Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
19 Dec 2022
Closing Date:
22 Jan 2023
Salary Range:

Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science
School of Health and Social Work
FTE: 1.0fte (working 37 hours per week)
Duration of Contract: Permanent
Salary: UH8 £42,155 to £53,353 pa depending on skills and experience
Location: College Lane Campus, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield

Main duties and responsibilities
We are looking for an 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 a minimum of an honours degree (or equivalent level 6 qualification) in Paramedic Science or equivalent. It is also essential that you hold a Master’s degree (or equivalent level 7 qualification) in a relevant subject or have or substantial clinical experience as a paramedic. It is essential that you are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council or equivalent body as a Paramedic.

Closing date: 22nd January 2023
Interview date: To be advised
Reference number: 044275
Date advert placed: 19th December 2022

Our vision at the University of Hertfordshire is to transform lives and we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in line with the University’s Race Equality Charter Bronze award and the School of Health and Social Work’s Athena SWAN Silver award. We are a Disability Confident committed and equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from individuals who identify as male and from BAME candidates, as these groups are currently under-represented in the senior academic team.

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