Jobs: United Kingdom

Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
13 Feb 2019
Closing Date:
7 Mar 2019
Salary Range:
The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and ambitious HCPC registered Paramedic to join our dynamic team of academics delivering excellent and visionary paramedic courses at undergraduate level. Previous experience of teaching HEI-based educational programmes would be advantageous, although the successful applicant will be facilitated to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (if not already achieved). With the professional and educational development opportunities available, the post-holder will be in an excellent position to seek future advancement to Senior Lecturer. We are proud of the diversity and range of our paramedic courses, which are shortly to be complimented with the newly validated BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science. Coventry University is also placed 13th in the UK University league tables (The Guardian University Guide 2019) and recently received a gold TEF rating signifying, 'consistently outstanding teaching learning and outcomes' (Office for Students, 2018). Our paramedic teaching provision is also one of the most established and highly regarded in the country, and we work collaboratively with a wide range of health care professions within the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. We also now have the benefit of the new, 'state of the art' health science simulation facilities; a GBP 60M+ investment which includes a bespoke clinical skills labs and an ambulance simulator. For a fly through video please see the below: Informal enquiries should be addressed to Mr Mark Garratt, Principal Lecturer in Paramedic Science. Email 02477655369

External examiner – BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing Programme

Opening Date:
4 Feb 2019
Closing Date:
28 Feb 2019
Salary Range:
The role & responsibilities include:
  • confirming the comparability of standards of student performance with those of similar modules at other UK Institutions of Higher Education;
  • confirming that the assessment process in its entirety is sound, and has been fairly conducted with full regard to justice to students;
  • Providing an annual report to the University
  • Attending assessment boards.
  • Reviewing a range of modules within the Adult specific programme and within the wider nursing Programme.
You should have appropriate expertise and experience to be able to undertake a role in the quality assurance of academic standards in Higher Education (ideally a Programme Leader or Senior Lecturer on similar programmes) and should hold NMC registration in Adult nursing. All External Examiners for programmes leading to registration or recordable qualifications with the Nursing and Midwifery Council will be expected to maintain their registration to the NMC professional register for the duration of their engagement. Previous experience as an external examiner is strongly preferred. The appointment will be for the four academic years 2019 to 2023, from 1 April 2019 Please note that we cannot currently accept applications from staff at the following institutions: Coventry, De Montfort, Ulster, UWE