Senior Lecturer - Physician Associate

Buckinghamshire New University - School of Applied Health & Exercise Sciences

An exciting opportunity has arisen within in the School of Applied Health & Exercise Sciences to work within an established team of lecturers to deliver a newly developed Post Graduate Diploma Physician Associate programme that is due to commence in February 2017.

We are looking for an experienced Physician Associate who is on the managed voluntary register, to teach and inspire our postgraduate students, whilst demonstrating a commitment to maintain their own clinical practice. Experience of teaching within Higher Education is preferable, however not essential, as appropriate support will be provided, including access to a PGCE course.

This new post represents a significant opportunity for a talented, ambitious and experienced Physician Associate, who has the ability to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders, to make a significant contribution to educating the future allied to medicine workforce, and develop their own academic and teaching skills. You would also be expected to contribute to the research and enterprise of the Department and to maintain your professional development, through CPPD and doctoral study and your external professional networks and relationships.

The University is committed to staff development and the support of research and scholarly activity to maintain the high standards of its programmes. You will have the opportunity to negotiate dedicated time for clinical practice experience or secondments to maintain/ further develop clinical skills relevant to your field of teaching and clinical support of students.

For further information please contact David Waters (Head of Academic Department); telephone 01494 522131 ext 4423, email:

All applications are to be made on-line. You will not be able to upload supporting documents therefore you should ensure the application form is fully completed.

Ref: 16/2545.

Please note that if you do not have permission to work in the UK, Bucks New University will not be able to obtain a Certificate of Sponsorship for you to take up this position. All non EU/EAA candidates must have valid immigration status and/or a UK visa valid for the duration of the contract in order to be considered for this appointment.

Bucks New University is committed to Equality and Diversity and is a two ticks Employer.

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