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Lecturer in Exercise Physiology

Requisition ID:  4681

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Open Ended
Working Pattern:  Full Time
Posted Date: 

We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.


Salary: £35,845.00 - £55,750.00 

Closing Date:10 August 2020

The Role


This role sits within the School of Biomedical, Nutritional and Sport Sciences (BNS), part of our Faculty of Medical Sciences who deliver world leading innovation and research excellence. We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Exercise Physiology to deliver teaching and student support for the undergraduate and postgraduate Sport and Exercise Science programmes in the Faculty of Medical Sciences. You will be expected to make a significant contribution to research within the Faculty and be able to demonstrate a developing independent research profile.


Further information about the School is available at https://www.ncl.ac.uk/bns/


Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Emma Stevenson:
E-mail - emma.stevenson@ncl.ac.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 8765


The University has developed an Academic Job Summary Guidance document which summarises the range of activities that academic staff may be expected to perform.


Key Accountabilities

  • Develop and deliver teaching on BSc Sport and Exercise Science and MSc Exercise Physiology, including lectures, seminars and practical classes
  • Supervise undergraduate and/or postgraduate research projects in sport and exercise science and related disciplines
  • Pastoral support for students as a personal tutor and course advisor
  • Participate in the management and administration of degree programmes as required
  • Perform excellent research utilising high quality specialist facilities to enhance the reputation of Newcastle


The Person (Essential)


Knowledge Skills and Experience

  • Knowledge, ability and expertise to teach Exercise Physiology and other related topics at both undergraduate and postgraduate level
  • Experience of supervising student research projects in the area at both undergraduate and postgraduate level
  • Experience of working independently and cohesively within a team and contributing enthusiastically to the team goals
  • Ability to work with external placement providers to develop and support student work experience placements
  • A good quality publication record for the discipline, with peer reviewed publications at international level
  • A clear, ambitious yet realistic vision for their research that represents a good fit with the aims of the academic unit

Attributes and Behaviour

  • Effective communicator who is able to motivate and engage students and colleagues
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Willingness to work flexibly and according to the demands of the programme
  • Willingness to travel in UK and overseas on University business



  • Honours Degree in sport and exercise science or a related subject
  • PhD in an appropriate discipline



  • Teaching Qualification

Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.


The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.  The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.

Requisition ID: 4681