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UHI West Highland, Carmichael Way, PH33 6FF
£26,054 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
17.5 hours per week
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Building Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) skills are vital to the future of the Highlands and Islands. The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) are committed to the promotion of STEM subjects and careers, developing a STEM workforce aligned with business needs and economic growth in the local area as well as continuing to address equity of opportunity, with rural and gender as particular areas of focus.

UHI West Highland is one of Scotland’s leading colleges and a partner in the University of the Highlands and the Islands who head the way in tertiary education. Would you like to be part of our team who deliver outstanding learning and training into an expansive and diverse rural area of Scotland?

We are seeking to recruit a UHI STEM Co-ordinator (Outreach) – West Highland to be based at any of our UHI West Highland college centres. This is one of ten positions across the UHI region and part of a 3-year UHI STEM Development Outreach Programme.

The postholder will contribute to local STEM partnership meetings, ensuring local STEM plans are developed, delivered, and reported annually.

The postholder will coordinate and deliver STEM engagement activities for UHI, with a focus on early year and first stage learners and primary schools. This role contributes to a coordinated, collaborative UHI regional STEM approach.

Our ideal candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent in STEM or a related discipline. They will have experience working in STEM engagement or science communication delivery in schools or equivalent context, and experience of organising and delivering STEM engagement and community events, meeting agreed targets and timescales.

Working Hours: 17.5 hours per week

Contract: Fixed term for 3 years

Location: Any UHI West Highland college location

Salary: £26,054 FTE, pro rata

Closing date: Tuesday 4th April 2023, 12 noon

Post Ref: WHC SCO 01

To Apply: For a full job description and an application form, download the pack at: or email

Informal Enquiries: We would love to hear from you. If you have any queries on the job and would like to talk these through before applying, please email, in the first instance, Adam Robertson, UHI West Highland Head of Curriculum or Dawne Bloodworth, UHI Head of STEM Development –

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