Jobs: External examiner opportunities

External Examiner – PGC Outpatient Diagnostic Hysteroscopy and Diagnostic Service Development

Opening Date:
23 May 2019
Closing Date:
11 Jun 2019
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The School of Allied Health Professionals and Midwifery at the University of Bradford is looking for a dedicated individual to undertake the role of external examiner for our existing Postgraduate Certificate Outpatient Diagnostic Hysteroscopy and Diagnostic Service Development programme to commence immediately. The programme is for experienced nurses and healthcare practitioners who have the opportunity to take on challenging roles in women’s outpatient services, working across professional boundaries to meet the change in management of Gynaecological services. This programme is focused on a work-based curriculum that has key distance learning elements so enabling a national profile of students within each intake. The course team work closely with the British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy (BSGE) to ensure their best practice standards are achieved. An overview of your role and responsibilities can be found in the University of Bradford Guide for External Examiners of Taught Programmes – https://www.bradford.ac.uk/aqte/guides/ You should have appropriate expertise/experience in the areas of Outpatient Diagnostic Hysteroscopy, be able to undertake a role in the assurance of academic standards in Higher Education and should be aware of modern developments in the design and delivery of the flexible curriculum. You should not hold more than one other UK Higher Education External Examiner post at the start of the contract and be qualified to at least the level of the programme to be examined. Further information about the School and programmes can be found at: https://www.bradford.ac.uk/courses/cpd/outpatient-diagnostic-hysteroscopy/ For further information about the role please contact Rae Nesbitt at M.R.Nesbitt1@bradford.ac.uk or telephone 01274 236483 Interested individuals should submit a CV in the first instance to Laura Baxter at l.baxter1@bradford.ac.uk by 11th June 2019.

External Examiner – PG Midwifery

Opening Date:
23 May 2019
Closing Date:
11 Jun 2019
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The School of Allied Health Professionals and Midwifery at the University of Bradford is looking for a dedicated individual to undertake the role of external examiner for our existing MSc/PGD/PGS Midwifery and MSc/PGD Advanced Practice (Midwifery) programmes to commence immediately. The above postgraduate Midwifery programmes adopts a holistic approach to developing experienced registered midwives into skilled leaders of the profession. Both programmes and their nested awards are designed to develop skills in complex reasoning, critical thinking and analysis required to apply knowledge to a range of clinical and professional situations through reflection and practice experience and offer the opportunity to develop a bespoke package of content ensuring both individual and service needs are met. An overview of your role and responsibilities can be found in the University of Bradford Guide for External Examiners of Taught Programmes – https://www.bradford.ac.uk/aqte/guides/ You should have appropriate expertise/experience in the areas of midwifery, be able to undertake a role in the assurance of academic standards in Higher Education and should be aware of modern developments in the design and delivery of the flexible curriculum. You should not hold more than one other UK Higher Education External Examiner post at the start of the contract and be qualified to at least the level of the programme to be examined. Further information about the School and programmes can be found at: https://www.bradford.ac.uk/courses/pg/midwifery/ https://www.bradford.ac.uk/courses/pg/advanced-practice-midwifery/ For further information about the role please contact Maria Evans at mevans4@bradford.ac.uk or telephone 01274 236378 Interested individuals should submit a CV in the first instance to Laura Baxter at l.baxter1@bradford.ac.uk by 11th June 2019.

External Examiner – Return To Practice

Opening Date:
17 May 2019
Closing Date:
14 Jun 2019
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The University of Central Lancashire is seeking to appoint an experienced and suitably qualified academic to act as External Examiner for the Return to Practice course. The successful applicant must be registered on the NMC register and have relevant experience of working in nursing as well as teaching on a Return to Practice course.. He/she will work with our existing External Examiners to review a number of modules within the RTP course. This will include modules delivered at both level 6 and level 7, with some of the modules shared between pathways: The External Examiner will be expected to attend the programme assessment board, consider student work and contribute to the overall assessment 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. Applications are by submission of CV. The appointment will be with effect from September 2019 and will be for a period of four years and application is via curriculum Vitae to Sue Quayle For programme information please contact: Sue Quayle Senior Lecturer/Course Leader University of Central Lancashire University Preston, Lancashire PR1 2HE Tel: 01772 895095 Email: SQuayle2@uclan.ac.uk

External Examiner – Ophthalmic Dispensing

Opening Date:
22 May 2019
Closing Date:
19 Jun 2019
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Canterbury Christ Church University is seeking to engage an External Examiner for the following Programmes:
  • Foundation Degree in Ophthalmic Dispensing
  • BSc (Hons) Ophthalmic Dispensing
  • BSc (Hons) Vision Science.
These programmes recruit yearly and are taught in partnership with ABDO College located about 8 miles outside of Canterbury. Interested applicants should make contact if they hold a relevant qualification, are registered with the General Optical Council, and have experience within an academic setting. The role is for four years, and is available from October 19. For informal enquiries relating to the programmes, please contact: Jo Underwood (Principal of ABDO College, Programme Director at Canterbury Christ Church University)), 01227 733906, junderwood@abdocollege.org.uk. A formal expression of interest letter and CV should be sent directly to: Debra Towse, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Medical Education Development) and Dean of Faculty of Health and Wellbeing Canterbury Christ Church University North Holmes Road Canterbury Kent CT1 1QU, Tel 01227 921815 Or by email to Debra.Towse@canterbury.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc(Hons) Public Health

Opening Date:
24 May 2019
Closing Date:
21 Jun 2019
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We are seeking a replacement external examiner from 2019/20 for the BSc (Hons) Public Health course. The University of Brighton offers extensive support for external examiners and holds annual workshops. Further support is provided by the course lead and Community Academic Programme lead. 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;
One External Examiner is required. Responsibility would include the following: Level 4
  • Introduction to Key Concepts in Public Health
  • Introduction to Public Health Ethics, Policy and Service Delivery
  • Introduction to Research and Project Methods
  • Introduction to Health Needs Assessment
Level 5
  • Epidemiology and Research Methods
  • Population Surveillance and Assessment Methods
  • Health Protection
  • Enabling Behavioural Change
  • Community Engagement for Public Health (Placement Module)
  • Global Health
Level 6
  • Health Promotion for Public Health
  • Community and Public Health Engagement (Placement Module)
  • Dissertation for Public Health
Commencement date September 2019, period of 4 years For an informal discussion, please contact: BSc Public Health course lead – Stephanie Stevens s.stevens3@brighton.ac.uk telephone 01273 641983 or Community Health Programme Academic Lead – Marianne Willmer M.Willmer@brighton.ac.uk telephone 01273 644086 Please forward your curriculum vitae to Nicky Pont, N.Pont@brighton.ac.uk, with the course title in the subject line. Further information may be found at https://www.brighton.ac.uk/courses/study/public-health-bsc-hons.aspx

External Examiners – Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) Programme

Opening Date:
23 May 2019
Closing Date:
10 Jun 2019
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The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint an external examiner for its Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) Programme. The programme recruits students across 3 fields of Nursing (Adult; Mental Health; Child). Two external examiners are required, one from Adult Field and one from Mental Health Field of Nursing. The external examiner role is for year one of the programme (Level 4) and for course units which include: Public Health, Collaborative Care Planning and Values Based Nursing. External examiners for the BNurs (Hons) programme would be expected to visit at least one practice learning environment per year in addition to attendance at Examination Boards. All coursework is electronically submitted by students and is marked online using Grademark and Turnitin. External examiners will be required to use the online moderating process. User guides and support will be available. The University appointments for external examiners commence in October and are normally for a period of 4 years. Person Specification: Essential:
  • Working in a UK HEI with no formal educational links with the University of Manchester in the last 5 years.
  • Current registration with the NMC (Adult Field or Mental Health Field) including a recordable teaching qualification.
  • Master’s Degree in a related subject area.
  • Direct experience of teaching and assessing in the applicable subject areas.
Desirable
  • Research and publications in related area.
Appointments will be made in line with the University of Manchester’s External Examiners Guidance. Interested candidates should detail their experience in teaching and assessing in the applicable subjects. Expressions of interest by CV should be sent by the 10th June 2019 to Katie.gray@manchester.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Learning Disabilities Pathway)

Opening Date:
24 May 2019
Closing Date:
21 Jun 2019
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The School of Health and Social Care at Teesside University is seeking to appoint an external examiner from September 2019, for the above pre-registration nursing programme. Applications are invited for this vacancy from suitably qualified and experienced Health care practitioners. If you would like to apply, or need further information, then please forward your Curriculum Vitae to: Pam Wheeler Course Leader, Learning Disabilities Nursing School of Health and Social Care, Teesside University. Middlesbrough. TS1 3BA Email: P.Wheeler@tees.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Professional Practice (Healthcare) & MSc Professional Practice (Healthcare)

Opening Date:
21 May 2019
Closing Date:
28 Jun 2019
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The School of Health and Social Sciences is seeking qualified adult, child and mental health (or dual qualified) nurse educators to take on the roles of external examiner for a range of CPD modules on the following courses: BSc (Hons) Professional Practice (Healthcare) and MSc Professional Practice (Healthcare), with particular emphasis on renal and clinical innovation in healthcare modules. Experienced external examiners would be preferred, but those seeking a first experience and having relevant clinical and educational experience would also be considered. The post requires external moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at the relevant Boards of Examiners. The appointment will be with effect from 1st September 2019 and will be for a full 4-year term. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee and an induction day will be offered – to be held at the University following appointment. If you would like further information regarding this post please contact Steven Pearce, Principal Lecturer in the School of Health Care and Social Work on 01494 522141 ext. 5775 or email steven.pearce@bucks.ac.uk Interested parties are requested to send a copy of their CV to Samantha Rodman by email: samantha.rodman@bucks.ac.uk or by post: Faculty Registrar Faculty of Society & Health Buckinghamshire New University Uxbridge Campus 106 Oxford Road Uxbridge Middlesex UB8 1NA

External Examiner – Specialist Practitioner Qualification District Nursing and Specialist Practitioner Qualification Community Children’s Nursing – Bucks New University

Opening Date:
21 May 2019
Closing Date:
28 Jun 2019
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The School of Health Care and Social Work is seeking a qualified nurse educator to take on the role of external examiner for the following courses:
  • Specialist Practitioner Qualification District Nursing
  • Specialist Practitioner Qualification Community
  • Children’s Nursing
Experienced external examiners would be preferred, but those seeking a first experience and having relevant clinical and educational experience would also be considered. The post requires external moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at the relevant Boards of Examiners. The appointment will be with effect from 1st September 2019 and will be for a full 4-year term. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee and an induction day will be offered – to be held at the University following appointment. If you would like further information regarding this post please contact the Head of School of Health Care and Social Work: Lee Curtis on 01494 522141 ext. 4457 or email: lee.curtis@bucks.ac.uk Interested parties are requested to send a copy of their CV to Samantha Rodman by email: samantha.rodman@bucks.ac.uk or by post: Registry Buckinghamshire New University Uxbridge Campus 106 Oxford Road Uxbridge Middlesex UB8 1NA

External Examiner – UCPPD Best Interests Assessor

Opening Date:
24 May 2019
Closing Date:
21 Jun 2019
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The School of Health and Social Care at Teesside University is seeking to appoint an External Examiner from September 2019, for the above UCPPD Best Interests Assessor programme. Applications are invited for these vacancies from suitably qualified and experienced professionals who would be eligible to undertake the Best Interests Assessor qualification such as a social worker, occupational therapist, nurse or psychologist. If you would like to apply, or need further information, then please forward your Curriculum Vitae to: Paula Bednarz-Withers, Course Leader, School of Health and Social Care, Teesside University. Middlesbrough. TS1 3BX Email: p.bednarz-withers@tees.ac.uk