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Lecturer (Teaching) (Fixed Term)

Job title Lecturer (Teaching) (Fixed Term)

Department Department for Health

Salary Starting from £35,333, rising to £42,155 per annum

Grade Grade 7

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 2311

This role is sponsorable

Placed on Wednesday 03 August 2022

Closing date Wednesday 17 August 2022

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CH9286R

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The Department for Health is seeking to appoint a Lecturer (Teaching) in Research Methods in Sport and Exercise Science to cover a period of maternity leave. 

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 & Exercise Science and MSc Sport & Exercise Science. 

Our teaching is primarily delivered face to face, supported by online content. We are looking for applicants with the expertise to teach topics the principles and processes of research methods and design as they relate to sport, health and exercise science. 

The role will include supervision of Masters’ level student projects, both on the MSc programme and for students on our distance learning programmes of Sports & Exercise Medicine and Sports Physiotherapy. 

This role is advertised on a full time basis with an expected end date of 31/05/2023. 

About you: 

Our ideal applicant will be able to: 

  • Plan and deliver taught programmes of education and support student learning at undergraduate and postgraduate level (as appropriate)
  • Play a key role in the developing the teaching culture and student experience of the University
  • Demonstrates depth and breadth of understanding of subject matters at a complex conceptual level

About the department:

Our courses attract bright and dynamic students through our strong reputation in sports-related research that informs our teaching, as well as the opportunity to study at a university renowned for promoting and facilitating sporting excellence. The University was named Sports University of the Year in 2018, and we were ranked joint 7th in the 2021 QS World Rankings for Sport-related subjects. For more information about the Department and our degree programmes please click here

The Department for Health is dedicated to providing a supportive and inclusive environment for our staff and students. We hold a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our ongoing commitment to gender equality. For more information, please click here

Initial enquiries should be directed to Dr Polly McGuigan (Head of Department,

What we can offer you:

We are an equal opportunities employer and have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award

A family-friendly University with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident leader and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require. 

We offer:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme;
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance;
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce; 
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities.

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Visa information:

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Update to our application process:

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this the personal details of all applicants will be withheld at the initial shortlisting stage.