Lecturer in Physiotherapy – Full time, Permanent

Opening Date:
30 Oct 2020
Closing Date:
29 Nov 2020
Salary Range:

Edinburgh Napier has recently developed preregistration MSc collaborative programmes in Allied Health Professions and Social Work and is one of the largest providers of nursing and midwifery education in Scotland with a strong inter-professional and transnational education portfolio. We are committed to growing our academic reputation and providing an unrivalled student experience. Our versatile simulation and clinical skills centre offers students experience critical care and ward environments through to a home environment. .

Opportunities will enable you to contribute to research activity; enhance the School’s research profile, producing quality research outputs/outcomes. We are enthusiastic about inter-professional and collaborative working across the University and with our specialised industry partners, including the NHS, to support areas of activity.

The Role

We are currently looking for a Lecturer in Physiotherapy on a permanent basis but a secondment would be considered, with clinical expertise in neurology, to join the AHP–SW programmes within the School of Health & Social Care. As Lecturer, you will develop, design and deliver teaching and student centred learning to our Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Social Work students undertaking the collaborative Master in AHP- SW programmes, along with supporting a broader range of subjects to nursing students.

Part of this role will be the management of the Physiotherapy practice placements. This will involve coordinating the physiotherapy placements, ensuring quality enhancement of placements and developing new placement opportunities within a range of practice settings; working with colleagues in the NHS and third sector.

Who we are looking for?

Essential requirements

  • Current active membership with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy/HCPC
  • Clinical experience of working with people with neurological problems
  • Connections with clinical practice to develop placement opportunities
  • Demonstrable evidence of teaching and supporting learners in clinical/academic settings
  • Doctoral level qualification
  • Commitment to sustained continuous professional/academic development.

Desirable requirements

  • Post-graduate certificate in higher education or equivalent.
  • Evidence of applying for external funding.
  • Evidence of disseminating high quality output including through publications and presentations.

For more information on the position, please see our full role profile on the website https://www.napier.ac.uk/jobs

How will we reward you?

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefit package. This includes a minimum of 46 days annual leave (pro rata for part time posts), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts.

Salary: £40,322 – 49,553 per annum (Grade 6)

Additional Information

For more information regarding this position please contact: Dr Jane Hislop, Programme Lead Physiotherapy at j.hislop@napier.ac.uk

Application closing date: 29th November (Midnight)

Interviews are likely to be on the w/c 7th December