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Part Time Clinical Educator in Veterinary Physiotherapy (0.5 FTE)

Animal Health, Behaviour & Welfare

Location:  Newport, Shropshire TF10 8NB
Salary:  £27,924 to £30,497 per annum, pro rata
The point of entry will be dependent upon relevant qualifications and experience
Post Type:  Part Time
Hours per Week:  18
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Tuesday 05 July 2022
Reference:  JT-835

Harper Adams University seeks a highly motivated veterinary physiotherapist with primary interest in canine physiotherapy practice to join the established veterinary physiotherapy team. This is a part time post with the main working days being Monday and Thursday with remaining hours to be discussed at interview as to how these will be worked.   

The appointee will have specific roles in the delivery of the veterinary physiotherapy programme area, focusing predominately on canine clinical physiotherapy, but ability to deliver on equine practice if required also. The suitable candidate will have a leading role in the organization and operation of the canine clinics to treat animals and teach undergraduate and postgraduate students in the clinical setting. There may be an occasional need to work at weekends to cover teaching, assessment and university open day commitments.

It is essential the successful candidate holds an undergraduate or postgraduate degree qualification in Veterinary Physiotherapy and that they have high-level clinical physiotherapy skills. It is essential that the successful candidate can work within in a team and also has a high level of interpersonal skills. 

If you have any queries or questions or for an informal discussion please contact Jane Thomas at 

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Harper Adams University is one of the premier UK Higher Education institutions focused on the land-based and food supply chain sector. With around 2,800 undergraduate students, plus those completing postgraduate, research and CPD programmes, Harper Adams University is the UK's largest single provider of higher education for these subjects.  Programmes fall into eleven broad subject areas – but none operate in isolation. Community and collaboration are key at Harper Adams, meaning everyone, including staff, students and industry partners, benefits from a close network of knowledge and opportunity exchange. Situated in Shropshire, the campus and the surrounding area provide an excellent working and living environment for staff and students alike.

Harper Adams is consistently positioned highly in a range of national ratings, performance measures and league tables. The University has been the highest performing modern university in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide for the last four years, climbing to 17th place in the overall league table. In the 2020 guide Harper Adams was named Modern University of the Year and runner-up University of the Year. In the 2019 Whatuni? Student Choice Awards, based on student reviews, Harper Adams won the Student Support category for the fifth time – the only university to have taken the title since the awards began - and won the category for best job prospects for a fourth year running. In the 2020 QS World Rankings for Agriculture and Forestry published in March 2020, Harper Adams was ranked first in the UK for academic reputation and second in the world for its reputation with employers.

Applied research is at the heart of the university’s activity, with the work of a thriving academic community underpinning both teaching and work with the industries allied to Harper. The 2014 Government Research Excellence Framework rated all of the university’s research as “of international quality”, and more than half was deemed “world leading” or “internationally excellent”.



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