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Lecturer in Exercise and Health (1.0 FTE)

AECC University College - School for Chiropractic

Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £36,261 - £42,661

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 content related to exercise prescription, soft tissue massage, and elements of the core sciences. Key to this role will be the ability to work with students to develop the skills needed for effective management of patients from an exercise rehabilitation and soft tissues therapies perspective.

About the person

We seek an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual with relevant qualifications in healthcare, clinical exercise science, sports therapy or other similar professions with a focus on the clinical application of exercise and the management of soft tissue injuries. The post holder will have excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills with relevant previous experience.

The successful candidate will be an exceptional team worker and able to contribute to clinical skills education as part of a multi-professional group of academic staff. They will be expected to contribute to high quality research or knowledge exchange in support of the institution’s strategic development.

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.


  • 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

To apply, please view the job description and person specification here and then go to to complete an online application form. Completed application forms should be submitted by 9am on the closing date. Please note that CVs will not be considered as a substitute for a complete application form.

Closing date: 9am, 20th December 2021

Interviews: w/c 10th January 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.

Location: Bournemouth
Salary: £36,261 to £42,661 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 25th November 2021
Closes: 20th December 2021
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