A lecturer is typically required to perform the roles of administrator, teacher, personal tutor, researcher and consultant. This article aims to highlight the main perceived demands and challenges a novice sports science university lecturer is likely to face within each of these roles and possible ways to overcome these challenges. A number of sources of support are identified which can ensure a novice lecturer maintains the focus of their work during the early stages of their career and continues their professional development.
|Journal||Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism Education|
|Publication status||Published - 2010|