Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Swansea University - College of Human and Health Sciences

£33,518 to £38,833 per annum (pro rata if part time), together with USS pension benefits if required.

The normal expectation is that the successful applicant will be appointed to the minimum of the agreed scale with annual increments on 1 October each year (subject to completing six months service).

Grade 8.

To deliver its top 20 ambition Swansea University is seeking to appoint a Lecturer with excellence in teaching in the College of Management

This  post requires a contribution to teaching and graduate supervision in Accounting both at undergraduate and postgraduate level, but also across the College where required, in addition to sharing organisational and academic administrative responsibilities.

The post also requires high quality delivery of teaching and student learning and a commitment to enhancing the overall student experience.

As a result of an increase in student numbers, the College is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified individual as a Lecturer in Paramedic Science on a Teaching career pathway.

Based in the well-established Emergency and Unscheduled Care Team within the Department of Interprofessional Studies the successful candidate will make a substantive contribution to the teaching of paramedic studies on the All Wales DipHE Paramedic Science.

The Programme

The paramedic science higher education diploma is designed to prepare students for the dynamic, uncertain and unpredictable world of paramedic practice in a modernising health service; a role which can be both challenging and rewarding. A distinctive feature of the paramedic science programme at Swansea University is its integration of theory with practice; the course has a 50:50 theory practice ratio, with placements based throughout Wales. Paramedic Science, DipHE, is designed to enable students to develop intellectually and professionally - to produce paramedics who will be analytical, assertive, creative, safe, confident and decisive, who will embrace change and use research.

Main Purpose of the role

The successful candidate will make a substantive contribution to undergraduate teaching on the All Wales DipHE Paramedic Science Programme, supervision and assessments, module development, and in addition to sharing organisational and academic administrative responsibilities, the appointee will also be expected to work closely with clinical colleagues in Welsh Ambulance Service Trust to support students during clinical learning experiences.

The successful candidate will be given support to further their academic and professional development.

The successful candidate will be required to focus on Teaching, Scholarship and Student support.

Closing date: 11pm on Monday 9th October 2017.

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