External Examiner for MSc Advancing Professional Practice

Opening Date:
25 May 2017
Closing Date:
9 Jun 2017
Salary Range:

External Examiner for MSc Advancing Professional Practice

We are looking for a dedicated individual to undertake the role of external examiner for our Postgraduate Interprofessional modules within the MSc Advancing Professional Practice programme at Sheffield Hallam University.

Your role and responsibilities would include:

• confirming the comparability of standards of student performance at Sheffield Hallam University with those of similar modules at other UK Institutions of Higher Education;
• confirming that the assessment process in its entirety is sound, and has been fairly conducted with full regard to justice to students;
• reporting and advising on the above by means of approving coursework and examination papers and providing an annual report to the University.

To download full role description see https://blogs.shu.ac.uk/quality/files/2015/11/Section-6-External-Examiners-Annex-1-Roles-and-Responsibilities.pdf

You should have appropriate expertise and experience to be able to undertake a role in the assurance of academic standards in Higher Education. Specific responsibility for postgraduate Dissertation 45 and 60 credits; Personalised Study Module 15 and 30 credits and Work based Learning for Service Development 15 and 30 credits.

The appointees will be required to moderate a sample of scripts in relation to selected modules within the above programmes. You will also be required to produce an annual report and attend Assessment Boards as appropriate.

You will also be required to attend a one day University External Examiners Induction session on 19 September 2017,

Please send expressions of interest and an accompanying CV to Colette Fegan at Sheffield Hallam University at c.m.fegan@shu.ac.uk.

All appointments are subject to verification of eligibility to work in the UK, as per UK Visas and Immigration requirements. Please refer to the UKVI website for further information.

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