Jobs: Scotland

Lecturer in Adult Nursing

Opening Date:
19 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
15 Aug 2021
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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 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 supporting learners in a health and social care environment. 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: Further information, including details of how to apply is available at https://jobs.uws.ac.uk/ (REQ001217) 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.

Lecturer in Adult Nursing

Opening Date:
19 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
15 Aug 2021
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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: Further information, including details of how to apply is available at https://jobs.uws.ac.uk/ (REQ001218) 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.

Lecturer in Exercise, Health and Fitness

Opening Date:
19 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
1 Aug 2021
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer with expertise in the fields of Exercise, Health, and Fitness to join the School of Health and Life Sciences at the University of the West of Scotland. You will contribute to the delivery of the suite of sport and exercise programmes and will play a role in developing research and scholarly activity within the Division of Sport and Exercise. You should have prior experience of working in a Higher Education environment, including module development and assessment. Applications are particularly welcome from individuals with experience of delivering innovative and engaging hybrid learning to sport and exercise students. You will join a progressive group of staff within the Division of Sport and Exercise who deliver four undergraduate and one postgraduate programme(s) at our recently developed Ayr and Lanarkshire campuses. Academic staff within the Division contribute to research in a number of areas, including: coach development and education, digital health, healthy ageing, 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. 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 Professor Chris Easton (Head of Division), chris.easton@uws.ac.uk Further information, including details of how to apply are available at https://jobs.uws.ac.uk/ Closing Date: Sunday 1st August 2021 Interview Date: Week beginning Monday 9th August 2021 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.

Lecturer in Sport Development

Opening Date:
19 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
1 Aug 2021
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer with expertise in the field of Sport Development to join the School of Health and Life Sciences at the University of the West of Scotland. You will contribute to the delivery of the suite of sport and exercise programmes and will play a role in developing research and scholarly activity within the Division of Sport and Exercise. You should have prior experience of working in a Higher Education environment and have an innovative and flexible approach to learning and assessment. Applications are particularly welcome from individuals with expertise in outdoor sport, sport management, or digital sport. You will join a progressive group of staff within the Division of Sport and Exercise who deliver four undergraduate and one postgraduate programme(s) at our Ayr and Lanarkshire campuses. The recently opened Lanarkshire campus includes a wide range of technology-enabled teaching spaces and state of the art sport and exercise laboratories. Students on the Lanarkshire programmes also undertake a number of practical classes in the closely located Emirates Arena. Academic staff within the Division contribute to research in a number of areas, including: coach development and education, digital health, healthy ageing, 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. 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 Professor Chris Easton (Head of Division), chris.easton@uws.ac.uk Further information, including details of how to apply are available at https://jobs.uws.ac.uk/ Closing Date: Sunday 1st August 2021 Interview Date: Week beginning Monday 9th August 2021 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.

External Examiner – BSc/BSc (Hons) in Nursing (Adult) Programme and BSc/BSc (Hons) in Nursing (Mental Health) Programme

Opening Date:
14 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
2 Aug 2021
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Ranked 2nd in Scotland and Top 5 in the UK for course satisfaction (National Student Survey 2020), the Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the BSc/BSc (Hons) in Nursing (Adult)/(Mental Health) programmes. The Nursing programme for adult and mental health nursing students leads to a professional registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Students study together in all-field modules (Year 1; Year 3; Year 4) as well as field-specific modules (Year 2 & Year 3). Full details of the programme and modules will be provided to appointees. As an External Examiner, you will be required to:
  • Monitor the quality of the programme
  • Externally moderate assessed work
  • Attend in person/via MS Teams one Board of Examiners per year
  • Complete an annual report
  • Comment on proposed modifications and the development of new modules across the Adult & MH programmes.
All coursework is submitted electronically via Canvas and is marked online using Gradebook and Turnitin. External Examiners will be required to use the online moderating process. A sample of Practice Assessment Documents will also be provided for review prior to Award. User guides and support will be provided. This post will be effective from 1st September 2021 and the term of office would normally be four years. Applicants should hold appropriate academic and nursing qualification(s), have experience of programme delivery and acting in the role of an External Examiner. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s Academic Council. If you are interested in applying, please submit a detailed CV to: Aprill Smith, Faculty Administrator, Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport, University of Stirling, a.e.smith@stir.ac.uk. If you require further information please email Aprill Smith, as above, who will forward your query to the appropriate member of staff.

Senior Lecturer – Clinical Skills and Simulation

Opening Date:
9 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
8 Aug 2021
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Health & Life Sciences, Division of Adult Nursing & Healthcare. An opportunity has arisen for a 1.0 FTE Senior Lecturer in Clinical Skills and Simulation within the School of Health and Life Sciences. As Senior Lecturer in Clinical Skills and Simulation, you will be an experienced clinician and/or clinical academic, with a strong interest in clinical education. You will be responsible for the development of and contribute to organising and delivery of innovative approaches to simulated learning and clinical skills within pre-registration nurse education, our paramedic science programme, and wider healthcare teaching portfolio. As you will be leading the delivery of the simulation agenda in pre-registration nursing an expertise in teaching clinical skills, coaching students, and running clinical simulations is highly desirable. You will work with our programme teams and practice partners to support transition of simulated learning to applied practice placement environments. You will be based at either Paisley or Lanarkshire Campus but will be required to work across all UWS Scottish Campus locations. Prior to submitting an application, you are encouraged to make an informal enquiry to either: Further information, including details of how to apply is available at https://jobs.uws.ac.uk/ (REQ001208) 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 underrepresented groups. UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer. University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.

External Examiner – BSc Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
9 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
9 Aug 2021
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The Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the BSc Paramedic Science programme. The role of a contemporary paramedic is rapidly evolving within the modern health care system as they deploy their skills in an increasing range of emergency and non-emergency situations. Our BSc Paramedic Science programme equips students with the knowledge, skills and proficiencies to meet the requirements of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) enabling students to apply to register as a paramedic with the HCPC following successful completion of the course. Full details of the programme and modules will be provided to appointees. As an External Examiner, you will be required to:
  • Monitor the quality of the programme
  • Externally moderate assessed work
  • Attend in person/via MS Teams one Board of Examiners per year
  • Complete an annual report
  • Comment on proposed modifications and the development of new modules
Coursework is submitted electronically via Canvas and is marked online using Gradebook and Turnitin. External Examiners will be required to use the online moderating process. A sample of Practice Assessment Documents will also be provided for review prior to Award. User guides and support will be provided. This post will be effective from 1st September 2021 and the term of office would normally be four years. Applicants should hold appropriate academic and paramedic qualification(s), have experience of programme delivery and preferably previous experience acting in the role of an External Examiner. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s Academic Council. If you are interested in applying, please submit a detailed CV to: Aprill Smith, Faculty Administrator, Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport, University of Stirling: Email: a.e.smith@stir.ac.uk. If you require further information please email Aprill Smith, as above, who will forward your query to the appropriate member of staff.

External Examiner – BSc Professional Practice

Opening Date:
9 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
9 Aug 2021
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The Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the BSc Professional Practice programme. This exciting programme is designed to meet the needs of health professions who are aiming to ‘top up’ a Diploma or equivalent earlier studies to a Degree. The top-up programme offers experienced, health and social care staff the opportunity to achieve their degree through an inclusive, practice focused, research-informed suite of flexibly delivered modules. Modules can be taken as part of the programme or on a standalone basis. The programme consists of a range of modules including:
  • Gateway to Further Studies
  • Improving Quality through Work-based Learning
  • Assessing and Managing Symptoms in Palliative Care
  • Collaborative Management of Long-Term Conditions
  • Understanding Pain
  • Mental Health Everyone’s Business
  • Health and Wellbeing of People with Dementia
  • Professional Leadership
Full details of the programme and modules will be provided to appointees. As an External Examiner, you will be required to:
  • Monitor the quality of the programme
  • Externally moderate assessed work
  • Attend in person/via MS Teams one Board of Examiners per year
  • Complete an annual report
  • Comment on proposed modifications and the development of new modules
Coursework is submitted electronically via Canvas and is marked online using Gradebook and Turnitin. User guides and support will be provided. This post will be effective from 1st September 2021 and the term of office would normally be four years. Applicants should hold appropriate academic and nursing qualification(s), have experience of programme delivery and acting in the role of an External Examiner. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s Academic Council. If you are interested in applying, please submit a detailed CV to: Aprill Smith, Faculty Administrator, Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport, University of Stirling: Email: a.e.smith@stir.ac.uk. If you require further information please email Aprill Smith, as above, who will forward your query to the appropriate member of staff.

Lecturer: Midwifery (part time)

Opening Date:
9 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
9 Aug 2021
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Health & Life Sciences, Division of Midwifery & Specialist Nursing. 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. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer in Midwifery to join the School, where teaching and research are at the heart of all 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. As the successful candidate, you will join a progressive academic team currently supporting delivery of our undergraduate and postgraduate midwifery and maternity care provisions within the Division of Midwifery & Specialist Nursing. You will have previous experience related to the field of midwifery, and interest in contemporary teaching, learning and assessment methods. NMC professional registration in midwifery is required. The successful candidate will be based in the new ‘state of the art’ Lanarkshire campus which creates a truly innovative, dynamic and collaborative environment for our programmes. The campus hosts inspiring, and flexible learning and teaching spaces packed with rich technology to offer staff and students access to some of the modern university facilities in the UK. The midwifery team has well established links with a range of clinical areas providing practice placement experiences for our students. 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 Dr Dawn Cameron, Senior Lecturer and Lead Midwife for Education (email: dawn.cameron@uws.ac.uk) or Professor Jean Rankin, Head of Division (Email: j.rankin@uws.ac.uk). Further information, including details of how to apply is available at https://jobs.uws.ac.uk/ (REQ001206) 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.

Lecturer in Clinical Skills & Simulation

Opening Date:
9 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
8 Aug 2021
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Health & Life Sciences, Division of Adult Nursing & Healthcare. An opportunity has arisen for a 0.6WTE AC2 Lecturer in Clinical Skills and Simulation within the School of Health and Life Sciences. As an AC2 Lecturer in Clinical Skills & Simulation you be expected to contribute to the enhancement of the student experience, by supporting the organising and delivery of innovative approaches to simulated learning and clinical skills. Working within a wider clinical skills and simulated practice team and wider programme teams, you will teach and assess clinical skills and delivery of simulated practice to support health programmes, including established pre-registration nursing programmes and our new paramedic science programme, within the School of Health & Life Sciences You will be based at either Paisley or Lanarkshire Campus but will be required to work across all UWS Scottish Campus locations. Prior to submitting an application, you are encouraged to make an informal enquiry to either: Further information, including details of how to apply is available at https://jobs.uws.ac.uk/ (REQ001207) 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 underrepresented groups. UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer. University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.