Leeds Beckett University – Graduate Teaching Assistant Opportunities

Leeds Beckett University has a number of Graduate Teaching Assistant opportunities available in the area of disability sport. Leeds Beckett University currently have five PhD students researching in the broad area of disability sport, so successful applicants would be joining a small but supportive group of students and staff.

Leeds Beckett University  – School of Sport – Graduate Teaching Assistant

Fixed Term: (up to 4 years) ; Job reference: CAF288963A ; Application closing date: 15/05/2015 ; Salary Fixed Salary of £5,600 (plus stipend of £14,047 per annum)

The Carnegie School of Sport are seeking to appoint a number of full time Graduate Teaching Assistants within the academic disciplines of: Sport & Exercise Science, Physical Activity & Health, Sport Coaching, Physical Education, Sport Business & Marketing. The Graduate Teaching Assistant position offers motivated and aspiring academics a unique opportunity to study for a PhD, while lecturing in subjects broadly related to their area of research. We welcome PhD research proposals based on either agreed projects or an applicant’s own area of interest.

The following agreed projects focus on disability sport:

  • An Indifference to difference? Exploring the intersections of disability, ethnicity, and gender within Physical Education
  • What’s so ‘special’ about Physical Education in special schools
  • Sports sponsorship and the disabled athlete

Further information about each of these projects can be found Leeds Beckett graduate teaching assistant opportunities  (use the key word ‘Graduate’ to search for the application information and more detail about each of these project).