Jobs: Sussex

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
19 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
10 Dec 2020
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We would like you to join our Paramedic team and contribute to the teaching and learning in our BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science course. We have been producing the next generation of paramedics for a decade and are well-established and highly regarded within our school where we provide a stimulating environment for staff and students. Our lecturers develop and utilise a range of teaching methods to support student learning in both theory and practice, and act as a personal tutor; using listening, interpersonal and pastoral care skills. We work in partnership with students, academics, researchers, service users and service colleagues to deliver high quality learning and teaching based contemporary research findings and practice. In order to be successful in this post you will bring with you:
  • A current registration as a paramedic with the Health & Care Professions Council.
  • An up to date knowledge of contemporary paramedic practice.
  • A BSc and postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject or be committed to studying at a higher level.
  • It is expected that you will continually update your disciplinary and/or professional knowledge and understanding to develop personal (and, where appropriate, collaborative) research objectives.
  • The primary focus of this role will be supporting BSc students, however, there are also opportunities to engage in curriculum development at both pre- and post-registration levels. There is also an opportunity to potentially take on the role of course leader (depending on experience).
The University of Brighton ranks 30th in the 2019 Guardian League table for health professions, has a silver TEF award and a strong research record, factors which contribute to our reputation as a leading modern university. For informal enquiries please contact Sarah Lewis-Tulett (Academic Lead S.Lewis-Tulett@brighton.ac.uk) or Angela Glynn (Deputy Head of School A.Glynn@brighton.ac.uk). We welcome applications from candidates seeking to job share. This post is based at our Brighton, Falmer campus, but travel to other university and practice sites will be required.

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Health Promotion (0.50 full-time equivalent)

Opening Date:
16 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
8 Dec 2020
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This is an exciting opportunity to join our vibrant team of academics who are dedicated to the learning and teaching of Health Promotion students. The role will include undertaking the teaching and learning activity relating to the MSc Health Promotion programme as well as teaching and learning sessions relating to health promotion on our undergraduate programmes. There will also be engagement of learning and teaching across wider programmes in the School of Health Sciences depending on the experience of the post holder (e.g. BSc. Nutrition, Bsc. Public Health). Our lecturers develop and utilise a range of teaching methods to support student learning in both theory and practice, and act as a personal tutor; using listening, interpersonal and pastoral care skills. We work in partnership with students, academics, researchers, service users and service colleagues to deliver high quality learning and teaching based contemporary research findings and practice. In order to be successful in this post, should have:
  • A good (1 or 2:1) relevant first degree in health promotion or a related discipline.
  • A postgraduate higher degree in health promotion or a related discipline.
  • A Higher Education teaching qualification and/or a HEA Fellowship is required or will need to be achieved within the first 12 months.
  • Up-to-date, sound knowledge of current developments in health promotion, including behaviour change global public health agendas, professional and policy developments and the range of generic skills required to teach the subject.
  • A keen interest in engaging in related research and enterprise opportunities.
If you have a PhD or Doctorate you will be eligible to register as a University supervisor as well as have access to a range of support for research & enterprise development including research mentoring. For informal enquiries please contact, Academic Lead for Post-Graduate Programme, Lucy Redhead: L.Redhead@brighton.ac.uk This post is based at our Falmer campus site, and travel to other university sites will also be required.

External Examiner – BSc(Hons) Podiatry

Opening Date:
5 Oct 2020
Closing Date:
1 Dec 2020
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We are seeking a replacement external examiner from academic year 2021/2022 for the BSc (Hons) Podiatry course. The University of Brighton offers extensive support for external examiners and holds workshops annually. Further support is also provided by the Course leader and Academic lead for Podiatry. The University normally expects external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year. Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners:
  • The area of expertise of external examiners is within the area of examinations undertaken;
  • Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment;
  • He/she must not have been a University of Brighton examiner within the last five years;
  • He/she will have a recognised Podiatry qualification, and be Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered.
One External Examiner is required for the full-time, 3 year, pre-registration BSc (Hons) Podiatry course. The role would involve being an external examiner across a range of Year 1, 2 and 3 modules, working alongside the current external examiner. Commencement date 1st October 2021 for a period of 4 years For an informal discussion, please contact any one of the following: Course leader – Dr Stewart Morrison, S.C.Morrison@brighton.ac.uk Academic Lead for Podiatry - Dr Simon Otter, S.Otter@brighton.ac.uk Please forward your curriculum vitae to Nicky Pont, N.Pont@brighton.ac.uk with the title of the course in the subject line. Further information about the School of Health Sciences may be found on the University website at https://www.brighton.ac.uk/about-us/contact-us/academic-departments/school-of-health-sciences.aspx