External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health) with NMC Registration

Opening Date:
25 Jun 2014
Closing Date:
25 Jul 2014
Salary Range:

The School of Healthcare is seeking an external examiner for its 3 year pre-registration nursing mental health programme. This is a full time programme with a variable intake of between 40-45 students.

Further programme/module details and documentation will be provided together with a briefing session on appointment. The role includes responsibility for a number of field specific modules and some cross nursing modules.

The appointment is for one year in the first instance with the possibility of extending for a further 3 year term and will commence from the academic year 2014-2015. All appointments are subject to approval by the University Faculty Taught Student Education Committee.

Applicants should:
i) be a registered mental health nurse
ii) have an NMC recordable teaching qualification
iii) hold a higher degree at Masters level
iv) work within a Higher Education Institution.

Preference will be given to candidates with a proven record of accomplishment in publishing and scholarly activity and previous external examiner experience.

All external examiners are required to be present at School Progression and Award Board meetings for the programme (at least one per year and preferably the September board), and are required to be available for consultation on assessment and curriculum issues.

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

For an informal discussion or for further information regarding the programme please contact Anne Lawton, Programme Leader, using the contact details below.

Anyone wishing to be considered should submit an expression of interest and detailed Curriculum Vitae outlining their teaching, research, and where applicable, external examining experience to: Anne Lawton, School of Healthcare, The University of Leeds, LEEDS LS2 9JT or by email to a.m.lawton@leeds.ac.uk Tel 0113 343 1319