Lecturer in Healthcare

Opening Date:
9 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
1 Oct 2021
Salary Range:

Lecturer in Healthcare (1.0 FTE)
Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £35,902 – £42,238 per annum, pro rata

AECC University College is a specialist health sciences institution established in 1965, dedicated to excellent education, clinical care and applied research. Building on its proud heritage, the University College is on an exciting journey of transformation and growth. Based in a beautiful location in Bournemouth, Dorset, 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 clinical reasoning using case scenarios within an evidence-based framework. Key to this role will be the ability to work with students to develop the skills needed for clinical decision making in future practice. The post holder will have a comprehensive understanding of the principles of evidence-based medicine and the biopsychosocial model of health with an ability to apply core sciences knowledge to the diagnostic process. Their previous qualifications in healthcare or health science will be invaluable in helping students critically appraise information and arrive at sound clinical decisions.

About the person
We seek enthusiastic and highly motivated academics with relevant qualifications as either healthcare professionals or in the field of health science with an ability to develop students’ clinical reasoning skills. The post holder will have excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills with prior experience of working in a higher education environment.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to high quality research as part either through individual publications or as part of a group of staff.

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 go to https://www.aecc.ac.uk/about/join-the-team/ to view the job description and person specification and complete an online application form. Please note that CVs will not be considered as a substitute for a complete application form.

Closing date: 9am, 1st October 2021
Interviews: w/c 18th October 2021

We welcome applications from all sections of the community and value diversity in our workforce. Applications from people from black and minority ethnic groups, which are underrepresented in our workforce are particularly welcomed.

This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.