Jobs: Scotland

Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Opening Date:
14 Jun 2019
Closing Date:
5 Jul 2019
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a fixed term (35 weeks), part-time (13hrs to 23hrs) AC2 Lecturer to cover maternity leave at Lanarkshire Campus within the School of Health and Life Sciences. The successful candidate will ideally have previously taught subjects including Sport and Exercise 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 Division of Sport & Exercise. The successful candidate will be based at our Lanarkshire Campus with some scheduled activities at our other campus locations. The School of Health and Life Sciences is a multidisciplinary School, with a diverse range of programmes delivered at our Lanarkshire, Paisley, Ayr and London campuses with a combined total of circa 6000 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 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: 12 noon, Friday 5 July 2019 Interview date: Thursday 25 July 2019 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

Lecturer in Sport Development

Opening Date:
14 Jun 2019
Closing Date:
5 Jul 2019
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a fixed term (9 months), part-time (27hrs per week) AC2 Lecturer to cover maternity leave at Lanarkshire Campus within the School of Health and Life Sciences. The successful candidate will ideally have previously taught subjects including Sport Development and Sport Policy and be well versed in contemporary learning methods. The successful candidate will join a progressive team of individuals in delivery of our BSc (Hons) undergraduate provision in Sport Coaching and Sport Development within the Division of Sport & Exercise. The successful candidate will be based at our Lanarkshire Campus. The School of Health and Life Sciences is a multidisciplinary School, with a diverse range of programmes delivered at our Lanarkshire, Paisley, Ayr and London campuses with a combined total of circa 6000 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 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: 12 noon, Friday 5 July 2019 Interview date: Thursday 25 July 2019 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 – MSc Advancing Practice

Opening Date:
13 Jun 2019
Closing Date:
19 Jul 2019
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The Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the MSc Advancing Practice programme online modules. The programme enables students to expand their health and social care expertise, gain new skills and make a difference to their practice. Working in partnership with clinical experts, patients and health and social care providers, the programme is designed for any health and social care professional working in a clinical, education, management or research role. The content of the programme takes cognisance of the health and social care needs of the population which continue to change on a global perspective with an ageing population with changing patterns of ill-health and use of health and social care services. It is reflective of contemporary healthcare and the needs of practitioners. Further information on the programme is available at: https://www.stir.ac.uk/courses/pg-taught/health-sciences-sport/advancing-practice/ As an External Examiner you are required to:
  • Monitor the quality of the programme
  • Externally moderate assessed work
  • Attend Examination Boards
  • Complete an annual report
  • Comment on proposed programme modifications and developments.
Applicants should be suitably qualified academics. It would be desirable to have previous experience as an External Examiner, but this is not essential. 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, Graduate & Professional Studies Officer, Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport, University of Stirling. Email: fhss.pg.cpd.team@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. Closing date for applications: Friday 19 July 2019

External Examiner – MSc Advancing Practice (Clinical Practice)

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13 Jun 2019
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19 Jul 2019
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The Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the MSc Advancing Practice programme. This is specifically for, but not limited to, modules relating to advanced clinical assessment and examination, diagnosis and decision making in primary care and non-medical prescribing, all of which are practice focused modules on the programme. Note that external examination of several of these modules is required at both SCQF levels 9 and 11. The content of the programme is reflective of contemporary healthcare and the needs of practitioners. Further information on the programme is available at: https://www.stir.ac.uk/courses/pg-taught/health-sciences-sport/advancing-practice/ As an External Examiner you are required to:
  • Monitor the quality of the programme
  • Externally moderate assessed work
  • Attend Examination Boards
  • Complete an annual report
  • Comment on proposed programme modifications and developments.
Applicants should be suitably qualified academics. A requirement for NMC approved programmes, Non-Medical Prescribing, is that external examiners demonstrate currency in education and practice, and have due regard to the programmes within their portfolio. It would be desirable to have previous experience as an External Examiner, but this is not essential. The Non-Medical prescribing element of the programme is currently being re-designed in light of the publication of the new NMC (2018) Standards for Prescribing Programmes. A ll 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, Graduate & Professional Studies Officer, Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport, University of Stirling. Email: fhss.pg.cpd.team@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 in Health Visiting

Opening Date:
12 Jun 2019
Closing Date:
30 Jun 2019
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A full time vacancy has arisen within the Division of Midwifery & Specialist Nursing, School of Health and Life Sciences. This exciting career opportunity will provide the successful candidate with a role in leading, teaching, assessing and supervising students, undertaking the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visitor) PG Dip pathway within the MSc Health Studies (Community Health) programme. The successful candidate will be an academic lecturer or practitioner with significant clinical experience in the field of Health Visiting. They will contribute to the provision of high quality learning and teaching opportunities and provide the best possible student experience. The School of Health and Life Sciences invites applications from individuals who are NMC registered as a Health Visitor and possess a Masters degree or are currently working towards completion of PhD/Professional Doctorate studies. A teaching qualification and experience in teaching in Higher Education would be an advantage. Informal enquiries to Clare McGuire (current Lead for HV programme), Lanarkshire Campus on 01698 283100 ext 8677, clare.mcguire@uws.ac.uk or Professor Jean Rankin, Head of Division, Midwifery & Specialist Nursing, 07720948534, j.rankin@uws.ac.uk. Further information, including details of how to apply is available at https://jobs.uws.ac.uk/ Interview date: Thursday 18 July 2019 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 – MSc Early Years Practice (Health Visiting)

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12 Jun 2019
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19 Jul 2019
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The Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the MSc Early Years Practice (Health Visiting) programme. The appointment is a 4 year tenure commencing 1 September 2019 and ending 30 November 2023. The programme is either one year full-time or two years part-time and students are registered nurses or midwives on Part 1 or Part 2 on the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register. The course equips students with the higher level knowledge and skills to deliver safe and best practice in the role of Health Visitor as defined in the NMC Standards of Proficiency for Specialist Community Public Health Nurses (NMC, 2004). Further information on the programme can be found at https://www.stir.ac.uk/courses/pg-taught/health-sciences-sport/early-years-practice-health-visiting/ As an External Examiner you are required to:
  • Monitor the quality of the programme
  • Externally moderate assessed work
  • Attend two Awards Board per year
  • Complete an annual report
  • Comment on proposed modifications and the development of new modules
Applicants should hold a senior academic post; hold current NMC registration as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse - Health Visiting and hold NMC registered teacher status. 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, Graduate & Professional Studies Officer, Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport, University of Stirling. Email: fhss.pg.cpd.team@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. Closing date for applications: Friday 19 July 2019

External Examiner – Postgraduate Provision (MSc Advanced Clinical Practitioner)

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10 Jun 2019
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28 Jun 2019
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The School of Health and Life Sciences is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner to a range of modules within our post-registration postgraduate suite of programmes. The remit involves assessment of core theory modules relating to the MSc Advanced Clinical Practitioner programme, in addition to some other health related level 11 option modules: Modules • Anatomy, Physiology & Pathophysiology in Advanced Practice • Assessment and Decision-making in Advanced Practice • Advanced Clinical Practice • Ambulatory Care • Enhancing Self Through Reflective Leadership External examiner responsibilities include moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at subject panels where student marks are ratified. A schedule of subject panels per academic session will be made available. The School uses an electronic marking system associated with the originality checking programme Turnitin, called Grademark. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process (this being accessible through Moodle Virtual Learning Environment). Experienced and new external examiners will be considered provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualification(s) and experience. Relevant professional experience in the fields of health and social care, NMC registration and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post. The appointment will be with effect from 1 October 2019. Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an induction day will be held by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at: https://www.uws.ac.uk/about-uws/academic-life/quality-enhancement-support-team-quest/external-examiner/ For informal discussion, please contact: Jan Meechie, Programme Leader: jan.meechie@uws.ac.uk Tel 0141 849 4311

External Examiner – Undergraduate Provision – Post-registration Health

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10 Jun 2019
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28 Jun 2019
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The School of HLS is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner to a range of modules within our post-registration undergraduate suite of programmes. The remit involves assessment of SCQF level 9 and 10 theory modules relating to: • Clinical Assessment • Common Presentations • Independent Study for Professional Practice • Minor Injuries • Obesity, Weight Management and Lifestyle • The Principles of Quality Healthcare Practice • Skills for Holistic Practice • Healthcare Practice: Leadership & Management External examiner responsibilities include moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at subject panels where student marks are ratified. A schedule of subject panels per academic session will be made available. The School uses an electronic marking system associated with the originality checking programme Turnitin, called Grademark. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process (this being accessible through Moodle Virtual Learning Environment). Experienced and new external examiners will be considered provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualification(s), experience and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post. The appointment will be with effect from 1 October 2019. Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an induction will be provided by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at: https://www.uws.ac.uk/about-uws/academic-life/quality-enhancement-support-team-quest/external-examiner/ For informal discussion, please contact: Jan Meechie, Programme Leader: jan.meechie@uws.ac.uk, Tel: 0141 849 4311 Fiona Millar, Programme Leader: Fiona.millar@uws.ac.uk, Tel: 01292 886346

Lecturer in Adult Nursing

Opening Date:
31 May 2019
Closing Date:
21 Jun 2019
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School of Health and Life Sciences Campus: Lanarkshire Job Title: Lecturer in Adult Nursing Req No: REQ000752 Salary Scale: AC2 £36,261- £43,266, Fixed Term - 1 year The School of Health and Life Sciences is seeking to appoint a Lecturer to join our existing team of adult nursing staff for a fixed term of one year. As an experienced health professional, you will hold a professional nursing registration and a master’s level qualification. A postgraduate qualification in education/teaching and learning, PhD in a health related area (or be working towards this) or HEA fellowship would be desirable. Commencing in a mentored capacity, you will contribute to the enhancement of the student experience, by supporting the delivery of the undergraduate and postgraduate adult nursing programmes, as well as contributing to the wider educational portfolio through subject specialism. You will be supported to develop your research career, by establishing a personal research portfolio in line with the School’s research strategy. Prior to submitting an application, you are encouraged to make an informal enquiry to: Dr James Taylor, Deputy Dean (Lanarkshire Campus): Tel – 01698 283100 ext. 8246, Email – James.taylor@uws.ac.uk Mark Molesworth, Senior Lecturer (Lanarkshire Campus): Tel – 01387 345809, Email – mark.molesworth@uws.ac.uk Further information, including details of how to apply are available at https://jobs.uws.ac.uk/ Closing date: 21 June 2019 Interview date: 5 July 2019 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