Performance Physiologist (L1)

  • Stirling
  • 27th March 2019

Employer: Sportscotland
Salary from: 
Contract type: Full Time
Deadline: 27 March

Would you like the opportunity to join an organisation that will play a key role in preparing athletes for success on the world stage - Tokyo in 2020 and beyond?

Do you have demonstrable experience providing performance physiology support within a high performance, athlete-centred environment?

sportscotland is the national agency for sport in Scotland. We see a Scotland where sport is a way of life, where sport is at the heart of society, making a positive impact on people and communities. Join us and play your part in building a world class sporting system for everyone in Scotland.

At the sportscotland institute of sport we provide high performance expertise to sport and athletes in Scotland to enable them to succeed on the world stage. We strive to create a high performance learning environment where innovation can thrive.

As a Performance Physiologist (Level 1) practitioner working for the sportscotland institute of sport, you will contribute to the national delivery of Physiology Services throughout the sportscotland institute network. In addition, you will be responsible for Performance Physiology support and delivery to identified and prioritised sports (up to 3) and athletes at the institute level. This role will have a larger allocation of support to Cycling focusing on both pathway and performance athletes.

You will be experienced in providing performance physiology support within a high-performance athlete environment, as well as a verifiable record of working within an interdisciplinary team. In addition, you will also be able to demonstrate your understanding of other applied disciplines within sports science, have a flexible approach to work, and a positive attitude to support a team of high-performance experts.

Package description

In return sportscotland offers a competitive salary, a great pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to join a dynamic team supporting the development of a world class sporting system in Scotland, helping everyone in Scotland enjoy sport at every stage of life. 

To apply for this role, please complete an application form and email to

Closing date for completed applications: 27th March 2019 12:00pm

It is anticipated selection assessments will be held in Glasgow (Emirates Arena) on 23 & 25 April 2019


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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