HE SPORTS LECTURER
A Higher Education Sports Lecturer teaches at a university. They’re also expected to contribute to research and enterprise activities in line with the university’s overarching strategy.
With Sports a broad topic, a Sports Lecturer typically specialises in a certain area of the science. Areas include Sport Psychology, Nutrition, Pedagogy, Sport Management, Biomechanics, Physiology and Sociology.
When not teaching or researching, a Sports Lecturer presents at international conferences and seeks to secure funding for the department and university.
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A Sports Lecturer is expected to teach undergraduate and postgraduate students. They need to accommodate a range of learning styles and plan their lectures and seminars appropriately.
A PhD is essential. Applicants should be accomplished academically and be proven leaders in their field.
Demonstrable high quality academic research in a relevant field to sport is the minimum requirement. Applicants should have authored original work published by a notable journal. Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching experience is usually required, though outstanding applicants will be considered if they show exceptional research ability.