Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (Teaching Focussed)

Opening Date:
2 Aug 2021
Closing Date:
20 Sep 2021
Salary Range:

We are looking for an enthusiastic MSK physiotherapist capable of inspiring interest, curiosity and drive for learning in our students to join the School of Allied Health Professions. This post provides the opportunity for those wanting to develop academic excellence and to contribute to research led teaching on our undergraduate physiotherapy and foundation year courses, including specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapy teaching. You will be supported in your development by an experienced and cohesive teaching team that has been developing and delivering physiotherapy education at the University of Leicester for over 15 years.

As a teaching focused lecturer, you will engage in scholarship and innovation that enhances teaching and learning within the School and further establishes its external reputation. You will deliver excellent student support and pursue innovation and enhancement in student learning and experience with a view to ensuring outstanding student satisfaction.

Our approach to the academic career structure encourages a balance between breadth and specialisation. We highlight the central importance of teaching and research while encouraging all colleagues to develop their contributions to and achievements in areas such as enterprise, engagement, citizenship and leadership. We would actively encourage applications for part-time or full-time posts.

About you
To be successful in this role you will be a specialist in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and hold a BSc in Physiotherapy with teaching experience in Physiotherapy education. You will also be a member of the HCPC and CSP, having experience of clinical supervision of students on practice education in the NHS, private, independent or voluntary sector. You will have expertise that complements or enhances existing programmes/strengths within the department and themes within the College.

You will have a real passion for the subject matter and be motivated to provide the very best experience for our students using your expertise and skill to ensure all reach their potential. We are looking for someone who can network and collaborate at a regional and national level, with a commitment to teaching excellence, diversity, and our departmental community.

Additional information
Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Sarah Gault on sg202@leicester.ac.uk

Applications for job share will be considered