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Lecturer in Physical Activity Health and Wellbeing

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh - School of Health Sciences

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £38,460 to £48,677 (pro-rata), Grade 8
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 14th September 2018
Closes: 27th September 2018
Job Ref: CVPT040D

Division of Dietetics, Nutrition, Biological Sciences, Physiotherapy, Podiatry and Radiography

Hours: 0.5 FTE 17.5 hr per week

There is an opportunity within the School of Health Sciences for an enthusiastic, motivated, Lecturer in Physical Activity Health and Wellbeing to join the team at Queen Margaret University’s School of Health Sciences.

You will hold at least a BSc/ BSc (Hons) degree in a related topic such as Public Health/ Health promotion, Exercise /Sports Science, Education, Community development, or Coaching, and be an Exercise Professional with a minimum of the REPS Level 3 Exercise Referral qualification. You will have experience of physical activity, health and wellbeing community based programmes; supporting clients from a variety of backgrounds, including children, older people, those with long term conditions, and deprived or hard to reach groups. You share an interest in salutogenic approaches to health and wellbeing, Third sector partnership working, and a commitment to widening participation in higher education.

You will lead on developing resources, and teaching the exercise qualifications embedded in year 1 and 2 programme modules for BSc (Hons) Physical activity health and wellbeing. You will contribute to programme development/writing of modules integrated within the curricula, including development of external professional networks to support the students.

You should have excellent interpersonal skills and established organisational and problem solving skills that will enable you to work collaboratively with colleagues and other professional teams.

For an informal discussion, please contact Dr Jane Culpan, Senior Lecturer, on 0131 474 0000 or email

Should you wish to apply for the vacancy please visit our vacancies page and complete an application online.

Should you have any queries regarding the application process or require any special assistance please contact Human Resources on 0131 474 0000 or email

Completed application forms should be returned by 27th September 2018 and interviews will be held on Friday 12th October 2018.

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