Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Physiology

York, North Yorkshire (GB)
£38,833 to £49,149 per annum
08 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
08 Jul 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Lecturer in Sport and 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 Sport and 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 publication is considered essential. 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 experience in 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

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.

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.

We welcome all applicants and particularly people from minority ethnic backgrounds as they are underrepresented within the university.

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

Closing Date - Sunday 08 July 2018 at midnight

Provisional Interview Date - To be confirmed