Jobs: Scotland

External Examiner – Non-Medical Prescribing Module

Opening Date:
13 Feb 2018
Closing Date:
12 Mar 2018
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The University of Dundee is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our Non-Medical Prescribing Module which is delivered at the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) Levels 9 and 11 (QAA equivalent Levels 5 and 7). The successful applicant will also be asked to undertake some post-registration and/or postgraduate examining such as relevant dissertations. The University requires that External Examiners have qualifications at least equivalent to the Programme being examined, so the successful applicants will possess a Masters Degree. A recordable teaching qualification is also essential for this post. Please be aware that the NMC requires external examiners for Non-Medical Prescribing programmes to possess current registration on the appropriate part of the NMC Register. All appointments will be from 1 May 2018 and will be initially for a three year period. The University’s Assessment and External Examiners Overview, which includes a link to the ‘Guidance on External Examining of Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate Programmes including the Conduct of Examination Boards’, can be found at: https://www.dundee.ac.uk/qf/quality-and-academic-standards/assessment/external-examining/ For further information please contact: Dr Linda Martindale Head of Postgraduate and Post Qualifying Studies Email: l.martindale@dundee.ac.uk Telephone: 01382 381969 Suzanne Bell Module Leader Email: s.q.bell@dundee.ac.uk Telephone: 01382 385919 Applications should be submitted to Kay Findlay at nursing@dundee.ac.uk Closing date: 12 March 2018.

Clinical Professor

Opening Date:
12 Feb 2018
Closing Date:
25 Feb 2018
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The position is a newly created post in the School of Nursing & Midwifery at Robert Gordon University and is jointly funded by NHS Grampian. The post holder will play a key role in providing strategic leadership for research and development of staff to increase capacity and capability for research and knowledge transfer between the two partners. The newly established North East Scotland Centre for Applied Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Research (NoSCAR) has established a community of clinical and academic Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals (NMAHPs). Members share interests in health and social care research and care improvement which seeks to nurture, develop and support a sustainable culture of research through our NMAHP network. It will do so by building research capacity and capability across the region to inform contemporary practice and models of care. You will provide operational leadership to the NoSCAR group fostering wider engagement and impact with the University and other strategic partners. You will develop and lead programmatic research with national and/or international impact and profile; contribute to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level; supervise postgraduate research students, and undertake management and leadership duties commensurate with the role in the School of Nursing and Midwifery with a particular focus on the delivery of the school research strategy and REF 2021. To find out more please visit https://issuu.com/therobertgordonuniversity/docs/rgu_clinical_professor_of_nursing For a confidential discussion about the opportunity please contact Ian Jeffcott on tel: +44 (0) 1824 705731 or at ianj@ijaconsulting.com. Closing date: 25th February 2018.

External Examiners – MSc Healthcare Management (UK and Singapore programmes), MSc in Clinical Research based in Singapore and associated modules

Opening Date:
9 Feb 2018
Closing Date:
20 Feb 2018
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Edinburgh Napier University is seeking to appoint two External Examiners. The first post is for the MSc Healthcare Management (UK and Singapore programmes) and associated modules from some of our other MSc programmes. The successful applicant will be expected to provide external examination for these programmes and cover the full range of theory modules. Knowledge of leadership and management in healthcare is required and previous experience in external examining essential for this post. The second post is for the MSc in Clinical Research based in Singapore and associated modules from some of our other MSc programmes. The successful applicant will be expected to provide external examination for this programme and modules. Knowledge of clinical research 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 the start of April 2018 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. Applications by comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and should be sent via email to Janyne Afseth on j.afseth@napier.ac.uk For further information please contact: Janyne Afseth, Programme Leader, MSc Clinical Research (Singapore), 0131 455 5703 or Paddy Perry, Programme Leader, MSc Healthcare Management (Home), 0131 455 5651.

Lecturer in Advanced Practice

Opening Date:
7 Feb 2018
Closing Date:
23 Feb 2018
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The School is housed in a state of the art building designed to simulate both clinical and community settings providing a stimulating learning environment. Our vision is to provide dynamic and transformational learning, teaching and research that makes a leading contribution to improving the health and well-being of local, national and global communities. We aim to engage with key partners to develop, deliver and disseminate high quality research that is of value to society, those using health and social care services, and the professions of nursing and midwifery. A highly motivated individual with knowledge of contemporary Advanced Practice, you will carrying out teaching as designated and contribute to the wider School portfolio which includes undergraduate education, commercialisation, scholarly activity and research. We would be happy to explore flexible options to this post such as part-time, job share or secondments. This exciting post carries a high degree of responsibility to promote excellence in learning, teaching and research within the school and in collaboration with other health care professionals. You should have Masters degree in a relevant subject and also possess a professional qualification with the NMC or HCPC. You will also have a strong understanding of professional standards. Our vision is to provide dynamic and transformational learning, teaching and research that makes a leading contribution to improving the health and well-being of local, national and global communities. We aim to engage with key partners to develop, deliver and disseminate high quality research that is of value to society, those using health and social care services, and the professions of nursing and midwifery For informal enquiries please contact Dr Heather Bain, Academic Strategic Lead, Academic Programmes, heather.bain@rgu.ac.uk, 01224 262634.

Lecturer in Midwifery

Opening Date:
7 Feb 2018
Closing Date:
23 Feb 2018
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The School of Nursing and Midwifery is a vibrant academic community and the main provider of nursing education in the North East of Scotland. The School is housed in a state of the art building designed to simulate both clinical and community settings providing a stimulating learning environment. Our vision is to provide dynamic and transformational learning, teaching and research that makes a leading contribution to improving the health and well-being of local, national and global communities. We aim to engage with key partners to develop, deliver and disseminate high quality research that is of value to society, those using health and social care services, and the professions of nursing and midwifery. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with knowledge of contemporary midwifery practice. You will carry out teaching as designated and contribute to the wider School portfolio which includes undergraduate education, commercialisation, scholarly activity and research. This exciting post carries a high degree of responsibility to promote excellence in learning, teaching and research within the school and in collaboration with other health care professionals. You should have or be working towards a Masters degree in a relevant subject and also possess a professional qualification with the NMC . You will also have a strong understanding of professional standards. Our vision is to provide dynamic and transformational learning, teaching and research that makes a leading contribution to improving the health and well-being of local, national and global communities. We aim to engage with key partners to develop, deliver and disseminate high quality research that is of value to society, those using health and social care services, and the professions of nursing and midwifery. For informal enquiries please contact Fiona Gibb, f.gibb@rgu.ac.uk or Dr Heather Bain, heather.bain@rgu.ac.uk

External Examiner in MSc Health and Social Care

Opening Date:
19 Jan 2018
Closing Date:
19 Feb 2018
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School of Health and Social Care, Edinburgh Napier University. Edinburgh Napier University is looking to appoint an External Examiner for the above programme and associated modules. The MSc Health and Social Care is a part or full time programme for health and social care professionals seeking either an academic or leadership career. The programme is 1-3 years in duration and due to commence in January 2018. Student numbers are anticipated to be 10-20 per year. The appointment tenure is for a period of four years. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University. The University Criteria for the appointment of External Examiners are available here: #link. External Examiners are expected to attend Board meetings at least once a year and submit an annual report. Please could you make this advertisement available to your staff. Closing date for applications: Applications by comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and should be sent via email to b.farquharson@napier.ac.uk For further information please contact: Dr Barbara Farquharson, Programme Leader, Telephone: 0131 455 3475.

External Examiner – Post Graduate/CPD provision, Diagnostic Radiography

Opening Date:
8 Jan 2018
Closing Date:
31 Aug 2018
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The School of Health Sciences is seeking an External Examiner to look after the post graduate/CPD diagnostic radiography provision at the Robert Gordon University. Our current offering includes:
  • PgCert Diagnostic Image Reporting
  • Minor Injuries Assessment
  • Minor Injuries Discharge
  • Contract Learning for Professional Development
  • Competence in Intravenous Cannulation
The post requires external moderation of assessments and attendance at the relevant Assessment Boards. The term of office will be for four academic years commencing with effect from October 2018, and applications are invited from lecturers who are currently registered as a Diagnostic Radiographer on the HCPC register. Full course/module details and documentation will be provided to the appointee and an induction day will be offered (to be held at the University following appointment). Further information on the course can be found on our website and/or you can enquire directly with Morag Howard, Postgraduate Lead, m.l.howard@rgu.ac.uk, 01224 263266.

External Examiner – NMC Validated Mentorship in Practice Programme

Opening Date:
3 Jan 2018
Closing Date:
1 Mar 2018
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NMC validated Mentorship in Practice Programme. Edinburgh Napier University offers extensive support for external examiners and holds annual workshops. Further support is provided by the programme Lead Dr. Barbara Neades and the Lead for Quality Dr. Norrie Brown, N.brown@napier.ac.uk
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