External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Urgent and Emergency Care Intercalated (full time) and Professional Development (part time)

Opening Date:
18 Apr 2018
Closing Date:
11 May 2018
Salary Range:

We are looking for an External Examiner for our BSc (Hons) in Urgent and Emergency Care. This is a unique programme designed for medical students intercalating (full time) between years 4 and 5 of their primary medical degree, and qualified clinicians (including nurses, paramedics, physiotherapists) studying part time. The programme team work collegiately with practice colleagues across the UK, which includes Consultants in Emergency Medicine, acting as mentors for our full time students. This is an opportunity, highly suitable for healthcare professionals registered with the NMC, the GMC or the HCPC, with academic and clinical experience related to urgent and emergency care/medicine. As our external examiner, you will work closely with the programme team to promote high standards of professional, academic and clinical practice, through robust fit for purpose assessment (level 6).

The appointment will be for 4 years from August 2018 with a commitment required as follows:

  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • To attend our assessment panels held each year in March, July, and November and the submission of external examiner reports
  • 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 and to share your valuable expertise, strengthening engagement with the ongoing teaching and learning process

All appointments are subject to the University’s criteria for appointment. If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please submit a CV by email to caroline.crawford@plymouth.ac.uk by Friday 11 May 2018 or for further information please email the programme lead, Pam Nelmes p.nelmes@plymouth.ac.uk