Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Employer: University of Bradford
Closing Date: 30th June

Full-time 1 Year Fixed Term Lecturer in Paramedic Science (Grade 8 or 9 depending on experience £35-£49k)

The School of Allied Health Professions and Midwifery are seeking an enthusiastic, solution focussed and motivated lecturer who has experience of working across a different environment as a paramedic or emergency/acute healthcare practitioner. You will use your knowledge and experience innovatively, teaching and assessing applied skills and knowledge. You provide student support and working with our service user and carer group. We work in partnership with the Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) across our region. Our students undertake a four-year degree spending their third year working with YAS before returning to the University in their final year. 

The grade 9 lecturer position is seeking applicants who have clinical experience of advanced practice and have worked as an Advanced Clinical Practitioner, an Emergency Nurse Practitioner or an Emergency Care Practitioner and have had some previous teaching and/or research experience. The grade 8 post is seeking applicants who have clinical experience in emergency, acute or urgent care which is demonstrably relevant to the undergraduate paramedic science curriculum.

You will demonstrate enthusiasm for your speciality and a willingness to be creative while making full use of the development opportunities that we provide. We are currently investing in our paramedic teaching resources. As a new member of staff, you will be mentored by an experienced colleague and supported to develop your academic career through the University career framework.
The School of Allied Health Professions and Midwifery have developed a strong portfolio of education provision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels across Paramedic Science , Physiotherapy, Diagnostic Radiography, Occupational Therapy and Midwifery  and the Faculty of Health Studies research activity fits into the three themed areas of Advanced Health Care, Innovative Engineering and Sustainable Societies. 
If you currently work in a clinical setting and wish to continue to do so on a part time basis, we are open to negotiating working arrangements and secondments with NHS employers, particularly if you would like a change in roles when the immediate COVID crisis is over.  The University offers a supportive relocation package and will discuss pension options for those currently working in the NHS on an individual basis.
We welcome applicants who are from Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic backgrounds who are currently underrepresented across our teaching and research teams.  

For further information or to submit an application please visit https://jobs.bradford.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=HR0094729.