Senior Lecturer (Paramedic Science)

Opening Date:
8 Nov 2019
Closing Date:
24 Nov 2019
Salary Range:

School of Health and Life Sciences
Lanarkshire Campus
Senior Lecturer: Paramedic Science
AC4: £51,034 – £59,135 per annum
Full-time: 35 Hours per week

The School of Health and Life Sciences is a multidisciplinary School, with a diverse range of programmes delivered at our Ayr, Dumfries, Lanarkshire, London and Paisley campuses to a combined total of around 6000 students.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science to join the School, where teaching and research are at the heart of all of the School’s activities. The ability to contribute to module and programme development will be integral to this post, along with engagement in wider academic activities such as research, consultancy and CPD. Undertaking research, development and/ or scholarship to enhance teaching will be encouraged.

As the successful candidate, you will join a progressive team of individuals currently supporting our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes across the School. You will have previous experience of developing and delivering modules/programmes in paramedic science and be practised in contemporary teaching, learning and assessment methods. With demonstrable experience of teaching and assessing students in practice, you will bring with you your contemporary knowledge of the paramedic specialism. HCPC registration in paramedic science is required.

The post will be based at Lanarkshire Campus, and report into the Biological Sciences and Health Division.

The University of the West of Scotland is committed to providing an inclusive working environment. UWS has an Athena SWAN bronze award, is a “Disability Confident” employer and welcomes other under-represented groups, as such we particularly encourage applications to support our diversity agenda.

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting Dr Gail McGarvie, Head of Division (Email:

Further information, including details of how to apply is available at

The current academic structure and nomenclature at UWS is as follows:
AC2 – Lecturer (first time academic post)
AC3 – Lecturer
AC4 – Senior Lecturer (alternate titles used in different Universities include Principal Lecturer or Associate Professor)

Closing date for applications: 24th November 2019
Interviews will be held between: 5th – 11th December 2019