Lecturer in Paramedic Practice

Opening Date:
28 Mar 2022
Closing Date:
17 Apr 2022
Salary Range:

At Robert Gordon University (RGU) we are proud of our excellence in education and research and we are offering an opportunity to join our great team as a Lecturer in Paramedic Practice. RGU is an innovative, inclusive, and ambitious University, focused on the impact of its demand-led teaching and research. Not only are we the Scottish University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Awards for 2021 and ranked top modern university in the Complete University Guide, but we also have an impressive array of other awards, including (amongst many others) a Gold Rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, placing us in the top 20% of the best universities in the UK for the quality of our undergraduate teaching and learning. In addition, the National Student Survey for 2021 places RGU as the top modern University in the UK, the top modern University in Scotland and within the Top 10 for overall student satisfaction in the UK.

The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice is a vibrant academic community and the main provider of both undergraduate and postgraduate nursing, midwifery and paramedic education in the North of Scotland. Our vision is to transform health and social care in urban, remote and rural areas and our new School Strategy sets out how we will achieve that. As a Lecturer in Paramedic Practice you will join a motivated team of academics, providing support for teaching and learning across the School, with a particular focus on our new Paramedic course. You will be a committed and motivated professional who will therefore contribute effectively to the planning, delivery and evaluation of learning and teaching. As well as this, you will develop and use a range of skills to support students as a personal tutor as well as engaging in collaborative working with other academics, practice provider partners and a range of people and communities to enhance the school portfolio and student experience.

With knowledge, experience and skills as well as a degree in a relevant subject (achievement of MSc or PhD or working towards is desirable), as Lecturer 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.

What we can offer you:

A full-time, permanent position.
A competitive salary, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance.
An option for hybrid working in line with our HR policy.
You will be supported to engage in scholarship and research for your professional and personal development.
We are an equal opportunities employer.
We are committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff and to the sustainability of our environment.
For more information, visit: https://rgunursesmidwivesparamedics.com

For informal enquiries please contact:

Professor Susan Dawkes, Head of School s.dawkes@rgu.ac.uk
James Brogan, Academic Team Lead, Paramedic Practice j.brogan@rgu.ac.uk
Relocation assistance may be available, subject to conditions.

This post is subject to joining the PVG scheme. For more information, visit: https://www.mygov.scot/pvg-scheme/