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Senior Lecturer (Physiotherapy) (4115)

As a large provider of nursing and allied health professionals in the region, the Faculty of Health and Education offers 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 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 candidate:

The successful applicant is expected to contribute to both the curriculum and the enhancement of student experience, whilst actively participating in wider departmental activities. They will be required to teach physiotherapy related subjects across undergraduate and postgraduate levels with a specific focus on musculoskeletal physiotherapy and rehabilitation. They 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. Dissertation supervision of Masters and PhD students is expected.

The ideal candidate must demonstrate excellent oral and written competencies and interpersonal skills. They will be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and be a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. They should have a good first degree, a minimum of a PhD, and a relevant clinical/academic research profile.  They should have relevant teaching and significant clinical experience in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and sports medicine. Their experience should include evidence of service improvement, service evaluation or clinical audit.


To apply:

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,


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 and particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in the University workforce.

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 9 (£43,434 to £50,296)
  • Closing Date:
    2 November 2021
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  • Contracted Hours per week:
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