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  • No. of Vacancy: N/A
  • Job Location: York, North Yorkshire
  • Employment Type: Full Time
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  • Gender: Any
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  • Career level: Mid-Senior level
  • Posted On: Oct 2, 2017
  • Application Deadline: Oct 16, 2017

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  • York St John University is an ambitious, modern university at the heart of historic city of York and there’s never been a more exciting time to join us. After investing over £110 million in our campus and facilities, establishing nine new schools and developing a suite of attractive, contemporary courses, we’ve seen the biggest rise across all English universities in UCAS acceptances this year.
  • Central to our ambition is commitment to academic excellence.  Over a third of our research is already considered world leading or internationally excellent. Our ambition is to increase our capacity to deliver world leading research, particularly research that has a significant real world impact.
  • We’ve also created the conditions for quality teaching.  We’re third in the UK for the proportion of our academics with formal teaching qualifications, we’re a consistent Stonewall Top 100 employer and we hold the Social Enterprise Gold Mark for Responsible Business Practice. 
  • As part of our expansion we are recruiting for a Graduate Teaching Assistant in Sport and Exercise Science. The successful candidate will work within the School of Sport and support the delivery of teaching and learning related activities across a suite of undergraduate programmes. This includes teaching and providing tutorial support, as well any necessary preparation, assessment and marking of assessment as required by the School. A background in sport and exercise science is considered essential, as is an interest and background in sport and exercise psychology. The role is designed to allow the opportunity to study for a PhD while gaining experience as a teaching assistant. The PhD will be in the area of sport and exercise psychology. Any appointment will be conditional upon acceptance to a PhD programme at York St John University. An average of 6 hours per week will be dedicated to teaching and related duties.
  • For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Andrew Hill, Research Lead for the School of Sport on 01904 876365 or
  • We are committed to diversity and inclusion within our workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds
  • Please note that CVs will not be accepted in place of the application form.

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About the Company

Company Name: York St John University

Company Profile: Our eleven-acre site on Lord Mayor’s Walk is in a stunning setting facing the world-famous York Minster across the city walls. Our award winning campus has undergone a £100 million transformation over the past 10 years to ensure students benefit from the right environment in which to study and live. Originally built around a quadrangle, newer buildings including De Grey Court and the Fountains Learning Centre which houses the library, IT facilities and a modern lecture theatre. The Foss Building houses our sports hall, a physiology laboratory, a biomechanics lab, a psychology lab, a fitness suite, physiotherapy labs and general teaching rooms. Other facilities include a dance studio, drama studio, music rooms (both practical and technical), TV and film production facilities, editing suites and dedicated art and design studios. There are a number of catering outlets and the Students’ Union has a bar, café, shop and offices on campus.

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