Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Full Time / Part Time)

Opening Date:
10 Oct 2023
Closing Date:
29 Oct 2023
Salary Range:

Responsible To: Dean Of School

Responsible for: no supervisory responsibility

Purpose of the post: to contribute to the development, delivery and coordination of a portfolio of sustainable learning and education development activities and learning experiences for physiotherapy students.

Principal Duties:

  • Carries out designated teaching and assessment duties as required to the School portfolio of courses or as otherwise requested by the Dean of School.
  • Participates in the development and preparation of teaching material.
  • Provides tutorial and personal guidance for students.
  • Supervises undergraduate and postgraduate research projects.
  • Participates in course developments.
  • Develops and maintains expertise in subject area.
  • Actively pursues research activities (eg writing for publication, developing own research, supervising research students, establishing externally funded research projects, presenting at conferences etc).
  • Supervises students on practice placement.
  • Undertakes appropriate administrative responsibilities as required.
  • Promotes and markets the School and its courses to local, national and international clientele (including student recruitment).
  • Maintains working relationships with other Schools/Department/Units within the University, as necessary, for the smooth operation and continued development of the School and its courses.
  • Actively participates in and suggests relevant staff development activities.
  • Engages with other staff, wherever possible, in consultancy activities relevant to the School.
  • Establishes and maintains relevant professional and industrial links, as necessary, for the effective operation of the School’s course (e.g. engagement in work of external bodies, educational and professional).
  • Represents the School on relevant University committees and the School and University on external committees.
  • Carries out such other related duties as may be required.
  • Candidates with limited/no lecturing experience can still be considered but will work to the Developing Academic.

Person Specification

  • Qualifications and Professional Memberships
  • First Level Degree/Honours Degree in relevant discipline.
  • Membership of HCPC and CSP.

Knowledge and skills

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Competent in aspects of Digital Technology and presentations.
  • Effective role model and organisational qualities. Safe/Effective decision making, facilitation and problem solving skills.


  • Varied post registration experience in Physiotherapy practice demonstrating developed clinical skills.
  • Experience of clinical supervision of students on placement. Evidence of Continuing Professional Development.
  • Experience of working across inter-agency and organisational boundaries.


  • Qualifications and Professional Memberships
  • Other Higher (Postgraduate) Degree or PhD.
  • Recordable teaching qualification.


  • Extensive and varied post registration experience in a healthcare setting, particularly in neurology and/or cardio-respiratory.
  • Teaching experience.