Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Opening Date:
22 Jul 2020
Closing Date:
12 Aug 2020
Salary Range:

If you are an experienced HCPC registered Physiotherapist, are enthusiastic about enhancing Physiotherapy higher education and teaching our students, we would be pleased to hear from you. We are developing an exciting portfolio (including apprenticeship and post-graduate programmes). You will join an ambitious subject team and have a keen interest in improvement and implementation within the healthcare setting. Most of the time you will teach our Physiotherapy undergraduate students at Medway, 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 at all HE levels on different University campuses.

As a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, you will use your previous teaching, 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 a friendly group of academic and professional staff, and will contribute to enhancing the work and the reputation of the School as a whole, collaborating interprofessionally 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

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.

0.8 FTE until August 2021