UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF SCOTLAND

Lecturer: Sports Coaching and Development

Location
Ayr (GB)
Salary
£44,045 - £49,552 per annum
Posted
19 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
10 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

School of Health and Life Sciences

Ayr Campus

Lecturer: Sports Coaching and Development

REQ001009

AC3 £44,045 - £49,552 per annum

Full Time: 35 hours per week                                            

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

As a Lecturer, you will complement the growth of research and the advancement of the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the Division of Sport and Exercise. You should have prior experience of working in a Higher Education environment, including module development and a track record of research publications. Applications are particularly welcome from researchers with expertise in sports pedagogy.

You will join a progressive group of staff within the Division of Sport and Exercise who deliver one postgraduate programme and four undergraduate programmes at our recently developed Ayr and Lanarkshire campuses. Academic staff within the Division contribute to research in several areas, including coach development and education, digital health, healthy ageing, sport 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 “Disability Confident” employer and welcomes other under-represented groups. As such, we particularly encourage applications to support our diversity agenda.

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting Professor Chris Easton (Head of Division) chris.easton@uws.ac.uk   

Closing Date: Friday 10th July 2020

Interview Date:  Thursday 23rd July 2020

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.

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