Lecturer (Academic) in Clinical Imaging (Part-Time, Fixed-Term)

Opening Date:
17 Mar 2021
Closing Date:
13 Apr 2021
Salary Range:


Bournemouth University’s vision is worldwide recognition as a leading university for inspiring learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society through the fusion of education, research and practice. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences that help to build our global learning community.

The Faculty of Health and Social Sciences is a vibrant and innovative environment containing five academic departments: Medical Science and Public Health, Nursing Science, Midwifery and Health Sciences, Rehabilitation and Sport Science and Social Sciences and Social Work. The Institute of Medical Imaging and Visualisation (IMIV) sits within the Department of Medical Science & Public Health. We are investing in some exciting new positions to further align our teaching and research portfolio toward BU’s 2025 strategic investment in Medical Sciences. We are working together with the NHS and Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group to realise the joint benefit of a new MRIMRI and US imaging facility Scanner that will be based in Bournemouth University based in the recently completely Bournemouth Gateway Building.

BU’s Institute of Medical Imaging and Visualisation has an exciting opportunity for a Lecturer with a clinical and/or research background in medical imaging. As a Lecturer in Clinical Imaging, you will be involved in the Institute’s research and educational output. You will have the opportunity to develop your own research interests and lead or contribute to grant writing, study design and protocol development. Depending on the nature of any research activity, you may need to spend time at local NHS sites. You will also have the opportunity to contribute to education delivery in our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. If required, you will be available to work within BU’s Imaging Centre one day each week, to supervise imaging studies or to scan patients and/or study participants, depending on your professional background.

It is anticipated that applicants for this post will be healthcare professionals already employed within the NHS, HEIs or other healthcare providers, who wish to pursue imaging research and/or teaching alongside professional practice. Suitable candidates could be medical doctors in speciality training, qualified radiographers with MRI expertise or sonographers, with a commitment to clinical research and/or education in the field of medical imaging. Post-graduate research qualifications, or an intention to undertake a higher research degree is desirable, and we will look to support those wishing to pursue this.

This position is available part-time for 0.2 FTE (7.4 hours per week) and is available on a fixed-term basis for up to 24 months from appointment.

A satisfactory enhanced DBS Disclosure is required for this position.

For further information and discussion, please contact Dr Jamie Franklin by email (jfranklin@bournemouth.ac.uk).

Applicants should discuss their interest in this role with their primary employer and/or training lead before applying (if applicable). Please submit a letter of support from your line manager, educational supervisor or training programme director, as appropriate, with your application.