The University of Wolverhampton

Principal Lecturer- Head of Sport (Partnerships)

Walsall Campus
Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing
Contract Type
Advert Status
52,559 - 60,905 pa
Closing Date
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We are seeking to appoint a Head of Sport (Partnerships), to co-lead the academic provision for Sport at the University of Wolverhampton.


We are seeking a dedicated academic with a strong track record of curriculum innovation and development, to provide leadership for this dynamic and ambitious Department. The Head of Sport (Partnerships) will have a proven track record as a highly effective and innovative team leader and resource manager. You will be able to demonstrate experience in and an ongoing commitment to educational excellence, research and development and successful income generation. Effective interpersonal and people management skills are essential together with a commitment to equality and diversity.


The Headship offers an opportunity to jointly lead a Department of 24 FTE staff, and in doing so join the senior leadership team of the Institute of Human Sciences in the Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing.


Formal interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place during November 2019, post to commence in March 2020 or as soon as possible therafter. Informal enquiries regarding this opportunity should be directed to Dr Richard Medcalf (Director of Institute), via his PA Kirsty Milner (

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

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