Lecturer in Paramedic Practice

Opening Date:
1 Oct 2020
Closing Date:
18 Oct 2020
Salary Range:

The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic professional to join us as lecturer, primarily to support the delivery and ongoing development of its BSc Paramedic Practice course. As the key provider of Paramedic education in the north of Scotland, you will join a team of proactive and committed staff who have experience in Paramedic practice, teaching and learning, practice learning, delivery of high – quality student experience as well as being at the forefront of the continued evolution of Paramedic education in the School. This opportunity will enable you to make a significant contribution to the planning, delivery and evaluation of the BSc Paramedic course in producing future generations of Paramedic professionals.

With knowledge, experience and skills as well as a degree in a relevant subject (achievement of MSc or PhD or working towards desirable), you will also be expected to contribute to the wider School portfolio which includes undergraduate and postgraduate Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic education as well as the School’s commercialisation activities. There are also opportunities to undertake applied health research in health and social care policy, education and clinical practice which impacts on the health and wellbeing of people, families and communities. As well as this, our lecturers develop and use a range of skills to support students as a personal tutor as well as engaging in partnership with other academics, practice provider partners and people and communities

The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice is a vibrant academic community and the main provider of nursing education in the North East of Scotland. The School is housed in a state of the art building designed to simulate both clinical and community settings providing a stimulating learning environment.

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.

This is a full-time position but we will consider different and flexible contract types, such as part-time working. Whilst we are focussed on educating the next generation of Nurses, Midwives and Paramedics, we also appreciate the need to retain skills in the health profession, so we may consider part and full time secondments from your current role.

This post in subject to the individual being required to join the PVG scheme. For more information, visit: https://www.mygov.scot/pvg-scheme/

  • Grade 7 Salary Scale: £34,804 – 40,322
  • Grade 8 Salary Scale: £41,526 – 49,553

Salary on appointment will be dependent upon experience.

Candidates with limited or no prior experience as an academic will be placed on the first point of the Grade 7 scale. Consideration will be given to offering an Academic Attraction Payment (adjusted annually) for those candidates who have specific industry knowledge, skills or, expertise which are required for the position.

Please see the job attachments for further information regarding the Grade 7 and Grade 8 criteria and further guidance on Academic Attraction Payments.