Assistant Lecturer in Podiatry

Opening Date:
13 Jul 2023
Closing Date:
1 Aug 2023
Salary Range:

Division of Dietetics, Nutrition, Biological Sciences, Physiotherapy, Podiatry and Radiography
Hours: 35 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
Salary: Grade 7 £37,099 – £41,732 per annum
Fixed term Contract; 01/10/2023-30/9/2024, Maternity Leave Cover:
Teaching and Scholarship
Ref: CVPD025A

This post offers an exciting opportunity to join the podiatry team in the School of Health Sciences at Queen Margaret University. As an enthusiastic, motivated, experienced individual you will contribute to our growing portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the field of Podiatry. In addition, where relevant, there are opportunities to contribute to programmes across the Division, School and wider University.

The school with its breadth of professional programmes delivers Nutrition, Dietetics, Public Health as well as Therapeutic and Diagnostic Radiography, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Occupational Therapy, Art Therapies, Speech and Hearing Science, Nursing and Paramedic Science. As such we are in a unique position to develop opportunities for multi-professional and interdisciplinary learning and teaching, scholarly activity and research.
To apply for this role, you must be registered with the HCPC and hold a qualifying first degree in podiatry. Recent and relevant experience of working as a podiatrist demonstrating a knowledge of contemporary podiatry practice is essential and experience of facilitating learning and assessment in practice would be advantageous. Please review the essential and desirable criteria.

To arrange an informal discussion, please contact Professor Jackie Waterfield, Head of Division; email

Should you wish to apply for this vacancy please visit Vacancy Page and download the job description and complete an application form.

If you have any queries regarding the application process or require any special assistance, please contact Human Resources by email

Completed application forms should be returned by 1st August 2023 and interviews will be held online on 14th or 15th August 2023

This role does meet the minimum requirements set by UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers.

As a university, we are committed to the Researcher Development Concordat and were, in fact, the first Scottish Higher Education Institute (and part of the first UK cohort of institutes) to publicly declare our commitment to its principles.

Queen Margaret University is committed to equality of opportunity for all by providing a supportive, flexible and inclusive working environment, and we welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. Please have a look at our Diversity, Wellbeing and Inclusion Calendar.

We are proud to hold an Athena SWAN Bronze Award which recognises the advancement of gender equality at QMU. Find out more about Athena SWAN here. We have a number of family friendly policies and are happy to consider job share applications.