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Assistant Professor, Paramedic Science

Bradford, West Yorkshire (GB)
£46,974 - £54,395
Closing date
6 Aug 2024

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This post of Assistant Professor in Paramedic Science in the School of Allied Health Professions and Midwifery, offers an opportunity to lead and innovate curriculum, learning, teaching and assessment approaches across our current and future undergraduate programme. Working in line with University ambitions, the school is committed to providing an excellent experience, whilst continuing to raise our research and innovation reputation. The school’s focus is on preparing future paramedics, working with and for the population of Bradford, West Yorkshire and beyond.

What you will be doing:

The post holder will

  • Work with academics across the school to inform, innovate and promote excellence in curriculum design, development and implementation. 
  • Lead the design and development of inclusive, accessible, research-informed teaching and learning activities which provide a distinctive and exceptional student experience, as part of a programme team.
  • Provide leadership, coaching and mentoring for colleagues including those in their probation and transitioning to new roles.
  • Have the opportunity to contribute to the Faculty’s Research Centre’s and University reputation and impact to ensure a vibrant research environment.
  • Contribute to the working life of the Faculty, University and wider academic community including, graduation, open days, applicant experience days, clearing and the staff recruitment and selection process.

Qualifications/ experience:

  • A Registered Paramedic with a current HCPC registration.
  • First degree and Master level qualification in a relevant area.
  • Experience of university academic leadership in teaching, learning & assessment at module or programme leader level.
  • Ability to lead, inspire and performance manage others
  • Experience of implementing approaches to assessment that inspire and engage students, promote learning and enhance self-regulation.
  • Experience of managing student or staff welfare issues, (including personal tutoring/ staff mentoring).

Do not meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you are excited about this role but your experience does not align perfectly with everything in the job description or advert, we encourage you to arrange an informal conversation with the hiring manager. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Celebrating Diversity – The University of Bradford 

The school welcomes applicants who identify from BAME and LGBT+ communities, who are currently underrepresented across our teaching and research teams and who could be positive role models for our students and colleagues. We value diverse voices and lived experiences.

At the University of Bradford, we recognise and embrace people that work in diverse ways so if you need any adjustments to our recruitment process, please speak to the recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

In Return we Offer:

  • 30 days holiday and 13 statutory and customary days.
  • Family-friendly policies
  • Great campus facilities including:
  • Unique fitness centre
  • Eye clinic
  • Physiotherapy & sports rehabilitation,
  • Counselling & mental health services
  • On site nursery
  • Food & drink outlets

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The University of Bradford is one of the world’s great technology universities providing high-quality teaching that is underpinned by cutting-edge research with practical applications to solve tomorrow’s problems. The University is committed to helping all its students to lead fulfilling lives, become global citizens, and make a difference to the world.

With 50 years of academic excellence behind us as a University, we have continued to grow our international reputation and course provision. We have always been pioneers in developing new course subjects, reflecting and anticipating the needs of employers, our students, and of society as a whole.

We continue to feature among the world’s best in many areas. We are in the top 200 of the world’s most international universities, we are in the global top 100 of universities under 50 years old, our executive MBA is again in the world top 100 and we have won a host of further awards and recognition for our staff, disability support and our green campus.

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