Lecturer (Teaching) (Part Time, Fixed Term)

University of Bath

The Department for Health is seeking to appoint a Lecturer (Teaching) in sport and exercise psychology, to contribute to teaching across our UG sport and health courses. 

About the role

You will join a team of lecturers delivering a suite of units across our Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught degrees delivering content primarily to students studying BSc Sport and Exercise Science, BSc Sport Management and Coaching and FdSc/BSc Sports Performance.

Our teaching is primarily delivered face to face, supported by some online content. We are looking for applicants with the expertise to teach topics in sport and exercise psychology and who brings applied experience to these areas.

The role will include supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate research projects and involvement in the academic and pastoral support of students.

This role is advertised on a part time basis (0.5 FTE) for a period of 36 months with an expected start date of 01/09/2023.

About the Department 

Our courses attract bright and dynamic students through our strong reputation in sports and health-related research that informs our teaching, as well as the opportunity to study at a university renowned for promoting and facilitating sporting excellence. 

The Department for Health is dedicated to providing a supportive and inclusive environment for our staff and students, while delivering excellence in teaching and research. The Department is currently ranked 7th in the world for sport-related subjects in the 2023 international QS rankings, and 96% of our research was considered world-leading or internationally excellent in the 2021 Research Excellence Framework exercise. 

For informal discussions about the role please contact Dr Anthony Bush, Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) on [email protected] or Professor Fiona Gillison on [email protected]

What we can offer you:

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award . We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams. 

We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff .

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