Faculty of Health
School of Health Professions
Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Balanced Pathway)
Salary: £35,326 - £50,296 per annum – Grade 7/8
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a progressive team of physiotherapy researchers and educators. Applications are encouraged from academics and aspiring academics with an interest in making a difference to the teaching and learning of future graduates and contributing to our research profile.
You will contribute to our suite of pre-registration programmes, including a four year integrated Masters and a two year pre-registration Masters, alongside our well established BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy. We also have a thriving postgraduate portfolio, with a developing profile around ACP and FCP roles. We sit within the School of Health Professions which supports an ethos of interprofessional education
- contribute to the delivery of outstanding pre-registration and specialist postgraduate teaching and learning, facilitating a high quality student experience
- take part in the all areas of academic practice including recruitment, clinical visiting 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 professional experience. You will compliment 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 adults, or respiratory. 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 Heather
This vacancy will involve working with children and/or vulnerable adults and any appointment will be subject a Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Interviews are likely to take place 26 January 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.
How to apply
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