Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Neurology)

Opening Date:
26 Sep 2023
Closing Date:
25 Oct 2023
Salary Range:

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 10,000 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 http://www.keele.ac.uk.

Due to an expanding AHP portfolio and increasing student numbers, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a part time position 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, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Sport and Exercise Science, and Rehabilitation 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 Faculty research them of “Prevention, Performance and Rehabilitation”, the Neurorehabilitation Research Group, a Special Interest Group for Neurological Therapists (SIGNeT), and supports both Scholarship and Research collaborations. This post offers the opportunity for applicants with 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. This is also an opportunity for physiotherapists in neurology / neurorehabilitation who wish to retain an element of clinical practice to pursue a clinical-academic career pathway, although this is not a requirement of this post.

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 School is situated at the heart of Keele University’s beautiful and vibrant campus. The University has excellent transport links and is situated within an hour of the cities of Manchester and Birmingham.
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.
For full post details please visit: www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies