Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science (Strength & Conditioning)

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Oxford, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 12 Jul 2020

Full Time, Permanent - Academic

The department of Sport, Health Sciences and Social work is looking to appoint a lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science, with a specific background in strength and conditioning. We would especially welcome applications from individuals with a biomechanics and/or performance analysis background, for this permanent position.

The successful candidate for this appointment must hold appropriate qualifications in sport and exercise science at undergraduate (i.e. a good honours degree) and postgraduate levels (i.e. MSc). Additionally, candidates must have extensive experience of working in professional strength and conditioning settings. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a strong track record of teaching and assessment at undergraduate level, and will ideally have a publication profile commensurate with this level.

Essential criteria:

  • Significant recent experience of working in a strength and conditioning context
  • Recent experience of leading modules and contributing to overall learning, teaching and assessment in higher education at degree level
  • MSc and BSc (2:1 or 1st class award) academic qualifications in sport and exercise science or closely related area (e.g. strength and conditioning)
  • Experience of supervising and assessing student projects in higher education setting
  • Internationally recognised Strength and conditioning accreditation (e.g. UKSCA, NSCA etc.)

Desirable criteria:

  • Experience of (or potential to contribute to) teaching sport and exercise biomechanics
  • Experience of (or potential to contribute to) teaching performance analysis
  • Relevant teaching qualification for higher education
  • PhD in a relevant subject area (or near completion)
  • Experience of supervising and assessing student projects at postgraduate level bring this in line with job description
  • Membership of BASES
  • Evidence of publications or suitable academic scholarship (e.g. publication in peer reviewed journals, presentation at academic conferences etc.
  • Experience of working with national governing or accrediting bodies (e.g. membership of a special interest group, advising bodies on policy etc.)

As one of the largest employers in Oxford we pride ourselves in the great experience we offer our staff. You'll be joining a friendly, professional environment where every member of staff is recognised as important to the success of Oxford Brookes University. To find out more about the benefits of working for Oxford Brookes please visit: www.brookes.ac.uk/job-vacancies/working-at-brookes.

The University has adopted equality, diversity and inclusion as core values. We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in our workforce.

Interviews are expected to take place on 24th July 2020.


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