Academic Associate in Sports Science



Post Ref No: S1147
Salary: £25,504-£29,541
Grade:
G

Campus: Clifton

Additional info – Fixed Term 5 year contract on a part time basis.

Please be aware this vacancy closes at 5pm on 07 July 2013

The position of Academic Associate offers a unique and rewarding opportunity for a well-qualified, motivated and talented individual to contribute to learning and teaching activities whilst also undertaking a PhD programme of research within the Sport Science department at Nottingham Trent University.  The successful candidate will be part of the Sport, Health and Performance Enhancement (SHAPE) Research Group.

The PhD is titled “The physiological responses to heating and cooling: the implications for health and sport”. This research will investigate how changes in temperature, via active and passive methods, affect exercise, neuromuscular and cognitive performance. The research will be supervised by Dr Caroline Sunderland and Dr Simon Cooper, SHAPE Research Group, NTU, Dr Chris Tyler, University of Roehampton and Dr Jonathan Folland, Loughborough University.

The teaching duties of the post are within exercise physiology and will involve the support of practical, laboratory and field based delivery as well as supporting students learning in seminars and through delivery of lectures.  As part of the 0.5FTE teaching duties you will have the opportunity to undertake a PGCHE at the University. 

It is highly desirable that applicants have a first class or 2:1 degree in Sports Science, Physiology, Human Biology or related discipline. An MRes or MSc in an appropriate discipline is also highly desirable.

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The Sport Academic Team at NTU delivers high quality, reality-based education underpinned by staff’s world-leading research.

We invite you to join us.

If you have any queries in relation to this position, please contact Dr Toni Minniti, Academic Team Leader for Sport Science, on +44 (0)115 8483918, or via email [email protected]. If you have specific queries relating to the PhD, please contact Dr Caroline Sunderland, on +44 (0)115 8486379, or via email [email protected]

Closing date – 07 July 2013

Interview date – 16 July 2013

To submit an online application for this position please visit www.ntu.ac.uk/vacancies.

If you require documentation in alternative formats (e.g. Braille, large print) please contact us at [email protected]

If you have any queries in relation to this position, please contact Dr Toni Minniti, Academic Team Leader for Sport Science, on +44 (0)115 8483918, or via email [email protected]. If you have specific queries relating to the PhD, please contact Dr Caroline Sunderland, on +44 (0)115 8486379, or via email [email protected]

Nottingham Trent University is committed to promoting equality and valuing diversity and we seek people who share those values.

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Please note this role does not meet the UK Border Agency requirements for sponsorship.  Nottingham Trent University is unable to apply for sponsorship for any applicant not eligible to work in the UK and therefore we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship under the Points Based Immigration System

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