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Lecturer in Sport & Exercise - Sports Therapy

Vacancy Details

Salary: Grade7 £35,333 - £39,745 per annum
Job Type: Academic
Closing Date: 08/14/2022
Date Posted: 07/29/2022
Reference: A1336


Lecturer in Sport & Exercise – Sports Therapy

School of Sport & Exercise

This is a 6 month fixed term contract


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.


Therapy and Rehabilitation facilities include examination rooms with plinths, diagnostic ultrasound, electrotherapy and access to a multifunctional laboratory containing multiple force plates, integrated high-speed 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 or Head of School Dr Kiara Lewis

Closing Date: 14th August 2022

Interview Date: to be confirmed


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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