We are looking for a dedicated individual to undertake the role of external examiner for our MSc/PGDip/BSc Specialist Community Public Health Nursing at Sheffield Hallam University. Previous experience of external examining is preferred. The appointments will commence September 2016 and the tenure is expected to be four years.
Your role & 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.
You should have appropriate expertise and experience to be able to undertake a role in the assurance of academic standards in Higher Education. All External Examiners for programmes leading to registration or recordable qualifications with the Nursing and Midwifery Council will be expected to maintain their registration to the NMC professional register for the duration of their External Examiner contract, this should include a suitable prescribing qualification alongside the SCPHN registration.
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 Department Assessment Boards as appropriate.
You will also be required to attend a one day University External Examiners Induction session,
All new appointments of External Examiners will be subject to Verification of UKVI Status prior to conducting any activity on behalf of the University.
Please send expressions of interest and an accompanying CV to Julie Watson at Sheffield Hallam University.