Senior Lecturer Clinical Practice

Opening Date:
8 Mar 2021
Closing Date:
9 Apr 2021
Salary Range:

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 and lead on, the delivery of clinical education to chiropractic and other health professions students within the School’s three academic frameworks. Duties will include developing and refining students’ knowledge and skills of conservative therapeutic interventions; orthopaedic, neurologic and general medical diagnostic examinations and musculoskeletal rehabilitation to underpin evidence-based clinical skills development and decision making.

About the person
We seek an experienced, enthusiastic and highly motivated UK registered health professional with a relevant qualification at Masters level. Their professional qualifications should be within the manual therapy, manipulative or rehabilitation areas of musculoskeletal healthcare. A teaching qualification or fellowship of the Higher Education Academy and relevant academic experience at the undergraduate or postgraduate level is essential.

The post holder will have excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and work in an evidence informed manner with relevant clinical experience. In addition, they will have previous experience supervising research students up to Masters level. The post holder must be able to adapt and meet deadlines throughout the year to meet the demands of Higher Education to maintain an excellent student experience.

The successful candidate will be research active with a history of publications and will continue to produce high quality research in support of the institution’s research strategy. They will be an excellent role model for students and staff alike and support other staff members in their academic development. They must maintain their own development as a regulated healthcare professional and educator and be committed to providing a high-quality experience for students on pre-registration, post-registration and CPD courses within the School’s portfolio.

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

For an informal discussion please contact Philip Dewhurst on

To apply, please go to to complete an online application form.

Closing date: 9am, 9th April 2021
Interviews: w/c 26th April 2021

This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

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