Jobs: External examiner opportunities

External Examiner – MSc Safeguarding in an International Context

Opening Date:
16 Feb 2018
Closing Date:
09 Mar 2018
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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 MSc Safeguarding in an International Context. The successful applicant must have relevant knowledge of safeguarding practice. The course consists of modules from across the university faculties and is aimed at anybody who needs more knowledge about safeguarding. It attracts a variety of students, including health, police, social work and NGO’s. 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 1st October 2018 and will be for a period of four years. Please contact the course lead for further information or send an application, via email with curriculum vitae to: Dawn Eccleston Principal Lecturer/Course Leader School of Community Health and Midwifery University of Central Lancashire Preston, Lancashire PR1 2HE 01772 893770 demeccleston@uclan.ac.uk

External Examiner – Health Mentorship modules

Opening Date:
13 Feb 2018
Closing Date:
28 Feb 2018
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External examiner for a range of Health Mentorship modules, Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, University of Wolverhampton. The University of Wolverhampton requires an external examiner for a range of mentorship courses contributing to our continuing professional development portfolio. The external examiner will be expected to monitor the quality of the coursework across the modules below:
  • 6HW025 Preceptorship in Practice
  • 6HW049 SLAiP Mentorship
  • 6HW050 Challenges of Mentorship
We are seeking candidates whose areas of expertise would enable him or her to monitor the quality of these courses and externally moderate assessed work. External examiners are required to attend at least one assessment board a year and complete an annual report. External examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise. The post is for an initial period of 4 years, starting in 2018 – 2022 Interested persons should send their CV to FEHWquality@wlv.ac.uk Closing date is 28th February 2018

External Examiner for BSc (Hons) and Post Graduate Diploma in Primary Care Nursing (District Nursing)

Opening Date:
13 Feb 2018
Closing Date:
30 Apr 2018
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We are seeking to recruit an appropriately qualified and experienced academic to work with our course team as external examiner for the above programmes. 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. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the External Examiners Appointment Panel. The appointment will be effective from September 2018 for a period of four years. In the first instance and for more information regarding this post, please contact Lois Seddon Course Leader l.seddon@uos.ac.uk Telephone: 01473 338542 or Rachel Heathershaw, Head of Subject: Post Qualificatory Provision r.heathershaw2@uos.ac.uk

External Assessor for validation event at Middlesex University

Opening Date:
16 Feb 2018
Closing Date:
16 Mar 2018
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We require two External Assessors for validation of our Diploma in Higher Education Nursing Associate programme on May 10th at Middlesex University, Hendon, London. Please apply by March 16th a submission of expression of interest, certified copy of passport (see below) and CV to Marion Taylor, Director of Programmes: m.taylor@mdx.ac.uk This will be a 1 day event thus fees (gross) of £150 are payable, plus £150 (gross) for pre-reading. To comply with the latest UK Border Agency Right to Work requirements and checks, the scanned copy of the passport must be signed and dated and bear the contact details of the certifier (a professional person e.g. a solicitor or notary, teacher or lecturer, chartered accountant, bank official, doctor or councillor or the Human Resource department within their own institution) The certifier should not be related to the holder, living at the same address or in a relationship with the person. It could be one of their colleagues from their workplace provided they meet the above criteria. The certifier must check and verify the document to confirm the original document has been seen in the presence of the (holder) and certify a copy to be a true likeness of the original. Please note that the certified copy of the passport is required prior to any work being undertaken. The External Assessors would also need to bring their passports on the day of the validation event.

External Examiner – Non-Medical Prescribing Module

Opening Date:
13 Feb 2018
Closing Date:
12 Mar 2018
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The University of Dundee is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our Non-Medical Prescribing Module which is delivered at the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) Levels 9 and 11 (QAA equivalent Levels 5 and 7). The successful applicant will also be asked to undertake some post-registration and/or postgraduate examining such as relevant dissertations. The University requires that External Examiners have qualifications at least equivalent to the Programme being examined, so the successful applicants will possess a Masters Degree. A recordable teaching qualification is also essential for this post. Please be aware that the NMC requires external examiners for Non-Medical Prescribing programmes to possess current registration on the appropriate part of the NMC Register. All appointments will be from 1 May 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 Head of Postgraduate and Post Qualifying Studies Email: l.martindale@dundee.ac.uk Telephone: 01382 381969 Suzanne Bell Module Leader Email: s.q.bell@dundee.ac.uk Telephone: 01382 385919 Applications should be submitted to Kay Findlay at nursing@dundee.ac.uk Closing date: 12 March 2018.

External Examiner – Certificate of Higher Education in Health Care Studies

Opening Date:
08 Feb 2018
Closing Date:
08 Mar 2018
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The College of Human and Health Sciences at Swansea University is seeking to appoint an external examiner for the Certificate of Higher Education in Health Care Studies. This modular certificate is designed to enable Health Care Support Workers (HCSWs) to complete a recognised formal level four (CQFW4) qualification in keeping with the current Welsh Government initiative ‘Developing Excellence in Healthcare’ for a skills and career framework for HCSW’s. It is anticipated that these educational opportunities will enable HCSW’s to develop personally and professionally and may make them eligible for consideration for promotion to a higher band within the Knowledge and Skills Framework operating in the NHS or eligibility to apply for Pre-registration Nursing. Level four modules that contribute to the programme are:
  • An Introduction to Health Care Practice
  • Introduction to Health Sciences
  • Clinical Decision Making for Support Workers
  • Consolidating Practice
The successful applicant will be asked to attend one examination board per year and submit an annual report following this. External examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise. Essential Criteria:
  • Experience of delivering relevant programmes at HE level
  • Current NMC registration on the appropriate part of the register
Desirable Criteria:
  • Previous experience as an external examiner
Date of appointment: September 2018 – September 2022 Programme details will be provided to the appointee and induction/training offered. Please note that due to existing external examiner arrangements we are not able accept applications from staff in the following institutions:
  • London South Bank, University of Suffolk, University of York and Welsh institutions
Please send initial expressions of interest and a CV to the programme leader, Andrew Evered, A.Evered@Swansea.ac.uk

External Examiners – MSc Healthcare Management (UK and Singapore programmes), MSc in Clinical Research based in Singapore and associated modules

Opening Date:
09 Feb 2018
Closing Date:
20 Feb 2018
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Edinburgh Napier University is seeking to appoint two External Examiners. The first post is for the MSc Healthcare Management (UK and Singapore programmes) and associated modules from some of our other MSc programmes. The successful applicant will be expected to provide external examination for these programmes and cover the full range of theory modules. Knowledge of leadership and management in healthcare is required and previous experience in external examining essential for this post. The second post is for the MSc in Clinical Research based in Singapore and associated modules from some of our other MSc programmes. The successful applicant will be expected to provide external examination for this programme and modules. Knowledge of clinical research is required and previous experience in external examining essential for this post. Applications are invited from suitably qualified academic staff. The appointment will commence at the start of April 2018 and the tenure is for a period of four years. All External Examiner appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. External Examiners are expected to attend Board meetings at least once a year and submit an annual report. Applications by comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and should be sent via email to Janyne Afseth on j.afseth@napier.ac.uk For further information please contact: Janyne Afseth, Programme Leader, MSc Clinical Research (Singapore), 0131 455 5703 or Paddy Perry, Programme Leader, MSc Healthcare Management (Home), 0131 455 5651.

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (various pathways)

Opening Date:
09 Feb 2018
Closing Date:
23 Feb 2018
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The School of Health and Social Care at Teesside University is seeking to appoint an external examiner from January 2018, for the Mental Health, Learning Disabilities, Adult pathways of our pre-registration nursing courses. 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: Graeme Brennan, Pre-Registration Examinations Officer, Teesside University, School of Health and Social Care, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley TS1 3BA Email: Graeme.Brennan@tees.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) programme

Opening Date:
06 Feb 2018
Closing Date:
28 Feb 2018
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) programme. This programme is based within the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences. It is a full time 3-year undergraduate programme which on successful completion leads to eligibility to register with the Nursing & Midwifery Council on part 1 of the register. This position does require the external examiner to be an Adult Nurse, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council. The appointment will be until the 31 March 2020 and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To attend an assessment panel per year and the submission of an annual external examiner report.
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • 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 students on assessment in practice and to strengthen their engagement with the ongoing teaching and learning process.
If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit a CV by email to Caroline Crawford, caroline.crawford@plymouth.ac.uk by 28 February 2018 or for further information about the role email Valda Harding (Adult Field Lead for Exeter site), v.harding@plymouth.ac.uk, 01392 537913.

External Examiner – BSc/PG Dip Specialist Community Public Health Nursing and Return to Practice Health Visiting

Opening Date:
01 Feb 2018
Closing Date:
02 Mar 2018
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We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the BSc/PG Dip Specialist Community Public Health Nursing and Return to Health Visiting programmes. These are based within the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences. The position requires the External Examiner to have a current registration with the NMC and evidence of registration and revalidation will be checked on recruitment. The appointment will commence October 2018; the tenure of appointment if for four years. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University Academic Board. Role Requirements:
  • Comment on the content of the subject area particularly with regard to subject benchmarks
  • Examine assessment briefs, exam papers and student work to ensure academic standards and achievements of students are comparable with those in other UK higher education establishments of which the external examiner has experience
  • Provide informative comment and recommendations on whether the assessment process measures student achievement rigorously and fairly against the intended outcomes of the programmes and is conducted in line with the relevant policies and regulations
  • Attend examination boards and submit an annual report
  • Engage in communication with the academic and programme team
Please note that External Examiners are required to engage with assessment of both theory and practice elements of the programme, where relevant. Ideally, External Examiners will be able to examine across both the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Previous experience as an External Examiner is not necessary as the University is able to provide mentorship to the successful applicant. If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply https://jobs.bcu.ac.uk/vacancy.aspx?ref=122016-567 For further information about the role, please contact Karen Walker, Programme Leader, 0121 331 6040, karen.walker@bcu.ac.uk
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