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Job Description

Job Title:  Lecturer

Reporting To:  Head of School of Physiotherapy or nominee
Location:  123 St Stephens Green, Dublin 2
Department: School of Physiotherapy
Contract type/duration: Permanent full-time post
Closing date for applications:   3rd of July 2019 at 11:30pm
Interview date: 17th July  2019


Objective of this post:

The objective of this post is to pro-actively contribute to the teaching, research activity and development of the School of Physiotherapy. The successful candidate will assist with the delivery of the RCSI curriculum in the multi-cultural environment of RCSI Dublin, ensuring academic quality and consistency across the RCSI campuses. RCSI is seeking a professional who is passionate about teaching, would like to experience working as an academic in a multicultural environment, who demonstrates initiative, openness and resilience.

  • Specific Responsibilities include:
  • Developing, delivering and examining teaching programmes within the School of Physiotherapy
  • Contributing to the development of postgraduate teaching and research within the School of Physiotherapy
  • Contributing to the overall design of the teaching programmes in the School of Physiotherapy
  • Performing administrative activities in teaching, research, student admission and assessment.
  • Participating in the academic administration of the School of Physiotherapy
  • Representing  the School of Physiotherapy on appropriate committees as required
  • Complying with statutory legislation and College rules and requirements in furtherance of your own and general staff welfare and safety
  • Undergoing programmes of training and development as may be required from time to time
  • Representing the best interests of the School/College at all times
  • Undertaking overseas assignments as may be required from time to time
  • Undertaking such other duties as may be required from time to time


  • Person Specification Essential:
  • A minimum of MSc degree
  • Expertise in cardiorespiratory physiotherapy
  • Evidence of research publications
  • Strong teaching interest and skill set, as evidenced by experience of, a proven track record in, and enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching and assessment in cardiorespiratory physiotherapy
  • Effective communication style appropriate to audience and situation
  • Can build and maintain strong working relationships
  • Registered with, or eligible for registration with, CORU
  • The successful candidate’s core values and behaviours should demonstrate:

General Competencies

  • Student and customer service
  • Scholarship and excellence
  • Collegiality and professionalism 
  • Innovation and flexibility 
  • Planning and organising 

Leadership competencies

  • Vision
  • Leadership and respect 
  • People Development 
  • Student and customer service 
  • Excellence and Scholarship

Person Specification Desirable:

  • PhD degree or equivalent
  • Strong commitment to own personal and professional development
  • Has excellent time-management skills
  • Has a proven ability for both independent and team work


The Process:

Interview and presentation

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a formal competence-based interview and a panel-based presentation at our main campus at RCSI Dublin on the 17th of July 2019.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries are invited in the first instance through Maggie Walshe, Human Resources Department on 01 402 2287 (email: All applications for this post must be made through the careers webpage www.rcsi/careers. Maggie can arrange for relevant queries on the academic aspects of the role to be addressed by hiring manager.


Closing Date for Applications: 3rd of July 2019 at 11:30pm

Job Keywords/tags:
Physiotherapy, Lecturer, RCSI
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To apply for this job please email the contact person at the address listed below

Contact Person

Informal enquiries: Maggie Walshe