Job position at University of Limerick (IRE), Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences

OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB: The successful candidate will teach, and supervise undergraduates and postgraduate research students, in physical education teacher education, with a particular focus on curriculum and assessment. They will also secure funding in support of physical education teacher education and publish in high quality scholarly outlets. He/she will contribute to the mission of the PESS department in support of the priorities of the Faculty and University strategic priorities, and specifically in teacher education. It is expected he/she will build a national and international reputation for research in teacher education and attract high quality PGR students to UL.

Read more about the PESS department in this link

Applications are invited for the following position:

Lecturer below the bar in Physical Education Teacher Education – Specific Purpose Contract

Salary Scale: €43,255 – €59,234 p.a. pro rata

Further information for applicants and application material is available online from:

The closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday, 9th February 2023. Applications must be completed online before 12 noon, Irish Standard Time on the closing date.

The University of Limerick supports blended working

Please confirm that you are currently eligible to work in Ireland. Applications by candidates who are not eligible to work in Ireland will not be processed.

This position is subject to Garda Vetting and Foreign Police Clearance. If you have resided outside Ireland for a cumulative period of 36 months or more over the age of 18 years you must furnish a Foreign Police Clearance (FPC) from the country or countries of residence. Please note; any costs incurred in this process will be borne by the candidate.

Please email if you experience any difficulties

Applications are welcome from suitably qualified candidates. The University of Limerick holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advancing equality in higher education. The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to selection on merit welcoming applicants from all sections of the community. The University has a range of initiatives to support a family friendly working environment, including flexible working.

“The University of Limerick has implemented a “Smoke and Vape Free Campus Policy”. Smoking and vaping in all forms is prohibited.”

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