Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Cardiorespiratory/Research)

£33,199 - £50,132
Town/City Hatfield AL10 9AB
Payment type Pro rata
Region East of England
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Part-time
Job reference 021914
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer University of Hertfordshire

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Cardiorespiratory/Research)

University of Hertfordshire


Lecturer: £33,199 - £39,609 pro rata pa dependent on skills and experience/Senior Lecturer: £39,609 - £50,132 pro rata pa dependent on skills and experience

Permanent/Part time working 22.2 hours per week (0.6 fte)

Ref: 021914

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our friendly and dynamic Physiotherapy team within the School of Health and Social Work. You will play an essential role both in the delivery and the continual development of our educational programmes, which are designed to enhance the profile of the physiotherapy profession in the UK.

You will be expected to undertake teaching and assessment of undergraduate and postgraduate students in Physiotherapy modules at the University or at their placement or place of work in addition to playing a part in taking forward the research strategy within the Department and in developing the research environment alongside other physiotherapy staff.  The Senior Lecturer post will also involve undertaking a leading role in learning through the development of course materials, including online content, as well as undertaking necessary administrative, tutorial and laboratory activities. Possible supervision of postgraduate research projects (e.g. MSc Physiotherapy) will also be a part of the Senior Lecturer role.

We are looking for a proactive and experienced HCPC registered physiotherapist, with recent clinical and/or educational experience in the UK with a focus on cardiorespiratory practice. This post would suit a physiotherapy educator with cardiorespiratory experience or applicants with cardiorespiratory experience in a range of clinical settings. For either, experience of research methods would be desirable.

Applicants will be required to be registered as a Physiotherapist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). For the Lecturer post, the successful applicant will be required to hold a BSc or equivalent. At Senior Lecturer level you will be required to hold an honours degree in Physiotherapy or an equivalent professional qualification in physiotherapy in addition to a Master’s degree or be close to completing a masters level qualification. Doctoral level study would also be advantageous. 



This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 as amended. The University requires that the successful applicant who is offered employment will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. An Enhanced Disclosure will be required and this will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings, as well as convictions. The University of Hertfordshire complies with the 'Code of Practice for Registered Persons and other recipients of Disclosure Information'.

Overseas applicants and UK applicants who have lived abroad

Successful applicants from overseas will be required to produce a criminal records check, or 'Certificate of Good Character', from any country in which they have been resident, consecutively or cumulatively, in the previous 10 years.

The University offers a range of benefits including a pension scheme, professional development, family friendly policies, a fee waiver of 50% for all children of staff under the age of 21 at the start of the course, discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village and generous annual leave.

For an informal discussion, please contact Karen Atkinson, Professional Lead Physiotherapy on 01707 286108 or k.a.atkinson@herts.ac.uk or Professor Karen Beeton, Head of Department on 01707 284114 or email k.s.beeton@herts.ac.uk

Closing date: 12 July 2019.

Interview date: 25 July 2019.

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