The University of Stirling
Academic Sport Vacancies

Faculty of Health Sciences & Sport


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Professor in Sport

Associate Professor in Sport

Senior Lecturer in Sport

Lecturer in Sport


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BE THE DIFFERENCE - Join our team

The Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport offers a wide-ranging and inspirational environment for all staff. As part of a significant new investment in our academic sport, we are seeking to appoint multiple posts at Professor, Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer and Lecturer grades.

Making a difference in sport

At the Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport, we believe that sport matters, at all levels.

We are recognised internationally for success in developing sporting talent and improving performance. Athletes and coaches in many disciplines, including swimming, golf, tennis, football and triathlon are nurtured in the University's unique environment, in preparation for Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth competition. Four swimmers fromt he University's High Performance squad represented Team GB at the Rio Olympics and won two silver medals; an achievement supported by many years of our research support, in muscle physiology, funded by sportscotland Institute of Sport. It is anticipated that at least 10 University of Stirling athletes will compete at the 2018 Commonwalth Games for their respective countries, with a significant number of sports scholarship athletes pursuing their studies withint he Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport. Glasgow is also preparing to host the first-ever European Championships in 2018, with British Swimming set to use the University of Stirling's stunning campus to prepare for the games.

As Scotland's University for Sporting Excellence, Stirling is committed to preparing athletes to perform on the world stage, enabling students to develop their skill-sets for excellent careers and producing innovative research to improve the health of the nation and beyond. As the University enters its sixth decade, our reputation for sporting excellence is well-established. The University's ambition is to provide world-class sports facilities, which inspire pride, benefit our research and enable increased participation by students, staff and community users. 

There has never been a more exciting time to join the University as we actively explore exciting potential developments.

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University of Stirling

The University of Stirling is an international university with pioneering spirit and a global reputation for high-quality teaching and research. At the Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport, we are passionate about creating impact in everything we do - addressing real societal health issues, providing solutions, and helping to shape communities.

Founded by Royal Charter in 1967, the University of Stirling was the first genuinely new university in Scotland for 400 years. This year, Stirling celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Since its foundation, the University has established its role as an innovative, intellectual and cultural institution with a prioneering spirit and a passion for excellence in all that it does.

Being the difference is in our DNA - providing education with a purpose, in a research-led environment. We connect people from around the world and transform the lives of our students, staff and people in the communities we serve.

We strive for excellence in all we do and, as a forward-looking university, we have set ourselves ambitious targets and are constantly innovating to ensure these are achieved.

Located in central Scotland, our stunning 330-acre campus provides a unique learning and working environment, combined with excellent UK, European and internatinoal transport links, via Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Our campus - complete with a loch, castle and golf course - is home to more than 14,000 students and 1,500 staff, representing over 120 nationalities. The University's global links extend to a wide range of research and education collaborations and partnerships worldwide.

Our vision for the University

Our vision is to be recognised across the world as a University that addresses the needs of society through innovative interdisciplinary research; learning and teaching of the highest quality; and by sharing our knowledge with the world.

Our values:

  • Excellence Leading the way globally in our areas of research expertise and through the delivery of an outstanding learning experience.
  • Openness Being open in all we do, communicating the work and worth of the University to the wider world and engaging people in the delivery of our vision.
  • Ambition Growing the University in innovative ways, embedding sustainability and making it a role-model for the sector.

Our mission:

Our contributions and approach are defined by:

  • Developing people and helping society through the pursuit and understanding of knowledge.
  • Transforming the lives of our students and staff by giving them opportunities to reach their full potential.
  • Creating global citizens to identify and meet the changing needs of society.


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