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Lecturer in Biomechanics or Clinical Biomechanics

28 Apr 2022
28 Apr 2022
Liverpool, England
United Kingdom
Liverpool Hope University



Liverpool Hope University is a vibrant community with high scholarly standards. We are proud of our past, confident in our present, and ambitious for our future. We have submitted 100% of our Research active staff (colleagues with Significant Responsibility for Research) in thirteen Units of Assessment for REF 2021. The University has particular research strengths in areas of psychology, social sciences, humanities, creative and performing arts, education, health sciences, earth sciences, mathematics, computer science and engineering.

We are a research-informed, teaching led University of distinction and we have already made excellent progress in making this ambition a reality. Our policy is to combine these elements of our work in keeping with the University‚Äôs stated academic profile as a research-informed teaching University of distinction. It is in this context that we are recruiting scholars who will join with us in our pursuit of excellence in the post of:

Lecturer in Biomechanics or Clinical Biomechanics

The appointed Lecturer will make a full contribution to the School of Health and Sport Sciences in terms of a demonstrable commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and research, and associated activities towards supporting a diverse undergraduate and postgraduate student population, and maximising their potential.

Applications are invited for an outstanding research-active candidate with a broad knowledge and experience of biomechanics particularly concerning applied sport biomechanics, clinical biomechanics, and human movement science. The successful candidate is required to have a PhD in biomechanics or an appropriate area of the sport sciences and be committed to delivering research of a high quality.

The post holder will be expected to teach on and develop the curriculum across all of the undergraduate (Sport & Exercise Science, Sport Rehabilitation, Sport & Physical Education, Sport Psychology) and postgraduate (MRes Sport & Exercise Science, MSc Sport Medicine, Exercise and Health) programmes and assist with developing new provisions as appropriate. Applications are particularly welcome from individuals with strong applied research profile and those with knowledge/experience of using a broad range of biomechanical tools and technologies.

The successful applicant will join a supportive team of academic staff who work well together as a cohesive School. The School is fully committed to excellence in teaching, to enhancing the student experience, and to delivering research of the highest quality. The University is rapidly developing its research profile and has an ambitious agenda for the future.  All new academic staff appointed to the University must either already be research active at REF 3* or above level or have the clear proven capacity, willingness and ability to become research active at this level for the next REF exercise. Successful applicant will join the Musculoskeletal Sports Medicine Research Group and will be expected to establish internal/external research collaborations. The University has various support mechanisms in place to help scholars who are ambitious in developing his/her strong research profile. 

We recruit staff nationally and internationally as we seek out the best people to help build Hope for the future. We are committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment that recognises and respects difference.