Lecturer in Skill Acquisition and Motor Control

University of Hertfordshire

United Kingdom

October 5, 2022

Description

Post Title: Lecturer in Skill Acquisition and Motor Control

SBU/Department: Life & Medical Sciences / Psychology, Sport & Geography

FTE: 1.0 fte (37 hours per week) with potential for job share

Duration of Contract: Permanent

Salary: e.g. UH7 £35,333 - £42,155 pa, dependent on skills and experience

Location: De Havilland Campus, Hatfield

Main duties and responsibilities

The School of Life and Medical Sciences at the University of Hertfordshire is seeking to appoint a full-time permanent Lecturer to contribute to the following undergraduate degree programme: BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Sciences.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding department in our new state-of-the-art academic sports building, adjacent to the Hertfordshire Sports Village. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop their career by contributing to the School's research and commercial/consultancy programme and/or to the development and administration of undergraduate and postgraduate courses within their area of expertise.

Skill and experience required

The successful candidate will have knowledge of skill acquisition and motor control, sports and / or exercise psychology and quantitative research design skills. Previous academic lecturing experience would be an advantage, as you will be expected to module lead and teach undergraduate modules

The University of Hertfordshire's vision is to transform lives. We are committed to having a positive transformational impact on every member of our university community, and to sharing our successes with the community around us. We are seeking candidates who enjoy being innovative and enterprising while challenging individuals and organisations to excel.

Qualifications required

Relevant postgraduate (or equivalent) qualification. A doctoral qualification (or equivalent) in a relevant subject area and a HE Teaching Qualification would be advantageous.

Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Dr Lindsy Kass, Principal Lecturer, l.s.kass@herts.ac.uk (01707 286495)

Closing Date : 5th October 2022

Interview Date: 26th October 2022

Reference Number: 043935

Date advert placed: 21st September 2022

We want our staff to represent multi-faceted life experiences, varied cultural heritage and to encourage cognitive diversity. We recognise that the field is not ‘level' and want to actively address barriers to progression. Markers of success to date include a small gender pay gap within the School where this post sits (6%) and holding an Athena Swan Bronze Award. We also challenge stereotypes and partner with networks both within and outside of the University to enhance inclusion in the workplace.

For this particular post, we wholeheartedly encourage applications from individuals identifying with a minority ethnic heritage. The School of Life and Medical Sciences has made significant progress in attracting diverse staff into academia over the past three years and we are keen that our staff base in Sports, Health and Exercise also better reflects the students studying our discipline.

This role may be available for job share. If you wish to be considered for a job share, please note this in your application and specify your availability.

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Formerly recognized as Hatfield Technical College, University of Hertfordshire is a public university which was established in the year 1952. This university primarily developed its roots in aeronautical engineering. In the year 1961, it was given the status of a...