Jobs: Scotland

External Examiner – Undergraduate Provision – Post-registration Health

Opening Date:
9 Apr 2019
Closing Date:
30 Apr 2019
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The School 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 and 10 theory modules relating to:
  • Clinical Assessment
  • Common Presentations
  • Independent Study for Professional Practice
  • Minor Injuries
  • Obesity, Weight Management and Lifestyle
  • The Principles of Quality Healthcare Practice
  • Skills for Holistic Practice
  • Healthcare Practice: Leadership & Management
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 are essential requirements for this post. The appointment will be with effect from 1 October 2019 to 30 September 2023. Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an induction will be provided 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, 0141 849 4311 Fiona Millar, Programme Leader: Fiona.millar@uws.ac.uk, 01292 886346

External Examiner – Paramedic Practice & Hazardous Environments (BSc, DipHE)

Opening Date:
5 Apr 2019
Closing Date:
3 May 2019
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Outreach Rescue Medic Skills Ltd (‘ORMS’) are looking for a second external examiner for a period of 4 years from 1st September 2019 for the Robert Gordon University validated Paramedic Practice: Remote & Hazardous Environments (BSc, DipHE, CertHE). The course is approved by HCPC. This will be an appointment made in accordance with Robert Gordon University’s Regulation and Criteria for External Examiners http://www.rgu.ac.uk/academicregulations It is a requirement of the course that the EE shall be a Paramedic, currently registered with HCPC, and should have recent examining or academically comparable experience adequate to the requirements of this course. Full details of the course can be found at https://www.rgu.ac.uk/study/courses/962-bsc-diphe-certhe-paramedic-practice-remote-hazardous-environments For further information about the roles and provision please contact Robin Trangmar or Billy Jackson w.a.jackson@rgu.ac.uk To apply, please send your expression of interest and a CV to w.a.jackson@rgu.ac.uk.

External Examiner – Master of Public Health Programme

Opening Date:
29 Mar 2019
Closing Date:
26 Apr 2019
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The School of Health and Life Sciences at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the Master of Public Health (MPH) Programme. The aim of the MPH is to educate students in preventing disease, promoting health, and protecting the health and well-being of the public through education, research and public health practice. The MPH comprises of 6 core modules, an optional module and a dissertation. GCU is seeking someone who has experience working in public health along within knowledge of university processes. Previous experience as an external examiner would be advantageous but not essential. There will be support offered to external examiners to assist you in settling into the role. The role requires attendance at the university campus at key points during the year. This will be to feedback on the moderation of students work to ensure consistency of marking and that the MPH is comparable with other similar programmes across the UK, along with assurance that students are assessed in accordance to regulations approved for each module. You will be expected to provide an annual report regarding the standards attained by students and any other matters that are deemed appropriate. The post will commenced in September 2019 until September 2023. For further information on the programme or to apply please send a CV to the programme leader Emma MacDonald, either by email: emma.macdonald@gcu.ac.uk or by post to: Department of Nursing & Community Health, Govan Mbeki Building A518, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, G4 0BA