The University of Wolverhampton

Lecturer in Sports and Exercise Psychology

Walsall Campus
Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing
Contract Type
Advert Status
35,210 - 42,036 pa
Closing Date
Job Reference


The Department of Sport, within the Institute of Human Sciences, is seeking to appoint a full time permanent Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology to complement the current staff team. The Department of Sport has wide ranging expertise in areas such as sports and exercise psychology, exercise physiology for elite performance and health, physical education, strength and conditioning, sport sociology, and sports coaching. Research within the department is characterised by excellence and breadth, and its quality was recognised by the 2014 Research Excellence Framework audit.


You are required to teach and assess on a range of programs within the Institute, in particular, the BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science. You will have a higher degree in an appropriate subject, and ideally a PhD. Chartered membership of the British Psychological Society, or the potential/willingness to work towards Chartered membership is desirable. You will be expected to contribute to a thriving teaching and research environment, and research/scholarship informed teaching. You should also demonstrate potential to contribute to the Institute’s income generation and outreach and development activities.


Knowledge/Experience of delivering behaviour change interventions would be beneficial.


For informal enquiries please contact Chris Sellars (Tel: 01902 323172, email: or Jenny Hensman, Faculty Staffing Administrator (Tel: 01902 322019, email: 


The University of Wolverhampton values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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