Opportunity for Students!

The PRS has an exciting opportunity for two student physiotherapists to join our Executive Committee for a one year term (with the opportunity to extend the term). If you're interested in the role, keep reading to find out more!


This role suits a student physiotherapist with an interest in research and/or education.

There are two posts to allow additional collaboration and to enable peer support.

This role is as a full Executive Committee member of the PRS; it is merely that the role can only be filled by current physiotherapy students. The role involves, beyond contributing to the broader activities of the PRS and its Executive Committee; helping to promote and expand relationships with students and to guide the PRS in how it can more effectively interact with them.

Main Responsibilities

  • Attend Executive Committee meetings held throughout the year (approximately 6-8 a year, held virtually, usually lasting around 90-120 minutes)
  • Work alongside the Executive Committee members in promoting the broader activities of the PRS
  • Act as a link to student members of the PRS and to consider ways to better and further engage students in respect of the PRS’s activities
  • Act as a link between the PRS and CSP Student Reference Group (SRG)
  • Support the PRS publicity campaigns targeted towards student physiotherapists
  • Support meeting activities such as minute taking

What we offer to you:

  • Opportunity to connect and work closely with experienced physiotherapy researchers in a range of specialities and with differing backgrounds and knowledge
  • Opportunity to gain relevant Curriculum Vitae (CV) experience as part of your studies
  • Opportunity to build upon continuous professional development (CPD) activities through involvement in various PRS Executive Committee activities such as conference planning and supporting training events
  • Free attendance and accommodation at the annual PRS conference during term of office (as part of the Executive Committee’s broader running of the conference)

Eligibility Criteria : An existing candidate on an undergraduate or pre-registration Physiotherapy course (BSc or MSc)

How to Apply: Please send a personal statement outlining what you feel you can bring to the society (no more than one side of A4), in addition to a copy of your C.V. to: Physiotherapyresearchsociety@gmail.com

         Applications close on 15.09.22

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