Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Neurology)

Opening Date:
30 Jan 2024
Closing Date:
20 Feb 2024
Salary Range:

Full, part time or secondment, fixed term up to 7 months (maternity leave cover)

The Opportunity
An exciting opportunity has arisen to cover maternity leave for a full time/part time, or secondment as a Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Neurology) in the School of Allied Health Professions, to teach across the School’s undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum. Physiotherapy, Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging), Prosthetics and Orthotics, Rehabilitation and Exercise Science, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy, and Sports and Exercise Science are our established and growing programmes within the School, alongside post-graduate research degrees.

The School offers high quality undergraduate and pre-registration as well as postgraduate provision and PGR supervision. The School hosts the “Prevention, Performance and Rehabilitation” Faculty research theme, a Neurological Rehabilitation Research Group, and a Special Interest Group for Neurological Therapists (SIGNeT), and supports both Scholarship and Research collaborations. This post offers the opportunity for applicants to be appointed on a Lecturer contract, either with Education and Research to further develop a research career, or Education and Scholarship for those with more scholarly ambition.

The post holder 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. They will be an HCPC registered Physiotherapist, with an appreciation of the principles of teaching and learning in higher education.

The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible.

The University
Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 12,500 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, 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/about/

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 is proud to have 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.

How to Apply
For full post details and to find out more about working at Keele please visit: www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies

For informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Sue Hunter s.m.hunter@keele.ac.uk . Applications to this address will not be accepted.

Interviews will be held on: 29th February 2024