DCU Teaching Position

Teaching Fellow in the School of Health and Human Performance, DCU.

 (1 year Semesterised post*)

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for the post of teaching fellow on the B.Sc. in Physical Education with Biology, and on the B.Sc. in Physical Education with Maths.  Candidates must have a first or second class honours degree in Physical Education, and preferably a postgraduate qualification in a cognate area.  Candidates must demonstrate an excellent performance record in teaching (ideally both second and third level), with specialist interest and experience in applied areas (e.g. Aquatics, Dance, Adventure Activities and Gymnastics).  Relevant additional professional qualifications are desirable, as to is a capacity to lecture the Sociology of in PE and School Sport module (but not essential).  The candidate should have high quality interpersonal and communication skills consistent with the highest quality of teaching and learning, together with evidence of successful teamwork and a collegial approach.

The primary role of the Teaching Fellow would be to contribute to:

  1. The delivery and management of courses at undergraduate level within the School.
  2. The supervision of pre-service teachers during their school-based placement.
  • The development and design of courses at undergraduate level within the School

Other important roles would be to contribute to:

  1. The co-ordination and supervision of final year research projects in the areas pedagogy, dance, gymnastics and aquatics.
  2. The administrative activity within the School.
  3. The development of community links and representing the School of Health and Human Performance and DCU.

 

Informal enquiries to:  Dr. Johann Issartel, Physical Education Programme Chair, School of Health and Human Performance, Dublin City University, Dublin 9.  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Telephone: 00353 1 7008008.

Please put “APPLICATION FOR TEACHING POST” in the subject line.      

see http://www.dcu.ie/shhp/index.shtml

Salary Scales:  Lecturer below bar: €41,502 - €51,724 (pro rata*)  [or €37,352 - €46,552 applies to new entrants to the public sector after 1st January 2011]

                   Appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience

*This is a Semesterised post from September 1st  - December 24th for semester 1, and January 12th - June 30th for semester 2”.  [This position will be renewable annually]

 

Application: Please send a CV and personal statement indicating what you feel you could contribute to the role to:

Dr. Kieran Moran, XG05 School of Health and Human Performance, Faculty of Science and Health, Dublin City University, Collins Avenue, Dublin 9      

Or e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Please put “APPLICATION FOR TEACHING POST” in the subject line

Closing Date: 31st August 2015

Interviews:   Short-listed applicants will be required to attend an interview in DCU.

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