Assistant Lecturer in Sports Rehabilitation

Opening Date:
26 Jul 2023
Closing Date:
15 Aug 2023
Salary Range:

Assistant Lecturer in Sports Rehabilitation in the Division of Dietetics, Nutrition, Biological Sciences, Physiotherapy, Podiatry and Radiography

Hours: 0.6 FTE (21 hours per week)
Salary: Grade 7: £37,099 – £41,732 per annum pro-rota (with possible progression to £46,974)
Contract: Open Ended, Teaching and Scholarship
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This post offers an exciting opportunity to develop a career in academia and offers you the chance to bring your musculoskeletal practice expertise and join the team at the School of Health Sciences at Queen Margaret University. As an enthusiastic, motivated, experienced individual you will contribute to both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in primarily, but not exclusively, the subject area of Sports Rehabilitation. In addition, where relevant, there are opportunities to contribute to programmes across the Division, School and wider University.

Our unique and innovative BSc (Hons) Sports Rehabilitation programme, is delivered jointly with our partners from City of Glasgow College and Edinburgh College. The two-year programme offers graduates from the HND in Sports Therapy the opportunity to continue their studies to honours degree level and is the only programme in Scotland to be approved by the British Association of Sports Rehabilitators and Trainers (BASRaT).

The School, with its breadth of professional programmes, delivers Nutrition, Dietetics, Public Health, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Occupational Therapy, Art Therapies, Speech and Hearing Science, Nursing and Paramedic Science. As such it is in a unique position to develop opportunities for multi-professional and interdisciplinary learning and teaching and research.

To apply for this role, you must be an HCPC registered Physiotherapist and/or registered with BASRaT as a Graduate Sports Rehabilitator. Demonstrable and current experience of both working in the field of musculoskeletal sports rehabilitation and recent experience of facilitating learning and assessment in sports rehabilitation or physiotherapy practice is essential Please see the detailed Person Specification essential and desirable criteria for detail

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 15th August and interviews will be held online on the 4th September 2023.

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore, we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK.

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.