Lecturer (Teaching) (Fixed Term) in Culture, Media and Sport

Job title Lecturer (Teaching) (Fixed Term) in Culture, Media and Sport

Department Department for Health

Salary Starting from £33,797, rising to £40,322 Fixed Term, Pro Rata

Grade Grade 7

Placed on Tuesday 05 May 2020

Closing date Friday 05 June 2020

Interview date Monday 29 June 2020

Reference SB7587


We are seeking to appoint a fixed-term Lecturer (Teaching) in Culture, Media and Sport/Sociology of Sport in The Department for Health. The successful applicant will primarily contribute to undergraduate programmes on the BSc Sport Management and Coaching. We attract forward-thinking and dynamic students. This through our strong reputation in sports-related research that advises our teaching, and 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 we are currently ranked 11th in the 2020 QS World Rankings for Sport-related subjects.

You will join a team of lecturers delivering a suite of units across programmes. You will be encouraged to lead in teaching and supervision related to topics related to some of the following; sport and mega-events; sport/health, new media and society (e.g. social media, digital technologies); sport and big data; physical activity and social movements; physical activity, health and the body. You will be asked to undertake other roles in teaching support such as personal tutoring, dissertation supervision, course development and other administrative activities as they arise. 

This is a fixed term position (36.5 hours, full time) of 5 months to cover a period of temporary absence, with a proposed start date of 1st September 2020.

The Department for Health is dedicated to providing an encouraging and inclusive environment for our staff and students. We hold a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our ongoing dedication to gender equality. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity

Initial enquiries should be directed to Dr Fiona Gillison (Head of Department for Health) or Dr Shaun Williams (Director of Studies)

We value, promote and celebrate inclusion, challenging discrimination and putting equality, diversity and belonging at the heart of everything we do. We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. 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 such as Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and disabled people, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.

We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Bronze Athena SWAN award, and we are actively working towards a Silver award. We are 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 employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:
The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.