Associate Lecturer in Sports Therapy & Rehabilitation

University of St Mark & St John - Faculty of Sport & Health Sciences

The University of St Mark & St John is the top ranked university in the UK for social mobility and the best Modern University in the South West for student satisfaction. Originally founded in 1838 as England’s first teacher training college we are a small, values-based university that makes a big impact through our transformative education and research enabling students from all backgrounds to secure graduate-level employment.

Following the award of full University Title in 2013, we are implementing an ambitious new 10-year strategic plan, Challenging Horizons, focussing on the growth of high-quality, distinctive education and research in our three new faculties of Education & Social Sciences, Sport & Health Sciences and Culture & Language Sciences.

Our location next to the city, coast and countryside of Devon and Cornwall provides some of the best sport and cultural facilities of any university or city in the UK, offering exceptional quality of life for staff and students. Our attractive campus, aspirational culture, distinctive approach to learning and extensive partnerships are conducive to delivering our outstanding student experience and excellent research. We are the leading university in the south west for Education (Guardian University League Tables 2016) and Employability (HEFCE 2014). We are now looking for ambitious staff to join us in a range of positions as we deliver our aspirational strategic plan and prepare for the next Research Assessment Framework.

The University is a leading and specialist provider of sport-related programmes. We are seeking to appoint an Associate Lecturer who is committed to excellence in sport to join a dynamic, expanding and highly successful Faculty.

The successful candidates will be expected to contribute to a number of modules across the discipline of sports therapy and rehabilitation. All applicants should have professional accreditation and/or recent clinical/professional experience as either a sports therapist, rehabilitation expert or sports physiotherapist.

Closing Date: Wednesday 26 October 2016 at noon

Interviews: Wednesday 2 November 2016

Application Process and How to Apply

To apply for the position applicants are asked to complete the University application form.

Application forms and further details are available from the University website:

Alternatively you can email Human Resources to request an application pack:, or telephone: 01752 636844.

Completed application forms can be returned electronically to the above email address, or by post to: The Human Resources Office, University of St Mark & St John, Derriford Road, Plymouth, PL6 8BH.

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