Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
14 Dec 2023
Closing Date:
7 Jan 2024
Salary Range:

SBU/Department: School of Health and Social Work
FTE: 1.0fte (working 37 hours per week)
Duration of Contract: Permanent
Salary: UH8 £44,263 to £56,021 pa depending on skills and experience
Annual Leave: 35 days plus standard public holidays and an additional 4 days including the closure of our office between Christmas and New Year
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.
Exciting opportunities have arisen to join our 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 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.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Phil Withers Professional Lead Paramedic Science (email or Dr Karen Beeton, Head of Department (email

Apply here REF 056276