Senior Lecturer in Sport & Physical Education

Preston, Lancashire (GB)
Grade: H (£35550-41212)
15 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
13 Sep 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Full Time

The School of Sport and Wellbeing, is inviting applications for the post of Lecturer in Sport and Physical Education degree, based at our Preston campus. 

The appointee will play a key role in the delivery and development of modules at undergraduate / postgraduate level, across several aspects of the different programmes in the subject area. A particular focus will be required on practical, theoretical and educational aspects of socio-cultural sport. The role will also be aligned to continuing professional development via engagement with research and innovation. For the right candidate, this is an exciting opportunity to develop an academic career in the area of Sport and Physical Education. 

Extensive practical and theoretical knowledge in the subject area is essential, as is the ability to demonstrate how socio-cultural sport fits into the Physical Education field. A relevant first degree is essential, as is a postgraduate qualification in Physical Education and evidence of being capable of doctoral level study. The appointee will also bring research skills, aligned with the research inspired teaching agenda of the university, to the role. Experience of undertaking learning and teaching using innovative methods is very much desirable. 

For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Nicholas Passenger on

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston. 

Please apply online; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form. 

School/Service: School of Sport and Wellbeing
Hours: Full time (37 hours per week - 1.0 FTE)
Basis: Indefinite
Interview Date: To be confirmed