Assistant Professor in Physiotherapy

£39,159 - £55,758
Town/City Coventry CV1 5FB
Payment type Per annum
Region West Midlands
Contract type Fixed term
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Job reference REQ007960
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer Coventry University

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Vacancy details

Would you like to join a dynamic and forward-thinking physiotherapy teaching team? Coventry University was one of the first universities to develop an apprenticeship route through their BSc (Hons) physiotherapy course which started in September 2019. Our BSc physiotherapy course is ranked 7th in the Complete University Guide 2021. We have expanded our pre-registration programme to include an MSc in Physiotherapy and Leadership (pre-registration), which also incorporates an apprenticeship route and a management qualification from the Chartered Management Institute and the delivery of apprenticeships from our Coventry University London campus. Our portfolio of courses also includes post-graduate MSc courses: Musculo-skeletal physiotherapy, Advancing Physiotherapy Practice and MSc Advanced Clinical Practitioner (MSK route) level 7 post-registration fulltime/apprenticeship course.

The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health are looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic HCPC registered physiotherapist to work as an Assistant Professor on our new MSc Physiotherapy and Leadership (pre-registration) and the apprenticeship routes through our pre-registration provision. You will work closely with the Course Directors in setting up and delivering these new provisions.

Successful candidates will possess an excellent understanding of their specific area of physiotherapy practice, research and evidence-informed practice. At Assistant Professor level, applicants will hold a higher-level academic qualification, preferably a PhD, in a physiotherapy related subject. Applicants will also be required to demonstrate a high level of expertise within a specific area of physiotherapy and have experience of teaching.  

The post is a one-year fixed term contract. The salary is dependent upon the skills and qualifications of the individual. Job descriptions will be available upon request from the Human Resources Department.

The University offers academic and professional development opportunities and provides a Post Graduate Certificate Teaching Qualification leading to HEA accreditation.


Informal enquiries should be addressed to:

Dr Joanne Opie –

Interview date: Monday 17th August 2020.


Application closing date: 31/07/20

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