Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Dietetics (1.0 FTE)

Opening Date:
26 Apr 2022
Closing Date:
30 May 2022
Salary Range:

Senior Lecturer – £47,381 – £59,344 per annum, pro rata
Associate Professor – £54,992 – £59,344 per annum, pro rata

AECC University College is looking to appoint a Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor in dietetics to lead our exciting new pre-registration degree. Located in the beautiful coastal town of Bournemouth, Dorset with a mission to create a healthier society through education, research and clinical care, we are looking for like-minded individuals to join our diverse and growing multi-professional team.

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

Senior Lecturer
Reporting to the Associate Professor, the successful candidate will be the inaugural Course Lead for dietetics within the institution, with the opportunity to shape and develop the institution’s new course and work with colleagues to plan the successful delivery of high-quality education and assessment to students. The successful candidate will lead academic delivery on the pre-registration degree and oversee the provision of clinical placements within local NHS trusts. Working with the Associate Professor they will undertake high quality research within dietetic practice and contribute to CPD and professional development activities.

Associate Professor
Reporting to the Head of School, the successful candidate will be the first dietetic course lead with the opportunity to shape and develop the institution’s new provision. The successful candidate will lead and teach on the pre-registration degree and oversee the provision of clinical placements within local NHS providers. 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 an enthusiastic and highly motivated dietitian to join our team who is either registered to practice in the UK or eligible to do so with knowledge of the UK higher education sector. The successful candidate will have previous experience of developing and delivering courses in higher education, an ability to foster student learning and development, excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and a body of research publications in their discipline.

The successful candidate must maintain their own development as a registered dietitian and 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.

For an informal discussion please contact Philip Dewhurst on

To apply, please go to to view the job description and person specification and then complete an online application form, specifying which role you are applying for in your supporting statement.

Closing date: 12pm 30th May 2022
Interviews: 20th June 2022

This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check