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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Cardio Respiratory) (5081)

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, Dietetics and Nutritional Sciences. We also have a vibrant research student community across all disciplines. All of 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 physiotherapy and the wider health and social care agenda. Technology and creativity are at the heart of the student experience in the department and we are committed to delivering innovative teaching methods to enhance learning.

About the role:
As the successful applicant, you will be expected to contribute to both the curriculum and the enhancement of student experience whilst actively participating in wider departmental activities. You will teach physiotherapy related subjects across undergraduate and postgraduate levels with a specific focus on cardiorespiratory physiotherapy. You will also be required to support inter-professional teaching across the Faculty and to work closely with a range of academics, researchers, clinicians and other professionals across the wider health and social care sector.

About you:
As the ideal candidate, you must demonstrate excellent oral and written competencies and interpersonal skills. They should have considerable knowledge and experience of working in the clinical areas of cardiorespiratory physiotherapy. A willingness to contribute across the whole physiotherapy curriculum is expected.

You will be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and be a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. You should also have a good first degree, a minimum of a Masters level qualification (for the Lecturer post) and PhD or equivalent (for the Senior Lecturer post), along with  a relevant clinical/academic research profile.  They should have teaching and significant clinical experience in physiotherapy. 

If you would like to join our team and share our ambition, we would love to hear from you.

Informal enquiries are welcomed and may be made to Dr Julie Wright, Head of Department Health Professions,

This post is available on a part-time basis, working 3 days per week, fixed-term for 11 months.

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.

Hybrid working is offered for this role.  The nature of the role requires presence on campus at certain times of year, but at other times you will be able to complete some work remotely. We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations 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 (£38,223 to £44,282) or Grade 9 (£45,632 to £52,841) pro rata
  • Closing Date:
    18 August 2022
  • Contract Type:
    fixed term
  • Contracted Hours per week:
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