Lecturer: Sport Performance

South Lanarkshire (GB)
£36,914 - £44,045
Friday, 31 July 2020
End of advertisement period
Friday, 21 August 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Fixed Term

School of Health and Life Sciences

Lecturer: Sport Performance


Full Time: 35 hour per week. Fixed Term - 1 Year

Salary: AC2 £36,914 - £44,045

Lanarkshire Campus                                                                        

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer with expertise in the field of Sport Performance to join the School of Health and Life Sciences at the University of the West of Scotland.

You will contribute to the delivery of the BSc (Hons) programmes in Sports Coaching and Sport and Exercise Science at our Lanarkshire Campus and will play a role in developing research and scholarly activity within the Division of Sport and Exercise. You should have prior experience of working in a Higher Education environment and have an innovative and flexible approach to learning and assessment. Applications are particularly welcome from individuals with expertise in strength and conditioning.

You will join a progressive group of staff within the Division of Sport and Exercise who deliver four undergraduate and one postgraduate programme(s) at our Ayr and Lanarkshire campuses. The recently opened Lanarkshire campus includes a wide range of technology-enabled teaching spaces and state of the art sport and exercise laboratories. Students on the Lanarkshire programmes also undertake a number of practical classes in the closely located Emirates Arena. Academic staff within the Division contribute to research in a number of areas, including: coach development and education, digital health, healthy ageing, nutrition, paediatric physical activity, sport psychology, and team sport performance. The Division of Sport and Exercise sits within the School of Health and Life Sciences which collectively delivers a diverse range of programmes at our Lanarkshire, Paisley, Ayr and London campuses to a combined total of circa 6000 students.

The University of the West of Scotland is committed to providing an inclusive working environment. UWS has an Athena SWAN bronze award, is a two-ticks employer and welcomes other under-represented groups. As such, we particularly encourage applications to support our diversity agenda.

Closing date: Friday, 21st August 2020

Interviews Monday, 7th September 2020

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting Professor Chris Easton (Head of Division)  

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups. UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.