Lecturer in Physiotherapy

£35,326 - £50,296
Town/City Plymouth PL4 8AA
Payment type Per annum
Region South West
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Job reference A8460
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer University of Plymouth

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Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Ref: A8460
Salary/Grade: £35,326 to £50,296 per annum – Grade 7/8

Applications are encouraged from academics and aspiring academics with an interest in making a difference to the teaching and learning of pre and post registration students and contributing to our research profile. This is an exciting opportunity to join a progressive team of physiotherapy researchers and educators, and to support developments across core areas of musculoskeletal and rehabilitation practice. Alongside our discipline specific activities, we sit within the School of Health Professions which supports our ethos of interprofessional education and collaboration.

You will complement the strengths of our existing team. We particularly welcome applications from people with a proven track record in the forefront of Rehabilitation for example neurological, older people, respiratory. We are also committed to building on the success of our PGCert Musculoskeletal FCP route, and to further increasing the availability of excellent high level musculoskeletal post graduate education in the peninsula.

You will:

  • Contribute to the delivery of outstanding pre-registration and specialist postgraduate teaching and learning, facilitating a high-quality student experience.
  • Take part in all areas of academic practice including recruitment, placement support and personal tutoring.
  • Support our drive to be at the forefront of practice through research and/or professional development activities.

You will be an experienced physiotherapist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council with appropriate academic and or professional experience. You will need to be a team player who is flexible, creative and enthusiastic. A higher degree (completed MSc or working towards PhD) is expected.

Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the job description in your supporting statement.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Hilary Gunn hilary.gunn100@plymouth.ac.uk or Heather Hunter heather.hunter@plymouth.ac.uk

This role will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check plus Adult and Children Barred List checks.

Closing date: Midnight, Monday 7 March 2022.

Interviews are likely to take place on 23 March 2022 via zoom with the following format:

Presentation and informal interview.
Presentation 10mins (plus 5 mins discussion): Embedding rehabilitation into a contemporary physiotherapy curriculum: challenges and solutions.
Interview approx. 30-45mins.

You will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.

We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.

This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis. Part-time applications are welcomed.

The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits/support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages.

We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups at the University of Plymouth, such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+.

The Faculty of Health holds a Silver Athena Swan Award and the University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s careers in STEMM academia.

Staff appointed within the Faculty of Health may be able to join the NHS pension scheme subject to eligibility criteria.

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