NATS-162-22 - Lecturer in Sports Rehabilitation

University of Kent

United Kingdom

September 28, 2022


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Lecturer in Sports Rehabilitation School of Sport and Exercise Sciences Location: Canterbury

Salary: £36,386 to £50,300 Grade: Grade 7 Academic to Grade 8 Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Release Date: Wednesday 31 August 2022 Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 28 September 2022 (unless otherwise stated) Reference: NATS-162-22

The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences is seeking to appoint an innovative and engaging Lecturer in Sports (injury) Rehabilitation to join our academic team at our Canterbury campus.

The successful applicant will provide innovative and engaging teaching to students on programmes in the School, alongside research and scholarship in their area of specialism. Teaching would primarily be on the Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation programme, but an ability to support other areas across our portfolio would also be welcome.

This role would suit a Sports Therapist, Sports Rehabilitator, Physiotherapist, or candidates from other healthcare or related disciplines with experience in rehabilitation in sports and/or clinical populations. Additional experience in delivering teaching at HE level would be an advantage.

The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences (SSES) is a leading department for the study of sport that is friendly, dynamic and innovative. The School is now on the Canterbury Campus (since September 2021, having been based in Medway before this).

The school's undergraduate programmes consist of three BSc (Hons) programmes: Sport Therapy and Rehabilitation, Sport and Exercise Science, and Sport and Exercise for Health; The School has a vibrant postgraduate community including MSc by Research and PhD programmes. We also offer the University's first professional doctorate programme designed for experienced practitioners, in the Sport, Exercise and Health professions. The School boasts a range of cutting-edge equipment used in research and/or teaching activities, as well as close proximity to the main university sport and recreation facilities. As the School of Sport and Exercises Sciences forms part of a wider Division of Natural Sciences, there are excellent opportunities for collaboration in research and/or scholarship activities with the recently formed Medical School, and other groups within the Division (e.g. Pharmacy, Biosciences, Chemistry, Forensic Science, Physics), as well as other schools based on the Canterbury campus (such as the Centre for Health Services Studies, Psychology, Computing, Engineering, and the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research also covering applied health research areas).

As Lecturer in Sports Rehabilitation, you will:

Deliver and contribute to the design of high-quality, student-centred taught programmes

Deliver high quality teaching as a member of the SSES teaching team within a suite of well-established programmes of study (with the assistance of a mentor if required).

Construct and supervise final year BSc and MSc student research projects.

Undertake research, independently and collaboratively.

To be successful in this role you will:

Have a PhD (or close to completion) or evidence of significant and relevant professional practice experience in a relevant discipline.

Possess sufficient breadth or depth of specialist knowledge in the discipline to work within the Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation programme.

Have excellent and inspiring teaching skills, appropriate to the development and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.

The Canterbury Campus is a friendly, well-equipped campus in a desirable location, with excellent schools and a wealth of cultural links and transport connections.

Please see the links below to view the full job description and to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process, please contact the Human Resources team on: quoting reference: NATS-162-22.

We particularly welcome applications from female and black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented at this level in this area Further details: Job Description Additional Information

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Please note that we prioritise applications from current University of Kent redeployees. We will let you know if this post is to be filled by a redeployee as, in this instance, your application will unfortunately not be taken forward.

Applications must be made via the University's online application system; CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

The University of Kent values diversity and promotes equality at all levels.


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