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Senior Lecturer Paramedic Science


Location:  Wrexham
Salary:  £40,323 to £49,552 per annum, pro rata
Part time
Closing Date:  Friday 31 January 2020
Interview Date:  Friday 28 February 2020
Reference:  1920085

Part-time: 0.4 FTE

Wrexham Glyndwr University has an excellent reputation as a provider of higher education health courses serving North Wales and the North West of England. Wrexham Glyndwr University is now seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science within the Faculty of Social and Life Sciences

If you want to be part of a team that is innovative, student centred and with strong clinical links then this is an opportunity for you. We are looking for a highly motivated individual able to work at and influence the interface between Higher Education and health and Social care or clinical practice. We welcome applications from registered paramedics with broad knowledge and experience of paramedic education, associated research and scholarship. For appointment as a senior lecturer, a demonstrable research record or excellence in teaching and scholarship and master's level education is required. For senior lecturer posts we welcome applications from candidates able to provide leadership in an area consistent with the Faculty’s themes.

If you are committed to student-centred education, have excellent interpersonal skills and a strong team-working ethic focused on achievement of the Faculty’s goals then we would like to hear from you.  In return, we offer a supportive and stimulating environment.  You will have opportunities to be creative and innovative in a range of learning and teaching activities, including new programme development.  You will also be able to access support and resources to develop your research and scholarly interests. Extensive experience in teaching advanced paramedic practice would be particularly welcomed.

The appointee will primarily be responsible for facilitating learning and teaching on the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice course within the academic area. The appointee must demonstrate evidence of recent continual professional development which will underpin associated curriculum development and delivery.

The applicant should have a teaching qualification or be willing to work towards this, and must possess master's level advanced practice education. The applicant should have strong links with the Local Health Boards (Wales) or Trusts (England) and should also have strategic links with the Ambulance Services in order to develop of potential new business. The applicant must have sound clinical currency in order to deliver the most up to date clinical knowledge underpinned by contextual awareness. The applicant requires clinical assessment skills to a high level, with ability to make differential diagnosis and consider complex symptomology.

The applicant should be able to teach student advanced practitioners and non-medical prescribing students working in the clinical practice arena who are looking to develop clinical assessment skills and diagnostic reasoning. The applicant should also have ability to guide the development of curricula in undergraduate and advanced clinical practice and be able to manage and deliver clinical modules and to evaluate their delivery. They must also have the ability to support medical and advanced practitioners who are mentoring advanced practice and non-medical prescribing students, and to monitor standards of assessment and learning in practice.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post.

Applicants may wish to note that a member of staff from WAST will be part of the interview panel.

For initial enquiries or informal discussions relating to this post, please contact Dr Joanne Pike:  Tel: 01978 293596, or email or alternatively

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Wrexham Glyndwr University is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates and will ensure applicants will not be discriminated against due to their protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. The University will make all efforts to meet your access requirements, please contact our Human Resources Team as soon as possible to discuss any adjustments you may need.  

We welcome applications in Welsh and English. Any applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.

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