Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Opening Date:
4 Dec 2023
Closing Date:
7 Jan 2024
Salary Range:

About this role
We are looking for a Physiotherapist, with experience of education, to join our academic community at the University of Chichester. Our evolving school is responsive to local health care and research influences, as well as delivering excellent teaching/learning opportunities, as recognised by our recent Gold Teaching Excellence Award. This is a great opportunity to experience educational and research practice within a supportive University which is student focused. As a Physiotherapy Senior Lecturer, you will contribute to the delivery of our undergraduate and post-graduate Physiotherapy courses, you will enhance the student experience and provide students with a high-quality, research informed educational experience. There are opportunities to embrace interprofessional research and scholarly activity in the school, and support collaborations with clinical colleagues to develop and prepare appropriate clinical placements including educational audit and clinical liaison. As a Senior Lecturer in the School of Nursing and Allied Health your working year will be divided between teaching, partner engagement, assessment and research.

About you
The appointed post holder will have leadership experience, have a good relevant undergraduate degree with further professional or academic qualifications at Masters level in Physiotherapy. You will be a practicing Physiotherapist currently on HCPC register for a minimum of 4 years and will be a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP). You will also demonstrate the ability to engage the interest and enthusiasm of students and inspire them to learn. Ideally, you will have current experience of working in another Higher Education Institute or in the NHS in an educational capacity.

Your teaching will be informed by a combination of practical experience and/or research to support high quality learning and teaching, experience of using Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs), and the use of technologies to enhance the learning, assessment of and feedback to students.

About the team
You will work within the team to strengthen the distinctiveness of the University’s student experience as high-quality, personalised, accessible and aspirational. You’ll need to demonstrate an ability to work effectively and positively within a small academic team, excellent teaching methods with the ability to develop a variety of approaches to learning and teaching that is student-centred, inclusive and flexible. A top 40 UK University who prides itself on our sense of community, including an excellent staff experience.

In addition to your salary we offer a competitive reward package with a range of staff benefits and discounts.

Enquiries are welcomed by Dr Nita Muir, Head of the School of Nursing and Allied Health via email

  • Closing Date: Sunday 7th January 2024
  • Interview Date: Friday 19th January 2024

We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion at every level because we believe a diverse workforce benefits us all.

To apply please visit our vacancies page on our website and complete our online application form.