External Examiner for BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
12 May 2015
Closing Date:
12 Jun 2015
Salary Range:

The Department of Health Studies at University Campus Suffolk is seeking to appoint an External Examiner to our new BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science programme. The first intake started in April 2015, with a cohort of 25 students. Assessment Boards dates are available in advance, with 2 main assessment boards per year.

External Examiners are expected to oversee the quality of modules (theory and practice), programmes, attend Assessment Boards and meet with students on the programme. The majority of theoretical assessment is conducted on-line. You will be expected to produce a module report for each module reviewed and complete an annual report that contributes to the Risk-based Monitoring and Enhancement process.

Applicants will be required to have:

  • Current HCPC registration as a paramedic
  • Current employment within a UK university with no formal links with UCS in the last five years
  • Evidence of internal examining experience
  • Previous external examining experience is desirable but not essential

All new examiners to the University will be expected to attend an induction event for External Examiners. Tenure of appointment is usually four years.

Interested individuals are welcome to contact Lee Cunnell, Course Leader, at l.cunnell@ucs.ac.uk or telephone 01473 338608 for further information.

Please submit your written expression of interest and full CV to Dr Jane Day, Head of Department, Health Studies (j.day@ucs.ac.uk).

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