External Examiner

Opening Date:
7 Feb 2014
Closing Date:
7 Mar 2014
Salary Range:

The Faculty of Health and Social Care is the largest faculty in London South Bank University, with a long standing reputation for excellence in the education, research and practice development of a variety of health and social care specialists. The Faculty is seeking to appoint a number of replacement External Examiners to a variety of well-established pre-registration programmes in

• Adult Nursing
• Child Nursing
• Mental Health Nursing
• Learning Disability Nursing
• Midwifery
• Social Work
• Therapeutic Radiography

• Health & Social Care – Foundation degree
• Maternity Support
• Mental Health
• Acute Hospital Care
• Primary care

Programmes have been designed to be flexible and span all levels of study from vocational to postgraduate activities, and include work-based learning, e-based learning, taught and distance learning, some of which are being delivered internationally.

The University operates a two-tier examination board system, with External examiners being initially appointed to a Subject Area Board where they will oversee a number of academic modules. More experienced External Examiners may subsequently be appointed to an Award and Progression Examination Board. The examination boards meet three times a year and there is an expectation that the External Examiner will attend at least one Examination Board and submit an annual report to the University.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified academic staff within the relevant field of education. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Please apply with a CV and letter of interest outlining your experience, specific area of expertise in education, research and/or clinical/social care practice to:

Ian Govender
Faculty Quality Assurance Admin Manager
E-Mail: govendi@lsbu.ac.uk

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