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Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Physiology

Department: School of Science, Technology & Health
Location: York
Salary: £33,797 to £39,152 per annum
Closing Date: Monday 30 November 2020 at midnight
Interview Date: Friday 18 December 2020
Reference: 118-20
The Role

Full time, permanent

Salary is £33,797 to £39,152 per annum

Location: York

York St John is an ambitious, modern university at the heart of historic York and there has never been a more exciting time to join us.

As one of the fastest growing universities in the U.K over recent years, we have a new strategy for the next decade, emphasising our commitment to widening opportunity through the power of education and contributing our talents to creating a fairer world, and a more prosperous region. We are putting inspirational learning and impactful research at the heart of this strategy, recognising our academic expertise as our greatest asset.

The Role

We are seeking to appoint a full-time, Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Physiology. The successful candidate will join a well-established team based in the School of Science, Technology, and Health at York St John University’s 57-acre bespoke sports park. We currently offer a range of sport courses at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level, including BASES endorsed courses.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will join our Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Health (PAtCH) research group in the School of Science, Technology and Health. The research group has a focus on cardiovascular health through the use of ultrasound imaging, sedentary behaviour, ageing and exercise prescription. Demonstrable expertise in one or more of these areas is essential, as is an emerging record of research publication.  The successful candidate will work with the research group to contribute to its standing both nationally and internationally. In regards to teaching experience and responsibilities, you will deliver sport and exercise physiology within the school at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. You will also have the opportunity to supervise postgraduate research students. Teaching experience is considered essential.  

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Alex Beaumont, Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Physiology,

In addition to a competitive salary, YSJ employees enjoy access to a superb range of benefits including –

  • Generous annual leave entitlement (plus additional leave days during our Christmas closure period)
  • Pension scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Training and development
  • Discounts at a range of local companies, including shops, cafes and restaurants.

As a Stonewall Top 100 Employer, York St John University is committed to equality and diversity and we actively encourage applications from underrepresented groups, particularly those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds. 

As part of our commitment to providing an inclusive working environment, consideration is given to all requests for job share or flexible working arrangements.

Please note that CVs are not accepted in place of the application form.

Interviews are currently taking place remotely via Microsoft Teams. Further guidance will be provided to candidates who progress to interview stage.

Closing Date - Monday 30 November 2020 at midnight

Provisional Interview Date - Friday 18 December 2020

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