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Lecturer in Environmental Health

Employer
UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF SCOTLAND
Location
G72 0AB, Glasgow
Salary
AC3 £48,349 - £54,395 per annum
Closing date
29 Apr 2024

School of Health & Life Sciences

Lanarkshire Campus

Lecturer in Environmental Health (AC3) -  REQ000104

THE POST

The School of Health and Life Sciences is one of the largest integrated schools combining health and life science programmes. Our graduates make an immense contribution to improving the health and wellbeing of communities and ecosystems across the globe.

You will join an inter-disciplinary team who strive to continuously inspire our students and wider University community – and, through modern teaching and impactful research, continue to deliver innovative solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges.

The successful candidate should have the following:

  • A BSc (Hons) in Environmental Health or equivalent
  • A Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland Diploma in Environmental Health or equivalent
  • Experience in practice as an Environmental Health Officer Teaching experience in a University setting.
  • A wide breath of knowledge and expertise that includes Environmental Health, Health & Safety and training.
  • A commitment to delivering high quality teaching and to supporting an outstanding student experience. A commitment to best practice-led teaching.
  • An ability and willingness to work with colleagues on collaborative research projects.
  • Potential to develop links and to work with professional bodies or other external organizations.
  • An ongoing commitment to CPD.

ABOUT US

The 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.

The School of Health & Life Sciences at UWS offers innovative teaching and research opportunities, firmly focused on the real-world challenges facing the healthcare and life sciences sectors. You will join a supportive and committed team, where you will play a key role in continuing to establish the University as a force for good. Our students benefit from studying in modern learning facilities – among the very best in the country – and the strong links we have with partner organisations across the private, public and third sectors.

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
  • An additional days leave on your birthday
  • Defined benefit contribution pension scheme (currently 23%), including death in service benefits upon joining the 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.

Closing Date: Monday 29th April 2024

Interview Date: Wednesday 8th May 2024

The University reserves the right to shorten/extend the closing date of any position where a high/low volume of suitable applications are received. Therefore, if you are interested in this role, an early application would be encouraged.

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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