Job title Lecturer (Full Time, Fixed Term, 6 Months)
Department Department for Health
Salary Starting from £34,304, rising to £40,927
Grade Grade 7
SOC Code - Visa Requirements 2311 (Professor/Reader/Senior
Placed on Monday 11 October 2021
Closing date Friday 05 November 2021
Interview date To be confirmed
The Department for Health is seeking to appoint a fixed-term (maternity
cover) Lecturer (Teaching) in Physical Activity and Health. The successful
candidate will be expected to teach primarily on the BSc Health & Exercise
Science, and MSci Sport & Exercise Science degree programmes. These courses
attract bright and dynamic students through our strong reputation in sports-
related research that informs our teaching, and the opportunity to study at a
university renowned for promoting and facilitating sporting excellence.
The successful applicant will join a team of lecturers delivering a suite of
units across programmes, and will be expected to teach a range of topics and
have expertise in one or more of the following areas; the promotion of
physical activity across different populations and life stages, health
promotion, public health, evaluation and research methods in sport, health and
exercise science. Successful applicants may be asked to take on 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, 1.0 FTE position of 6-month's duration to provide
maternity cover for Semester 2 of the 2021-22 academic year, with a proposed
start date of 3rd January 2022. For more information about the Department and
programmes please go to: https:// www. bath.ac.uk/health/
Initial enquiries should be directed to Dr Oliver Peacock (Director of
Studies, BSc Health & Exercise Science; firstname.lastname@example.org) or Prof Fiona
Gillison (Head of Department, email@example.com).
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. 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.
The University was named Sports University of the Year in 2018 and we are
currently ranked joint 7th in the 2021 QS World Rankings for Sport-related
What we can offer you:
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.
a family friendly workplace
open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the
recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent
encouraging of your personal and professional development
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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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an
excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.
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 and
we're also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to
discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.