Lecturers in Paramedic Science
Salary/Grade: £35,326 to £50,296 per annum (pro rata if part-time) – Grade 7/8
Whether you simply wish to support the development of the next generation of Paramedics or are seeking broader academic opportunities in a thriving university - this is the role for you!
Based in the Faculty of Health, the School of Health Professions has something for everyone interested in health and care-related professions and is committed to shaping our students into the best health professionals they can be. The School offers a unique interdisciplinary learning environment, where students can benefit from excellent skills and research laboratories, research-informed teaching, stimulating practice placements and teaching delivered by professionally registered academic staff. The School is proud of the commitment to student voluntary work, staff–student partnership, strong professional values and our record of student achievement and student satisfaction. State-of-the-art facilities and equipment help students maximise their potential and develop their core skills, preparing them to embark on exciting and rewarding careers. The School holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award demonstrating the University’s ongoing commitment to advancing gender equality and success for all.
As a lecturer at the University of Plymouth, you will deliver excellent teaching, contribute to the generation and transfer of knowledge through research, and provide support for our students. The position will require teaching and assessment at all stages of undergraduate and if/when you are appropriately qualified, postgraduate study. One of the strengths of our Faculty is the interprofessional learning opportunities for students, so you may be required to teach across disciplines across the School of Health Professions and Faculty. Practice-based learning is at the heart of the programme and we anticipate the candidate will be heavily involved in supporting practice placement activity.
You will be a registered professional with appropriate academic and/or professional experience, preferably from a paramedicine or nursing background, or other appropriate profession. You will have an in-depth understanding of contemporary emergency and urgent care provision and be committed to quality education and research.
You will value your own professional development and ideally hold, or be working towards a higher degree qualification.
You must currently be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), or a similar, relevant regulatory body.
We are looking for an inspirational individual to join the well-established, progressive Paramedic team at the University of Plymouth. Working within the team provides a unique opportunity to contribute to teaching, learning and research within the Paramedic Science degree (ranked 3rd in the complete university guide, league table for paramedic science).
Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.
For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Tristan Henderson by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
This role will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check plus Adult and Children Barred List checks.
Closing Date: 12 Midnight, Sunday 5th June 2022
Interviews are likely to take place on Friday 24th June 2022
and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.
We have permanent positions available and we are looking to fill an FTE of 1.2
Flexible working options including job share will be considered.
We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.
The University of Plymouth has a strong interdisciplinary research ethos which is supported by our three strategic Research Institutes; the Marine Institute, the Sustainable Earth Institute, and the Plymouth Institute of Health and Care Research. As a member of our academic community, you’ll be expected to contribute to our recognised research strengths. Working holistically across the University, you will be challenged to innovate, collaborate and deliver impactful research contributions as part of a systems thinking approach to addressing today’s global challenges.
The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages
We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+.
The Faculty of Health holds a Silver Athena Swan Award and the University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s careers in STEMM academia.
Staff appointed within the Faculty of Health may be able to join the NHS pension scheme subject to eligibility criteria.