UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF SCOTLAND

Lecturer in Drug and Alcohol Studies 

Location
Paisley, Renfrewshire (GB)
Salary
Grade AC2: £36,914 - £44,045 
Posted
15 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
15 Aug 2021
Ref
REQ001221
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

School of Education and Social Sciences  
Lecturer in Drug and Alcohol Studies 
Paisley Campus
REQ001221
Grade AC2: £36,914 - £44,045 
Full-time: 35 hours per week
Fixed Term: 9 months

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a fixed term Lecturer in Drug and Alcohol Studies to join the Contemporary Drug and Alcohol Studies (CDAS)  programme within the School of Education and Social Sciences at the University of the West of Scotland. 

The School of Education and Social Sciences is a multi-discipline School, and the successful candidate will work with colleagues to support positive results in attainment, student experience and graduate destinations. They will possess developed capabilities in collaborative working and be committed to high professional standards in all areas of responsibility. The post offers an excellent opportunity for an individual to gain experience of working in a rich academic environment that recognises quality in education, research and enterprise, and international engagement.

A completed, or close to completion, PhD in Social Sciences or relevant area is essential. A postgraduate qualification in education/teaching and learning and an Advance HE Fellowship are highly desirable.  Applications are sought from individuals with experience of studying, researching or working in the substance use or related field who can contribute to the existing CDAS programme.

The successful candidate will contribute to the delivery of an excellent research-based student experience, contributing to our popular MSc Contemporary Drug and Alcohol Studies. Teaching is primarily focussed on the delivery of established modules and the successful candidate will be supported in developing their proficiency in HE teaching and learning environments, managing teaching activity and reflecting on best practice. You will be encouraged to develop existing expertise and research interests and contribute to collaborative decision making with colleagues on teaching and research matters within your area and assist with programme administration. 

Informal enquiries may be made to:
Dr Eric Baumgartner, Deputy Dean email: eric.baumgartner@uws.ac.uk (available until the end of July) Dr Aileen O’Gorman, CDAS Programme Leader email: aileen.ogorman@uws.ac.uk  

Further information including details of how to apply are available at https://jobs.uws.ac.uk/

Closing date: Sunday 15th August 2021
Interview date: Wednesday 25th August 2021

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.