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Glazier, Paul
05-08-2000, 12:24 AM
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Paul Glazier
Researcher/Technician

Biomechanics Laboratory
University of Wales Institute, Cardiff
Cyncoed Campus
Cyncoed Road
Cardiff
CF23 6XD
Tel.: 029 2050 6345
email: pglazier@uwic.ac.uk



University of Wales Institute, Cardiff

SENIOR LECTURESHIPS IN BIOMECHANICS


Following an expansion of the course portfolio at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for three Senior Lectureships in the following areas:-

Senior Lecturer : Biomechanics

This is an opportunity to direct an excellently equipped biomechanics laboratory located within a 7 million indoor athletics complex. You will lead the teaching, research and consultancy in this specialism.

The post will be of interest to a highly qualified and motivated lecturer keen to work in a renowned specialist centre for biomechanics and physical education. The successful candidate will, in the first instance, make a major contribution to the delivery of courses and research in the area of biomechanics. Applicants should have a higher degree in a relevant discipline and be able to teach at postgraduate level and ideally supervise M.Phil/Ph.D. students. The School of Sport, PE and Recreation has recently restructured its undergraduate degree scheme to incorporate 4 designated pathways. Recruitment to the scheme in sports studies is buoyant with 250 students a year selected from applications of around 2,500. We also have 50 FTE students pursuing taught Masters courses on a recently restructured Postgraduate Scheme in Sport Studies.

By September 2000 the School will be servicing the needs of 900 Sport, PE and Recreation Management students, which will make the University one of the largest providers of sport-related degree work in Britain.

The successful applicant will be a highly motivated specialist with a first degree in sport or a relevant discipline together with a postgraduate qualification. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching and/or appropriate vocational experience. An ability to contribute to the delivery of research methods modules is essential. You should have BASES accreditation or be working towards it and have a proven record of, or demonstrable potential for, research or consultancy.

Closing date for applications: 15th May, 2000.
Application forms available from The Personnel Section, UWIC, Western Avenue, Llandaff, Cardiff. (Telephone 029 2041 6117/6118) (enclose 39p s.a.e.)
For an informal discussion concerning the vacancies please contact Mr. David Cobner, Head of School of Sport, PE & Recreation (telephone 029 2041 6590; e-mail: dcobner@uwic.ac.uk