Lecturer in Physical Activity and Health

Opening Date:
27 Jul 2022
Closing Date:
22 Sep 2022
Salary Range:

Part time, fixed term
Salary: £37,587 – £44,114 per annum

AECC University College is a specialist health sciences institution established in 1965, dedicated to excellent education, clinical care and applied research.

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, the successful candidate will contribute to the understanding and application of physical activity for health and wellbeing. Key to this role will be the ability to work with students to develop the skills needed for physical activity promotion and prescription. The post holder will have a comprehensive understanding of the principles of evidence-based physical activity interventions, sector best practice, and physical activity measurement and monitoring. Their previous qualifications in exercise science and physical activity will be invaluable in helping students critically appraise information and arrive at sound decisions. The post holder will undertake research in support of the School’s and institution’s research strategies and supervise students in the completion of their own research projects.

Utilising dedicated clinical teaching spaces, onsite clinical facilities and cutting-edge technology we aim to deliver courses which provide work ready graduates who excel in their chosen field.

About the person

We seek enthusiastic and highly motivated academics with relevant qualifications in physical activity and health with an ability to develop students’ practical decision-making skills. The successful candidates will have relevant experience aligned to the post they are applying for, an ability to foster student learning and development, excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and a vision for the development of healthcare education within the University College.

The successful candidates must maintain their own development as an educator and are expected to contribute to the enhancement of pre-registration, post-registration and CPD courses within the School’s portfolio.

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.

To apply, please view the job description and person specification via https://www.aecc.ac.uk/about/join-the-team/ and complete an online application form. Completed applications should be submitted by midnight on the closing date. Please note that CVs will not be considered as a substitute for a complete application form.
Closing date: 21th August 2022
Interviews: 9th September 2022

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