Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Paramedicine / Emergency Care

Leicester, Leicestershire
£ 35,326 - £ 50,296
18 Oct 2021
14 Nov 2021
Full Time

Join De Montfort University (DMU) in Leicester as a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Paramedicine/Emergency Care.

DMU is an ambitious, globally minded and culturally rich university with a strong commitment to the public good. It strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment that champions difference and celebrates success. Awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework, the University is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that was named the first-ever University of the Year for Social Inclusion by The Times Good University Guide. DMU is home to more than 25,000 students and 2,700 staff.

Faculty / Directorate

Home to four specialist schools - Allied Health Sciences, Applied Social Sciences, Leicester School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine, 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 Nursing and Paramedicine education in the East Midlands.


We have two exciting lecturing opportunities for a paramedic or nursing/ allied health professional with emergency care experience, to join our academic team. We presently have a Full Time (1WTE) and a Part Time ( 0.6 WTE) opportunity and welcome applicants seeking a seconded opportunity. Post holders will support the delivery of 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.

Ideal Candidate

We are seeking an individual who wishes to develop a career in teaching and learning. You will have experience of sharing your knowledge effectively with learners, through your own passion and commitment to teaching and high-quality service delivery. You will be a practitioner registered with the HCPC or the NMC with experience in the field of emergency care or paramedicine.

You will 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. You will be expected to work collaboratively with clinical colleagues and other stakeholders. You will support students, supervisors and assessors in clinical placements and across a variety of care settings. You will 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 Peter Aires, Deputy Head of Division (Paramedicine and Emergency Care) peter.aires@dmu.ac.uk. on 0116 2577426 or at. Or Dr Tania Hart, Head of Division Paramedicine and Emergency Care tania.hart@dmu.ac.uk. on 0116 257 7481

If you are successful at the interview stage, you will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

For full details about this post, please view our job description and person specification.

To submit an application, please click apply.

Interviews will be held w/c 29 November 2021


You will benefit from access to the Teachers’ Pension 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.