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Lecturer in Paramedicine Full Time

at Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow in Glasgow (Published at 31-08-2021)


We are happy to accept applications for both part and full-time employment

Glasgow Caledonian University is a vibrant, multi-cultural and modern university in the centre of Glasgow, and is placed amongst the top 70 universities globally (THE Impact rankings, 2021). Our welcoming community of 20,000 students, from more than 100 countries, enjoy a wide range of award-winning support services and state of the art facilities across each of our campuses in Glasgow, London and New York. Our University mission - with its commitment to the Common Good and core values of integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence - is integral to everything we do.

The Department of Physiotherapy and Paramedicine is within the School of Health and Life Sciences. The Paramedic Science Programme is 1st in Scotland and 6th in the UK in the most recent Complete University Guide League Tables 2022. We are seeking dynamic and motivated individuals to contribute to the delivery of our BSc Paramedic Science and MSc Advanced Paramedic Practice programmes. The role holder will be expected to inspire learning and contribute to the enhancement of the student experience. Additionally, we will be looking for candidates to demonstrate how they will contribute to the development, delivery, assessment and administration of high quality learning and teaching for the Paramedic programmes.

The role holder will be involved in teaching and learning activities, supporting students and contributing to the development of the subject area at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. They will also be encouraged to engage in scholarly activity and/or research and to help develop the profile of the subject area in Scotland, UK and internationally. Additionally, outreach activities within currently under-represented Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities will be undertaken.

We wish to complement our existing strengths within the team by appointing a healthcare professional with clinical currency who is flexible, adaptable and a collegiate team worker, with experience of practice education/mentoring. All applications should demonstrate an interest in learning and teaching and shaping the future direction of this ever evolving profession. Experience of Advanced Practice is desirable, as is experience of online learning environments and online teaching.

The role holder will hold a professional healthcare qualification and be registered or eligible for registration with a relevant healthcare regulatory body, have evidence of post qualifying continuous professional development and/or scholarly activity/research and must hold a post-graduate qualification or equivalent professional qualification in a relevant area of practice. They will be supported to develop their skills in learning and teaching and mentored to ensure a robust understanding of the responsibilities of the role and the Higher Education sector. It is expected that the successful candidate will be flexible with the ability to work independently and to use their own initiative, while also contributing to the various programme and scholarly activity teams in which they will be involved. This is an exciting time to join the School and the University which has a vibrant research culture and a reputation for innovation in teaching and learning.

Further details on this post are available by contacting Dr Heather Gray, Head of Department at [email protected]

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as our values in everything that we do. As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success.

The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines.

As a Disability Confident 'Committed' employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident 'Committed' level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.

The University also holds the Carer Positive ?Engaged? employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.

Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant.

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).

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