Associate Lecturer - Division of Psychology and Social Work

Paisley, Ayr, Lanarkshire, Dumfries
£20.53 per hour
Sep 21, 2021
End of advertisement period
Oct 10, 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Part Time

School of Education and Social Sciences

Division of Psychology and Social Work

Paisley, Ayr, Lanarkshire, Dumfries

Associate Lecturer


Salary: £20.53 per hour

Hours: variable between 10 and 75 hours per month

The University of the West of Scotland is a leading-edge modern university driving an ambitious strategy for high-quality teaching and excellence in research, with a global engagement agenda to reflect the needs of the 21st Century workplace. 

The School of Education and Social Sciences is excited to offer opportunities for Hourly Paid Associate Lecturers across all of our campuses and a number of subject areas.

Our School combines our UK-leading Education provision with over 50 years’ experience in offering Social Science teaching and research in the West of Scotland.  As a School, we are committed to issues around social justice and strive to ensure that our students' studies with us are transformative of both their own journey and the communities in which they live and work. As a University, our aim is to prepare students as critical thinkers and agents for the future, and equip them with our UWS graduate attributes so that, at the end of their studies with us, they are work-ready, universal and successful. Our courses are innovative, practice-focused and research-informed with a commitment to making a difference locally, nationally and internationally.

We seek individuals across the following subjects:

Contemporary Drug and Alcohol Studies

Social Work


Applicants must be educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject, and ideally hold or being working towards a PhD or similar qualification.  You will also have experience of working in the relevant subject area, and ideally experience of teaching and assessment in Higher Education.

Further information, including details of how to apply are available at

Closing Date:          Sunday 10th October 2021

Interview Date:       Applications will be considered when received and interviews will be ongoing at a mutually agreeable time, due to the immediate requirement for the role

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.