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VACANCY - Graduate Intern - Academic Assistant (Sport & Exercise Science)

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VACANCY - Graduate Intern - Academic Assistant (Sport & Exercise Science)
by Camryn Negus - Friday, 18 June 2021, 12:37 PM

School of Sport Health & Wellbeing

Graduate Intern - Academic Assistant (Sport & Exercise Science)

Variable hours (mainly during term time)

Grade 4, £11.03 + 12% holiday pay per hour 

Fixed Term Contract for 2 years

Marjon is a small University, with a strong sense of community, centred on student success.

We believe that each staff member contributes directly to the University’s growth and success, with our values at the heart of everything we do. We believe that diversity provides the talent and contribution that delivers the greatest impact on our continuing success and realising every individual’s potential.

This role will assist Plymouth Marjon University with the delivery and preparation of academic teaching in Sport and Exercise Science. The hours will be academic term time and some flexibility will be required to assist with the lecture timetable. The focus of the role will be to assist in the delivery and preparation of academic teaching activities, and to ensure all relevant Sport and Exercise Science facilities and resources delivered in the Marjon Sport and Health Centre are prepared with the appropriate equipment for academic teaching sessions. 

This post will also provide paid employment whilst allowing you to complete a Masters degree, part time over 2 years. This role offers an exciting opportunity to work within a vibrant teaching and support team and to gain experience and knowledge across a broad range of practical lectures, whilst improving on your own personal development. With the Sport Science lab being BASES accredited as well as members of staff, there would be opportunities for BASES supervision and further applied development.

The role would suit someone who has particular interest in teaching and delivery Sports and Exercise Psychology, has excellent time management skills and is looking to improve their skill set and academic profile / qualifications.

The University really is a great place to work, with 94% of staff agreeing in our most recent staff survey.  Our Total Reward Package includes competitive salaries, generous Pension Schemes and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses and a range of activities under ‘Balance’ our staff health and wellbeing scheme. 

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Caroline Westwood, Associate Director of School on

Academic Graduate Interns will be required to study a University Masters with a fee discount of £3500.  In addition, and as an employee as well as a student of the University, Academic Graduate Interns will receive payment for the hours worked supporting the subject area.

We are a ‘Disability Confident Employer’. Candidates who declare a disability and who demonstrate on their application that they meet the essential criteria will be included on the shortlist

Closing date: Thursday 08 July 2021 (at Midnight)

Interview date: Thursday 22 July 2021

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please complete the University’s online application form.

To access the form and for further details please visit the University’s job website: