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Senior Teaching Fellow (Cardiac Physiology)

University of Southampton
Southampton, United Kingdom
£40,931 to £51,805
Closing date
Sep 26, 2022

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We are looking for an experienced cardio-respiratory/sleep physiologist with expertise in respiratory/sleep to join our motivated and innovative teaching team at the University of Southampton.

The University of Southampton is one of the world's top 100 institutions for excellence in research and education (QS World University Rankings 2021). In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercise, Health Sciences at the University was ranked number one institution in the UK for the overall quality of our research. The impact of our research and our research environment received the maximum possible scores with 100% judged as world leading. We've continued to break new ground to effectively address global health challenges. Our high-quality research influences health and social care policy, delivery, and care in the UK and internationally.

The School of Health Sciences at the University of Southampton is at the forefront of world-class teaching and research. We provide a first-class environment for exciting, cutting edge education to prepare tomorrow's allied health professionals, nurses, midwives, and clinical physiologists to shape and advance practice across the world

We wish to enhance our established teaching programmes with the appointment of a Senior Teaching Fellow in Cardiac Physiology (0.2 fte). Our BSc (Hons) Cardiac Physiology course continues to have a 100% student satisfaction and 100% employment within the NHS. We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated professional to teach in their own specialist area of cardio-respiratory/sleep physiology and provide generic teaching across all areas of cardio-respiratory/sleep. You will join an established and highly skilled teaching team and make a contribution to the continued success of our well-funded research.

There will be opportunities to contribute to ongoing curriculum review, ensuring that our programmes produce future leaders in clinical physiology, health care, health research and health education. This is a stimulating position that offers the opportunity to be involved in cross-disciplinary research within the School of Health Sciences, and throughout the University of Southampton. The School is part of the Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences (FELS), which offers further opportunities for innovative, interdisciplinary teaching and research.

0.2 FTE Senior Teaching Fellow - part-time, fixed-term contract

You will have a range of cardio-respiratory/sleep experience, be an experienced cardio-respiratory/sleep educator and be able to bring innovative teaching methods and contemporary practice-based experience to our well-established curriculum. You will be expected to support the teaching of respiratory physiology and a range of teaching and learning experiences, including module leadership.

The job

As part of the Physiology teaching team, you will be required to have responsibility for module leadership and support of respiratory/sleep physiology education including session delivery, marking, and examining. Other tasks may include
  • contributing to the design and delivery of programmes curriculum
  • clinical visiting and placement support
  • student support and progression
  • quality monitoring and enhancement activities across Faculty and University teams

You will be joining a vibrant academic community committed to extending understanding in research, education, and practice to create integrated educational programmes unique to the Faculty and make a positive difference to local and global health. You will receive support and line management from the Programme Manager.

The skills/experience needed
  • RCCP/AHCS/ARTP registration
  • Teaching experience at undergraduate or postgraduate level preferably in cardio-respiratory physiology and/or formal teaching qualification(s).
  • Pedagogic or practitioner research experience at BSc level as a minimum.
  • Clinical expertise in cardio-respiratory physiology.

Application process

This post is suitable for cardio-respiratory/sleep physiologist, registered with RCCP/AHCS and ARTP, who are experienced educationalists.

For additional information/informal enquiries before submitting your application, contact Richard Bain, Programme Lead.

Please include a covering letter and full CV in your application.

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Samantha Stubbs (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email Please quote reference 1979622CF on all correspondence

  • Job Description and Person Specification

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
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