Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sport & Exercise - Sports Therapy

  • Gloucester
  • 26th June 2022

Employer: University of Gloucestershire

Reference: A1336

Contract type: Full time

Contract duration: Permanent

Salary: £34,304 to £50,296

School of Sport & Exercise
1.0FTE
Based at Oxstalls Campus, Gloucester

The School of Sport and Exercise require a flexible and agile workforce to maintain a quality student experience at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Providing a research-informed teaching approach which is grounded in a multidisciplinary environment for learning is a priority for the School. The School of Sport and Exercise will continue to adapt to sports industry trends in graduate employment to offer a fit for purpose curriculum where professional contexts are overtly referenced and evaluated. Staff who are well networked in their professional context and who engage in impactful research for their relevant profession will support the continued ambitions for student employability at the University.

The successful candidate should have a BSc and/or MSc degree in Sport Therapy, Sport Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy, Athletic Training (or relevant subject area), with professional membership or accreditation to SST, BASRaT or similar (or eligibility to attain this upon employment). It is integral that candidates have the knowledge and understanding of competencies required for Graduate Sports Therapists, whilst being enthusiastic about the delivery in a student-centred pedagogical way. With revived and progressive course outline, the successful candidate will join a dynamic Sports Therapy team, that aims to develop graduates into successful, contemporary professionals, who are prepared for Graduate life.

An appointed Senior Lecturer would be expected to undertake the role of Academic Course Leader for The Society of Sports Therapy accredited MSc Sports Therapy course, and deliver collaboratively across the Undergraduate and Postgraduate, Sports Therapy courses.

Therapy and Rehabilitation facilities include examination rooms with plinths, diagnostic ultrasound, electrotherapy and access to a multifunctional laboratory containing multiple force plates, integrated highspeed camera system, 3D movement analysis, EMG, isokinetic dynamometer and computerised dynamic balance systems, environmental chamber and Strength and Conditioning suite.

The University of Gloucestershire has been shortlisted in three categories for the student led Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2022 (WUSCA) for Career prospects, Student support and Lecturers and Teaching Quality. The University of Gloucestershire also prides itself on being a sustainable University and we have been internationally recognised for ground-breaking work to make sustainability an organisational change and academic innovation priority.

At the University of Gloucestershire, we are committed to equality of opportunity, diversity and inclusion at every level.

To discuss this role informally, please contact BSc and MSc Academic Course Leader Sarah Shaw sshaw@glos.ac.uk or Head of School Dr Kiara Lewis klewis6@glos.ac.uk

Interview Date: 4th July 2022

The University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive staff community and welcomes applications from currently under-represented sections of our workforce. We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader, guaranteeing an interview to everyone who meets the definition of disability set out in the Equality Act 2010 and the essential criteria contained within the person specification.

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