Jobs: South East

External Examiner – BSc(Hons)/ MSc Nursing (Learning Disability)

Opening Date:
15 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
28 Feb 2020
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The School of Nursing is seeking a qualified nurse educator to take on the role of external examiner for the BSc (Hons)/ MSc Nursing (Learning Disability). The School of Nursing is part of the Faculty of Health Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George’s University London. The pre-registration nursing programme is based at Kingston University in Surrey. An experienced external examiner would be preferred, but those seeking a first post and having relevant clinical and educational experience would also be considered. Applicants must hold current NMC registration in the appropriate field for which they are applying and hold a recorded teaching qualification with the NMC. The School of Nursing operates an on-line submission, marking and feedback of assignments. Experience of Turnitin, Canvas and SpeedGrader would be desirable however training will be provided. The post requires external moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at the relevant Boards of Examiners (minimum of two per year). You will also be expected to visit practice areas once per year. The External Examiner is required to submit an annual report, following which payment is made. Further information regarding the role of the External Examiner at KUSGUL can be found at http://www.kingston.ac.uk/externalexam/ As a Learning Disability external examiner you will be involved in reviewing the field specific modules. The appointment will be with effect from 1st October 2020 and will be for a full 4-year term. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee and an induction day will be offered – to be held at the University following appointment. We are unable to accept applications from any University who has/has had External Examiner links with us in the last 5 years. Please submit expressions of interest and a CV to a.kettyle@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

External Examiner – MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration)

Opening Date:
13 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
28 Feb 2020
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We are seeking a replacement external examiner for academic year 2020/21 for the MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) course. The University of Brighton offers extensive support for external examiners and holds workshops annually. Further support is also provided by the Course Leader and Academic Lead of Physiotherapy. The University normally expects external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year. Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners:
  • The area of expertise of external examiners is within the area of examinations undertaken;
  • Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment;
  • Applicant must not have been a University of Brighton examiner within the last five years;
  • Applicant will have a recognised Physiotherapy qualification, and be Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered.
One External Examiner is required for the full-time, 2 year, pre-registration MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) course. The role would involve being an external examiner across a range of Year 1 and 2 modules. Commencement date October 2020 for a period of 4 years. For an informal discussion, please contact any one of the following: Please forward your curriculum vitae to Nicky Pont, N.Pont@brighton.ac.uk, with the title of the course in the subject line. Further information about the School of Health Sciences may be found on the University website at https://www.brighton.ac.uk/about-us/contact-us/academic-departments/school-of-health-sciences

External Examiner – MSc Medical Ultrasound

Opening Date:
6 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
31 Mar 2020
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The Faculty of Health and Wellbeing at Canterbury Christ Church University is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the following CASE-accredited HE level 7, credit bearing courses:
  • Outgoing MSc Medical Imaging
  • New Postgraduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound;
  • Focused Ultrasound Course in Third Trimester Scanning;
  • Focused Ultrasound Course on Hands, Wrists and Feet in Rheumatology.
The role of External Examiner is to assure the quality of awards with respect to national standards. Key duties include:
  • Advising the 4 Module Assessment Boards on the content and standard of assessment and feedback;
  • Moderating samples of examination/essay scripts and other assessed materials;
  • Attending Module Assessment Boards to approve pass lists and degree classifications;
  • Submitting an annual report to the University Quality Boards.
The term of office will be for four academic years commencing with effect from appointment and applications are invited from Senior Lecturers, or above, who hold an ultrasound qualification and a current registration with a regulatory body (i.e. HCPC). A demonstrable academic career in Ultrasound which involves experience as a subject or programme manager (e.g. Head of Department, Programme Director, Professional Lead), a research record of national standing, and experience of external examining. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. External Examiners should attend a minimum of one Module Assessment Boards per year in person and will be invited to meet with students and lecturers. Fees and Expenses are payable in line with the University policy. Admission to the University’s External Examiners Register is on the basis of satisfactory completion of the University’s Committee and Personnel approval processes, including Right to Work and Reciprocity Checks. Prospective External Examiners are encouraged to send an expression of interest and CV to Gill Dolbear, Ultrasound Course Lead, 01227 922085, gill.dolbear@canterbury.ac.uk, citing the programme title and/or vacancy reference. Your data will be held and not processed for any purpose other than that for which it has been obtained, in accordance with current Data Protection Legislation until this recruitment process has concluded.