Associate Lecturer, MSc Project Management

London, United Kingdom
£20.53 + London Weighting Allowance (Ac2.1 equivalent)
28 Apr 2022
End of advertisement period
15 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Part Time

School of Computing, Engineering & Physical Sciences
London Campus and Remote working supporting the Paisley Campus

Associate Lecturer: MSc Project Management
Hourly rate: £20.53 (Ac2.1 equivalent)
Multiple Posts, hours: 
variable between 30 and 80 hours per month

THE POSTAssociate Lecturer: MSc Project Management

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. With a proud record in delivering work-ready graduates and effective partnerships within industry and the public sector, our goals are high academic attainment and research excellence. We are committed to constantly developing practical ways in which academic success can inspire and benefit others.

The School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences has a reputation for delivering student-centred practice-based learning. It is an internationally recognised multidisciplinary academic centre and the winner of the Times Higher Education’s Knowledge Exchange/Transfer Initiative of the Year, 2020.

As we continue to grow our portfolio, the School is now seeking to appoint Associate Lecturers to support the delivery of world-class student centred teaching and learning support for MSc Project Management. We welcome applications from dynamic individuals with experience in all areas of project management, procurement, quality, risk and supply chain management.

The successful candidate should have the following:

  • PhD or be qualified to Masters level in a related subject area.  
  • Experience in all areas of project management, procurement, quality, risk and supply chain management.
  • Evidence of CPD and upskilling is essential, to ensure currency of knowledge and skill set.


University of the West of Scotland is one of Scotland’s largest and most dynamic modern universities. Our reach across the country, together with our London campus, means that UWS is a significant force in global knowledge creation, innovation, and a leading provider of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree education. Our degrees provide students with a transformational experience; equipping them with highly sought-after graduate skills that set them up for global success in world-leading sectors, industries and businesses.

With cutting-edge courses, modern pedagogy and practical knowledge, we enable our students and staff to experience the joy of learning, teaching, research and innovation, and apply their knowledge for the benefit of others. 

UWS has had a presence in London since 2015, and our London provision has generated significant interest and seen student numbers grow dramatically over recent years. UWS London Campus, close to one of the world’s biggest financial capitals, is an exciting and vibrant place to work and study offering flexible technology-rich working and learning spaces with panoramic views of Docklands and Canary Wharf.

The School of Computing, Engineering & Physical Sciences offers industry-focussed teaching and research opportunities that deliver solutions to real-world problems. You will join an innovative and supportive team, playing a key role in driving forward our ambition to deliver transformational change, through outputs that have a tangible, early and positive impact on society across the globe. Our students benefit from state-of-the-art facilities, extensive expertise in research and development, and our robust collaborations with multinational companies across the world. Find out more about our School of Computing, Engineering & Physical Sciences.

We offer our staff a caring and supportive environment, across five campuses, and a competitive benefits package which includes:

  • 35 days of annual leave, plus a further 12 days for public/university holidays
  • 23% employer’s pension contribution, including death in service benefits on joining the pension scheme
  • A flexible approach to working pattern and work-life balance
  • Employee discount scheme across 3,500 retailers
  • Fitness facilities across our campuses
  • Access to a range of health and wellbeing resources, including occupational health, physiotherapy and access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional, career and research development opportunities.

Informal enquires should be directed to Dr Michele Cano, Head of the Engineering Division, School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences, by emailing

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

Closing Date: 15 June 2022
Interview Date:  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.

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