Senior Lecturer Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
9 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
21 Nov 2021
Salary Range:

An exciting opportunity exists for a Senior Lecturer to join our Paramedic Science programme team at Birmingham City University. You will be expected to play a key role driving forward and developing the department portfolio in addition to the teaching and assessment of our pre-registration programme delivery, as well as supporting post-registration programmes and contributing to inter-professional learning opportunities.

The post holder will be expected to enhance the research and enterprise agenda of the School and Department, mentor junior members of the academic team and undertake significant roles in the department. You will also be involved in the training and support of clinical mentors and students at clinical placement sites which will include clinical visits, and therefore experience of supporting pre-registration students within the practice environment is essential.

This will be a varied, interesting and challenging role, which will require flexibility, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

The successful candidate will be an experienced practitioner/academic with significant academic and clinical experience in Paramedic Practice, Prehospital or emergency/urgent care setting, who is able to share their knowledge effectively to learners, through their passion and commitment to education, research and high quality service delivery.

You will be registered with either the HCPC. You must be educated to a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and hold or working towards a Masters or Doctoral level studies and able to demonstrate evidence of on-going post-registration professional development, and support will be given to the successful candidate to develop their personal and professional academic portfolio; including the opportunity to undertake our highly regarded Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in HE/Academic Professional Apprenticeship

With around 24,000 students from 80 countries, Birmingham City University is a large and diverse place to study. We put students at the heart of everything we do, giving them the best opportunities for future success. The University has an enviable reputation for providing quality, student-focused education in a professional and friendly environment. Our superb courses, state-of-the-art facilities, first-rate staff, and focus on practical skills and professional relevance is producing some of the country’s most employable graduates.

The Faculty of Health at Birmingham City University is one of the largest centres for health and social care education in the country. We are proud of our reputation for excellence and are constantly developing and expanding our range of courses to meet tomorrow’s health care needs today.

If you wish to know more about this role, or for an informal discussion please contact Charlotte Burnside, Head of Department on 0121 202 4252 or e-mail

Please note; on occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. If this does happen, we will contact all candidates via email who have started but not yet completed their application, giving 48 hours’ notice. We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.