Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Health and Care Professions (Paramedic Science)

Birmingham City University

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Health and Care Professions (Paramedic Science)

Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences

Exciting opportunities exist to join our Paramedic Science course team at Birmingham City University, to support the development and growth of the College of Health and Care Professions. The College is a dynamic and diverse academic community, with a track record of delivering excellent education and achieving high graduate employability across our disciplines.

We are seeking innovative, ambitious and inspirational candidates to join our academic team at both senior lecturer and lecturer grades. The successful candidates will be experienced in Paramedic Practice, Prehospital or emergency/urgent care setting, and are able to share their knowledge effectively to learners, through their passion and commitment to education, research and high-quality service delivery.

The postholder will support teaching and learning activities across all of our courses using a variety of teaching and learning strategies. Successful candidates will be supported to develop their personal and professional academic portfolio and research interests; including the opportunity to undertake our highly regarded Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in HE/Academic Professional Apprenticeship.

The campus provides a modern, vibrant learning environment which houses superb facilities. Our location at our City South Campus in Edgbaston is home to our Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences and in 2022/23 benefitted from a £3.75 million redevelopment of our health care skills hub including a state-of-the-art operating theatre, recovery suite, basic and advanced life support facilities and home simulation room with our Simbulance arriving in spring 2024.

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. 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.
It is an exciting era for the professions, and we are keen to become national leaders in the delivery of education for Paramedic Science. Candidates are sought that have the energy, passion and ambition to have a noticeable impact in developing Paramedic Science education and interprofessional collaboration.

Applicants must be educated to degree level with a desire to positively impact the student experience. Candidates will need to be registered with either the HCPC or NMC. We are a friendly, supportive and forward-thinking team and would be delighted to discuss this opportunity further with you.

For further information about this role or for an informal discussion please contact Hannah Abbott hannah.abbott@bcu.ac.uk  or Charlotte Burnside via charlotte.burnside@bcu.ac.uk 

For more information about applying and for the job description for the post, please see the current vacancies on the BCU website: http://jobs.bcu.ac.uk/