Assistant/Associate Professor of Sport and Exercise Engineering University of Nottingham United Kingdom

Assistant/Associate Professor - Sport and Exercise Engineering

Mechanical Materials & Manuf Eng

Location: University Park

Salary: £35,550 to £60,410 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (minimum £50,618 as an Associate Professor). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

Reference: ENG139518

The University of Nottingham seeks applications for a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor in Sport and Exercise Engineering to undertake research in the area of human performance or sports engineering at the University and to contribute to teaching on the BSc in Sport and Exercise Science (to be launched in September 2018).

The appointment will be based within the Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering and the role holder will take responsibility for the delivery of teaching and assessments to maintain high teaching standards in the BSc in Sport and Exercise Science (led by the School of Life Sciences) and other teaching in the Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering as required.

Candidates should hold a PhD in a relevant subject area.They should have a track record of high quality publications and be able to undertake original research in the area of human performance or sports engineering in the context for instance of: exercise; health; ageing: or chronic disease.

We believe that diverse teams will deliver the highest quality teaching, research and student experience. So, to achieve the Faculty of Engineering’s vision of being top ranked in all areas for Research and Knowledge Exchange as well as Education and Student Experience, we are seeking applications from high quality people whose backgrounds, experience and identity broadens and enhances the diversity of our existing team.

The Faculty is committed to creating opportunities for people from groups traditionally under-represented in the Faculty of Engineering.

We are looking for someone who can:

  • Lead original research in sports engineering.
  • Publish high quality research papers in leading journals.
  • Write proposals to develop and manage new research programmes
  • Supervise postgraduate research students
  • Lead and support the development of teaching content for degree courses.
  • To examine the assessments for degrees and diplomas of the university. 

They must be able to demonstrate that they can:

  • Teach to a high standard, which includes:
  • Complying with the University of Nottingham teaching quality assurance standards and procedures.
  • Supervising practical work, including projects.
  • Coach and support tutorial groups, developing student knowledge and learning skills
  • Being responsible for the pastoral care of students within a specified area, dealing as necessary with sensitive issues.
  • To provide curriculum leadership within own area of expertise and to collaborate with colleagues to design course modules and/or programmes.

This role is a full-time permanent position. Job share arrangements may be considered for this post.

Informal enquiries may be addressed by email to Professor Steve Pickering, Head of Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

For further information or to apply for this post please use the following link:

Closing date: 15th July 2018.

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