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School of Sport, Exercise & Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Birmingham- Lecturer Posts

Published: 14 July 2014

Now that Physiotherapy has moved to the School of Sport, Exercise & Rehabilitation Sciences here at the University of Birmingham we are now looking to make further appointments to join our team. We are looking to appoint two posts at Lecturer/Senior Lecturer level (Senior Lecturer in Rehabilitation Sciences/Physiotherapy and Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Physical Activity and Health) as part of the strategic development of the School. These posts offer suitably experienced individuals an exciting opportunity to join a very dynamic research active school in a leading University

Details of the posts can be found at

These posts offer an opportunity to join an expanding top-rated, multi-disciplinary School of Sport, Exercise & Rehabilitation Sciences with expertise spanning the natural and social sciences. We conduct world leading research in the sciences of sport, exercise, health and rehabilitation (joint 1st in the last national research assessment exercise). We have strong collaborations with our colleagues in the College of Life and Environmental Sciences, particularly in Psychology. We also collaborate with the Colleges of Medical and Dental Sciences and Social Sciences, and we are developing new collaborations with the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences in the area of rehabilitation. Applications are invited from ambitious researchers who are passionate about growing knowledge in their field, teaching in innovative ways that can inspire students, contributing to the development of the School, and communicating effectively across disciplines and to the wider public.

We are seeking an individual who can contribute to our range of expertise in Physical Activity and Health. We are interested in applicants from a range of disciplinary backgrounds with the key criterion being evidence of research excellence for career stage and the potential for future research leadership. The successful applicant will either contribute to one of our existing areas of strength, such as young people, ageing, mental health and rehabilitation, or lead the development of a new aspect of the field.
Informal, confidential enquiries can be made to the Head of School, Professor Kathy Armour ( or to the Head of College, Professor Kevin Chipman (

Closing date for applications is 14th July 2014

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