Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
22 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
16 Mar 2021
Salary Range:

Post Details
Full Time
Open ended contract (Teaching & Scholarship OR Teaching & Research) – 2 positions available

A secondment to this role would also be considered

The closing date for applications is midnight on Tuesday 16 March 2021 and interviews are expected to take place on Friday 26 March 2021

For the purposes of sponsorship, this is a postdoctoral role under SOC code 2311

The Post
We are seeking a motivated, enthusiastic and talented Paramedics to join the Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport to help us to develop and deliver our new BSc Paramedic Science Programme. The successful candidate will be a HCPC registered paramedic who has explicit knowledge of the College of Paramedics Educational Framework.

The candidate should possess extensive teaching experience in Paramedic practice, Programme development expertise and ideally experience of HCPC approval events. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a proven track record in Paramedic Practice, leadership, policy and staff development. Experience of supervising, supporting and assessing paramedic students is essential. The successful applicant will work with existing Faculty staff to deliver excellence in teaching to all Faculty students.

About Us
The Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport is at the heart of the University’s sporting and wellbeing life, offering extensive study and research opportunities. Our focus is to make a difference to communities and the people within them, across the world. We focus on delivering excellence in all we do and to make global impact through research, education and practice. We inform policy at national and international levels by ensuring our research and teaching has impact. Our students develop to become competitive, independent, confident learners and our skilled graduates are global citizens, capable of making a difference wherever they work. We value lifelong learning and education, research-led teaching and an excellent student experience. We aim to make a real difference to the global health and sport industries.

Health Sciences
In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, we were ranked first in Scotland and 12th in the UK for Health Science research. We have a number of research groups which span subjects including ‘Enhancing Self-care’ and ‘Cancer care’ and have a thriving post-graduate research community of PhD and Clinical Doctorate students.

We offer a number of undergraduate and postgraduate opportunities. Our BSc Nursing (Adult or Mental Health) course has won nine Student Nursing Times Awards since 2012 including UK Nurse educator of the year twice. We have also received multiple commendations from the Nursing and Midwifery Council for our close working relationships with our NHS partners. We also have more than 97% of our undergraduate leavers in employment or further study within six months of graduating. Our taught postgraduate courses integrate academic learning, research and professional practice and are designed to develop graduates with the employability skills required by the sector.

For further information, please see our website: https://stir.ac.uk/5df