Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology – Clifton, Nottinghamshire

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Nottingham Trent University

Clifton, Nottinghamshire


We are looking for a full time Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Lecturer Salary from £35,505 p.a 
Senior Lecturer Salary from £41,131 p.a

If you are in the early stages of an academic career and are considering joining NTU, then our Early Career Academic Development Programme could be just right for you.

If you are considering joining NTU as a Senior Lecturer you will benefit from our Senior Lecturer Career Framework, which recognises and rewards you based on your performance, contribution and achievement, and offers the opportunity of faster salary progression compared to the industry average.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology to undertake teaching and research and to contribute to the excellent working atmosphere in the Department of Sport Science. You will be a great communicator and team player. You will deliver undergraduate and postgraduate taught modules, supervise undergraduate and postgraduate projects and contribute to the employability potential of our students.

You will make a significant contribution to the Department’s learning and teaching, applied research and practice and academic enterprise. You should be research active and have a PhD. You should have published high quality academic papers and your research should have societal, sport performance or economic impact. The post-holder will be joining sport and exercise scientists and social scientists in the Sport, Health and Performance Enhancement (SHAPE) Research Centre. High level mentoring is available for all staff.

Background information on the Department of Sport Science

The Department of Sport Science is part of the School of Science and Technology and there are excellent collaborative opportunities with colleagues in Biosciences including the John Van Geest Cancer Research Centre, Chemistry and Forensics, Computing and Technology, Engineering and in Mathematics and Physics. Nottingham Trent University has a long and established history for delivering sport-related programmes.  Currently the Department comprises 54 academic staff and ~40 PhD research students, as well as large undergraduate and taught postgraduate cohorts.  Recent investment into the Department has enhanced our physical resources, research environment and the student learning experience. With four well-equipped physiology laboratories, the British Olympic Association approved environmental chamber, the recently refurbished performance analysis suite and two biomechanics and neuromuscular performance laboratories in the £4m Natural Sciences Research Centre, we offer a friendly environment of excellence and invite you to join us.   

Interview Date: TBC

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Prof Angus Hunter (Head of Department – [email protected]) or Dr. Graham Sharpe (Deputy Head of Department - [email protected]).

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We also offer:

  • ​​​​​​​Between 25 and 35 days annual leave per year (dependent on grade) plus statutory bank holidays and 5 university closure days pro rata 
  • Generous pension scheme with life assurance.  We contribute 23.68% of your salary.
  • Opportunity to receive a bonus for exceptional performance and contribution
  • Range of health and wellbeing services, voluntary benefits, discounts, and savings for all colleagues.​​​​​​​
  • And a whole lot more…

Come and be part of our success.  Apply today.

About NTU

NTU prides itself on being an inclusive employer. We value and celebrate equality in opportunities, and we encourage applications from people who reflect the diversity of our communities.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications.

Whilst this role is eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route, we recommend that you assess your eligibility before applying for this position.  Visit https://www.gov.uk/skilled-worker-visafor more information.

This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and successful applicants will be asked to declare any unspent criminal convictions.