Clinical Academic Lecturer (Education and Research) in Physiotherapy (Cardiorespiratory) Joint appointment

Salary Unspecified
Town/City Keele ST5 5BG
Payment type Per annum
Region West Midlands
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Job reference KU00001536
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer Keele University

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Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences - School of Allied Health Professions and University Hospitals of North Midlands (UHNM) NHS Trust

Clinical Academic Lecturer (Education and Research) in Physiotherapy (Cardiorespiratory) - Joint appointment

0.6FTE Keele and 0.4FTE UHNM – clinically based at Royal Stoke University Hospital

Starting Salary:  £42,793

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full-time position as a Clinical Academic Lecturer (Education and Research) in Physiotherapy (Cardiorespiratory) jointly hosted by Keele University and UHNM. The postholder will develop a CVR research portfolio within the School of Allied Health Professions (SAHP), as well as contribute to cutting edge evidence-based clinical practice within UHNM, a leading NHS Trust in the Midlands. SAHP offers high quality undergraduate and postgraduate education and growing research provision and is part of a wider Faculty research community. Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation and Exercise Science and Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging) are established and growing educational programmes within the School. 

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience.  With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research.  Further information can be found at

The clinical work of the appointee will be based at Royal Stoke and County Hospital working alongside the Medical Division Therapy clinical and management teams. The role will involve promoting a research culture, embedding evidence based practice and delivering clinical education.

You will play a part in the development of CVR-related research initiatives aligned with the School strategic direction, and will pursue research/scholarly activities in line with the School focus.  The School hosts a “Prevention, Performance and Rehabilitation” research theme within the growing Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. and your research is likely to fit within this overarching theme (or one of the other Faculty themes), although this is not essential.

The School is situated at the heart of Keele University’s beautiful and vibrant campus. The University and Hospitals have excellent transport links and are situated within an hour of the cities of Manchester and Birmingham.  The School has Athena SWAN bronze status.  UHNM Royal Stoke site is located less than 10 mins drive from the University campus in Newcastle Under Lyme.

Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensure our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.

Please note this appointment is subject to both medical clearance by the University and Trust’s Occupational Health provider and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Please contact the following for more details:

Anne O’Brien, Head of School of Allied Health Professions – Email: a.v.o’  or telephone +44 1782 734195.

Jane Teasdale - Divisional Therapy Manager for the Medical & Surgical Division, University Hospitals of North Midlands – Email: or telephone +44 1782 675437/ or 675341.

Interviews will be held on: 14 September 2020.

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