Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Opening Date:
14 Mar 2022
Closing Date:
4 Apr 2022
Salary Range:

Applications are invited for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy. If you are an experienced HCPC registered Physiotherapist, are enthusiastic about supporting Physiotherapists’ learning and research we would be pleased to hear from you.

You will join an ambitious academic team with shared research and professional interests, therapists’ entrepreneurship, improvement and implementation within the healthcare setting, and in mental health and wellbeing. Most of the time you will support our Physiotherapy students, however interprofessional education is a key part of our learning and teaching approach and you will teach other students on health, social care and public health programmes. We would particularly welcome applicants who would be interested in supporting the expansion of our postgraduate courses and research.

As a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, you will use your previous academic, or high-quality practice experience, as a Physiotherapist to deliver specialist and generalist knowledge and skills to students at all HE levels. You will use different learning and teaching methods, sensitive to different cultures and students’ ways of learning. Using contemporary evidence, you will prepare students for future clinical practice which supports embedding research into practice for patient benefit. Your level of appointment will be in line with your previous experience and the University will offer you career development opportunities.

You also work within an established and friendly group of academic and professional staff and will contribute to enhancing the work and the reputation of the School as a whole, collaborating inter-professionally and effectively with colleagues in the Faculty, University and externally as appropriate. You will undertake scholarly activity, maintain or work towards being research active and contribute to the School’s enterprise and innovation within the UK and internationally. The nature of this contribution will vary according to your experience and your direction of work will be required to fit with the School’s strategic plans. We would particularly welcome applicants from those with an interest in innovation and entrepreneurship or occupational science / justice.

You will use your knowledge of best practice in your profession and education methods, combined with excellent communication skills to support students in their learning to become safe, autonomous, competent Physiotherapists. You will work closely with all stakeholders to co-produce teaching materials to create an inclusive environment for students. You will continue your own personal and professional development as an academic using the evidence base and research to inform teaching.

We welcome applications from UK HCPC registered experienced Physiotherapy practitioners who have a minimum of a relevant first Honours degree and/or relevant professional experience. You will be able to offer high-quality practice knowledge and skills relevant to our Physiotherapy students and be committed to inter-professional higher education. You will have a sound understanding of the UK statutory and professional requirements, evidence of active continuing professional development and have a commitment to developing your research expertise or extending this further.

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