Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Opening Date:
8 Jul 2022
Closing Date:
21 Aug 2022
Salary Range:

An opportunity has arisen to join the School of Health Sciences which is multi-professional in composition and situated in our state-of-the-art, purpose built facility. You will contribute to the delivery and development of our portfolio of courses and actively engage in research/consultancy activities.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the team to develop and consolidate our innovative Physiotherapy programmes to ensure our graduates are ready to meet the needs of a changing health care environment.

You will be highly motivated with a degree in Physiotherapy and appropriate professional registration. Post graduate qualification to Masters level or above would be advantageous but is not essential.

A background in generalised physiotherapy rehabilitation with a broad understanding/experience of different specialities and sectors, beneficial. An ability to teach in other clinical areas is useful. You will be involved in the preparation and delivery of teaching material, development of the curriculum across the physiotherapy portfolio and will be actively encouraged to participate in scholarship.

Part of the role will involve assessment of students on clinical placement and liaison with Practice Educators.

Staff in the School of Health Sciences contribute to research in the following priority areas:

  • Professional/clinical practice,
  • Human performance,
  • Education;

Incorporating research on professional, patient and public education as well as teaching and learning research. Research in all three priority areas contributes to the overarching aim of enhancing wellbeing, with physical activity a common thread that the School is actively pursuing. The School has close links with the faculty-wide cross-disciplinary practice research group and the Scottish Centre for Evidence-based, Multi-professional Practice: a Collaborating Centre of the Joanna Briggs Institute, as well as a range of national and international collaborations with academic institutions. Research facilities include a state-of-the-art human performance laboratory housing a 13 camera Vicon 3d motion capture system, a functional capacity evaluation lab and a range of other equipment for measuring human movement and performance.

You will be expected to contribute to research output in the form of original research publications in scientific journals appropriate to your area of expertise.

This post in subject to the individual being required to join the PVG scheme. For more information, visit: https://www.mygov.scot/pvg-scheme/

Grade 7 Salary Scale: £35,326 – 40,927
Grade 8 Salary Scale: £42,149 – 50,296

Salary on appointment will be dependent upon experience.

This is a full time position, but part time applications may be considered.

Candidates with limited or no prior experience as an academic will be placed on the first point of the Grade 7 scale. Consideration will be given to offering an Academic Attraction Payment (adjusted annually) for those candidates who have specific industry knowledge, skills or, expertise which are required for the position.

Please see the job attachments for further information regarding the Grade 7 and Grade 8 criteria. Further guidance on Academic Attraction Payments can be found here.

Enquiries are welcome and should be directed to: Paul Moran, Academic Team Lead for Physiotherapy on 01224 263250 or p.moran1@rgu.ac.uk