The University of the Highlands and Islands is the United Kingdom’s leading integrated university encompassing both further and higher education. To support our work, we are currently recruiting for the following role: Contract: Permanent Hours: Full-time (35 hours per week) Salary: £37,175 – £43,096 per annum (UHI grade 7) Location: Centre for Health Science, Inverness IV2 3JH An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Department of Nursing and Midwifery for two people to join our well-established team as full-time Lecturers in Adult Nursing. Applicants must be registered as First Level Nurses with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, be educated to Master’s level (or equivalent) in a Health-related subject and have a broad academic remit including teaching, supporting students and scholarly activities across the undergraduate and postgraduate curricula. It is essential that you hold professional registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and have evidence of on-going professional development. Our ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, visionary and keen to shape the portfolio of activity within the department which includes both education and research. You will also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with an ability to communicate clearly and confidently your complex, conceptual ideas to others using a range of media. This is an academic post within the Department of Nursing and Midwifery, which is part of a wider, established, multi-disciplinary academic team in our School of Health. As part of this team who are committed to the enhancement of nursing and midwifery education across the Highland and Islands, and further afield, there will be the opportunity to contribute to the department’s research activity. For further information and the relevant job documents, please visit our website https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/staff/vacancies/
The MSc Advanced Nursing is a one year full-time (2 or 3 year part-time) postgraduate degree that focuses on social science aspects of contemporary global health care and the development of nurse leaders and decision makers. This is the second year of the current programme and we are looking to appoint an external examiner to join us beginning in January 2021. More information about the current programme is available here: https://www.ed.ac.uk/health/subject-areas/nursing-studies/postgraduate-taught/msc-advanced-nursing If you would like information on the MSc Advanced Nursing, please contact Dr Fiona Cuthill, Programme Director, email@example.com, to discuss further. The appointment would be for a three to five year period of tenure. You would be required to review work from a range of courses over this programme and review postgraduate dissertations. Nominations are invited for this vacancy from suitably qualified and experienced individuals. The examiner must possess a MSc as a minimum and preferably a doctorate.
External Examiner – Bachelor of Nursing with Honours/BA Health Studies/Master of Nursing with pre-registration
The BN with Honours is a four year programme leading to registration as an Adult Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). This is the first year of a new curriculum, validated by the NMC in the spring of 2020. The new programme prepares students for the evolving healthcare landscape and equips them with the knowledge and skills required to work in a range of healthcare environments and with a variety of different populations. Critical thinking, teamwork, innovation and interdisciplinary are key elements of courses across the four years as students engage with a spiral curriculum to develop over the course of the programme. More information about the programme is available here: https://www.ed.ac.uk/health/subject-areas/nursing-studies/undergraduate-programme The MN with pre-registration is a new 2-year taught masters programme which prepares students for registration as an Adult nurse with the NMC. This programme will commence in September 2021. The Nursing Studies team are seeking to appoint two External Examiners to join our existing Examiner from January 2021. The appointment would be for a three to five year period of tenure. Appointed Examiners would be required to review work from a range of courses over the BN programme and review undergraduate dissertations. In addition, they will be asked to review records from practice learning experiences, assessor comments and progression recommendations. The same External Examining team review student work for the BA Health Studies with Honours programme where student have decided to withdraw from the clinical component of the BN programme. For the MN programme, as well as reviewing student assessments and practice learning, the external examiner would be involved in the approval of applicants’ claims for RPL of practice and theory hours into the programme as part of the admissions process. Applications are invited for these vacancies from suitably qualified and experienced individuals who hold an NMC registration. The examiner must possess an MSc as a minimum and preferably a doctorate, must have completed a postgraduate qualification in education and must have experience of working on NMC regulated programmes. For more information or informal enquiries about the BN/BA or MN programmes, please contact Dr Sarah Rhynas, Programme Director, Sarah.Rhynas@ed.ac.uk, to discuss further.
University of the West of Scotland School of Health and Life Sciences External Examiner Vacancies (2) Undergraduate Provision The School is seeking to appoint a BSc Adult Nursing (outgoing programme) and BSc Honours Adult Nursing external examiner to a range of modules over L7-10 within our undergraduate suite of programmes. 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 and external examiners would be expected to attend one per academic year. 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 field of Adult Nursing and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post. The appointments will be with effect from 1 October 2020 to 30 September 2024. Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an online 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 and nomination form, please contact: