University of the West of Scotland
School of Health and Life Sciences
External Examiner Vacancies (2)
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:
For informal discussion and nomination form, please contact:
- Anne Marie Craig, Programme Leader BSc Hons Adult Nursing – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Wendy Wright, Programme Leader BSc Adult Nursing – email@example.com
Closing date for completed nomination forms: 25 September 2020