Lecturer in Health Promotion (1.0 FTE)

Opening Date:
30 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
20 Dec 2021
Salary Range:

Lecturer in Health Promotion (1.0 FTE)
Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £36,261 – £42,661

AECC University College is a specialist health sciences institution and registered charity, established in 1965, dedicated to providing excellent education, clinical care and applied research. Based in Bournemouth, our campus is in an attractive setting, just a few minutes’ walk from the beach. Building on its proud heritage, the University College is on an exciting journey of transformation and growth. We provide a vibrant and positive inter-professional learning and practice environment, within a caring and inclusive community. We are seeking exceptional academics to help shape our progressive future who can contribute to our developing programme of educational courses, research and enterprise activities working closely with our prestigious network of partners nationally and internationally. The University College is committed to supporting its staff in pursuing scholarship and research in teaching and discipline-based subject areas.

About the role

Reporting to the Head of School for Chiropractic, the successful candidate will contribute to the delivery and assessment of content related to health promotion, in particular aspects of health psychology, determinants of health and public health. Key to this role will be the ability to work with students to develop the skills needed for effective patient interactions in future clinical practice and the breadth of public health initiatives which are pertinent to primary care.

About the person

We seek enthusiastic and highly motivated academics with relevant qualifications in health psychology and public health with an ability to develop students’ understanding of psychology and public health as it relates to the scope of practice for chiropractic. The post holder will have excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills with relevant previous experience.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to high quality research either through individual publications or as part of a group of staff.

If you are excited by the opportunity to join AECC University College and help us to realise our ambitious plans, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum & Nationality Act 2006.


  • Enhanced Employer’s Pension contribution (11%)
  • Free car parking where available (Permit Scheme)
  • On-site Canteen
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Subsidised gym
  • Staff development event termly
  • Wellbeing week
  • Use of University College library facilities

And many more

For an informal discussion please contact Philip Dewhurst on pdewhurst@aecc.ac.uk

To apply, please view the job description and person specification here and then go to https://www.aecc.ac.uk/about/join-the-team/ to complete an online application form. Completed application forms should be submitted by 9am on the closing date. Please note that CVs will not be considered as a substitute for a complete application form.

Closing date: 9am, 20th December 2021
Interviews: w/c 10th January 2022

We welcome applications from all sections of the community and value diversity in our workforce.