence within the 'supporting statements' section of your application to demonstrate that you meet the requirements.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted in place of the application form.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion within our workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds.

Closing date – 29th April 2018 at midnight

Provisional interview date – 1st June 2018