Jobs: Scotland

External Examiner: CPD Collaborations Framework.

Opening Date:
11 Feb 2019
Closing Date:
8 Mar 2019
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Queen Margaret University is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our CPD Collaborations Framework. The Framework which is due for re-validation in May 2019, provides a post-registration model of study for current practitioners in health and social care to develop their academic and professional knowledge through a flexible structure designed to meet individual and practice needs of the wider community. You would be asked to review work by students on a range of nursing, advancing practice and community modules at Degree, Honours and Masters level. External Examiners are also asked to undertake related activities, such as reviewing exam papers and new assessments. Depending on workload, the successful candidate may also be asked to examine other professional practice modules. The University requires that External Examiners have qualifications at least equivalent to the Programme being examined, so the successful applicant will possess a Masters Degree and should be NMC registered. A teaching qualification recorded with the NMC or Fellow of Higher Education Academy is also required. The appointment will be from 1 May 2019 and will be initially for a four year period. The duties and responsibilities attached to the External Examiner role at Queen Margaret University are formally explained in the following link. https://www.qmu.ac.uk/about-the-university/quality/resources-for-external-examiners/ Please send a CV via email together with an expression of interest to the Academic Link Person (ALP) Bill Lawson at blawson@qmu.ac.uk in the first instance.

External Examiner – BSc (post-registration) and MSc Nursing Programmes

Opening Date:
8 Feb 2019
Closing Date:
22 Feb 2019
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The University of Dundee is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our BSc (post-registration) and MSc Nursing Programmes. We offer programmes in leadership, quality improvement, advanced practice and nursing. You would be asked to review work by students on a range of nursing, advanced practice, community and mental health modules and dissertations. External Examiners are also asked to undertake related activities, such as reviewing exam papers and new assessments. Depending on workload, the successful candidate may also be asked to examine other PQ modules. The University requires that External Examiners have qualifications at least equivalent to the Programme being examined, so the successful applicant will possess a Masters Degree and should be NMC registered. A teaching qualification recorded with the NMC or Fellow of Higher Education Academy is also required. All appointments will be from 1 September 2019 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 Heather Whitford Head of Studies (Post-registration and Postgraduate) Email: h.m.whitford@dundee.ac.uk Tel: 01382 388647 Applications should be submitted to Kay Findlay at nursing@dundee.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc (post-registration) and MSc Nursing Programmes

Opening Date:
4 Feb 2019
Closing Date:
22 Feb 2019
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The University of Dundee is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our BSc (post-registration) and MSc Nursing Programmes. We offer programmes in leadership, quality improvement, advanced practice and nursing. You would also be asked to review work by students on research, work-based learning modules and dissertations. External Examiners are also asked to undertake related activities, such as reviewing exam papers and new assessments. Depending on workload, the successful candidate may also be asked to examine other PQ modules. The University requires that External Examiners have qualifications at least equivalent to the Programme being examined, so the successful applicant will possess a Masters Degree. A teaching qualification recorded with the NMC or Fellow of Higher Education Academy is also required. All appointments will be from 1 September 2019 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 Heather Whitford Head of Studies (Post-registration and Postgraduate) Email: h.m.whitford@dundee.ac.uk Tel: 01382 388647 Applications should be submitted to Kay Findlay at nursing@dundee.ac.uk

External Examiner – Bachelor of Midwifery Course

Opening Date:
28 Jan 2019
Closing Date:
28 Feb 2019
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We are seeking to appoint an external examiner whose responsibilities will primarily focus on the pre-registration Bachelor of Midwifery course. The external examiner will be responsible for undergraduate midwifery modules. Potential applicants will have a recognised Midwifery qualification, and be Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) registered. The university criteria for the appointment of external examiners are:
  • An external examiner’s academic and/or professional qualifications shall be appropriate both in terms of the level and the subject(s) of such qualifications to match the general requirement of the assessed subject(s).
  • An external examiner shall have appropriate standing, expertise and experience in his/her subject or discipline to ensure the maintenance of academic standards; such standards shall reflect the general expectations of higher education relative to national standards for the particular subject or discipline.
  • An external examiner shall normally have recent examining or academically comparable experience which shall be adequate to the requirements of the subject area to be examined.
All appointments are subject to approval by the University Academic Board. Applicants new to external examination are welcome. Induction to the School will be arranged on appointment. Commencement date Sept 2019 for a period of 4 years. For an informal discussion please contact Sarah Humphrey (Course Lead). Applications and a detailed CV should be submitted to Sarah Humphrey, Course Lead, s.humphrey3@rgu.ac.uk, (01224) 262992 by 28th February 2019.

External Examiner- Nursing and Midwifery Short Course Portfolio, Return to Nursing Practice and BA Professional Nursing Studies (acute care modules)

Opening Date:
28 Jan 2019
Closing Date:
28 Feb 2019
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We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the School of Nursing and Midwifery Ba short course provision. The modules include Return to Nursing Practice, Minor Injury Management, Minor Illness Management, Renal Nursing (Theory), Interventional Radiology Nursing, Foundations of Cardiac Nursing and Chemotherapy. The position requires the External Examiner to have a current registration with the NMC and evidence of registration and revalidation will be checked on recruitment. The appointment will commence September 2019; the tenure of appointment if for four years. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University Academic Board. Induction to the role will be given. The university criteria for the appointment of external examiners are:
  • An external examiner’s academic and/or professional qualifications shall be appropriate both in terms of the level and the subject(s) of such qualifications to match the general requirement of the assessed subject(s).
  • An external examiner shall have appropriate standing, expertise and experience in his/her subject or discipline to ensure the maintenance of academic standards; such standards shall reflect the general expectations of higher education relative to national standards for the particular subject or discipline.
  • An external examiner shall normally have recent examining or academically comparable experience which shall be adequate to the requirements of the subject area to be examined.
For further information, please contact Jane Mair about the role j.c.mair1@rgu.ac.uk, 01224 262602. Applications and a detailed CV should also be submitted to Jane Mair (CPD and MSc ANP Course Leader), j.c.mair1@rgu.ac.uk by 28th February.

Senior Lecturer, Nursing & Health Care School

Opening Date:
18 Jan 2019
Closing Date:
4 Mar 2019
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  • To provide a high level of leadership and management and to make a significant contribution to the delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate, teaching, scholarship and the internationalisation agenda.
  • To provide specific leadership in taking forward the development of PGT, both home and overseas and to work collaboratively with the Singapore Programme Director in seeking additional opportunities for PGT and PGR in partnership with the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT).
  • To take the lead for QA in PGT programmes.
For further details please follow this link: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BPP450/senior-lecturer

External Examiner – Neonatal Nursing and Child Protection

Opening Date:
16 Jan 2019
Closing Date:
15 Mar 2019
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School of Health and Life Sciences The School is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner for modules within two certificate programmes: • Graduate Certificate Neonatal Nursing • Postgraduate Certificate Child Protection Each programme comprises three modules, and the remit involves scrutiny of the theoretical components in line with UWS External Examiner Quality Assurance processes. Modules: Graduate Certificate Neonatal Nursing Modules: 1. Special Care Neonatal Nursing (MIDW10004) 2. Neonatal Intensive Care (MIDW10005) 3. Neonatal Work-Based Learning (MIDW10006) Postgraduate Certificate Child Protection Modules: 1. Child Protection in Context (nurs110001) 2. Protecting Children (NURS110002) 3. Child Protection Practice (NURS110003) 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 neonatal nursing and child protection, and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post. 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://connect.uws.ac.uk/education/SitePages/ExtExam.aspx