Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
1 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
4 Apr 2021
Salary Range:

Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science
School of Health and Social Work, University of Hertfordshire

FTE: 1.0fte working 37 hours per week and 0.5fte working 18.5 hours per week
Duration of Contract: Permanent
Salary: UH8 £40,322 to £51,034 pa (or pro rata) depending on skills and experience
Location: College Lane Campus, 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.

We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced Paramedics, who are either HCPC registered or who can convert their existing professional membership into HCPC registration. 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.

You will be an experienced practising Paramedic with the HCPC (or ability to convert local equivalent to HCPC prior to appointment) with recent academic and/or clinical experience and knowledge of the UK system. 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.

You will hold an honours degree in Paramedic Science, and have completed or be close to completing a Masters degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject or have substantial relevant professional experience.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: John Talbot Professional Lead Paramedic Science 01707284538 (email or Dr Karen Beeton, Head of Department on 07534 912131 (email

Disclosure & Barring Service

The University requires that the successful applicant who is offered employment may require a DBS at a later date due to the nature of the work involved.

Closing date: 05 April 2021
Interview date: To be advised
Reference number: 032037
Date advert placed: 26 March 2021

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