The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health at Coventry University is looking to appoint an External Examiner for the Dip HE Operating Department Practice & BSc Professional Practice – Operating Department Practice programmes for a four-year period commencing academic year 2017/18.
Coventry University offers extensive support for external examiners and holds briefing workshops annually. Further support is also provided by the course directors and course administrators. The University normally expects external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year and to complete an annual External Examiner Monitoring Report.
Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners:
• The area of expertise of external examiners is within the area of assessment undertaken;
• Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment;
• Applicants must not have been a Coventry University examiner within the last five years;
• Applicants will have a qualification registered with the HCPC as an Operating Department Practitioner and in addition ideally will also have external examining experience.
Informal enquiries can be made to Dean Newman, Course Director, DipHE Operating Department Practice, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: 02477 658260.
Formal expressions of interest should be forwarded to:
Patricia Bluteau, Associate Head, Quality and Accreditation
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health
Coventry CV1 5FB
or by email: email@example.com