Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science (2 posts)

Opening Date:
26 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
3 Jan 2021
Salary Range:

Ref no. 030575
School of Health and Social Work

FTE: 1.0fte working 37 hours per week
Duration of Contract: Permanent
Salary: UH8 £40,322 to £51,034 pa depending on skills and experience
Location: College Lane Campus, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield

The school is particularly supportive of applicants who may wish to job share and or work part time

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our friendly and dynamic Paramedic team within the School of Health and Social Work. You will play an essential role both in the delivery of our educational programmes.

Main duties and responsibilities

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced HCPC registered Paramedic. You will be responsible for the teaching and assessment of undergraduate/postgraduate Paramedic students at the University, at their placement or place of work. You will utilise current evidence-base to underpin teaching and learning activities. You may participate in development and reviews of programmes including inter-professional developments across the School, and contribute to undergraduate curriculum developments; including development, delivery and teaching on short courses, modules and programmes.

You will contribute to the administration of the School by undertaking additional roles, such as being a module lead and joining teams involved in activities such as admissions, timetabling or programme support. You will also be expected to undertake and contribute to Paramedic research.

You will liaise with and maintain good relationships with colleagues across the School and University.

Skills and Experience

You will be an experienced practising Paramedic with the HCPC with recent academic and/or clinical experience in the UK. This post would suit a Paramedic or Paramedic Practitioner with educational experience or wishing to develop a career in this area. You’ll have a breadth of relevant paramedic practice.

Your application will demonstrate a sustained interest and knowledge of contemporary Paramedic practice. It is essential that you have good oral and written communication skills and be proficient in the English language. You will demonstrate a willingness to undertake paramedic research and are able to work effectively as part of a team. You will be able to work without close supervision, be organised, take initiative and be self-motivating, and be adaptable to change and flexible in your approach. Being willing to contribute to inter-professional teaching and learning activities, with an interest in evidence-based healthcare is key.

Qualifications required

The successful applicant will hold an honours degree in Paramedic Science. You will have completed or be close to completing a Master’s degree in a relevant subject or have substantial relevant experience. It is essential that you are HCPC registered.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: For an informal discussion about the post, please contact John Talbot Professional Lead Paramedic Science on 01707284538 ( or Dr Karen Beeton, Head of Department on 07534912131 (