Lecturer in Paramedicine / Emergency Care
Join De Montfort University (DMU) in Leicester as a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Paramedicine/Emergency Care on a Full Time, Permanent basis!
Faculty / Directorate
Home to four specialist schools - Allied Health Sciences, Applied Social Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery, and Leicester School of Pharmacy – the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at De Montfort University educates and develops professionals who make a significant difference to lives, health, wellbeing, communities and society. DMU is one of the most contemporary providers of Paramedicine education in the East Midlands.
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced paramedic or nursing/ Allied Health Professional in emergency care practice to join our academic team in the The Leicester School of Nursing and Midwifery, in a full, part time or secondment capacity, supporting delivery of the highly successful
Paramedicine BSc (Hons), Apprentice Paramedic BSc (Hons) and Associate Ambulance Practice DipHE programmes. The post holder will lead and provide academic expertise on paramedic, urgent, emergency and unscheduled care education to student paramedics as well as other undergraduate and post registration health professionals. The successful candidate will join a team of enthusiastic, committed and friendly staff and will work collaboratively with colleagues across the School, Faculty and the wider University
In order to be successful, you will be committed to promoting academic enquiry that develops critical thinking in students; supporting safe, effective and evidence-based decision making, whilst developing expertise that supports existing and more established roles in health and social care settings.
There will also be requirements for you to support paramedic students through their academic and clinical development based on the national College of Paramedics curriculum framework. We are particularly interested in clinicians who can add value through experience of specialist clinical practice. The person would need to have completed any newly qualified phase related to their profession and have significant experience in their field of practice.
You will have a relevant academic background at a minimum of Degree level (Lecturer) or Master’s degree level (Senior Lecturer), with evidence of continuing professional development. Alongside this, you'll be required to undertake teaching at undergraduate level to students from a wide range of backgrounds. You will contribute to the assessment process for students including the setting, marking and moderation of student work, individually or collectively as part of a module team in accordance with quality assurance processes. You will be required to design and develop innovative and engaging learning materials and assessments and participate fully in curriculum
development, including personal knowledge and expertise in high standards for paramedicine and emergency care.
This role will also allow you to work collaboratively with clinical colleagues and other stakeholders, support students, supervisors and assessors in clinical placements and across a variety of care settings. This role will also require youto actively engage in scholarship, research and professional / external income generation activities in ways that contribute to the University / School’s objectives and contribute to ensuring up-to-date, leading edge teaching.
For an informal conversation about this post, please contact the Programme
Leader for Paramedicine and Associate Ambulance Practice : Dr. Carl Webster
on 0116 2014704
Peter Aires Deputy Head of
Division (Adult Nursing & Paramedicine) on 0116 2577426
You will benefit from access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme scheme; 35 days annual leave plus concessionary days and Bank Holidays; career progression; employee perks that include up to 8.5 per cent off grocery shopping at Sainsbury's, Tesco, ASDA, Waitrose and M&S or at least up to 10% off package holidays through travel club; NUS discount card; free and confidential access to the Employee Assistance confidential Helpline who provide support on a range of lifestyle issues; discounted gym membership; free library memberships and the cycle to work scheme.