External Examiner: Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care, Postgraduate Certificate in Palliative Care and MSc Person-centred Practice (Palliative Care)

Opening Date:
16 Jun 2017
Closing Date:
31 Jul 2017
Salary Range:

In collaboration with Queen Margaret University, St. Columba’s Hospice runs, within the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework, specialist palliative care degree level modules towards the Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care and Masters level modules towards the Postgraduate Certificate in Palliative Care and the MSc Person-centred Practice (Palliative Care). One module from each programme is run per semester, a total of 4 modules each academic year. We are seeking an External Examiner for these modules.

In addition there is a requirement to examine the Dissertation Project of students remaining on the MSc in Palliative Care programme which is currently being run out following revalidation of the Masters programme in 2016 and the Dissertation Project of students completing the MSc Person-centred Practice (Palliative Care).

As an External Examiner you will be expected to oversee the quality of modules, attend Assessment Boards and meet with students on the programme. You will also be expected to produce an annual report that contributes to the Quality Enhancement process.

As an applicant you are required to have:

  • Relevant academic expertise and experience in palliative care.
  • A Masters degree in palliative care or related PhD.
  • Current employment within a UK university or employment in an organisation with a collaborative partnership with a UK university.
  • No formal links with Queen Margaret University in the last five years.

If you are interested and would like to discuss further please contact Janice Logan, Programme Lead, using the details below.

Please submit your written expression of interest and CV to:
Janice Logan
Programme Lead
Lecturer in Palliative Care
St. Columba’s Hospice
Email: jlogan@stcolumbashospice.org.uk
Tel: 0131 551 7710

The successful applicant will be appointed with effect from December 2017.