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Lecturer: Adult Nursing

University of the West of Scotland - School of Health and Life Sciences

Location: Ayr, Hamilton, Paisley
Salary: £44,045 to £49,552 Grade AC3, per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 16th July 2021
Closes: 15th August 2021
Job Ref: REQ001218

The School of Health and Life Sciences 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.

Opportunities have arisen for lecturers to join the School, where teaching and research are at the heart of all of the School’s activities. The ability to contribute to module and programme development will be integral to this post, along with engagement in wider academic activities such as research, consultancy and CPD. Undertaking research, development and/ or scholarship to enhance teaching will be encouraged. 

The successful candidates will have experience of contemporary learning, teaching and assessment in higher education and/or health and social care environments. You will join a progressive team of individuals currently supporting delivery of our undergraduate and postgraduate Adult Nursing and Operating Department Practice provision within the Division of Adult Nursing & Healthcare. Appointment will be made at a salary level appropriate to the successful candidate’s experience and career stage with role requirements commensurate with expertise and experience.

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:

Fiona Millar, Interim Head of Division/ Senior Lecturer, Ayr Campus,,

Dr Anne Marie Craig, Interim Head of Division/ Senior Lecturer, Paisley Campus,,

John Garrity, Senior Lecturer – Lanarkshire Campus,

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

Closing Date: Sunday 15th August 2021

Interview Date: Friday 27th August 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. University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.

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