Exercise Science Research Associate

Post date: 23-Nov-2012 12:32:25

Destination Youth Ltd in Partnership with School of Sports Science, Liverpool John Moores University

Salary: c. £23,000

This is a 12 month fixed term post and the post holder will be based at Destination Youth, Crank, Merseyside. There is potential for a long term position post cessation of KTP term, to be employed by Destination Youth.

Company details

Destination Youth is an innovative sports science led physical education/ health and wellbeing business, aimed at the education, healthcare and commercial markets.

Project aims

To collate and generate cutting-edge research to validate and inform the development of company products and services to encourage behaviour change and greater physical activity in young people.

Candidates should possess a First or 2.1 Honours Degree, or a relevant Masters Degree, in Exercise Science or a related discipline.

More information about Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and advantages of being a KTP Associate can be found on the KTP website at www.ktponline.org.uk

For further information about this post and to apply online please visit our website: http://www.ljmu.ac.uk/working-at-ljmu/ Alternatively contact Estelle Hargraves on 0151 231 2690 or email e.s.hargraves@ljmu.ac.uk

(speculative CVs will not be accepted)

Closing date for applications is Friday 7th December 2012

Interviews to be held the week commencing 17th December 2012.

LJMU is committed to achieving equality of opportunity

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships enable recently qualified people (known as KTP Associates) to work in companies managing challenging projects central to the development needs of participating companies

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships can provide you with:

A springboard to accelerate your career

The support of academic experts and KTP advisors

Opportunity to lead and manage a project with defined goals

Potential of a permanent post with the company partner at the end of the project

Opportunity to gain valuable experience in a commercial environment

This Partnership received financial support from the Knowledge Transfer Partnerships programme (KTP). KTP aims to help businesses to improve their competitiveness and productivity through the better use of knowledge, technology and skills that reside within the UK Knowledge Base. KTP is funded by the Technology Strategy Board along with the other government funding organisations.