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Lecturer in Sports Psychology

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

Location: Lanarkshire
Salary: £44,706 to £50,296
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 12th October 2021
Closes: 31st October 2021
Job Ref: REQ001313

Full time: 35 hour per week

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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer with expertise in the field of Sports Psychology to join the School of Health and Life Sciences at the University of the West of Scotland.

As a Lecturer, you will complement the growth of research and the advancement of the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the Division of Sport and Exercise. You should have prior experience of working in a Higher Education environment, including module development and a track record of research publications. Applications are particularly welcome from individuals with expertise in psychomotor learning and sport performance.

You will join a progressive group of staff within the Division of Sport and Exercise who deliver one postgraduate programme and four undergraduate programmes at our recently developed Ayr and Lanarkshire campuses. Academic staff within the Division contribute to research in several areas, including coach development and education, digital health, healthy ageing, sport 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.

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 is available at jobs.uws.ac.uk

Interview date: Tuesday 16th 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.

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