Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is a distinctive, unique institution, rooted in the Liverpool City Region and with a global presence. Our students and staff, past, present, and future, are the beating heart of our city and can be found in every corner of every industry and community. We couldn’t exist anywhere else and have shaped the city in which we belong. Working with the people of Liverpool to improve lives and support communities is at the heart of why we were founded and why we exist today.
The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences is world renowned for its research in the development of motor competency in children. There is the opportunity to gain valuable experience of working and developing in this environment within the Physical Education subject area for 12 months. The appointed person will be expected to contribute to the delivery and enhancement of relevant undergraduate and postgraduate curricula in the area of Human Movement and Physical Education. Candidates will also be expected to support research and external engagement activities within these areas. Experience of leading higher education modules and teaching practical sport and physical education would be a distinct benefit.
In return, we offer an excellent benefits package including generous annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, induction and development support as well as family-friendly policies.
This is an exciting time to join LJMU in our bicentenary year and with the launch of our new strategic plan.
The School of Sport & Exercise Science is proud of its commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and respect, and endeavours to cultivate a staff base that is representative of society. We acknowledge that we lack representation from various underrepresented groups and therefore encourage applications from all individuals who meet the advert criteria, but particularly encourage applications from women and non-binary people, people from ethnically diverse backgrounds, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and people living with a disability. Please let us know if you require reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process. We also welcome flexible working enquiries.
If you feel that this is the role you have been looking for and your skills and experience can make a real difference at LJMU, we look forward to hearing from you.
Candidates wishing to discuss the scope of this appointment are welcome to have a confidential conversation with the Subject Leader, Dr Ian Sadler (0151 231 5235; [email protected]).
LJMU is committed to achieving equality of opportunity.
Please note all of our vacancies will be closed to applications at midnight on the advertised closing date, unless otherwise stated.