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At the University of Stirling, we take pride in providing education with a purpose and conducting research that makes a difference to society. Helping us with our vision and our ambition is our global, vibrant community of 1,500+ academic and support staff, representing over 120 nationalities.

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Professor and Head of Sport

The University of Stirling is seeking to appoint a Head of Sport, Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport. This professorial appointment comes at an exciting time when the University and Faculty are implementing an ambitious strategy of investment and renewal in Sport that builds on our existing strengths, develops new talents and diversifies our offerings.

As Scotland’s University of Sporting Excellence, we work closely with the Sport Development Service at the University, sportscotland, institute of sport, as well as industry partners nationally and internationally. This appointment presents an excellent opportunity to maximise these partnerships and develop an ambitious strategy for Sport at the University of Stirling.

Further information about the role can be found here. Applications should consist of a CV accompanied by a brief covering letter addressing the criteria in the person specification. These can be uploaded at quoting reference 3676.

The deadline for applications is midday (BST) on Monday 13 August 2018.

Professor and Head of the Institute of Aquaculture

The University of Stirling is seeking to appoint a Head of the Institute of Aquaculture. This professorial appointment comes at an exciting time for the Institute with the recently announced City Deal which includes £17M Government investment from which we will build a new Institute of Aquaculture and Food Security.

The City Deal investment, combined with the Institute’s REF excellence and clear strategic plan, present a sensational opportunity for a strong academic leader to maximize these opportunities and lead the Institute of Aquaculture on the next stage of its excellent journey.

You can find further information about the role. To apply please send a cover letter and CV to by no later than the 17th August 2018

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