Jobs: East of England

External Examiner – MSc pre-registration Dietetics (subject to HCPC approval July 2021)

Opening Date:
6 May 2021
Closing Date:
31 May 2021
Salary Range:
External Examiner required; MSc pre-registration Dietetics (subject to HCPC approval July 2021) The post will require consideration of portfolios and assessments related to several modules of study. Modules: Year 1
  • Dietetic Theory and Practice 1 – Biopsychosocial patchwork text, case management oral presentation (related to placement 1) and assessment of practice (40 credits)
  • Research 1- Literature review and oral presentation (20 credits)
  • Applied Physiology, Biochemistry and Nutrition- Dietetic science essay (20 credits)
  • Professional Development 1- Portfolio reflective account based on HCPC audit (20 credits)
Year 2
  • Dietetic Theory and Practice 2- Professional practice report related to placement 2, case presentation related to placement 3, assessment of practice (30 credits)
  • Research 2- Dissertation (20 credits)
  • Professional Development 2- Practice development poster - oral presentation related to placement 4 (20 credits).
Note: Research 1, Professional Development 1, Research 2 and Professional Development 2 are shared modules with the MSc Occupational Therapy and MSc Physiotherapy programmes – only the dietetics element of these will need to be reviewed. The appointment is to start in Autumn 2021. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. The successful applicant will be invited to attend an induction day prior to commencement of the role. Responsibilities include: commenting on draft assessment guidelines, commenting on draft examination papers, reviewing samples of students’ work, attending meetings of examiners (up to two per year), and submitting an annual report. Please send expressions of interest in the form of a CV to Robbie Meehan, R.Meehan@uea.ac.uk, 01603 593083.

External Examiner – Medical Education

Opening Date:
22 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
1 Aug 2021
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External Examiner for MA Medical Education The University of Bedfordshire, School of Nursing and Health Education is seeking to appoint an external examiner to the MA Dental Education course. This is a part-time course which extends over a period of three academic years. The course has a unique focus on the development of dental educators and the teams they support and lead with a clear emphasis on developing knowledgeable practice. It appeals to both those who are still relatively inexperienced educators/trainers and those who wish to develop their learning in this area in anticipation of assuming greater responsibility for teaching and training in the future. The course combines study days with supported online learning and self-directed study. We are keen to recruit someone who has either expertise in Medical/Dental Education or experience of delivering such a course. Whilst external examiner experience is desirable, we 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. You will be asked to attend approximately 3 academic boards per year. The specific remit includes review of units at academic levels 7 including the dissertation unit contributing to the above award. The term of office for the successful candidate will be for a period of 4 years from September 2021. Please note that all External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s External Examiner Committee. For expressions of interest please send a current CV to Dr Hoda Wassif (hoda.wassif@beds.ac.uk)

External Examiner – V300 Nurse and Midwife Independent and Supplementary Prescribing

Opening Date:
22 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
1 Aug 2021
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Salary Range:
The University of Bedfordshire, School of Nursing and Health Education is seeking to appoint an external examiner to V300 Nurse and Midwife Independent and Supplementary Prescribing Course. This is a part-time short course Unit (30 weeks) which extends over two semesters each year. It adopts a work-integrated approach to learning which facilitates the application of theoretical learning within the workplace. Students are required to attend periods of theory based learning, followed by periods of practice based learning at various local NHS Trust and Private Health Sector Providers. There are approximately 50 students per intake (September and January). We are keen to recruit someone who is a registered nurse that has the V300 Nurse Prescriber’s recordable qualification on the NMC database with experience of delivering such a course. Whilst external examiner experience is desirable, we 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. You will be asked to attend approximately 2 academic boards per year. You will also be invited to observe practical assessments (such as OSCEs) and visit students within practice areas (when possible). The specific remit includes review of units at academic level 7. The term of office for the successful candidate will be for a period of 4 years from September 2021. Please note that all External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s External Examiner Committee. For expressions of interest please send a current CV to: Mr Richard Lumb (Richard.lumb@beds.ac.uk)