Assistant Professor Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
21 May 2022
Closing Date:
19 Jun 2022
Salary Range:

We are seeking a highly motivated, innovative and solution focussed paramedic academic or specialist as an assistant professor (senior lecturer) to join our very successful paramedic team

You should be passionate about paramedic education and demonstrate a commitment to the provision of high-quality research informed teaching that makes a difference to the provision of quality care and services. You will work collaboratively with staff in the Paramedic Science team and staff across School of Allied Health Professions and Midwifery. You will also work with our partners at the Yorkshire Ambulance Service and with our service user group and our students to provide an engaging student experience.

You will contribute to programme delivery, which will include the innovative 4 year BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science programme and you will be involved in delivering and developing programme modules, curricula development and innovative teaching, learning and assessment, across under-graduate and post-graduate provision and also support recruitment to the programme. You will demonstrate enthusiasm and a willingness to be innovative and creative while making use of development opportunities to improve yourself and the School. The School of Allied Health Professions and Midwifery have developed a strong portfolio of education provision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels for Paramedic Science , Physiotherapy, Diagnostic Radiography, Occupational Therapy and Midwifery with staff contributing to teaching across Nursing and Health care leadership and the Physician Associate programmes.

We offer a range of developmental opportunities if you do not currently have a teaching or post-graduate qualification. We will also provide you with the opportunity to work towards a Fellowship of Advance HE through developing your teaching practice and experience portfolio and we will support you through our new career development framework. As a new member of staff, you will be mentored by an experienced colleague and supported to develop your academic career through the University career framework.

In addition to teaching and learning provision, the University empowers and encourages staff to develop their own research profile. The University delivers internationally leading, interdisciplinary research and innovation that shapes and benefits future societies. Our internationally renowned applied health research undertaken in partnership with the NHS is impacting positively on health outcomes locally and regionally and is contributing to knowledge of international significance.

The University offers an attractive range of staff benefits, including a discounted Gym membership and will support relocation assistance. We are also open to discussing potential secondments or working arrangements with current employers.

Due to the sensitive nature of this post, applicants will be required to disclose details of any criminal record including convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings and any other information, which may have a bearing on their suitability for the post. The University of Bradford is an equal opportunities employer and disclosure need not necessarily be a bar to obtaining the position.

For further information please contact Bryan Lightowler : or John Baxter :