Academic Team Lead – Paramedic Practice

Opening Date:
5 Mar 2020
Closing Date:
29 Mar 2020
Salary Range:

The School of Nursing and Midwifery is a vibrant academic community and the main provider of Nurse and Midwifery Education in the North East. The School is housed in a state-of-the-art building, that includes accommodation that simulate both clinical and community settings providing a stimulating learning environment. Paramedic Practice is new addition to the school’s portfolio with a course commencing in September 2020; this post is designed to provide discipline leadership with the school and university.

This exciting post carries a significant degree of responsibility to promote excellence in Paramedic Practice education through innovative teaching, learning and research in collaboration with academic and clinical colleagues across the health and social work professions. You will provide leadership for the Paramedic Practice Team as well as supporting the operational educational provision across the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

You will be required to engage with national agendas relating to Paramedic Practice to ensure the on-going provision of contemporary Paramedic Practice education within the School.

Our vision is to provide dynamic and transformational learning, teaching and research that makes a leading contribution to improving the health and well-being of local, national and global communities. We aim to engage with key partners to develop, deliver and disseminate high quality research that is of value to society, those using health and social care services, and the professions of nursing and midwifery.

Research within the School of Nursing and Midwifery is underpinned by two central core themes: Person, Family and Community Focussed Health and Wellbeing and Organisation and Delivery of Health and Social Care/Services.

The aim of the School’s research groups is to undertake applied health research which impacts upon policy, education and practice and fits with RGU’s mission to ‘transform people and communities.’ Each group is organised around a portfolio of internationally recognised research with a transdisciplinary focus conducted in collaboration and partnership with multiple stakeholders: women and men; families and carers; members of the public and our communities; academic, clinical and voluntary sector partners; policy makers; funders and, community and health service leaders.

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