Research Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Health Sciences Research - Teesside University

Job reference: A8181

Application closing date: 29/03/2015

Location: School of Health & Social Care

Salary: £29,552 - £47,328

Status: Full Time Permanent

Job advert:

Teesside University is seeking to build upon the positive results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.  It has created 15 new Research Lectureships/Senior Lectureships for early-career, post-doctoral researchers who wish to grow their academic careers by working with leading colleagues in their discipline and contribute to the continued growth of our key research themes.

You will benefit from a supportive, encouraging research environment, and will be expected to work closely with senior colleagues to hone and implement your research, income and publication plans, carry out your own independent projects and contributing to existing research activities.

As a Research Lecturer/Senior Lecturer you will receive a significant research time allowance to facilitate the growth of your research. You will also be encouraged to supervise research students and to identify and apply for external research funding.

To be considered you must hold a PhD and have an encouraging track-record of research and publication.

This post is available on a full-time or job share basis.  (If you wish to apply on a job share basis you must state this on your application).

Further information can be found here on the Teesside University website

PhD Research Project - Northumbria University

Title: An examination of the impact and sustainability of school-based physical activity interventions on long term behaviour change (HLS/DRFSPO7P/62014)

Dept/School/Faculty: Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation

PhD Supervisor: Dr L Ansley Application

Deadline: Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Funding Availability:  Competition Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide) 

The proposed research would employ a mixed methods approach to investigating physical activity (PA) participation through school-based intervention programmes and explore any subsequent long-term behaviour change. The research will investigate physical factors (such as moderate, vigorous physical activity MVPA, measured by accelerometer) alongside psychological determinants (such as enjoyment, motives and barriers) with a view to making recommendations for practitioners regarding the content and context of the intervention used.

Enquiries regarding this studentship should be made to: Dr Spencer Earl Boyle, email:, Tel: 0191 2437776

Please see the advert on the FindAPhD website for more information. 

For further details of how to apply, entry requirements and the application form, see Please ensure you quote the advert reference above on your application form.