Lecturer in Prosthetics and Orthotics (E&S fixed term)

Keele University
February 22, 2023
Offerd Salary:£37,474 or £44,737
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Contract Type:Fixed term for 12 mo
Working Time:Part time
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Lecturer in Prosthetics and Orthotics (E&S fixed term)

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Keele University Campus


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

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Part time

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Academic and Research


KU00003195 Lecturer in Prosthetics & Orthotics JDPS.pdf

Job details

Fixed term for 12 months on a 0.4 basis (2 days per week)

Keele is the first UK University to offer a two-year pre-registration MSc Prosthetics & Orthotics programme. An exciting opportunity has now arisen for a part time (12 months) 0.4FTE position as a Prosthetics & Orthotics Lecturer within the growing School of Allied Health Professions. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals who would like to gain experience in academia to broaden their career aspirations. The successful candidate will support the Programme Director and teach mainly within the P&O programme, with occasional contribution across the School's educational portfolio. We are particularly keen to recruit a colleague with recent Orthotics experience and you would be joining 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 Prosthetics and Orthotics since January 2022, Physiotherapy, Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging) and Rehabilitation and Exercise Science Programmes as well as eight postgraduate taught Masters programmes, CPD, and opportunities for doctoral study, including Professional Doctorate options.

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, with an appreciation of the principles of teaching and learning in higher education. 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 12,500 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 or secondment 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.

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Informal enquiries are welcomed by contacting Mark McAloon, MSc Prosthetics and Orthotics Programme Director via E: [email protected] or Anne O'Brien, Head of School on: +44 (0 1782) 734195 or E: a.v.o'[email protected]

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