External Examiner – Epidemiology & Statistics

Opening Date:
30 Jul 2015
Closing Date:
31 Aug 2015
Salary Range:

The Department of Health Sciences is a large and multidisciplinary department, offering a broad range of educational programmes in the health and social care field. We are seeking to appoint replacement external examiners for the following programmes:

Masters in Public Health / MSc in Applied Health Research – Specific responsibility for epidemiology and statistics modules

External examiners are required to review and evaluate assessment marking; be a member of the Board of Examiners and attend meetings; comment and give advice on programme content, balance and structure; and to complete an annual report as part of the University of York’s quality assurance mechanisms. The University requires external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year.

All appointments are subject to meeting the University’s criteria for the appointment of external examiners.

Successful applicants would be appointed with effect from October 2015 for a term of four academic years, and would join a supportive team of seventeen external examiners.

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Tracy Lightfoot, Graduate School Board Chair (tracy.lightfoot@york.ac.uk) or to Veronica Gillies, Secretary to the Board of Examiners (veronica.gillies@york.ac.uk). General information about the Department can be found on our website http://www.york.ac.uk/healthsciences/

Interested applicants should submit their letter of application and a CV to the Secretary to the Board of Examiners (veronica.gillies@york.ac.uk).

Closing date: Monday 31st August 2015