Head of Podiatry

Opening Date:
3 Mar 2023
Closing Date:
26 Mar 2023
Salary Range:

Are you an experienced academic and Podiatrist ready for an exciting new challenge?…Then come and be unstoppable with us at the University of Salford!

We are seeking to appoint a Head of Podiatry with expertise in podiatry education and leadership. The post-holder’s principal role will be to fulfil the role of Head of Subject for Podiatry, leading and managing the team of academics delivering the range of Podiatry programmes and activities. The post-holder will be expected to:

  • lead on the development of new areas of business reflecting the changing external world and the needs of the podiatry sector.
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to plan, design, develop and deliver a range of high-quality programmes of study at all levels
  • Work as part of the directorate management team working with other subject heads and the director to lead the Directorate of Allied and Public Health in delivering excellent education and student experience across disciplines
  • Contribute to our thinking and challenge how Salford can transform the way it addresses equity, disparities, embraces diversity and becomes more inclusive
  • Foster the development of an inclusive community, using teaching approaches which encourage inclusivity, working in partnership with students to improve their sense of belonging, diversifying the curriculum and using approaches to inclusive assessment to close the award gap
  • Promote development and delivery of innovative simulation and practice-based learning opportunities through the delivery of our state of the art, on-site podiatry clinic

We are looking for a motivated, creative and ambitious leader to take Podiatry at Salford forward, building on our strengths and developing new areas of business to meet the demands of a changing world. The candidate must be a good team player who is willing to work on a variety of leadership activities and tasks both within the Directorate and across the wider school and university. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop their career within an innovative, progressive and supportive environment with a range of opportunities for development.

In particular, we are seeking to employ someone with experience of working in Higher Education, dedication to creating the best possible student experience and collaborating with a wide range of stakeholders and partners.