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Ian.kenny
11-10-2010, 01:40 AM
Dear subscribers



The University of Limerick (UL) with over 11,500 students and 1,300
staff is an energetic and enterprising institution with a proud record
of innovation and excellence in education, research and scholarship. The
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and strategy ensures that we capitalise on local, national and
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an outstanding student experience and conducting leading edge research.
Our commitment is to make a difference by shaping the future through
educating and empowering our students. UL is situated on a superb
riverside campus of over 130 hectares with the River Shannon as a
unifying focal point. Outstanding recreational, cultural and sporting
facilities further enhance this exceptional learning and research
environment.

Faculty/Department: Education & Health Sciences/ Physical Education &
Sport Sciences at the University of Limerick in Ireland.

Title of Post: Lecturer below the bar in Sport Science (Strength and
Conditioning).



QUALIFICATIONS:

B.Sc. in Sport and Exercise Science or cognate discipline. Post graduate
qualification in Sport and Exercise science. (PhD qualification in
relevant area is preferred). Relevant qualification in Strength and
Conditioning (e.g. NSCA or UK S&C).



OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

This post is a specific purpose contract. The post provides subject
expertise in the area of strength and conditioning science. The
successful candidate will contribute to the teaching of Sport and
Exercise Science at BSc. and MSc. levels and may supervise research
postgraduate students. The successful candidate will contribute to the
teaching of Strength and Conditioning and may contribute to other
practical areas.



ESSENTIAL:

-Primary degree in Sport & Exercise Sciences, Physical Education, or
related field.

-Postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline (PhD candidates are
preferred).

-Recognised teaching/coaching qualification in practical and theoretical
aspects of Strength and Conditioning Training.

-Some experience of teaching Sport and Exercise Science at undergraduate
or post graduate level.



DESIRABLE:

-PhD in a relevant area.

-Ability to undertake supervision of postgraduate research students.

-Professional experience of instructing athletes in strength and
conditioning performance.

-Broad experience in managing /coaching teams or individuals in sports
performance.



The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 26th November
2010.

Applications must be completed online before 12 noon GMT on the closing
date.



Full information and application process http://www.ul.ie/hrvacancies/



Informal enquiries regarding the post may be directed to:
Dr Drew Harrison
Head
Dept of Physical Education & Sport Sciences
University of Limerick
Email: drew.harrison@ul.ie











Dr Ian Kenny PhD

Biomechanics Research Unit

Department of Physical Education & Sport Sciences

University of Limerick

Ireland

Phone: +353 (0)6123 4308 Fax: +353 (0)61202814 E-mail:
ian.kenny@ul.ie