Lecturer (Education and Scholarship) in Prosthetics & Orthotics

Keele University

United Kingdom

October 4, 2022


Job title

Lecturer (Education and Scholarship) in Prosthetics & Orthotics

Job reference


Application closing date



Keele University Campus


Grade: 7a or 8 Incremental Scale: Yes Starting Salary: £37,474 or £44,737

Contractual hours



Full time

Job category/type

Academic and Research



Job description

Grade 7a or 8 (depending on experience) - Starting salary £37,474 or £44,737

Keele is the first UK University to offer a two-year pre-registration MSc Prosthetics & Orthotics programme. Due to growing numbers of students, with the 2nd cohort due to start in Jan 2023 an exciting opportunity has now arisen for another full-time position as a Prosthetics & Orthotics Lecturer within the growing School of Allied Health Professions. The post-holder will support the Programme Director and teach both within the P&O programme, but across the School's educational portfolio. The team are particularly keen to recruit a colleague with recent prosthetics experience. The post-holder will join our enthusiastic and experienced P&O academic team.

Offering high quality undergraduate and postgraduate provision, the School is part of a research and scholarship community via the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences and wider University. Established at Keele since 1994, the School has offered pre-registration Physiotherapy via varying routes, BSc Hons Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging) and Rehabilitation and Exercise Science Programmes as well as eight postgraduate taught Masters programmes and opportunities for doctoral study, including a Professional Doctorate option.

You will play a part in the development of educational initiatives aligned with the school's strategic direction and will pursue scholarly activities in line with the School focus. You will be an HCPC registered Prosthetist/ Orthotist. The School is particularly interested in candidates with recent Prosthetics experience and ideally would have an interest in biomechanics. Depending upon the profile of the successful candidate it may be possible to explore career development opportunities that involve research.

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2,000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at https:// www. keele.ac.uk

Applications for job share/part-time contracts are welcome.

The School is situated at the heart of Keele University's beautiful and vibrant campus. The University has excellent transport links and is situated within an hour of the cities of Manchester and Birmingham.

Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. The School has Athena SWAN bronze status. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.

Please note this appointment is subject to both medical clearance by the University's Occupational Health provider and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Keele University employees wishing to apply should login to Employee Self Service and click on the 'View current vacancies' link.

Informal enquiries are welcomed by contacting Mark McAloon, MSc Prosthetics and Orthotics Programme Director via E: m.t.mcaloon@keele.ac.uk or Anne O'Brien, Head of School on: +44 (01782) 734195 or E: a.v.o'brien@keele.ac.uk

For further details regarding this vacancy please see below:

Job Description and Person Specification

Closing date for applications: 4 th October 2022

Interviews will be held on: Tuesday 18 th October 2022

Post reference: KU00002811

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