Lecturer in Paramedic Science (0.5 full-time equivalent)

Opening Date:
30 May 2024
Closing Date:
12 Jun 2024
Salary Range:

We would like you to bring your skills and experience to join our Paramedic team in the School of Sport and Health Sciences, where you will be teaching and supporting students undertaking pre-registration studies.

In your new role, you will have the opportunity to be part of a creative team, embedding innovative teaching and simulation opportunities on the Falmer campus. You will be working as part of a team who focus on enhancing the student experience and will share in the co-creation and delivery of this innovative programme. You will be expected to understand and be able to support a range of assessments and clinical practice / teaching in our on-campus clinical facilities. We are particularly looking to recruit someone with strong professional experience as a paramedic.

All our academic staff act as personal tutors to provide pastoral care to our students. The role requires listening, interpersonal and pastoral care skills to deal with sensitive issues concerning students, appreciate individual students’ needs and circumstances, and refer students as appropriate to the specialist services that can provide further help.

In order to be successful in this post, you should have:

  • A good first degree in Paramedic Science
  • Current and active registration with the Health and Care Professions Council as a Paramedic
  • Recent professional experience as a senior paramedic
  • A Higher Education teaching qualification and/or an HEA Fellowship, or willingness to undertake this within the first 12 months
  • Up-to-date, sound knowledge of current developments in health, social care and the range of skills required to teach the subject
  • Understanding of academic and award standards and the range and level of knowledge and skills, both subject-specific and generic, which the programme is intended to foster.
  • Experience of leading and implementing creative approaches to developing teaching and learning of paramedic related skills and knowledge in university and/or practice setting.
  • Competent in learning technologies for effective use in teaching, learning and assessment.

It is desirable to have post-graduate qualifications and an active research portfolio. If you have a Doctorate and can supervise at this level, you will have opportunities to develop as the university has an active programme for supporting early career researchers.

For informal enquiries please contact the Acute Care Subject Lead, Susanne Simmons S.J.Simmons@brighton.ac.uk

This post is for 0.5 full-time equivalent and is offered on a permanent basis.