Teaching Fellow: Sport Physiology

Hamilton, South Lanarkshire (GB)
31 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Aug 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Department/School: School of Science and Sport
Campus:  Hamilton 
Job Title:  Teaching Fellow: Sport Physiology    
Req No: 000455

Salary Scale:  £34,956 - £41,709
Part Time: 17.5 Hours per week, Fixed Term (6 months)

University of the West of Scotland is an ambitious, growing university at an exciting stage in our development. We have renewed our academic and international focus and are growing our research and knowledge exchange. In the THE World Rankings, UWS ranks 601-800, which THE recognises as the top 5% of universities worldwide.

An opportunity has arisen for a part-time Teaching Fellow to cover Maternity leave at Hamilton Campus within the School of Science and Sport
The School of Science and Sport is a multidisciplinary School, with a diverse range of programmes delivered at our Hamilton, Paisley, Ayr and London campuses with a combined total of circa 1600 students. Teaching and Research is at the heart of all of the School’s activities, with NSS teaching scores at 100% in some of our Undergraduate programmes and we are looking to build and diversify from the success of REF2014.

The successful candidate will ideally have previously taught subjects including, Sport Science, Human Physiology, Sport & Exercise Nutrition, and be well versed in contemporary learning methods.

The successful candidate will join a progressive team of individuals in delivery of our undergraduate degree in Sport and Exercise Science within the School. This programme achieved NSS scores of 100% in 2016.

The successful candidate will be based at our Hamilton Campus with some scheduled activities at our other campus locations. The West of Scotland boasts some of the most stunning countryside and coastline for outdoor and family life. We are close to Glasgow, Scotland's largest city, with its rich heritage and vibrant cultural life, and just minutes from the International airport.

The University of the West of Scotland is committed to supporting your personal development and 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.

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

Closing date for applications: 12 noon Friday 18th August, 2017
Interviews will be held week beginning 28th August 2017

Further information is available by contacting  

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.