Lecturer - Adventure Performance & Coaching

  • Fort William
  • 19th May 2022

Employer: UHI West Highland

Reference: WHC APC 01

Contract type: Part time

Contract duration: Permanent

Salary: £34,170 to £42,357

UHI West Highland is looking to recruit a School of Adventure Studies Lecturer. The role will involve the
preparation, delivery, assessment and leadership of six modules at SCQF L8, 9 & 10 in the following
programme: BSc (Hons) Adventure Performance & Coaching.

The post involves delivering the modules at our Fort William Campus through lectures, tutorials and
practical outdoor experiences. There is scope to also deliver a percentage of the material online if
appropriate either live or through our virtual learning environment. This post will include two module
leaderships, dissertation supervision and some student academic tutoring support. The Modules are
mainly psychology and adventure coaching focussed with one sports nutrition module.

The suitable candidate will ideally be working in a similar role in Higher Education or above and have
practitioner experience in Adventure Performance, Coaching and Psychology in a range of adventure

This is an opportunity to engage in a dynamic and vibrant community of staff and students, based in a
location rich in access to adventure activities. The post offers unique opportunities for progression within
a professional career both in the outdoor educational field and the professional adventure sector.
Salary: £34,170 - £42,357 per annum (pro-rata with placement dependent on teaching qualifications)
Location: Fort William
Working Hours: 19.37 (average) hours per week
Contract: Permanent contract
Closing Date: 19th May 2022
Post Ref: WHC APC 01
To Apply: For a full job description and an application form, download the pack at:
or email hr.whc@uhi.ac.uk

In line with our Equality and Diversity policy, UHI West Highland is committed to ensuring that all
candidates are treated on the basis of their merits and abilities, and that unfair and unlawful
discrimination is eliminated. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community


BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.

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