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Senior Lecturer in Sports Therapy (x2 posts)

Vacancy Details

Salary: Grade 8 - £42,159 - £53,359
Closing Date: 12/03/2023
Date Posted: 11/16/2023
Reference: A1460


Senior Lecturer in Sports Therapy


X2 posts


37 hours per week, 1.0FTE


School of Education and Applied Sciences


Oxstalls Campus



About Sports Therapy at UoG

Our recently redesigned contemporary courses in BSc and MSc Sports Therapy are designed to make our graduates innovative, evidence based Graduate Sports Therapists (GST). Our courses are accredited by the Society of Sports Therapists and we strive to engage students on key competencies of a GST, alongside a focus on opportunity, employability and business entrepreneurship. This comprehensive Sports Therapy curriculum enables students to combine theory, hands-on experience, critical reflection and professional judgement, as they learn to excel in the latest techniques in Sports Therapy. 


You’ll join a university where sport is part of the fabric, be it the extensive and accessible wellbeing and research facilities at the purpose-built Oxstalls campus, the range of sports scholarship packages on offer for students, or the huge array of sports clubs available. Oxstalls is a high-energy campus, where our students train and compete with elite athletes, work in innovative teaching and clinical spaces, and have access to several laboratories, utilised by international, nationaland local sports teams. 


Located in the heart of Gloucester, Oxstalls is just 15 minutes’ walk from the city centre and Kingsholm rugby stadium, giving you easy access to the city’s amenities and large sporting events. 


To find out more about our sport offering at the university please click here


About the role


As we continue to provide a research-informed teaching approach, which is grounded in a multidisciplinary environment for learning, we are seeking two Senior Lecturers in Sport Exercise to join the team and take on the leadership for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses.


With revived and progressive course outlined, you will be responsible for leading a dynamic Sports Therapy team, that aims to develop graduates into successful, contemporary professionals, who are prepared for Graduate life. As Academic Course Leader for The Society of Sports Therapy Sports Therapy course (BSc and MSC), you will be required to work collaboratively across the course, ensuring high quality student experience is embedded through our teaching and placements.


Due to our research focus, we are interested in understanding what applicants can offer regarding a research portfolio and able to outline a clear personal plan to develop a programme of research. 


Find out more information about our benefits and working for the university.


Contact details


Sarah Shaw

Academic Course Leader for BSc Sports Therapy | Senior Lecturer BSc & MSc Sports Therapy


Key dates


Closing date: Sunday 3rd December 2023

Interview dates: Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th December 2023


To apply please click on APPLY at the bottom of this page, you will be asked to complete our application form. Please see applicant guidance for help and advice on how to complete the application process.



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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