Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal and/or Research)

Opening Date:
19 May 2021
Closing Date:
6 Jun 2021
Salary Range:

Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal and/or Research)
School of Health and Social Work

FTE: 0.8fte (working 29.6 hours per week)
Duration of Contract: Permanent
Salary: UH8 £40,322 to £51,034pa pro rata depending on skills and experience
Location: College Lane Campus, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our friendly and dynamic Physiotherapy team within the School of Health and Social Work. You will play an essential role both in the delivery of our educational programmes and supporting students gaining the skills to succeed.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced HCPC registered Physiotherapist. You will be responsible for the teaching and assessment of undergraduate/postgraduate Physiotherapy students at the University and support them whilst they are on their practice placement. You will utilise 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 or postgraduate curriculum developments.
You will contribute to the administration of the School by undertaking additional roles, such as joining teams involved in admissions, timetabling or programme support. You will also be expected to undertake and contribute to Physiotherapy research where relevant.

You will be an experienced practising Physiotherapist with the HCPC, and this post would suit a Physiotherapist with academic and / or clinical experience or wishing to further develop a career in this area. You will have a breadth of relevant physiotherapy practice and a specialist interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and research.

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. Being willing to contribute to inter-professional teaching and learning activities, with an interest in evidence-based healthcare is key.

You will hold an honours degree in (or equivalent L6 qualification) in physiotherapy and hold a Masters degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject. It is essential that you are HCPC registered and membership of MACP is desirable.

Informal Enquiries: Jayne Bartholomew, Professional Lead Physiotherapy, 01707 284976 ( or Prof Karen Beeton, Head of Department, 07534 912131 (

DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE: The University may require that the successful applicant who is offered employment completes a DBS at a later date due to the nature of the work involved.

Closing date: 06 June 2021
Interview date: To be advised
Reference number: 032036
Date advert placed: 19 May 2021

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