Jobs: External examiner opportunities

External Examiner – Clinical Psychology

Opening Date:
27 Jul 2018
Closing Date:
17 Aug 2018
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The School of Health and Social Care at Teesside University is seeking to appoint an External Examiner as soon as possible, for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme. The duties would involve moderation of a sample of work from some of the programme’s academic modules. Applications are invited for this vacancy from suitably qualified and experienced Clinical Psychologists working within a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme. If you would like to apply, or need further information, then please forward your Curriculum Vitae to: Dr Alan Bowman Examinations Officer, School of Health and Social Care, Teesside University. Middlesbrough. TS1 3BA A.Bowman@tees.ac.uk

External Examiner – (MA) Research Methods (Health Studies) and MA Research Methods (Health) (Competitive fee)

Opening Date:
18 Jun 2018
Closing Date:
20 Aug 2018
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Competitive salary of £200 annual fee, plus payment of £20 for each student completer. The School of Health Sciences, within the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Nottingham is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our MA Research Methods (Health Studies)and MA Research Methods (Health) programme/course, to oversee modules within programme/course. Further details about the course can be found on our website: at: www.nottingham.ac.uk/pgstudy/courses/nursing-midwifery-and-physiotherapy/research-methods-(health)-ma.aspx External examiner responsibilities include external moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at Examination boards (at least one per year). The School uses an electronic marking system. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. The appointment will be from September 2018 and will be for a period of three years. The University’s Assessment and External Examiners Overview can be found at: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/academicservices/qualitymanual/assessmentandawards/appointment-and-responsibilities-of-external-examiners.aspx Interested individuals should send their expressions of interest together with a full Curriculum Vitae, including details of your research, publications, teaching and external examining, along with any other relevant information to kay.akhter@nottingham.ac.uk For further information please contact: Alison Edgley, Director for the MA Research Methods (Health Pathway) programme,  0115 82 30913, alison.edgley@nottingham.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Integrated Care Studies and Post Graduate Studies

Opening Date:
20 Jul 2018
Closing Date:
10 Aug 2018
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The School of Health and Social Care at Teesside University is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the above programmes. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced staff who have expertise in teaching and examining level 6 and level 7 modules such as Managing Acute Medical and Surgical Admission, Physical Assessment Skills, Management of Heart Failure in Primary and Acute Care, Applied/Advanced Pathophysiology, Asthma and COPD. If you would like to apply, or need further information, then please forward your Curriculum Vitae to: Mel Newton, Examinations Officer, School of Health and Social Care, Teesside University. Middlesbrough. TS1 3BA m.newton@tees.ac.uk

External Examiner – Work Based Learning Pre-Registration Nursing Programme

Opening Date:
19 Jul 2018
Closing Date:
20 Aug 2018
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The University of Suffolk is seeking to appoint a new External Examiner to support the Work Based Learning Pre-registration Nursing programme. Elements to be examined will include generic and field specific modules across provision at levels 4, 5 and 6. Applications are welcomed from suitably qualified academics with experience of the delivery and assessment of similar programmes. Previous experience as an External Examiner would be particularly beneficial. The appointment will commence from 1 September 2018 for a period of four years. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the External Examiners Appointment Panel. Please send expressions of interest together with a current CV to: Mary Carter Course Leader Adult Nursing 01473 338543

External Examiner – MSc Nursing Programme

Opening Date:
19 Jul 2018
Closing Date:
10 Aug 2018
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The University of Dundee is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our MSc Nursing programme to include clinical assessment and acute and critical care modules. The successful applicant will have relevant experience related to these areas. The University requires that External Examiners have qualifications at least equivalent to the Programme being examined, so the successful applicant will possess a Masters Degree and should be NMC registered. A recordable teaching qualification is also essential for this post. All appointments will be from 1 September 2018 and will be initially for a three year period. The University’s Assessment and External Examiners Overview, which includes a link to the ‘Guidance on External Examining of Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate Programmes including the Conduct of Examination Boards’, can be found at: https://www.dundee.ac.uk/qf/quality-and-academic-standards/assessment/external-examining/ For further information please contact: Dr Linda Martindale Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching Email: l.martindale@dundee.ac.uk Tel: 01382 381969 Applications should be submitted to Kay Findlay at nursing@dundee.ac.uk

MClinRes Masters of Clinical Research

Opening Date:
18 Jul 2018
Closing Date:
29 Aug 2018
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the MClinRes programme (http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/pg/5540). The programme is based within the School of Health Professions, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences and run in close partnership with our Schools of Nursing and Midwifery, Medicine and Dentistry. Students on the pathway will be from varied health professional backgrounds, for example dietitians, medics, nurses, occupational therapists, optometrists, paramedics, pharmacists, physiotherapists, podiatrists, radiographers, speech and language therapists and social workers. Consequently, the external examiner would be an health professional with experience of post-graduate educational provision and clinical research, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with the HCPC/NMC/Appropriate Regulatory body. Modules examined include a focus on research design, research methods (quantitative, qualitative, mixed methods and systematic reviewing), interprofessional and distance learning. The appointment is for 4 years from August 2019. • Currently three assessment panels a year (March, July, and November) and the submission of external examiner reports • To review a range of coursework throughout the year • To attend one assessment event per year if appropriate (an oral presentation) • To engage in communication with the programme team • To carry out at least one interim engagement per year (which may take the form of a ‘virtual’ visit by video conference/Skype in recognition of the logistical difficulties presented by Plymouth’s geographical location) and at least one face to face visit during the term of office to obtain feedback from staff and to strengthen their engagement with the ongoing teaching and learning process All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Please submit CV to caroline.crawford@plymouth.ac.uk or Programme Lead Dr Lisa Bunn lisa.bunn@plymouth.ac.uk

External Examiner for MA Social Work at the University of Worcester

Opening Date:
17 Jul 2018
Closing Date:
31 Aug 2018
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The University of Worcester is looking for an external examiner for the MA in Social Work 2 year programme. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. The successful applicant must be registered with HCPC and have relevant experience of working in social work field as well as teaching on social work programmes. Previous recent experience as an external examiner is also required. The University of Worcester offers support for external examiners and a full induction day. Further support is also provided by the Programme Lead and module teams. The appointment will be from September 2018 to December 2022. The successful candidate will be invited to a staff induction day in January 2019. The majority of assessments can be reviewed remotely. The Exam Board will meet twice a year. You will be required to view a selection of scripts for designated modules and complete a module external examiner report for each set of assignments reviewed. At the end of the academic year, an annual report is required. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Applications are by submission of CV. 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 assessment undertaken; • Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment; • He/she must not have been a University of Worcester examiner within the last five years; Closing date: 18 May 2018 If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send a recent CV to Raluca Sarbu, MA in Social Work Programme lead, at r.sarbu@worc.ac.uk

External Examiner – MSc Advancing Physiotherapy Practice

Opening Date:
16 Jul 2018
Closing Date:
03 Aug 2018
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We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the MSc Advancing Physiotherapy Practice programme, along with several stand alone CPD modules, within the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health at Coventry University. The appointment will be for 4 years September 2018 to September 2022. We view the role of External Examiner as central to our quality assurance and enhancement procedures. You will assist in assuring that the standards across modules are appropriate and comparable with similar awards at other UK institutions, and that all assessments are carried out fairly. We are looking for an External Examiner to be responsible for modules covering the following areas: • Advancing Cardiorespiratory Practice • Advancing Musculoskeletal Practice • Advancing Neurological Practice • Masters Dissertation (Advancing Physiotherapy Practice • Neural Control of Human Behaviour • Principles of Neuro-rehabilitation • Injection Therapy (Neurology) Applicants will: • have a professional background in physiotherapy • be working at the level of Senior Lecturer (or equivalent) or above • be working within a Higher Education Institution If you would like further information please contact Julie Sellars, Principal Lecturer CPD and Postgraduate at j.sellars@coventry.ac.uk or alternatively if you would like to be considered for this role, please submit a CV to the same address by the 3rd August 2018.

External Examiner – Non-Medical Prescribing

Opening Date:
16 Jul 2018
Closing Date:
03 Aug 2018
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We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our portfolio of Non-Medical Prescribing modules that students may take as part of a PgCert in Independent and Supplementary Prescribing, a PgCert in Clinically Enhanced Independent Prescribing or as stand alone modules, within the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health at Coventry University. The appointment will be for 4 years September 2018 to September 2022. We view the role of External Examiner as central to our quality assurance and enhancement procedures. You will assist in assuring that the standards across modules are appropriate and comparable with similar awards at other UK institutions, and that all assessments are carried out fairly. We are looking for an External Examiner to be responsible for the following modules: • Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing and Supplementary Prescribing 1 (Level 6 and Level 7) • Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing and Supplementary Prescribing 2 (Level 6 and Level 7) • Conversion from Supplementary to Independent Prescribing • Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribing Applicants will: • have a professional background in nurse prescribing • be working at the level of Senior Lecturer (or equivalent) or above • be working within a Higher Education Institution If you would like further information please contact Alison Bardsley, a.bardsley@coventry.ac.uk, or alternatively if you would like to be considered for this role, please submit a CV to Julie Sellars, j.sellars@coventry.ac.uk, by the 3rd August 2018.

External Examiner – Non-Medical Prescribing

Opening Date:
13 Jul 2018
Closing Date:
03 Aug 2018
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We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our portfolio of Non-Medical Prescribing modules that students may take as part of a PgCert in Independent and Supplementary Prescribing, a PgCert in Clinically Enhanced Independent Prescribing or as stand alone modules, within the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health at Coventry University. The appointment will be for 4 years from September 2018 to September 2022. We view the role of External Examiner as central to our quality assurance and enhancement procedures. You will assist in assuring that the standards across modules are appropriate and comparable with similar awards at other UK institutions, and that all assessments are carried out fairly. We are looking for an External Examiner to be responsible for the following modules: • Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing and Supplementary Prescribing 1 (Level 6 and Level 7) • Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing and Supplementary Prescribing 2 (Level 6 and Level 7) • Conversion from Supplementary to Independent Prescribing • Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribing Applicants will: • have a professional background in nurse prescribing • be working at the level of Senior Lecturer (or equivalent) or above • be working within a Higher Education Institution If you would like further information, please contact Alison Bardsley at a.bardsley@coventry.ac.uk or, alternatively, if you would like to be considered for this role, please submit a CV to Julie Sellars at j.sellars@coventry.ac.uk.
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