University of Bedfordshire

University of Bedfordshire

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science

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Lecturer: £38,205 to £45,585 Senior Lecturer: £46,974 to £56,021



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The Faculty of Health and Social Sciences is one of the largest faculties within the University offering a full range of undergraduate, postgraduate and vocationally orientated professional programmes for home and overseas students. The School of Society, Community and Health is looking to appoint a lecturer or senior lecturer in Paramedic Science to support our growing undergraduate provision. This is an exciting time to join our developing School to work in partnership with education leads and practice partners across a range of stakeholder settings.

We are seeking a personable, hardworking and enthusiastic person to join our team of Paramedic Science and Allied Health academics. You will be a qualified Paramedic Science practitioner, educated to Masters degree level or with equivalent experience and registered with the HCPC. You will have substantial experience of working as a paramedic in the UK along with experience of teaching paramedic science students in higher education and/or practice settings. You will be a skilled team player with a sustained and proven track record of your ability to build strong positive professional working relationships with colleagues, employer partners and students. You will be committed to providing an excellent student experience and be willing to go the extra mile to ensure students receive a positive service.

This post represents an exciting opportunity to be involved in the delivery of our BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science training programme and our Apprenticeship provision. You will draw on your subject knowledge, experience and expertise to work with colleagues in devising and delivering an innovative cutting edge curriculum to equip our students for the future of Paramedic Science Practice. The successful applicant will take responsibility for teaching, tutoring and assessing on the Paramedic Science undergraduate courses and will contribute teaching to other related Allied Health and Professional courses within a friendly and supportive environment. In return, you will have the opportunity to work with a forward thinking passionate team in a richly diverse environment. You will also have support for your continued professional development and research activity.

The Faculty has an international research reputation and actively encourages staff to develop their specialist knowledge and skills through research activity, with full support provided by The Institute of Health Research and The Institute of Applied Research

Paramedic Science is delivered from our modern Bedford campus where there are fantastic specialist facilities including simulation suites and simulation ambulances for students to practise skills development under the supervision of tutors and a team of dedicated technicians.

Informal enquiries can be made to Principal Lecturer Andrea Thompson:

at: [email protected]

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and values the diversity of all its workforce and student population.

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Interview date: 22nd May 2024

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science


University of Bedfordshire


United Kingdom


April 04, 2024

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April 07, 2024

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The University of Bedfordshire is located in Luton Bedfordshire United Kingdom. This university was founded in 1882 but it achieved the position of a university in 1992 and was known as the University of Luton. This is a public university. The name the University of Bedfordshire was adopted in 2006 after the approval of the Privy Council after the merging of the University of Luton and the Bedford campus of De Montfort University.

The university will give about up to 2,400 GBP cash to students of undergraduate studies. The Merit Scholarship spans worth 2,400 GBP and is paid for 3 academic years that is awarded to people with a high level of academic achievement and to those who can score 112 UCAS points or more. Even if a student does not achieve this level the university will give about 1,500 GBP over three academic years along with the bursary or 1,000 GBP over 2 academic years if the student is a top-up one receiving Level 5 bursary. There are many other qualifications for grants and bursaries like the Care Leavers Bursary that is available to the students that are ‘open to care’ and can be supported by the local authorities leaving care services.

The chancellor is John Bercow (former speaker of the House of Commons) and the vice-chancellor is Bill Rammell. There are a total of 14,000 students on the campus as of 2016-2017 out of which 10,860 are undergraduates and 3,140 are postgraduates for the same year. There are about 4,500 international students at the university. The university is sprawled across six campuses; there are 4 campuses in Bedfordshire, in Luton and Bedford, 2 campuses in Buckinghamshire, in Aylesbury (for the students of Midwifery and Nursing) and in Milton Keynes (for business studies, telecommunications and electronic engineering). The university had entered the Research Assessment Exercise in 2008 and had achieved a GPA of 2.087 with 34.7 percent internationally.

Top assessment units were Cultural and Media Studies, Communication, Social Work Social Policy and Administration along with English Language and Literature. As of 2012, the university received the status of FairTrade. There are four faculties that are the Health and Social Sciences, Creative Arts, Education and Sports, and Science and Technologies. Notable alumni include Gemma Hunt, Richard Page among others.

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