Lecturer (Education and Scholarship) in Cardio-vascular-respiratory Physiotherapy and Exercise Science

Opening Date:
23 Jan 2023
Closing Date:
12 Feb 2023
Salary Range:

0.5 FTE Fixed term 12 months

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience.  With over 12,500 students are enrolled and a total staff of approximately 2,000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research.  Further information can be found at https://www.keele.ac.uk.

The expanding School of Allied Health Professions (SAHP) is pleased to share an exciting opportunity as a Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Cardio-respiratory) and join our dynamic and progressive education team. The School is situated at the heart of Keele University’s beautiful and vibrant campus. The post-holder will teach across the School’s undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum.

The School offers high quality undergraduate and postgraduate provision and is part of a wider research and scholarly community across the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. We teach two cohorts of pre-registration Masters Physiotherapy programmes via either a 4 year MSci or a 2 year accelerated MSc route, both qualifying programmes. Additionally lecturers contribute to the BSc Rehabilitation and Exercise Science programme, and contribute expertise, where appropriate, to the BSc Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging), both stablished and growing programmes within the School, as well as the new MSc Prosthetics and Orthotics programme.

You would be joining the growing School of Allied Health Professions, with over 45 academic staff; enthusiastic educators and researchers. You will play a part in the development of educational initiatives aligned with the School strategic direction, and will pursue scholarly activities in line with the School focus. You will be an HCPC registered physiotherapist or someone who is / working towards BASES Accreditation or RCCP Registration as a Clinical Exercise Physiologist, with an appreciation of the principles of teaching and learning in higher education.

Applications for job share/part-time contracts are welcome. Secondments will also be considered but will require authorisation from your line manager. It is therefore advisable that you discuss your application with your manager before submitting. The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible.

The University has excellent transport links and is situated within an hour of the cities of Manchester and Birmingham.

Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. The School has Athena SWAN bronze status. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.

Please note this appointment is subject to both medical clearance by the University’s Occupational Health provider and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

For full post details please visit: www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies

Informal enquires are welcomed. Please contact either Anne O’Brien (Head of School) – a.v.o’brien@keele.ac.uk or Prof John Buckley (Professor of Exercise Rehabilitation) – j.p.buckley@keele.ac.uk