Lecturer in Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

Staffordshire University - Faculty of Health Sciences

Location: Stoke campus

Interview Date: Thursday 12 January 2017 

Sport and Exercise at Staffordshire is an established, forward thinking and highly successful team. We are nationally recognised for the quality of our educational provision and internationally for our high impact research.  In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework research in Sport and Exercise was rated as being of international quality overall, with 64% of the research considered as either world-leading or internationally excellent. We work across the region with a number of elite teams and athletes, sporting bodies and health agencies. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our Sports Science team to contribute to the BSc Sports Therapy and BSc Strength & Conditioning awards in particular.

The Sports Therapy teaching and treatment facility has been recently expanded and been refurbished and our strength and conditioning facility is now fully operational. In addition, extensive refurbishment to the sport and exercise physiology laboratories has now created a state of the art suite of sports science laboratories.

The post holder will be expected to take a supporting role in the delivery of the above awards and to undertake recruitment, supervision and enterprise activity. The successful candidate should complement our enthusiastic and friendly team. An ability to make a contribution to the Staffordshire Graduate and employability agendas will be welcome as would a willingness to contribute to other areas of the curriculum, such as research methods, exercise physiology, anatomy and biomechanics.

Applications are sought from team-orientated, flexible individuals with excellent communication, interpersonal, organisational and presenting skills. Applicants should have either a first degree in Sports Therapy (accredited by the Society of Sports Therapy) or Strength & Conditioning or related subject area. A related professional accreditation/registration is desirable. Experience of teaching and assessing in HE is desirable. Also important will be experience with on-line teaching delivery systems (e.g. Blackboard). Applicants will be expected to be able to demonstrate experience of working within the sports therapy or strength and conditioning or rehabilitation sectors.

An enhanced DBS check is required for this post.

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