Lecturer in Physical Activity and Health

  • Bournemouth, Dorset
  • 21st August 2022

Employer/Organisation: AECC University College

Salary: £37,587 to £44,114

Reference: REQ00329

Contract type: Part-time, fixed term

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 with a new year strategic plan and vision
to be a leading specialist health sciences university.

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, 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 find out more about the university visit www.aecc.ac.uk and to read our strategic plan go to
www.future.aecc.ac.uk to see how you can contribute to our exciting future.

To apply, please view the job description and person specification via https://www.aecc.ac.uk/about/j...
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: 21st 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.

Package description
Benefits
• Enhanced Employer's Pension contribution (12%)
• 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

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