Lecturer in Exercise, Health and Fitness

Opening Date:
29 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
11 Jul 2021
Salary Range:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer with expertise in the fields of Exercise, Health, and Fitness to join the School of Health and Life Sciences at the University of the West of Scotland.

You will contribute to the delivery of the suite of sport and exercise programmes and will play a role in developing research and scholarly activity within the Division of Sport and Exercise. You will hold a relevant professional accreditation (preferably with BASES) and should have prior experience of working in a Higher Education environment. Applications are particularly welcome from individuals with experience of delivering innovative and engaging hybrid learning to sport and exercise students at SCQF Level 7 (or equivalent).

You will join a progressive group of staff within the Division of Sport and Exercise who deliver four undergraduate and one postgraduate programme(s) at our Ayr and Lanarkshire campuses. The recently opened Lanarkshire campus includes a wide range of technology-enabled teaching spaces and state of the art sport and exercise laboratories. Students on the Lanarkshire programmes also undertake a number of practical classes in the closely located Emirates Arena.

Academic staff within the Division contribute to research in a number of areas, including: coach development and education, digital health, healthy ageing, 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

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

Interview Date: Wednesday 28th July 2021

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from under-represented groups.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.