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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Applied Sport, Health and Exercise Physiology


Location:  Wrexham
Salary:  £34,520 to £47,722 per annum pro rata
Closing Date:  Friday 27 April 2018
Reference:  1718081

Permanent position - 22.2 hrs per week

Wrexham Glyndwr University prides itself on being a leader in both student experience and employability. A forward thinking corporate vision has outlined an ambitious agenda for our future growth, with emphasis towards successfully establishing an environment that is underpinned with research driven teaching with the student firmly located at its centre. 

To allow us to continue this philosophy, the School of Social and Life Sciences are looking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic individual in the role of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Applied Exercise Physiology, who will be integral in the continued development of programmes including Sport Science, Health & Exercise Science and Football Science, Coaching Science within the department. The department is also seeking to extend its portfolio provision to include Physical Activity & Exercise and Nutrition addressing the contemporary issues relating to sport.

An enthusiastic and dynamic specialist is sought to join an innovative and experienced team of academics. The post holder will be responsible for the development (or contributing to the development) of an innovative hybrid degree programme in the area of human performance science (sport, exercise and health). The post holder will be required to manage and teach modules relating to performance sport (football), health & exercise, physical activity, performance science (applied physiology), and contribute to research methods where relevant. The successful individual will support student’s development through the personal tutorials and will supervise undergraduate and post graduate dissertations. S/he will have an emerging track record in applied work / research and will be able to contribute to developing research profile of the department. This post holder may have a background and passion in the area of performance science (physiology discipline), applied physiology testing (field and laboratory based), applied health science (physical activity & exercise) across the age range, and the innovative use of technology.  An ability to understand the holistic approach (multi-disciplinary) to sport and health will be an advantage. 

For an informal discussion please contact Pam Richards, Associate Head, School of Social and Life Sciences on 01978 293459.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 27th April 2018, applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close a vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applications are received.

To apply in Welsh, please complete the attached application form and return to

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Wrexham Glyndwr University is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates and will ensure applicants will not be discriminated against due to their protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. The University will make all efforts to meet your access requirements, please contact our Human Resources Team as soon as possible to discuss any adjustments you may need.

We welcome applications in Welsh and English. Any applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.

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