Lecturer/Associate Professor in Physiotherapy

£34,189 - £58,089
Town/City Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA
Payment type Per annum
Region West Midlands
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Job reference A6279
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer University of plymouth

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Faculty of Health & Human Sciences

School of Health Professions

Ref:  A6279

Lecturer/Associate Professor in Physiotherapy

Salary:  £34,189 - £58,089 per annum – Grade 7/8 or 9

An exciting opportunity has become available within the School of Health Professions for an Associate Professor or Lecturer in Physiotherapy (depending on experience). The position is a full time substantive post to contribute to our exceptional academic offer.  We currently offer a range of programmes, delivered in excellent modern facilities and we have a robust reputation in learning, teaching and research. The BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy programme is ranked in the top 10 of the Complete University Guide.

Research (60%): You will provide academic leadership by coordinating a broad research programme and activity in an area of recognised excellence that has impact on the field of physiotherapy. You will also supervise the work of postgraduate students and mentor colleagues to support the development of research skills.

Education (40%): You will contribute to the delivery of outstanding undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, scholarship and knowledge transfer which enhances the learning environment and contributes to a high-quality student experience. You will participate in the quality assurance processes and performance review as appropriate.

You will be a registered physiotherapist (or eligible for registration) with appropriate academic and/or professional experience in an area of physiotherapy. You will be a team player who will promote and motivate further research excellence as well as research informed teaching. You will have an in depth understanding of contemporary physiotherapy practice and research. You will hold a PhD qualification, with a significant track record of publications and international recognition.

 Depending on experience it may be possible for this appointment to be made at lecturer grade with a view to working towards promotion.

Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.

 You should tailor your application towards the job description for which you meet the criteria, although the university reserves the right to make an offer at the appropriate level in relation to skills and experience.

 This vacancy will involve working with children and/or vulnerable adults and any appointment will be subject to receipt of clearance for the Protection of Children from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

 This is a full time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis

 For an informal discussion contact Associate Professor Academic Lead Physiotherapy: Heather Hunter e-mail heather.hunter@plymouth.ac.uk Tel 01752 588842

Closing Date: 12 Midnight on 9 December 2018

Interviews will be expected to take place on 20 December 2018

The University of Plymouth is committed to equality of opportunity, promoting a diverse and inclusive culture, demonstrated through our commitment to the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and as a Stonewall diversity champion. All applications will be judged solely on merit, however, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently under-represented in the workforce, for example black and minority ethnic groups.

 University of Plymouth holds a TEF (Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework) Silver by the Office for Students.


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