Jobs: External examiner opportunities

External Examiner – Advanced Nursing (MSc and PGDip)

Opening Date:
14 Nov 2019
Closing Date:
02 Dec 2019
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Competitive salary of £200 annual flat fee, plus £20 for each FTE. The School of Health Sciences, within the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Nottingham, is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our Advanced Nursing programmes. The role will also be responsible for covering all core modules and the dissertation in this award, plus any students finishing MSc/PG Dip in Health and Social Care. Further details about the programmes can be found on our website at: www.nottingham.ac.uk/pgstudy/course/taught/advanced-nursing-msc External examiner requirements and regulations:
  • 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.
  • Applicants should the hold appropriate academic qualifications, including, a teaching a qualification (minimum of PGCHE or equivalent) and a Masters or higher level qualification in the relevant area.
  • Please be aware that the NMC requires external examiners for Nursing and Midwifery programmes to possess current registration on the appropriate part of the NMC Register.
  • All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. The University’s Assessment and External Examiners Overview can be found at: www.nottingham.ac.uk/academicservices/qualitymanual/assessmentandawards/appointment-and-responsibilities-of-external-examiners.aspx
The appointment will be from September 2019 and will be for a period of four years. Interested individuals should send their expressions of interest together with a full Curriculum Vitae including your NMC Pin, details of your research, publications, teaching and external examining, along with any other relevant information to: kay.akhter@nottingham.ac.uk For queries about the role contact: Chrissie Bousfield, Director of Postgraduate Taught Education & Continuing Professional Development/WDF t: 0115 82 30927 e: ntzcb@exmail.nottingham.ac.uk

External Examiner – Advanced Clinical Practice (MSc & PGCert), Advanced Clinical Skills (PGCert) and Advanced Clinical Practitioner (MSc)

Opening Date:
14 Nov 2019
Closing Date:
02 Dec 2019
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Competitive salary of £200 annual flat fee, plus £20 for each FTE. The School of Health Sciences, within the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Nottingham, is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our Advanced Clinical Practice, Advanced Clinical Skills and Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP) apprenticeship. Further details about the programmes can be found on our website at: External examiner requirements and regulations:
  • 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.
  • Applicants should the hold appropriate academic qualifications, including, a teaching a qualification (minimum of PGCHE or equivalent) and a Masters or higher level qualification in the relevant area.
  • Please be aware that the NMC requires external examiners for Nursing and Midwifery programmes to possess current registration on the appropriate part of the NMC Register.
  • All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment.
The University’s Assessment and External Examiners Overview can be found at: www.nottingham.ac.uk/academicservices/qualitymanual/assessmentandawards/appointment-and-responsibilities-of-external-examiners.aspx The appointment will be from September 2019 and will be for a period of four years. Interested individuals should send their expressions of interest together with a full Curriculum Vitae including your NMC Pin, details of your research, publications, teaching and external examining, along with any other relevant information to: kay.akhter@nottingham.ac.uk For queries about the role contact: Chrissie Bousfield, Director of Postgraduate Taught Education & Continuing Professional Development/WDF t: 0115 82 30927 e: ntzcb@exmail.nottingham.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc(Hons) Child and Heath Wellbeing

Opening Date:
13 Nov 2019
Closing Date:
22 Nov 2019
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Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health & Social Care is seeking to engage an External Examiner for the following Applied Health and Social Care Programme with effect from October 2020:
  • Vacancy ref: AHSC41
  • Programme(s): BSc(Hons) Child and Health Wellbeing
External Examiners are typically placed on the Edge Hill University External Examiners Register for a period of four years. Principle duties normally include;
  • Visit the University at the least once a year to moderate assessed coursework and examination scripts
  • Attend module assessment boards
  • Produce an Annual Report
  • Review and approve examination papers that contribute to a student’s final award, and any other assessment material as agreed
  • External Examiners are also invited to engage with students
  • He/she will have a background in Child Health and Wellbeing.
If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programmes, please contact: Fees and Expenses are payable in line with the University policy. Admission to the University’s External Examiners Register is on the basis of satisfactory completion of the University’s Committee and Personnel approval processes, including Right to Work and Reciprocity Checks. Prospective External Examiners are encouraged to send an expression of interest and CV to Laura Makin, Quality Assurance Administrator (makinl@edgehill.ac.uk) citing the programme title and/or vacancy reference. Your data will be held and not processed for any purpose other than that for which it has been obtained, in accordance with current Data Protection Legislation until this recruitment process has concluded. Should you be unsuccessful in your application your data will be destroyed securely. For more information, our Privacy Notice is available at https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/externalexaminers/ Laura Makin Quality Assurance Administrator Faculty of Health & Social Care Edge Hill University 01695 650748 makinl@edgehill.ac.uk

External Examiner – CPD Programmes

Opening Date:
01 Nov 2019
Closing Date:
15 Dec 2019
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The Faculty of Health, School of Nursing and Allied Health at Liverpool John Moores University requires an External Examiner for the following Continuing Professional Development programmes: The Continuing Professional Development programme Diabetes: Care and Management can be studied within the BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care Development award framework, or as a single stand-alone CPD module. The Continuing Professional Development programme Diabetes: the Complexity of Care can be studied within the MSc Advanced Healthcare Practice (Clinical) award framework, or as a single stand-alone CPD module. Please note the workload does not relate to the full Masters or BSc degree, only the diabetes modules/programmes. As an External Examiner you will be expected to:
  • Be employed in Higher Education
  • Have previous External Examiner experience
  • Moderate samples of essay scripts and other assessed materials, advising the programme teams on the content and standard of assessments
  • Submit module reports and a yearly programme report
  • Liaise with other external examiners at LJMU
  • Attend the Board of Examiners as required
  • Advise on academic misconduct and appeal cases.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced lecturers. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. The appointment will take effect from 1st October 2020 and tenure will normally be for a period of four years. Applicants should have previous experience of being an external examiner, and hold current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. If you are interested in this post please send your expression of interest, together with your current CV to Heather Kirby, Senior Lecturer Programme Leader Diabetes: Care and Management / Diabetes: the Complexity of Care, H.Kirby@ljmu.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Nursing & MSc Graduate Entry Nursing (Child Field)

Opening Date:
14 Nov 2019
Closing Date:
02 Dec 2019
Salary Range:
Location:
Competitive salary of £200 annual flat fee, plus £6 for each FTE and £200 annual flat fee, plus £20 for each FTE. The School of Health Sciences, within the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Nottingham, is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our Child fields, to oversee modules within our Future Nurse Curriculum. Further details about the programmes can be found on our website at: External examiner requirements and regulations:
  • 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.
  • Applicants should the hold appropriate academic qualifications, including, a teaching a qualification (minimum of PGCHE or equivalent) and a Masters or higher level qualification in the relevant field.
  • Please be aware that the NMC requires external examiners for Nursing and Midwifery programmes to possess current registration on the appropriate part of the NMC Register.
All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. The appointment will be from September 2019 and will be for a period of four years. The University’s Assessment and External Examiners Overview can be found at: www.nottingham.ac.uk/academicservices/qualitymanual/assessmentandawards/appointment-and-responsibilities-of-external-examiners.aspx Interested individuals should send their expressionwws of interest together with a full Curriculum Vitae including your NMC Pin, details of your research, publications, teaching and external examining, along with any other relevant information to: kay.akhter@nottingham.ac.uk For queries about the role contact: Lesley Strouther, Future Nurse Curriculum Programme Lead, t. 44 (0) 115 82 30922, e. nmzls@exmail.nottingham.ac.uk

External Examiner – Bachelor of Science with Honours in Nursing with Registered Nurse Status (Mental Health)

Opening Date:
11 Nov 2019
Closing Date:
10 Jan 2020
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The Faculty of Health at Liverpool John Moores University require an External Examiner for the following programme: Bachelor of Science with Honours in Nursing with Registered Nurse Status (Mental Health). Appointments run with immediate effect and complete in 2023. Previous experience as an External Examiner is desirable but not essential, as mentoring arrangements can be arranged if appropriate. Applications are invited from academics who have appropriate NMC registration, expertise and experience to maintain comparability of standards. If you are interested in the above vacancies, expressions of interest and a copy of your current CV should be sent to BSc Nursing Programme Manager- Dr Nicola Morrell-Scott, n.e.morrell@ljmu.ac.uk by 10th January 2020.

External Examiner – Non Medical Prescribing

Opening Date:
11 Nov 2019
Closing Date:
22 Nov 2019
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Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health & Social Care is seeking to engage an External Examiner for the following Non Medical Prescribing Programmes with effect from October 2020:
  • Vacancy Ref: PPE081
  • Programme(s): Non Medical Prescribing
External Examiners are typically placed on the Edge Hill University External Examiners Register for a period of four years. Principle duties normally include;
  • Visit the University at the least once a year to moderate assessed coursework and examination scripts
  • Attend module assessment boards
  • Produce an Annual Report
  • Review and approve examination papers that contribute to a student’s final award, and any other assessment material as agreed
  • External Examiners are also invited to engage with students in practice
  • He/she will have a recognised Prescribing qualification and be registered with one of the following, General Pharmaceutical Council, Health and Care Professions Council or the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programmes, please contact: Fees and Expenses are payable in line with the University policy. Admission to the University’s External Examiners Register is on the basis of satisfactory completion of the University’s Committee and Personnel approval processes, including Right to Work and Reciprocity Checks. Prospective External Examiners are encouraged to send an expression of interest and CV to Laura Makin, Quality Assurance Administrator (makinl@edgehill.ac.uk) citing the programme title and/or vacancy reference. Your data will be held and not processed for any purpose other than that for which it has been obtained, in accordance with current Data Protection Legislation until this recruitment process has concluded. Should you be unsuccessful in your application your data will be destroyed securely. For more information, our Privacy Notice is available at https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/externalexaminers/ Laura Makin Quality Assurance Administrator Faculty of Health & Social Care Edge Hill University 01695 650748 makinl@edgehill.ac.uk

External Examiner – DipHE Paramedic Practice

Opening Date:
11 Nov 2019
Closing Date:
22 Nov 2019
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Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health & Social Care is seeking to engage an External Examiner for the following Paramedic Programme with effect from October 2020:
  • Vacancy ref: PPE079
  • Programme(s): DipHE Paramedic Practice, BSc (Hons) Paramedic Practice & BSc (Hons) Clinical and Professional Paramedic Practice (Post reg)
External Examiners are typically placed on the Edge Hill University External Examiners Register for a period of four years. Principle duties normally include;
  • Visit the University at the least once a year to moderate assessed coursework and examination scripts
  • Attend module assessment boards
  • Produce an Annual Report
  • Review and approve examination papers that contribute to a student’s final award, and any other assessment material as agreed
  • External Examiners are also invited to engage with students in practice
  • He/she will have a recognised Paramedic qualification, be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and desirably experience of Higher Education quality processes.
If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programme, please contact: Fees and Expenses are payable in line with the University policy. Admission to the University’s External Examiners Register is on the basis of satisfactory completion of the University’s Committee and Personnel approval processes, including Right to Work and Reciprocity Checks. Prospective External Examiners are encouraged to send an expression of interest and CV to Laura Makin, Quality Assurance Administrator (makinl@edgehill.ac.uk) citing the programme title and/or vacancy reference. Your data will be held and not processed for any purpose other than that for which it has been obtained, in accordance with current Data Protection Legislation until this recruitment process has concluded. Should you be unsuccessful in your application your data will be destroyed securely. For more information, our Privacy Notice is available at https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/externalexaminers Laura Makin Quality Assurance Administrator Faculty of Health & Social Care Edge Hill University 01695 650748 makinl@edgehill.ac.uk

External Examiner – MCh Master of Surgery (with multiple pathways)

Opening Date:
11 Nov 2019
Closing Date:
22 Nov 2019
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Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health & Social Care is seeking to engage an External Examiner for the following Programme with effect from October 2019:
  • Vacancy ref: PPE76
  • Programme(s): MCh Master of Surgery (with multiple pathways)
External Examiners are typically placed on the Edge Hill University External Examiners Register for a period of four years. Principle duties normally include:
  • Review and approve assessment strategies and guidance that contribute to a student’s final award, and any other assessment material as agreed
  • Visit the University at the least once a year to moderate assessed coursework and examination scripts
  • Attend module assessment boards
  • Produce an Annual External Examiners Report, aligned to University requirements
  • External Examiners may be invited to engage with students in practice
Applicants need to be a qualified surgeon, be registered with the General Medical Council and be employed at a recognized Medical School. If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programmes and more detail regarding the role, please contact: June Jones - MCh Programme Lead, j.jones@edgehill.ac.uk, 01695 654312 Fees and Expenses are payable in line with the University policy. Admission to the University’s External Examiners Register is on the basis of satisfactory completion of the University’s Committee and Personnel approval processes, including Right to Work and Reciprocity Checks. Prospective External Examiners are encouraged to send an expression of interest and CV to Laura Makin, Quality Assurance Administrator (makinl@edgehill.ac.uk) citing the programme title and/or vacancy reference. Your data will be held and not processed for any purpose other than that for which it has been obtained, in accordance with current Data Protection Legislation until this recruitment process has concluded. Should you be unsuccessful in your application your data will be destroyed securely. For more information, our Privacy Notice is available at https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/externalexaminers/ Laura Makin Quality Assurance Administrator Faculty of Health & Social Care Edge Hill University 01695 650748 makinl@edgehill.ac.uk

Extenal Advisor – Advanced Clinical Practice (ACP) Apprenticeship programme

Opening Date:
08 Nov 2019
Closing Date:
28 Nov 2019
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The University of Wolverhampton are seeking an External Advisor for the validation of our planned Advanced Clinical Practice (ACP) Apprenticeship programme, we are planning for January 2020. External Advisor nominees should have:
  • Relevant subject expertise of ACP education
  • Knowledge of higher education and liaising with practice partners
To preserve integrity of the process, External Advisors nominees should not:
  • Be a current External Examiners for the University;
  • Have been employed within the previous five years at the University (including as an External Examiner);
  • Be currently employed at any of the University’s Associate Partners
If you satisfy the above criteria and would like to support the validation as an External Advisor, please submit your CV to FEHWQuality@wlv.ac.uk and quote the following reference code: Please quote Ref No: ACP28.11.2019 Closing date: Thursday 28th November 2019 If you require further information about the role please contact: Dr Julian Barratt, Head of Post-Registration Education (Julian.Barratt@wlv.ac.uk).