Lecturer in Sport and Fitness The Open University, Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) United Kingdom

Lecturer in Sport and Fitness

Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)

£32,004 to £38,183

Milton Keynes

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Fixed Term Contract for 24 months

Closing Date:
1 June, 2017 - 17:00

We are seeking an enthusiastic Lecturer to join our vibrant team of nine academic staff involved in writing online/print materials, overseeing teaching activities and engaging in research/scholarship that connects with our growing BSc (Hons) in Sport, Fitness and Coaching. You will have good knowledge of a range of sport and exercise related topics and be willing to work collaboratively with colleagues to develop high quality distance learning materials for students and for wider public engagement.


You will join a team which has developed an innovative approach to Sport and Fitness education based on our expertise in distance education, and will contribute to the maintenance of our existing curriculum and potential new curriculum developments (e.g. new modules, Master’s degree, higher/degree level Apprenticeship).


You must have a higher degree or equivalent professional knowledge in Sport and Fitness or a related field and a good understanding of approaches to studying this topic. You will have an understanding of distance learning; an ability to write clearly and cogently for a diverse student audience and have some experience of teaching in higher education.


For detailed information and how to apply go to www3.open.ac.uk/employment, or call the Staffing Team on 01908 332247 or email WELS-Recruitment@open.ac.uk quoting the reference number.



An application form and job related information are available from the links located below. Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator on 01908 652959 or by email (on the link above), quoting the reference number


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