Assistant Professor Occupational Therapy

Opening Date:
19 Oct 2022
Closing Date:
18 Nov 2022
Salary Range:

We are seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and ambitious occupational therapists who have a range of experience of working across diverse settings. At Coventry University our teaching roles give you the opportunity to develop your academic career whether you are seeking to enter Higher Education for the first time or are an experienced academic.

We will support you to use your knowledge and experience to grow the future workforce of occupational therapy; to work alongside our large team bringing together creative and innovative approaches in learning and teaching within our occupational therapy and AHP courses.

We have a strong collaborative culture within the team, and you will need to demonstrate the core values of inclusion and belonging for all and in return we will support all to excel in their careers within occupational therapy and higher education. Our team are proud of their close partnership working across the Midlands, London, Southeast and Eastern regions with a shared workforce within clinical practice and education.

For this post applicants should demonstrate an excellent understanding of their specialist area of practice/education and be able to demonstrate research and evidence-informed practice within that area. At Assistant Professor level, applicants should be able to demonstrate a high level of expertise holding a higher degree in an occupational therapy or related subject and be registered with the HCPC. Experience of teaching students, either within a HEI or as a highly experienced clinical educator, would be advantageous. You will work alongside the team to lead and embed new and evolving learning technology and design to support engagement in learning to enhance our learner’s leadership skills, person centred approaches, evidence informed practice and digital capabilities for the future.

The salary is dependent upon the skills and qualifications of the individual. Job descriptions will be available upon request from the Human Resources Department when applying for the post.

The University offers academic and professional development and provides a Post Graduate Certificate Teaching Qualification for those who do not hold a recognised teaching qualification.

We welcome potential applicants to visit the campus and meet the teaching teams for an informal discussion. Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Kim Stuart (Curriculum Lead: Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy) email