Jobs: External examiner opportunities

External Examiner – MSc/PG Dip Advanced Critical Care Practitioner

Opening Date:
21 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
23 Feb 2020
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the MSc/PGDip Advanced Critical Care Practitioner programme. This is an exciting and innovative full time programme of study at Master’s level, where the trainee will exit after completion of the programme with 120 Masters level credits. This course will train clinicians to become competent Advanced Critical Care Practitioners over a 2 year period then they complete the third year option would allow the ACCP’s to develop a clinical focussed project; this innovative project would enhance practice and allow for developmental recommendations to be made to complete their MSc. The course is based on the National Curriculum and Syllabus for ACCPs published by the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine. This position does require the External Examiner to be a Consultant Intensivist or Senior ACCP and have experience of HEI practice. The appointment will be for 4 years from October 2019 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 attend one assessment event per year if appropriate (for example, OSCE or 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. If you would like to be considered for this, please submit a CV by email to extexhhs@plymouth.ac.uk by Sunday 23rd February 2020 or for further information email: Programme Lead rachel.pascoe@plymouth.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc / MSc Healthcare Practice Programme

Opening Date:
24 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
01 May 2020
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The Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education is seeking to appoint an external examiner for its Advanced Clinical Practice pathway, specifically musculoskeletal and non-medical prescribing, within the BSc and MSc Healthcare Practice programmes. The tenure is for four years with effect from August 2020. The Advanced Clinical Practice pathway is validated by St George’s University of London and include a range of specialist clinically focused modules and sub-pathways. Details of our workforce development modules can be found at http://www.healthcare.ac.uk/workforce-development/. The appointed examiner will be expected to attend up to six examination boards each year which are held at our St George’s site in Tooting (easily accessible by public transport) and submit an annual report. Expenses will be reimbursed and an induction will be offered. For further information please Lee Lui, MSc Healthcare Practice Course Director (L.Lui@sgul.kingston.ac.uk) Applications should be made by CV to Lee Lui together with a brief summary indicating any previous external examining experience.

External Examiner- BSc / MSc Healthcare Practice Programme (Research-focused modules)

Opening Date:
24 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
01 May 2020
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The Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education is seeking to appoint an external examiner for its research-focused modules within the BSc and MSc Healthcare Practice programmes. The tenure is for four years with effect from August 2020. These are post-qualifying workforce development modules offered at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. They are validated by St George’s University of London and include a range of specialist clinically focused pathways, predominantly aimed at existing nurses and paramedics. Details of our workforce development modules can be found at http://www.healthcare.ac.uk/workforce-development/. The appointed examiners will review comparable modules from both programmes. The examiner will also be expected to attend up to six examination boards each year which are held at our St George’s site in Tooting (easily accessible by public transport) and submit an annual report. Expenses will be reimbursed and an induction will be offered. For further information please contact Claire Smitheram, BSc Healthcare Practice Course Director (C.Smitheram@sgul.kingston.ac.uk) or Lee Lui, MSc Healthcare Practice Course Director (L.Lui@sgul.kingston.ac.uk) Applications should be made by CV to Claire Smitheram or Lee Lui together with a brief summary indicating any previous external examining experience.

External Examiner – BSc/MSc Healthcare Practice Programme (Psychosocial and mental health modules)

Opening Date:
24 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
01 May 2020
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The Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education is seeking to appoint an external examiner for its psychosocial and mental health modules within the BSc and MSc Healthcare Practice programmes. The tenure is for four years with effect from August 2020. These are post-qualifying workforce development modules offered at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. They are validated by St George’s University of London and include a range of specialist clinically focused pathways, predominantly aimed at existing nurses and paramedics. Details of our workforce development modules can be found at http://www.healthcare.ac.uk/workforce-development/. The appointed examiners will review comparable modules from both programmes. The examiner will also be expected to attend up to six examination boards each year which are held at our St George’s site in Tooting (easily accessible by public transport) and submit an annual report. Expenses will be reimbursed and an induction will be offered. For further information please contact Claire Smitheram, BSc Healthcare Practice Course Director (C.Smitheram@sgul.kingston.ac.uk) or Lee Lui, MSc Healthcare Practice Course Director (L.Lui@sgul.kingston.ac.uk) Applications should be made by CV to Claire Smitheram or Lee Lui together with a brief summary indicating any previous external examining experience.

External Examiner – BSc / MSc Healthcare Practice Programme (Midwifery modules)

Opening Date:
24 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
01 May 2020
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The Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education is seeking to appoint an external examiner for its midwifery modules within the BSc and MSc Healthcare Practice programmes. The tenure is for four years with effect from August 2020. These are post-qualifying workforce development modules offered at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. They are validated by St George’s University of London and include a range of specialist clinically focused pathways, predominantly aimed at existing midwives. Details of our workforce development modules can be found at http://www.healthcare.ac.uk/workforce-development/. The appointed examiners will review comparable modules from both programmes. The examiner will also be expected to attend up to six examination boards each year which are held at our St George’s site in Tooting (easily accessible by public transport) and submit an annual report. Expenses will be reimbursed and an induction will be offered. For further information please contact Claire Smitheram, BSc Healthcare Practice Course Director (C.Smitheram@sgul.kingston.ac.uk) or Lee Lui, MSc Healthcare Practice Course Director (L.Lui@sgul.kingston.ac.uk) Applications should be made by CV to Claire Smitheram or Lee Lui together with a brief summary indicating any previous external examining experience.

External Examiner – BSc and MSc Pre-registration Learning Disabilities Nursing

Opening Date:
17 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
01 May 2020
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Teesside University, School of Health & Life Sciences, is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our MSc (Hons) and MSc Nursing Studies (Learning Disabilities) courses. External Examiner appointments are for a period of four years, commencing immediately following approval of appointment. To apply for this post please email Dr Mike Fleet, m.fleet@tees.ac.uk.

External Examiner – BSc/MSc Healthcare Practice Programme (Neonatal and Paediatric Critical Care)

Opening Date:
24 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
01 May 2020
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The Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education is seeking to appoint an external examiner for a range of neonatal and paediatric critical care module within the BSc and MSc Healthcare Practice programmes. The tenure is for four years with effect from August 2020. These are post-qualifying workforce development modules offered at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. They are validated by St George’s University of London and include a range of specialist clinically focused pathways, predominantly aimed at nurses. Details of our workforce development modules can be found at http://www.healthcare.ac.uk/workforce-development. The appointed examiners will review comparable modules from both programmes. The examiner will also be expected to attend up to six examination boards each year which are held at our St George’s site in Tooting (easily accessible by public transport) and submit an annual report. Expenses will be reimbursed and an induction will be offered. For further information please contact Claire Smitheram, BSc Healthcare Practice Course Director (C.Smitheram@sgul.kingston.ac.uk) or Lee Lui, MSc Healthcare Practice Course Director (L.Lui@sgul.kingston.ac.uk) Applications should be made by CV to Claire Smitheram or Lee Lui together with a brief summary indicating any previous external examining experience.

External Examiner – BSc/MSc Healthcare Practice Programme (Acute and Critical Care modules)

Opening Date:
24 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
01 May 2020
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The Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education is seeking to appoint two external examiners for its Acute and Critical Care modules within the BSc and MSc Healthcare Practice programmes. The tenure is for four years with effect from August 2020. These are post-qualifying workforce development modules offered at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. They are validated by St George’s University of London and include a range of specialist clinically focused pathways, predominantly aimed at existing nurses and paramedics. Details of our workforce development modules can be found at http://www.healthcare.ac.uk/workforce-development/. The appointed examiners will review comparable modules from both programmes. The examiners will also be expected to attend up to six examination boards each year which are held at our St George’s site in Tooting (easily accessible by public transport) and submit an annual report. Expenses will be reimbursed and an induction will be offered. For further information please contact Claire Smitheram, BSc Healthcare Practice Course Director (C.Smitheram@sgul.kingston.ac.uk) or Lee Lui, MSc Healthcare Practice Course Director (L.Lui@sgul.kingston.ac.uk) Applications should be made by CV to Claire Smitheram or Lee Lui together with a brief summary indicating any previous external examining experience.

External Examiner – Non-medical Prescribing

Opening Date:
22 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
15 Mar 2020
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The School of Health and Social Work is seeking to appoint an external examiner for the Non-medical Prescribing Programme. This very popular course is delivered up to three times per year and is offered to nurses (V300 and V150), pharmacists and all AHP groups eligible to prescribe. We hold four Board of Examiners’ meetings across the year to ensure that all regulatory body requirements are met. The appointment is from September 2020 and will be for a 4-year period. Experience of teaching and assessing within the non-medical prescribing programme in a higher education setting is essential and applications are particularly welcome from those with experience in the teaching and assessment of pharmacist and AHP students. An independent prescribing qualification is preferred. For further information and/or to make expressions of interest in the position (by submission of a current CV) please contact: Dr Denise Knight Professional Lead: Non-medical Prescribing Email: d.knight@herts.ac.uk 07908 512407

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science & DHE Paramedic Studies

Opening Date:
14 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
28 Feb 2020
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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 programme.
  • BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science
  • DHE Paramedic Studies
This is an excellent opportunity to join our paramedic team and support our programmes as an external examiner. The BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science started in September 2018 and enjoys excellent recruitment numbers, gradually replacing our successful diploma programme. The DHE Paramedic Studies has been our approved since 2010. The programme will end in January 2021 and therefore this aspect of the workload will end once students have completed. As an External Examiner you will be expected to:
  • HCPC registered Paramedic
  • 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 external examiner post will take effect immediately 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 HCPC. If you are interested in this post please send your expression of interest, together with your current CV to John Ambrose, Programme Manager j.ambrose@ljmu.ac.uk