The University of Wolverhampton

Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Therapy

Walsall Campus
Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing
Contract Type
Advert Status
44,045 - 51,034 pa
Closing Date
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The Department of Sport, within the Institute of Human Sciences, is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Therapy. You will be required to undertake the role of Course Leader and continue the development of our recently validated BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Therapy, with the first cohort starting in September 2020. You will be a skilled and experienced sports therapy practitioner (with insured status membership of The Society of Sports Therapists). The ability to operate independently as a Sports Therapist in accordance with The Society of Sports Therapists Standards of Education and Training, Standards of Conduct Performance and Ethics, and Standards of Proficiency is essential. You will also have a Masters degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline, teaching experience (preferably in Higher  Education or equivalent), and experience of curriculum development.


The Department of Sport has wide ranging expertise in areas such as sport sociology, sports coaching, sports and exercise psychology, exercise physiology for elite performance and health, physical education, and strength and conditioning. Research within the department is characterised by excellence and breadth, and its quality was recognised by the 2014 Research Excellence Framework audit. 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.


For informal enquiries please contact Julian Smith (Tel: 01902 323260, email:

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

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