Jobs: External examiner opportunities

External Examiner – District Nursing

Opening Date:
14 Jan 2019
Closing Date:
25 Feb 2019
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The School of Health Sciences at City, University of London is seeking applications for the role of external examiner for modules contributing to the BSc/PGDip/MSc Public Health (District Nursing, Health Visiting and School Nursing) programme. Current NMC registration (adult), Specialist Practitioner Qualification (District Nursing) and non-medical prescribing qualification (either V100, V150 or V300) are essential. The successful candidate will work alongside the specialist community public health nurse external examiner and take responsibility for monitoring the quality of the coursework across various 15 credit modules including the community practitioner nurse prescribing module. They will also be required to consider any district nursing coursework submitted for the 60 credit master’s dissertation module. The successful candidate will be required to attend at least one assessment board a year and complete an annual report. They are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of programme content in their area of expertise. The post is for an initial period of three years, starting in September 2019. Whilst external examiner experience is desirable, we will also welcome expressions of interest from individuals new to this role. The successful candidate will be offered an induction programme and will be supported throughout the duration of their tenure. Expressions of interest and CV should be sent to Dr Caroline McGraw at caroline.mcgraw.1@city.ac.uk or Dr Val Thurtle at Valerie.Thurtle@city.ac.uk.

External Examiner – MA/BA (Hons) Mental Capacity Act 2005/Best Interest Assessor programme

Opening Date:
11 Jan 2019
Closing Date:
17 Feb 2019
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We wish to appoint an External Examiner for the above programme. A number of units are delivered on demand each year by a small and friendly course team with students taking approximately six to twelve months to complete. Cohort numbers range from 15 to 30 students. Applicants should preferably have experience of work with adults and have experience in delivering a similar programme in their own university. The post would be for four years commencing September 2019 and would involve attending two exam boards a year. An induction programme is offered. If you would like further information please contact Michael Lyne (mlyne@bournemouth.ac.uk)

External Examiner – Flexible Learning Programme

Opening Date:
16 Jan 2019
Closing Date:
28 Feb 2019
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We are seeking a replacement external examiner from the academic year 2019/20 for the Flexible Learning provision in the Undergraduate and Postgraduate Continuing Professional Education courses/modules. This includes Work-based learning within the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice as well as Clinical Practice degrees. In addition the role will include the Recognising and Accreditation of Work Related Learning (RAWL) module for bespoke learning programmes delivered in industry. The University of Brighton offers extensive support for external examiners and holds annual workshops. Further support is provided by course/module leads and the Continuing and Postgraduate Education 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 for: Flexible Learning provision in the U/G and P/G Continuing Professional Education courses/modules. For an informal discussion, please contact: Recognising and Accreditation of Work related Learning (RAWL) module lead – Caroline Hudson, cjl@brighton.ac.uk, 01273 644021 Continuing and Postgraduate Education Academic Programme lead (for Work-based learning enquiries)– Charlotte Ramage C.M.Ramage@brighton.ac.uk, 01273 641163 Advanced Clinical Practice course lead – Darren Briscoe, D.Briscoe@brighton.ac.uk, 01273 644033 Please forward your cv to Nicky Pont, N.Pont@brighton.ac.uk with the title of the course in the subject line. Following the closing date, expressions of interest will be considered and outcome notified by 15.03.19

External Examiner – MSc Paramedicine

Opening Date:
15 Jan 2019
Closing Date:
27 Feb 2019
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The School of Nursing and Allied Health at Liverpool John Moores University is seeking to appoint an experienced and suitably qualified External Examiner for the MSc Paramedicine programme with a view to start on the programme in September 2019. Students on the programme will be working towards an MSc in Paramedicine, and will share modules with other postgraduate students studying on the MRes and MSc APNP. The programme sits within a wider master’s framework for the School of Nursing and Allied Health. The External Examiner would be a HCPC registered paramedic, educated to MSc or above, and have at least 3 years’ experience of post-graduate educational provision. A recordable teaching qualification will need to be evidenced. The appointment will be for 4 years and the commitment required is as follows:
  • Attendance at Examiners Boards.
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year.
  • To attend one assessment event per year if appropriate (for example, OSCE or oral presentations).
  • To engage in communication with the programme lead/team.
  • To carry out at least one interim engagement per year (which may take the form of a ‘virtual’ visit by video conference/Skype, 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.
  • To meet the students a minimum of once per year.
All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Please submit a CV by email to r.harris@ljmu.ac.uk

External Examiner – Pre-registration Nursing (Stage 1)

Opening Date:
15 Jan 2019
Closing Date:
18 Feb 2019
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The Department of Health Sciences at the University of York is a large and multidisciplinary department, offering a broad range of educational programmes in the health and social care field. We are seeking to appoint a replacement external examiner for the Department’s undergraduate pre-registration nursing programme (Stage 1 modules). External examiners are required to review and evaluate assessment marking; be a member of the Board of Examiners and attend meetings; comment and give advice on programme content, balance and structure; and to complete an annual report as part of the University of York’s quality assurance mechanisms. The University requires external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year. The role-holder will also have responsibility for the completing cohort on the Postgraduate Diploma with Professional Registration in Nursing, who are due to finish in March 2020. All appointments are subject to meeting the University’s criteria for the appointment of external examiners. Successful applicants would be appointed with effect from October 2019 for a term of four academic years, and would join a supportive team of external examiners. Informal enquiries can be made to Jess Powell, BSc Nursing Programme Leader (jess.powell@york.ac.uk). General information about the Department can be found on our website: http://www.york.ac.uk/healthsciences/ Interested applicants should submit their letter of application and a CV to the Secretary to the Board of Examiners, Veronica Gillies (veronica.gillies@york.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is Monday 18 February 2019.

External Examiner – Mental Health Nursing

Opening Date:
15 Jan 2019
Closing Date:
18 Feb 2019
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The Department of Health Sciences at the University of York is a large and multidisciplinary department, offering a broad range of educational programmes in the health and social care field. We are seeking to appoint a replacement external examiner for the Department’s pre-registration nursing programmes. The role-holder will have responsibility for the following programmes: BSc Nursing (Mental Health) – Stage 3 field-specific and shared modules Undergraduate Integrated Masters in Nursing – Stage 4 modules External examiners are required to review and evaluate assessment marking; be a member of the Board of Examiners and attend meetings; comment and give advice on programme content, balance and structure; and to complete an annual report as part of the University of York’s quality assurance mechanisms. The University requires external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year. All appointments are subject to meeting the University’s criteria for the appointment of external examiners. Successful applicants would be appointed with effect from October 2019 for a term of four academic years, and would join a supportive team of external examiners. Informal enquiries can be made to Jess Powell, BSc Nursing Programme Leader (jess.powell@york.ac.uk), or to Anita Savage Grainge, MNursing Programme Leader (anita.savagegrainge@york.ac.uk). General information about the Department can be found on our website: http://www.york.ac.uk/healthsciences/ Interested applicants should submit their letter of application and a CV to the Secretary to the Board of Examiners, Veronica Gillies (veronica.gillies@york.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is Monday 18 February 2019.

External Examiner – Postgraduate Public Health

Opening Date:
15 Jan 2019
Closing Date:
18 Feb 2019
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The Department of Health Sciences at the University of York is a large and multidisciplinary department, offering a broad range of educational programmes in the health and social care field. We are seeking to appoint a replacement external examiner for the Department’s taught postgraduate programmes (Master of Public Health & MSc Applied Health Research), with specific responsibility for shared modules focussing on public health. External examiners are required to review and evaluate assessment marking; be a member of the Board of Examiners and attend meetings; comment and give advice on programme content, balance and structure; and to complete an annual report as part of the University of York’s quality assurance mechanisms. The University requires external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year. All appointments are subject to meeting the University’s criteria for the appointment of external examiners. Successful applicants would be appointed with effect from October 2019 for a term of four academic years, and would join a supportive team of external examiners. Informal enquiries can be made to Amanda Mason-Jones, MPH Programme Leader (amanda.mason-jones@york.ac.uk). General information about the Department can be found on our website: http://www.york.ac.uk/healthsciences/ Interested applicants should submit their letter of application and a CV to the Secretary to the Board of Examiners, Veronica Gillies (veronica.gillies@york.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is Monday 18 February 2019.

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Operating Department

Opening Date:
15 Jan 2019
Closing Date:
28 Feb 2019
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Bournemouth University is seeking to appoint an external examiner for our newly validated BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice programme. Bournemouth University is moving from Dip (HE) to BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice from September 2019. We are seeking someone with an understanding of perioperative practice and it is essential that the external examiner is HCPC or NMC registered. The appointment will commence in September 2019 for a period of four years. Expressions of interest along with your most recent CV should be submitted, by the closing date of 28th February 2019, to: Lesley Elcock: Programme Leader, Dip HE Operating Department Practice Email: lelcock@bournemouth.ac.uk Telephone 01202 961588 The University runs Induction/Briefing days to support both new and experienced examiners. We will require proof of your right to work in the UK prior to making the appointment.

External Examiner – Neonatal Nursing and Child Protection

Opening Date:
16 Jan 2019
Closing Date:
15 Mar 2019
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School of Health and Life Sciences The School is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner for modules within two certificate programmes: • Graduate Certificate Neonatal Nursing • Postgraduate Certificate Child Protection Each programme comprises three modules, and the remit involves scrutiny of the theoretical components in line with UWS External Examiner Quality Assurance processes. Modules: Graduate Certificate Neonatal Nursing Modules: 1. Special Care Neonatal Nursing (MIDW10004) 2. Neonatal Intensive Care (MIDW10005) 3. Neonatal Work-Based Learning (MIDW10006) Postgraduate Certificate Child Protection Modules: 1. Child Protection in Context (nurs110001) 2. Protecting Children (NURS110002) 3. Child Protection Practice (NURS110003) External examiner responsibilities include moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at subject panels where student marks are ratified. A schedule of subject panels per academic session will be made available. The School uses an electronic marking system associated with the originality checking programme Turnitin, called Grademark. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process (this being accessible through Moodle Virtual Learning Environment). Experienced and new external examiners will be considered provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualification(s) and experience. Relevant professional experience in the fields of neonatal nursing and child protection, and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post. Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an induction will be provided by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at: https://connect.uws.ac.uk/education/SitePages/ExtExam.aspx

External Examiner – BN (Hons) Child Nursing

Opening Date:
07 Jan 2019
Closing Date:
26 Jan 2019
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Bangor University is seeking to appoint an experienced and suitably qualified academic to act as External Examiner within the School of Health Sciences for the following courses: BN (Hons) Child Nursing. The successful applicant must have relevant experience of working in the field and he/she will work with our existing External Examiners to review a number of modules within the undergraduate BN (Hons) including generic modules. 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 to a.owen@bangor.ac.uk . The appointment will be with effect from September 2019 and will be for a period of four years. Further information regarding the role of the External Examiner at Bangor University can be found at https://www.bangor.ac.uk/ar/main/quality/ext_exam.php.en . For programme information please contact: Alison Owen Traynor, Lecturer/Course Lead, Bangor University, 01248 383923