External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) & International Modules

Opening Date:
22 Jul 2016
Closing Date:
12 Aug 2016
Salary Range:

The School of Healthcare is seeking to appoint an external examiner for the 2016/2017 session. The appointee will be one of a team of external examiners for this pre-registration programme and will also take responsibility for:

  • HECS 1100 Learning Together : Working Together (a compulsory, Level 1 inter-professional learning module for the BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult, Child and Mental Health) and BSc (Hons) Midwifery programmes.
  • a number of international health and social care modules.

We are seeking to appoint an individual who has a master’s degree (and ideally has or is working towards a PhD); a strong background in pre-registration nursing; and a track record of publishing and scholarly activity.

The appointment is for one year in the first instance, normally followed by a further three year period. All appointments are subject to approval by the Faculty Taught Student Education Committee. The School holds an annual induction event for new external examiners to familiarise them with the University’s assessment process and to enable them to meet the programme team.

There is a two tier examination board system comprising of Module Assessment Boards and School Progression and Awards Board (SPAB). All external examiners are full members of these committees and are required to attend at least one meeting of the SPAB per year and be available for consultation on assessment and curriculum issues.

The School uses GradeMark to mark assignments and the external examiner will be required to view students’ work and markers’ comments on-line.

For an informal discussion or further details please contact Philip Esterhuizen, 0113 343 1341, P.Esterhuizen@leeds.ac.uk

Anyone wishing to be considered is invited to submit an expression of interest and detailed Curriculum Vitae outlining their teaching to Dr Esterhuizen.