Teaching Fellow: Sport Psychology

University of the West of Scotland - School of Science and Sport

Campus:  Hamilton
Salary Scale:  £34,956 - £41,709 (Pro-rata)
Part Time: 24.5 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 subjects including Sport Psychology, Coaching and Research Methods and be well versed in contemporary learning methods.

The successful candidate will join a progressive team of individuals in delivery of undergraduate degrees in Sport Coaching and Sport Development within the School. Both degree programmes achieved NSS scores of 93% in 2015-16 and have 100% of students in work/further study 6 months after graduating.

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 https://jobs.uws.ac.uk/

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 duncan.buchan@uws.ac.uk 

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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