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  • Ref no: GCU00753
  • Published: 1/11/19
  • Closes: 15/11/19
  • Location: Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
  • Salary: £42,792.00 - £49,553.00 per year pro rata
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time & Part Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.


We have 1.4FTE full time/fixed term opportunities for four years

Glasgow Caledonian University a vibrant, multi-cultural, modern university in the centre of Glasgow and is placed amongst the top 200 modern universities in the world (THE, 2019) and in the top 50 universities globally for social impact (THE, 2019).  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, commitment to the Common Good and core values of integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence is integral to everything we do and how we deliver our mission.

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 holders 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 holders will be encouraged to engage in scholarly activity and/or research and to help develop the profile of the subject area in Scotland, the UK and internationally.

We wish to complement our existing strengths within the team by appointing Healthcare Professionals who are flexible, adaptable and excellent team workers. Applications are invited from experienced Registered healthcare professionals with relevant skills in emergency, urgent and unscheduled care. Applications will also be considered from registered healthcare professionals with relevant academic skills in the wider areas of research, practice education and professional practice.

Prior experience of student education or practice supervising/mentoring is essential. The role holders 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 candidates 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 of which they will be part. 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 these posts are available by contacting Dr Heather Gray, Head of Department at or 0141 331 8115.

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality and diversity, 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.

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

Applicants must have the continued right to live and work in the United Kingdom to apply for this vacancy.

Please note that the appointments will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).  These roles could also be considered as a secondment opportunity (where you remain an employee of your current organisation with no change to your current remuneration and benefits).

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