Associate Professor, Physiotherapy

Avery Hill, United Kingdom
£51,799 to £60,022 plus £3762 London weighting per annum
12 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
25 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

FEHHS Health: Research and Advancing Practice

Location: Avery Hill Campus
Salary: £51,799 to £60,022 plus £3762 London weighting per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Tuesday 25 January 2022
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 2997


The School of Health Sciences is part of the highly successful and vibrant Faculty of Education Health and Human Sciences. Frequently commended for our partnership working across the health and social care sector, the School delivers a range of undergraduate and post graduate courses that lead to registration in nursing, midwifery, speech and language therapy, operating department practice, and paramedic science. We are now seeking to expand our provision into physiotherapy education at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including apprenticeships. We are therefore seeking an experienced and   highly motivated physiotherapy educator to join our dynamic team.

The person appointed will be joining a highly experienced team and an organisation that is committed to widening participation, equal opportunities and social inclusion. The University has invested over £3 million in the development of state of the art simulation centres, the School of Health Sciences nationally recognised as a Centre for Excellence in Healthcare Simulation. Joining the School of Health Sciences will also provide opportunity to engage with the expertise of our academics located in the Faculty’s ‘Institute of Lifecourse Development’ which brings together researchers and practitioners from Health, Education and Human Sciences to tackle a range of lifecourse related issues.

The post

The post has two main components: providing leadership in building our capacity in physiotherapy education, and developing innovation through research, teaching and enterprise activities. 

The person

The person will be a HCPC registered physiotherapist, possess a teaching qualification or substantial experience of working in an education setting. We are looking for a motived individual who has a passion for education, research and enterprise, who is looking for opportunities to be supported in their personal and professional development in some, or all these areas.

Full or part-time considered, including joint appointments or secondments, with agreement from your current employer. The post holder will have opportunity to benefit from the University’s continuing professional development offer, with opportunity for promotion to Professor for appropriately qualified and experienced candidates through the University’s career progression pathways.

To discuss this opportunity and the role before applying, please contact:

Professor Karen Cleaver, Head of School Health Sciences, email:

Professor Sharon Weldon, Deputy Head of School, Research and Enterprise, School of Health Sciences. email:

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

Should you have any queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team at

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion.

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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