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

Salary Unspecified
Town/City Keele ST5 5BG
Payment type Unspecified
Region West Midlands
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Job reference KU00001565
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer Keele University
Workplace Keele University

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Keele University

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences - School Of Allied Health Professions

And University Hospital 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 University Hospital of North Midlands

Starting salary:  £42,793 (dependent upon experience)

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, one of the largest teaching NHS Trust in the Midlands. SAHP offers high quality undergraduate and postgraduate education, a growing research portfolio that 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. 

The University Hospital of North Midlands is split over two sites – Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital, and is a major trauma centre and hosts a regional NIV service.  There are an extensive range of clinical specialties including Cardiac, Respiratory Medicine, Thoracic Surgery, Critical Care (50 beds) and Neurology. 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.

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

You will play a key part in the development of CVR-related research initiatives aligned with both UHNM and the School strategic direction. You will pursue research/scholarly activities in line with the School focus and one of the growing Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences research themes: “Prevention, Performance and Rehabilitation”.  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 in Newcastle Under Lyme, less than 10 mins drive from the University campus.

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.

Post Ref: KU00001565

Closing date for applications:  Monday 23 November 2020.

Interviews will be held on: Monday 7 December 2020.

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