External Examiner – BSc/BSc (Hons) in Nursing (Adult) Programme (including Return to Practice Module)

Opening Date:
7 Mar 2017
Closing Date:
10 Apr 2017
Salary Range:

The Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the BSc/BSc (Hons) in Nursing (Adult) programme and also the Return to Practice Nursing module.

The Nursing programme for adult and mental health nursing students leads to a professional registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Students study together in all-field modules as well as field-specific modules.

The Return to Practice module is for qualified nurses and midwives whose registration has lapsed and provides an opportunity to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence to return to the Nursing and Midwifery Council register as a practising nurse or midwife.

Full details of the programme and modules will be provided to appointees.

As an External Examiner you would be required to:

  • Monitor the quality of the programme
  • Externally moderate assessed work
  • Attend in person one Board of Examiners per year
  • Complete an annual report
  • Comment on proposed modifications and the development of new modules

This post will be effective from 1st September 2017 and the term of office would normally be four years.

Applicants should hold appropriate academic and nursing qualification(s), have experience of programme delivery and acting in the role of an External Examiner. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s Academic Council.

If you are interested in applying, please submit a detailed CV to:

Aprill Smith, Assessment Co-ordinator, Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport, University of Stirling, a.e.smith@stir.ac.uk.

If you require further information please email Aprill Smith, as above, who will forward your query to the appropriate member of staff.

Closing date for applications: 10th April 2017