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Lecturer (Physiotherapy) (4214)

We are looking for a Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (full time or part time hours will be considered) for a fixed term of 6 months.  As one of the largest providers of physiotherapy in the region, we offer a diverse range of award-winning and innovative degree courses. Our work is professionally recognised, accredited and respected. We are proud of our diverse and inclusive learning environment that encourages discussion, debate, shared learning and interdisciplinary co-operation. Our innovative, vibrant programmes reflect our research activity, which enriches and informs the student experience.


About the role:

The Department of Health Professions offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Sport and Exercise Medicine, Post Graduate Medicine, Nutritional Sciences. We have a vibrant research student community across all disciplines. Our courses are designed to combine academic, work-based knowledge with practical experience, and skills to ensure our students are fit for practice, fit for employment, and make a valued contribution to the advancement of knowledge in both physiotherapy and the wider health and social care agenda. Technology and creativity are at the heart of the student experience and we are committed to delivering innovative teaching methods to enhance learning, using a range of technologies, mobile apps, simulation, and virtual reality for skills development.

The successful candidate will contribute to both the physiotherapy curriculum and the enhancement of student experience whilst actively participating in departmental activities. They will be required to teach physiotherapy related subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate level, with a specific focus on musculoskeletal physiotherapy. They will be required to work closely with a range of academics, researchers and clinicians and other professionals across the wider health and social care sector.


The ideal candidate must have

  • excellent oral and written competencies, interpersonal skills, and a willingness to work in multidisciplinary teams.
  • considerable knowledge and experience of working at a senior clinical level.
  • registration with the Health and Care Professions Council and membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
  • evidence of Masters' level learning in a relevant discipline.
  • previous experience in educating physiotherapy students in a University or clinical setting. 


To apply:

If you would like to join our team and share our ambition for excellence in student education and research, we would love to hear from you.

Informal enquiries to discuss this role are welcomed and may be made to Dr Julie Wright, Head of Department,


Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring. We particularly encourage applications from Black and Minority Ethnic candidates, who we recognise are underrepresented in this area.

We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations about this throughout the application process.

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Manchester Birley Campus
53 Bonsall Street, Manchester, UK, M15 6GX
  • Location:
    Manchester Birley Campus
  • Faculty / Function:
    Health & Education
  • Salary:
    Grade 8 (£36,382 to £42,149)
  • Closing Date:
    3 December 2021
  • Contract Type:
    fixed term
  • Contracted Hours per week:
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