Jobs: South West

External Examiner- MSc Pre-hospital Critical Care/Retrieval and Transfer & MSc Medicine in Hazardous Area Response

Opening Date:
4 May 2021
Closing Date:
6 Jun 2021
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner to cover both the above MSc pathways. The programmes are based within the School of Health Professions, Faculty of Health. Students on the pathways will be paramedics but will share some modules with other registered health and social care professionals for example Physiotherapists, Podiatrists and Occupational Therapy. Consequently, the external examiner would be a paramedic preferably with experience in one of the above areas as well as experience in post-graduate educational provision, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with the HCPC. Modules to be examined include a focus on hazardous areas response and prehospital critical care, interprofessional and distance learning. The appointment will be for 4 years and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • Currently three assessment panels a year (March, June, and November) and the submission of external examiner reports
  • To attend one assessment event per year if appropriate (for example, OSCE or oral presentation)
  • To engage in communication with the programme team
  • To carry out at least one interim engagement per year (which may take the form of a ‘virtual’ visit by video conference/Skype in recognition of the logistical difficulties presented by Plymouth’s geographical location) and at least one face to face visit during the term of office to obtain feedback from staff and to strengthen their engagement with the ongoing teaching and learning process
All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. If you would like to be considered for this, please submit a CV by email to health-extex@plymouth.ac.uk by Sunday 6th June 2021 or for further information please contact Tristan Henderson on Tristan.henderson@plymouth.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Psychology

Opening Date:
4 May 2021
Closing Date:
27 Jun 2021
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The School of Psychology at the University of Plymouth is seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the BSc (Hons) Psychology programme, a BPS accredited full time 3-year undergraduate course. The appointment will commence 1st August 2021 with a term of four academic years. The commitment required is as follows:
  • Reviewing a range of coursework and examination materials throughout the year. These duties are shared between two external examiners.
  • Attending an assessment panel held each year in June and submission of an annual external examiner report.
  • Engaging in communication with the programme team.
  • Carrying out one interim engagement per year (which may take the form of a ‘virtual’ visit by video conference) and at least one face to face visit during the term of office to obtain feedback from staff and students on assessment in practice.
Essential Criteria: Currently working in a UK institution of higher education and extensive experience in the field of study. Desirable Criteria: Previous experience as an external examiner. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit a CV by email to health-extex@plymouth.ac.uk by Sunday 27th June 2021. For further information about the role, please contact Dr. Michael Verde, michael.verde@plymouth.ac.uk.

Professor in Clinical Nursing

Opening Date:
30 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
31 May 2021
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With its vision to be the provider of choice of first-class contemporary education, informed by research and innovation, the School of Nursing & Midwifery has established an innovative engagement across clinical partners. Our professorial-led South West Clinical Schools are academic hubs in local NHS Trusts driving forward the nursing and midwifery clinical research agenda. We do this successfully by promoting inter-professional working, embedding evidence-based learning in practice and offering a framework for clinical academic careers. The School is now looking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented academic to join the Professorial team. This post is intended to contribute to the leadership of research in clinical nursing. The Professor in Clinical Nursing must have the ability to identify and lead research into original areas of enquiry, and outputs suitable for submission to REF2027. The University of Plymouth offers the largest range of healthcare programmes in the South West of England; including high quality undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes in nursing and midwifery. Research in the School of Nursing and Midwifery was rated highly in REF2014 and continues to grow. The South West Clinical Schools initiative continues to grow among our healthcare partners in the South West. An increasing number of clinical professionals are undertaking research where it matters. They focus on topics that are timely and relevant to advancing the quality of care for people living in the South West of England. The clinical research programmes of the South West Clinical Schools are also linked to research clusters within the Plymouth Institute of Health and Care Research, including digital health and health across the life-course. You will have a doctorate degree in a relevant field, and substantial experience at Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer/Reader) or equivalent level. You will have a track record of attracting significant research funding and being able to deliver internationally esteemed research output, evidenced through publication and other indicators and registration (or eligibility to gain registration) on the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register. You will be required to undergo a Standard Disclosure and Barring Service check. For an informal conversation please contact Professor Jos Latour, Associate Head of School (Research), by email jos.latour@plymouth.ac.uk This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis. Flexible working options including job share will be considered. Closing Date: 12 Midnight, Monday 31st May 2021 Please note, due to the COVID-19 pandemic the University is currently implementing a number of safety measures as per Government advice therefore the successful applicant may be required to work from home in the first instance. The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+.

Senior Lecturer in Healthcare Science including Course Leader

Opening Date:
30 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
30 May 2021
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Senior Lecturer in Healthcare Science including the role of Course Leader 1.0 FTE 37 hours Based at Oxstalls Campus, Gloucester We are looking for a Senior Lecturer including the role of Academic Course Leader to lead the development and delivery of a BSc (Hons) Healthcare Science, ready for approval for delivery in September 2022 complementing our current allied health and nursing provision. You will need a strong Healthcare Science background and evidence of supporting pre-registration Healthcare Science education. An enthusiasm to embrace change, work as part of the innovative allied health team and ability to contribute to the growing research profile of the subject area is essential. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the growing portfolio of programmes, supporting the module leadership role and implementation of the regulatory body standards. This also offers an exciting opportunity for you to be involved in moving the School forward with its strategic plan to deliver a sustainable workforce for Gloucestershire in collaboration with our partners. You will work closely with the Academic Subject Leader, Academic Course Leader, Strategic Lead for Partnerships and Placements and our collaborative partners to deliver the vision for allied health education in Gloucestershire and beyond. For an informal discussion please contact Eve Scarle - Academic Subject Leader: escarle@glos.ac.uk. Closing date: Sunday 30th May 2021 Interview date: To be confirmed The University understands the benefits of recruiting a diverse range of people and we select the best possible on merit alone. We welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community. We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader, guaranteeing to offer an interview to anyone who meets the definition of disability set out in the Equality Act 2010 and who meets all of the essential criteria contained within the person specification. Please download and save the Application for Employment Form to your computer. You will need to complete this form as part of the online application process. Your application will not be considered without this form.

Academic Subject Leader in Postgraduate Studies – Health and Social Care

Opening Date:
30 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
20 May 2021
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Academic Subject Leader in Postgraduate Studies 1.0 FTE, 37 hours per week Based at Oxstalls Campus, Gloucester We are looking for a passionate Academic Subject Leader in Postgraduate Studies to the development of a new subject community focused on postgraduate, post qualify health and social care education. The Academic Subject Leader for Postgraduate Studies will work alongside the Head of School, Strategic Lead for Research, Experts by Experience, Collaborative Partners, and Stakeholders to lead and develop post qualifying and post graduate education and research that delivers excellence in practice in collaboration with our practice partners. The Academic Subject Leader is responsible for leading and creating a vibrant subject community for staff and learners, informed by best evidence-based practice, coproduced with partners and service users. They should be able to deliver clear plans for enhancing learning, lead teaching staff and educational practice development that is embedded in a strong research culture. You will need a strong Healthcare background and evidence of supporting postgraduate education. An enthusiasm to embrace change, work as part of the innovative Health and Social Care team and ability to contribute to the growing research profile of the subject area is essential. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the growing portfolio of programmes, moving the School forward with its strategic plan to deliver a sustainable workforce for Gloucestershire in collaboration with our partners. You will work closely with the head of School and Academic Subject Leaders for other subject communities, Strategic Lead for Partnerships and Placements and our collaborative partners to deliver the vision for allied health education in Gloucestershire and beyond. For an informal discussion please contact Lorraine Dixon - Head of School: ldixon@glos.ac.uk Closing date: Thursday 20th May 2021 Interview date: To be confirmed The University understands the benefits of recruiting a diverse range of people and we select the best possible on merit alone. We welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community. We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader, guaranteeing to offer an interview to anyone who meets the definition of disability set out in the Equality Act 2010 and who meets all of the essential criteria contained within the person specification. Please download and save the Application for Employment Form to your computer. You will need to complete this form as part of the online application process. Your application will not be considered without this form.

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science (Subject & Award position)

Opening Date:
29 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
31 May 2021
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject and Award External Examiner for the BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science programme. This programme is based within the School of Health Professions, Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences. It is a full time 3-year undergraduate programme which on successful completion leads to eligibility to register with the Health and Care Professions Council. This position does require the external examiner to be a Paramedic, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with the Health and Care Professions Council. The appointment will be until the 31st October 2025 and the commitment required is as follows:
  • At least 1 years External Examiner experience to fulfil the Award role requirements
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • To attend an assessment panel & board per year and the submission of an annual external examiner report.
  • To engage in communication with the programme team
  • To carry out at least one interim engagement per year (which may take the form of a ‘virtual’ visit by video conference/Skype in recognition of the logistical difficulties presented by Plymouth’s geographical location) and at least one face to face visit during the term of office to obtain feedback from staff and students on assessment in practice and to strengthen their engagement with the ongoing teaching and learning process.
All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit a CV by email to health-extex@plymouth.ac.uk by Monday 31st 2021 or for further information about the role email matthew.griggs@plymouth.ac.uk or tristan.henderson@plymouth.ac.uk

External Examiner – MOccTh (Hons) Occupational Therapy & BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy

Opening Date:
20 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
30 May 2021
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for both the BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy programme and our newly developed integrated Masters in Occupational Therapy. This programme is based within the School of Health Professions, Faculty of Health. The BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy is a full time 3-year undergraduate programme, and the MOccTh (Hons) in Occupational Therapy is a four year programme which is running for the first time in this academic year. The MOccTh shares a range of modules with the BSc and also includes some interprofessional modules. On successful completion both programmes lead to eligibility to register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). This position does require the external examiner to be an Occupational Therapist, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with the HCPC. The appointment will be until the 31 October 2025 and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • To attend an assessment panel per year and the submission of an annual external examiner report.
  • To engage in communication with the programme team
  • To carry out at least one interim engagement per year (which may take the form of a ‘virtual’ visit by video conference/Skype in recognition of the logistical difficulties presented by Plymouth’s geographical location) and at least one face to face visit during the term of office to obtain feedback from staff and students on assessment in practice and to strengthen their engagement with the ongoing teaching and learning process.
All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit a CV by email to health-extex@plymouth.ac.uk by Sunday 30th May 2021 or for further information about the role email marnie.smith@plymouth.ac.uk or fiona.fraser@plymouth.ac.uk

Lecturer (Academic) in Operating Department Practice (2 Positions)

Opening Date:
19 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
16 May 2021
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Ref. HSS270 Bournemouth University’s vision is worldwide recognition as a leading university for inspiring learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society through the fusion of education, research and practice. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences that help to build our global learning community. The Faculty of Health and Social Sciences (HSS) is central to this vision, working closely with practice partners to prepare and develop health care and social work professionals to provide high quality care. The successful candidate will contribute to helping us meet the expectations of BU2025, the University’s strategic plan and will be expected to contribute to delivery of teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Operating Department Practice and other health related programmes. You will be engaged in research and knowledge-exchange activity including innovative CPD, short course activities and developing personal areas of scholarship and professional expertise. As a Lecturer (Academic) in Operating Department Practice, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge of all three main areas of perioperative practice, with appropriate experience of working in at least two of these areas. Enthusiastic about student-centred pedagogy, you will contribute to education delivery, including programme management as required, across the range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. You will also make a significant contribution to employability, and professional engagement with relevant internal and external organisations, at a regional, national and international level. You will be qualified to Doctorate level or be able to demonstrate the ability to create and disseminate knowledge at an equivalent level and the capability to convert this knowledge into a doctorate in a maximum of 3-5 years from the date of appointment. You will be research active and committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement. Applications are welcome from those with current HCPC or NMC registration and an appropriate level of perioperative care experience, with expertise in at least two areas of perioperative care (anaesthesia, surgery and postanaesthesia). For further information and discussion or the opportunity for an informal visit, please contact Catherine Angell by email cangell@bournemouth.ac.uk BU is an equal opportunities employer which values a diverse workforce. We provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can fulfil their potential. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in inspirational learning, world-class research and the latest thinking. We provide a powerful fusion of research, education and professional practice, creating a unique academic experience.

External Examiner – MPsych (Hons) / MSc Advanced Psychology MPsych (Hons) / MSc Human Neuroscience and School of Psychology

Opening Date:
16 Mar 2021
Closing Date:
16 May 2021
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the MPsych (Hons) / MSc Advanced Psychology and MPsych (Hons) / MSc Human Neuroscience programmes. The programmes are based within the School of Psychology, Faculty of Health. Examples of modules requiring review include:
  • Asking psychological questions: epistemology and strategy for formulating psychological research
  • Advanced research design for psychology
  • Data fluency: processing, visualising and analysing data for reproducible research
  • Advanced techniques for psychological research
  • Advanced interpretative methods
  • Communicating psychological research
  • Issues in cognitive and brain science
  • Advanced psychological research project
  • Foundations and applications of neuroimaging and neurostimulation
  • Advanced practice in neuroimaging and neurostimulation
  • Neuroscience research project
Further information on the programmes can be accessed via the following links: The ideal candidate will have experience in teaching and examining at a UK HE institution and have specific subject knowledge in relation to the examples of the modules given above. The appointment will be for 4 years, commencing 1st August 2021. The commitment required is as follows: • To review a range of coursework throughout the year • To attend one assessment event per year if appropriate (for example, OSCE or oral presentation) • To engage in communication with the programme team • To carry out at least one interim engagement per year (which may take the form of a ‘virtual’ visit by video conference/Zoom in recognition of the logistical difficulties presented by Plymouth’s geographical location) and at least one face to face visit during the term of office to obtain feedback from staff and to strengthen their engagement with the ongoing teaching and learning process (subject to national restrictions due to Covid-19). All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. If you would like to be considered for this, please submit a CV by email to health-extex@plymouth.ac.uk by Sunday 16th May 2021 or for further information please contact: MPsych (Hons) / MSc Advanced Psychology lead: christopher.berry@plymouth.ac.uk or MPsych (Hons) / MSc Human Neuroscience lead: giorgio.ganis@plymouth.ac.uk.

External Examiner – Joint BSc (Hons) Professional Development in Health and Social Care MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Nursing and Midwifery Professions), CPD modules

Opening Date:
22 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
30 May 2021
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External Examiner to look at a variety of CPD level 5,6 and 7 modules which feed in to the BSc (Hons) Professional Development in Health and Social Care programme and the MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Nursing and Midwifery Professions) programme. These programmes are run jointly and based within the Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences. They are a ‘step-on’, ‘step-off’ range of modules; over 100 of these modules are delivered in partnership with our local NHS Trusts. Individuals must have with the relevant background, current NMC registration and the appropriate experience and interest to join our External Examiner team. Within our programmes, we offer a variety of clinical and web-based learning modules that are designed to enable a range of students to build a CPD pathway that reflects their area of practice/career. You will need to have a degree of flexibility as modules can come and go within the programme. The appointment will be for 4 years from 01/08/2021 and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To attend up to three assessment panels a year (in March, June and November) and the submission of external examiner reports
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • To attend one assessment event per year if appropriate (for example, OSCE or oral presentation)
  • To engage in communication with the programme team
  • To carry out at least one interim engagement per year (which may take the form of a ‘virtual’ visit by video conference/Skype in recognition of the logistical difficulties presented by Plymouth’s geographical location) and at least one face to face visit during the term of office to obtain feedback from staff and to strengthen their engagement with the ongoing teaching and learning process
All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. If you would like to be considered for this, please submit a CV by email to health-extex@plymouth.ac.uk by 30th May 2021 or for further information email: sharon.russell@plymouth.ac.uk