Senior Lecturer in Osteopathy

Opening Date:
28 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
25 Oct 2021
Salary Range:

Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years.

We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff.

Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

About this role

Please note, this is a 0.4 fte role.

This role is being advertised to support a collaborative partnership within the Diagnostic Imaging discipline area at the University of Derby. This is a partnership with the College of Osteopaths to deliver Osteopathy education.

The overall purpose/objective of this role is to work with the College of Osteopaths to deliver an evidence based curriculum within the broad field of osteopathy practice. The experience for all students at the University of Derby is grounded in learning and teaching that is of the highest quality, delivered by appropriately qualified and experienced academic staff, whom are deeply engaged with their discipline. This commitment to learning and teaching is focused on the student experience ensuring that they are treated as individuals in the learning journey. Implicit in this, is the requirement that we encourage independence of thought, the desire to understand and to advance within the discipline, and the ability to reflect on what has been achieved.

The College of Health, Psychology & Social Care upholds the overall mission of the University by providing high quality, accessible learning opportunities which equip students with the skills and qualities for employment and to build successful and fulfilling careers, promoting academic enquiry and the advancement of knowledge, using a variety of methods of delivery. We are committed to widening participation and have an excellent record of meeting the needs of local stakeholders. Service user and carer involvement in programme development and delivery is an increasingly important aspect of our work.

The post holder will be innovative and creative in their role whilst possessing a high standard of skill. The post holder will be expected to contribute to the pre-registration osteopathy programme.