Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal and/or Research)

£40,322 - £51,034
Town/City Hertfordshire AL10 9EU
Payment type Per annum
Region East of England
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Part-time
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer University of Hertfordshire

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Vacancy details

Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal and/or Research)

Hatfield, Hertfordshire

£40,322 - £51,034 pa pro rata depending on skills and experience

0.8fte (working 29.6 hours per week)

Ref: 032036

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 of our educational programmes and supporting students gaining the skills to succeed. 

Main duties and responsibilities

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced HCPC registered Physiotherapist. You will be responsible for the teaching and assessment of undergraduate/postgraduate Physiotherapy students at the University and support them whilst they are on their practice placement. You will utilise current evidence-base to underpin teaching and learning activities. You may participate in development and reviews of programmes including inter-professional developments across the School and contribute to undergraduate or postgraduate curriculum developments.

You will contribute to the administration of the School by undertaking additional roles, such as joining teams involved in admissions, timetabling or programme support. You will also be expected to undertake and contribute to Physiotherapy research where relevant.

You will liaise with and maintain good relationships with colleagues across the School and University.

The School is particularly supportive of applicants who may wish to job share and or work part-time

Skills and Experience

You will be an experienced practising Physiotherapist with the HCPC, and this post would suit a Physiotherapist with academic and / or clinical experience or wishing to further develop a career in this area. You will have a breadth of relevant physiotherapy practice and a specialist interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and research.

Your application will demonstrate a sustained interest and knowledge of contemporary Physiotherapy practice and it is essential that you have good oral and written communication skills and be proficient in the English language. You will demonstrate a willingness to support physiotherapy research and are able to work effectively as part of a team. You will be able to work without close supervision, be organised, take initiative and be self-motivating, and be adaptable to change and flexible in your approach. Being willing to contribute to inter-professional teaching and learning activities, with an interest in evidence-based healthcare is key. 

Qualifications required

The successful applicant will hold an honours degree in (or equivalent level 6 qualification) in physiotherapy and hold a Masters degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject. It is essential that you are HCPC registered, and it would be advantageous to hold MACP membership.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Jayne Bartholomew, Professional Lead Physiotherapy on 01707 284 976 or or Prof Karen Beeton, Head of Department on 07534 912 131 or email


The University may require that the successful applicant who is offered employment completes a DBS at a later date due to the nature of the work involved.

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.

Our vision is to transform lives and UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave and discounted Sports Village memberships, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts

To apply, please visit our website.

Closing date: 6 June 2021.


How to apply

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Jayne Bartholomew, Professional Lead Physiotherapy on 01707 284 976 or or Prof Karen Beeton, Head of Department on 07534 912 131 or email

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