Lecturers: Health

Opening Date:
6 Oct 2021
Closing Date:
24 Oct 2021
Salary Range:

School of Health and Life Sciences

The University of the West of Scotland (UWS) has been named the top young higher education institution in Scotland in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings (June 2020). The School of Health and Life Sciences (HLS) is a multidisciplinary School, with a diverse range of programmes delivered at our Ayr, Dumfries, Lanarkshire, London and Paisley campuses to a combined total of around 6000 students.

Within the School HLS an exciting opportunity has arisen for two Lecturers to join the Division of Midwifery & Specialist Nursing where teaching and research are at the heart of all the School’s activities. Our Division offers a wide range of professional programmes including postregistration community programmes, MSc Advanced Clinical Practitioner, MSc Health Studies and pre-registration Midwifery.

The successful candidates will have a deverlopmental role within the Division. The ability to contribute to module and programme teaching and development will be integral to this post, along with engagement in wider academic activities such as research, consultancy and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities.. In this developmental role, undertaking development and/ or scholarship activities and research to enhance teaching will be encouraged.

The successful candidates will join a progressive team of academics currently supporting delivery of our wide range of health-related modules and professional programmes within the Division of Midwifery & Specialist Nursing and the wider School. Professional registration with NMC or HCPC is required. The post will be based at Lanarkshire Campus, and report into the Midwifery & Specialist Nursing Division.

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting: Informal enquiries can be made by contacting Dr Angela Dow (Senior Lecturer) angela.dow@uws.ac.uk or Professor Jean Rankin (Head of Division) j.rankin@uws.ac.uk

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

Closing date for applications: Friday 22 October 2021
Interviews will be held: Wednesday 3 November 2021

The current academic structure and nomenclature at UWS is as follows:
AC2 – Lecturer (first time academic post)
AC3 – Lecturer
AC4 – Senior Lecturer (alternate titles used in different Universities include Principal Lecturer or Associate Professor)

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from under-represented groups. UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

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