Graduate Assistant in Sport and Exercise Sciences - Fixed Term for 3 M

Newman University
United Kingdom
22876.00 - 25728.00 GBP Annual
09 Oct 2017
17 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Newman University wishes to make an immediate, fixed term appointment to the full time post of Graduate Assistant in Sport and Exercise Sciences. We are seeking a well-qualified and highly motivated individual who can support the learning, teaching and research within the Sport and Health subject area.

The Sport and Health subject area at Newman is well-established, with highly qualified and experienced staff and a state of the art Human Performance Laboratory. The successful candidate will be supporting sport and exercise science related elements of learning, teaching and research across the area, including a range of undergraduate programmes, masters research programmes and supporting doctoral research activities.

Recent developments at Newman have seen considerable investment in teaching spaces, our programmes make good use of laboratories and technological teaching rooms in the delivery of innovative, high quality, student led learning and teaching.

Applicants should have a minimum of a 2.1 Undergraduate Degree, and a Masters Degree, with Distinction, or with a Distinction in the dissertation component, in a sport & exercise related discipline. You will also require experience of providing technical support, knowledge of exercise related testing techniques, including physiological, biomechanical, physical activity and psychological techniques, and also have experience of maintaining records and equipment.

Applicants wishing to have an informal discussion about the post should contact Dr Adam Benkwitz, Head of Sport and Health, Department of Health and Behavioural Sciences on ext. 2402 or email

Further particulars with respect to the above post can be obtained from our vacancies web page or alternatively please e-mail: or telephone extension 2456 or 2398.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received. You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

Newman University offers a wide range of staff benefits which include 35 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays and closure days, Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, child care vouchers and an onsite cr??che facility, health care and cycle to work schemes, sports centre facilities, chaplaincy and spiritual care, free tea and coffee, a staff room, free on-site parking, and a discounted travel scheme. For further information on these and other staff benefits please visit our website or contact the Human Resources Department.

Newman University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.