Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Birmingham City University - Department of ODP and Paramedic Science

Health, Education and Life Sciences

Seacole Building, City South Campus

Interview Date: 19th January 2018

An exciting opportunity exists for a committed Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science to join our innovative Paramedic Science team at Birmingham City University. You will be expected to play a key role in the teaching and assessment of our pre-registration programme delivery, as well as supporting post-registration programmes and contributing to interprofessional learning opportunities. The successful candidate will be an experienced practitioner who is able to share their knowledge effectively with students, both through their passion and commitment for education and the links they make between practice, research and high quality service delivery for the benefits of patients. 

You must be a UK registered Paramedic or Nurse and be able to demonstrate evidence of your professional development and experience in pre-hospital care practice. You must hold a first degree in a relevant area, and ideally hold or currently be working towards a higher degree. In addition to substantial clinical experience, experience of supporting pre-registration students, curriculum development and experience of teaching and assessing within Higher Education is essential.

Support will be given to the successful candidate to develop their personal and professional academic portfolio; including the opportunity to undertake our highly regarded Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in HE if not held already. You will be enabled to develop your skills and abilities to deliver innovation and excellence in academic practice. You will also have the opportunity to contribute to the departmental research and scholarly activities and therefore previous experience of participating in research and/or writing for publication is desirable.

The Faculty of Health at Birmingham City University is one of the largest centres for health and social care education in the country. 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.

If you wish to know more about this role, or for an informal discussion please contact Karen Fearon, Head of Department,  to arrange this.

For more information about applying and for the job description for the post, please see the current vacancies on the BCU website:

Please note; on occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. If this does happen, we will contact all candidates via email who have started but not yet completed their application, giving 48 hours’ notice.   We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.

Alternatively if you require the application in a different format please contact the Human Resources Department at or on 0121 331 6693.

Birmingham City University holds an Athena Swan Bronze Award and promotes the advancement of gender equality through Representation, Progression and Success for All. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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