Jobs: Scotland

External Examiner – BSc Nursing (Singapore)

Opening Date:
14 Aug 2019
Closing Date:
1 Sep 2019
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Edinburgh Napier University is seeking to appoint an external External Examiners. The first post is for the BSc Nursing (Singapore) programme and associated modules. The successful applicant is expected to provide external examination for this programme and cover a range of modules. Knowledge of post registration nursing programmes and overseas transnational education 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 September 2019 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. For further information please contact: Janyne Afseth, Programme Leader, BSc Nursing (Singapore) on j.afseth@napier.ac.uk Closing date for applications: 01 September 2019 Applications by comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and should be sent via email to Janyne Afseth on j.afseth@napier.ac.uk

External Examiner – Undergraduate Provision – Health and Social care

Opening Date:
13 Aug 2019
Closing Date:
13 Sep 2019
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The School of HLS is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner to a range of modules within our post-registration undergraduate suite of programmes. The remit involves assessment of SCQF level 9 theory modules relating to: • Critical Research Appraisal • Infection Prevention and Control • Quality Improvement & Patient Safety • Academic Skills for L9 Study • Professionalism in Health and Social Care 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), experience and a valid teaching qualification (essential requirement for this post). Applications from colleagues working at Birmingham City University cannot be accepted for this post. The appointment will be with effect from 1 October 2019. Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an induction day will be held by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at: https://www.uws.ac.uk/about-uws/academic-life/quality-enhancement-support-team-quest/external-examiner/ For informal discussion, please contact: Dr Elaine Stevens, Programme Leader: elaine.stevens@uws.ac.uk Tel: 0141 849 4299

External Examiner – Postgraduate Provision (MSc Advanced Clinical Practitioner)

Opening Date:
12 Aug 2019
Closing Date:
27 Sep 2019
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The School of Health and Life Sciences is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner to a range of modules within our post-registration postgraduate suite of programmes. The remit involves assessment of core theory modules relating to the MSc Advanced Clinical Practitioner programme, in addition to some other health related level 11 option modules: Modules • Anatomy, Physiology & Pathophysiology in Advanced Practice • Assessment and Decision-making in Advanced Practice • Advanced Clinical Practice • Ambulatory Care • Enhancing Self Through Reflective Leadership 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 health and social care, NMC registration and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post. The appointment will be with effect from 1 October 2019. Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an induction day will be held by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at: https://www.uws.ac.uk/about-uws/academic-life/quality-enhancement-support-team-quest/external-examiner/ For informal discussion, please contact: Jan Meechie, Programme Leader: jan.meechie@uws.ac.uk Tel 0141 849 4311

Senior Lecturer (Midwifery & Specialist Nursing)

Opening Date:
12 Aug 2019
Closing Date:
1 Sep 2019
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School of Health and Life Sciences Lanarkshire Senior Lecturer (Midwifery & Specialist Nursing) REQ000808 £50,132 - £58,089 per annum Full-time: 35 Hours per week An opportunity has arisen for a 1.0 FTE Senior Lecturer within the School of Health and Life Sciences, Division of Midwifery & Specialist Nursing. As Senior Lecturer, you will be expected to make a significant contribution to the leadership and development of the academic, research and enterprise activities within the Division of Midwifery & Specialist Nursing. You will be required to have knowledge of strategic and operational management and use this insight for your programme development. Programmes in the Division need to remain flexible and responsive to the direction recommended by both key national drivers and our profession. In this Senior Lecturer role, you will have shared leadership of a cognate programme group within the specialist nursing portfolio. You will be responsible for developing contemporary academic programmes and strengthening inter-disciplinary learning across health and social care education and practice. You will contribute to the delivery of teaching, and the development of continuous professional development and research-related activities. As a Senior Lecturer, you will have a line management role and a key role in supporting the Head of Division and other senior lecturers to promote and enhance the full range of activities (i.e. academic, research and enterprise) of the Division of Midwifery & Specialist Nursing. You will be based at Lanarkshire Campus with scheduled activities at our other campus locations and will share various responsibilities with other Senior Lecturers from across the School. Prior to submitting an application, you are encouraged to make an informal enquiry to: Professor Jean Rankin, Head of Division, Midwifery & Specialist Nursing, 07720948534, j.rankin@uws.ac.uk Further information, including details of how to apply are available at https://jobs.uws.ac.uk/ Closing Date: Sunday 1 September 2019 Interview Date: Tuesday 10 September 2019 UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from under-represented groups. UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer. University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520

Senior Lecturer (Adult Nursing & Healthcare)

Opening Date:
9 Aug 2019
Closing Date:
28 Aug 2019
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The School of Health and Life Sciences, as the largest provider of nursing & midwifery education in Scotland, is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer to join our existing team of academic and professional leads and adult nursing staff. The successful applicant will join the academic community within the University of the West of Scotland, ranked by Times Higher Education (2018 World University Rankings) in the top 500 of universities worldwide, and with an overall student satisfaction rate of 84.9% in the 2018 National Student Survey. As an experienced health professional, you will hold an NMC professional adult nursing registration, as well as a PhD in a health related area (or be working towards this). A postgraduate qualification in education/teaching and learning, and HEA fellowship are desirable. In this Senior Lecturer role, you will have shared leadership of a cognate programme group within the Adult Nursing & Healthcare portfolio. You will be responsible for developing contemporary academic programmes and strengthening inter-disciplinary learning across health and social care education and practice. You will contribute to the delivery of teaching, and the development of continuous professional development and research-related activities. As a Senior Lecturer, you will have a line management role and a key role in supporting the Head of Division and other senior lecturers to promote and enhance the full range of activities (i.e. academic, research and enterprise) of the Division of Adult Nursing & Healthcare. You will be based at Paisley Campus with scheduled activities at our other campus locations and will share various responsibilities with other Senior Lecturers from across the School. Prior to submitting an application, you are encouraged to make an informal enquiry to: Dr Barbara O’Donnell, Head of Division of Adult Nursing & Healthcare, Email: Barbara.odonnell@uws.ac.uk Telephone: 01418494282 Further information including details of how to apply are available at https://jobs.uws.ac.uk/ Closing date: Wednesday 28 August 2019 Interview date: Thursday 12 September 2019 UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups. UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer. University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.

Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care, Postgraduate Certificate in Palliative Care, Postgraduate Diploma Person-centred Practice (Palliative Care – Advancing Clinical Practice) and MSc Person-centred Practice (Palliative Care) St. Columba’s Hospice/Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Opening Date:
26 Jul 2019
Closing Date:
26 Aug 2019
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In collaboration with Queen Margaret University, St. Columba’s Hospice runs degree and Masters level specialist palliative care modules within the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework and towards the above programmes. One module from each programme is run per semester, a total of usually 4 modules each academic year. We are seeking an External Examiner for these modules. In addition there is a requirement to examine the Dissertation Project completed by students remaining on the MSc in Palliative Care, a programme currently being run out following revalidation of the Masters programme in 2016, and the Dissertation Project completed by students doing the MSc Person-centred Practice (Palliative Care). The External Examiner is expected to oversee the quality of modules, attend Examination Boards and meet with students on the programme. It is also expected that an annual report will be produced that will contribute to the Quality Enhancement process. As an applicant you are required to have:
  • Relevant academic expertise and experience in palliative care
  • A Masters degree in palliative care or related PhD
  • Current employment within a UK university or employment in an organisation with a collaborative partnership with a UK university
  • No formal links with Queen Margaret University in the last five years
If you are interested and would like to discuss further please contact Janice Logan, Programme Lead, using the details below. Please submit your written expression of interest and CV to: Janice Logan Programme Lead Lecturer in Palliative Care St. Columba’s Hospice Edinburgh Email: jlogan@stcolumbashospice.org.uk Tel: 0131 551 7710