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Academic Subject Leader: : Applied Sport & Exercise Sciences (Maternity Cover)

Vacancy Details

Salary: Grade 9 £51,034 - £59,135 per annum
Job Type: Academic
Closing Date: 10/29/2019
Date Posted: 10/02/2019
Reference: A1129


This is a fixed term position from January 2020 to December 2021 in the first instance and will also include a maternity cover for the Academic Subject Leader (ASL) post. 

Recently positioned 22nd in the Guardian league Tables for Sport & Exercise Sciences the University of Gloucestershire is seeking to develop a range of new undergraduate and postgraduate programmes to complement the existing portfolio in Sport and Physiological Sciences. The successful candidate will possess the necessary subject expertise and pedagogical insight to develop new degree programmes which complement staff expertise and research strengths in the science disciplines.

An ability to engage with the network of professionals across the health and sport sector will be essential in ensuring programmes become accredited to professional bodies and lead to appropriate graduate training programmes in both the NHS, Sport & exercise contexts.  Currently the Subject Community has programmes in Sport & Exercise Sciences, Sports Therapy, Exercise, Fitness & Health, Strength & Conditioning and Sports Performance Analysis.

The successful individual will (as the ASL) lead and manage a team of staff within the Community of Applied Sport & Exercise Sciences. In addition, the post holder will lead the academic work of the subject community including the promotion of innovative teaching and learning, integration of learning technologies in teaching, support the development of quality research and enterprise activity whilst also promoting business development activities.


Closing Date: Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Interview Date: Friday, 08 November 2019

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The University understands the benefits of recruiting a diverse range of people and welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community 


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