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Manchester Metropolitan University and The University of Manchester:Support clinical/practice academic framework and joint appointments

What is it?

Manchester Metropolitan University

At Manchester Metropolitan University, we are pleased to hear from appropriately qualified employees who are keen to support and enhance our clinical / practice academic framework, research, teaching, and leadership. Working together helps to ensure that we align education, clinical research, innovation and training with contemporary practice and daily delivery, in order to achieve better outcomes for all. This may take many forms including but not limited to pursuing an academic career alongside a designated clinical role. There is an opportunity for short and long term secondments and we are always open to exploring the possibility for joint appointments.

University of Manchester

The University of Manchester is keen to second appropriately qualified employees into its health/social care divisions on a part-time basis to support and enhance teaching, clinical practice, leadership and research.

Why do it?

Manchester Metropolitan University

Working together to support clinical / practice academic framework provides students with teachers who have the experience of contemporary practice, provides career development opportunities for staff and helps to create a more informed workforce who are actively developing their experience, skills, competencies and expertise. It will help patients and invigorate the workplace to help improve clinical outcomes, provide increased evidence-based care, effective utilisation of resources, increased reputation, income generation and increased engagement with staff.

University of Manchester

There are several benefits:

- Enhances the relationships between clinical partners and HEIs, particularly in teaching and research

- Provides students with teachers with the credibility of contemporary practice

- Provides career development opportunities for secondees

- Helps the HEI grown its own workforce from the local talent pool


Manchester Metropolitan University

Costs will vary as each situation will differ. However, usually the employer is reimbursed for the salary and on-costs time of a member of staff but alternative models may be available.

University of Manchester

Normally, the employer is reimbursed for the salary and on-costs time of secondee; alternative models may be available, e.g. staff exchanges.

How to take forward:

Manchester Metropolitan University

For enquiries, please phone +44 (0)161 247 2646 or visit the faculty page to contact us for further information.

University of Manchester

In the first instance, contact the Heads of School in the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health or specific Heads of Division

Updated: October 2019