Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Opening Date:
5 Apr 2023
Closing Date:
23 Apr 2023
Salary Range:

SBU: School of Health and Social Work
FTE: Up to 1.0FTE, working up to 37 hours per week, part time will also be considered / 0.6FTE, working 22.2 hours per week, 12 month Fixed term contract
Duration of Contract: Permanent / Fixed term contract
Salary: UH8 £43,155 pro rata, per annum to £54,421 pro rata, per annum depending on skills and experience
Location: University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield

We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics and recognise there are different ways applicants may achieve the criteria in this document.

Main duties and responsibilities
You will be responsible for the teaching and assessment of undergraduate, pre-registration and/or postgraduate Physiotherapy students at the University and support them whilst they are on their practice placements. You will utilise the current evidence-base to underpin teaching and learning activities. You may participate in development and reviews of programmes including inter-professional developments across the school and contribute to undergraduate, pre-registration and/or postgraduate curriculum developments helping to shape or lead modules as required.

You will contribute to the administration of the school by undertaking additional roles, such as joining teams involved in admissions, timetabling, placements or programme support. You will also be expected to undertake and contribute to Physiotherapy research where relevant. You will liaise with and maintain good relationships with colleagues across the School and University.

Skills and Experience
You will be an experienced practising Physiotherapist with the HCPC with recent academic and/or clinical experience. You will understand the UK system and have a broad experience of relevant Physiotherapy practice ideally in the field of Musculoskeletal and/or Cardiorespiratory and/o r Neurology physiotherapy.

Your application will demonstrate a sustained interest and knowledge of contemporary Physiotherapy practice and it is essential that you have good oral and written communication skills and be proficient in the English language. You will demonstrate a willingness to support physiotherapy research and are able to work effectively as part of a team. You will be able to work without close supervision, be organised, take initiative and be self-motivating, and be adaptable to change and flexible in your approach. You must be willing to contribute to inter-professional teaching and learning activities, with an interest in evidence-based healthcare.

Qualifications required
For this role you must hold an Honours degree (or equivalent level 6 qualification) in Physiotherapy as well as a Master’s degree (or equivalent level 7 qualification or be able to demonstrate substantial clinical experience) in a relevant subject and be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council as a Physiotherapist and a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP).

Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria

For an informal discussion and more information please contact:
Jayne Bartholomew on 01707 284976 or email

Prof Karen Beeton, Head of Department on 01707 284114 or email