External Examiner is required for Research CPD modules at Levels 6 and 7: Plymouth University

Opening Date:
24 May 2017
Closing Date:
21 Jun 2017
Salary Range:

An External Examiner is required to look at Research CPD modules which feed in to the BSc (Hons) Professional Development in Health and Social Care programme at Level 6 and the MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Nursing and Midwifery Professions) programme Level 7. These programmes are based within the Faculty of Health and Human Sciences and are ‘step-on’, ‘step-off’ with a range of modules; over 100 of these modules are delivered in partnership with our local NHS Trusts.
We are looking for an individual with a Research background, current NMC registration and the appropriate experience and interest who can join our External Examiner team. Within our programmes, we offer a number of advancing research modules/dissertation/project specific that are designed to enable students to build a CPD pathway that reflects their area of practice/career.

We are passionate about delivering high quality education that is embedded in practice and we are looking for an External Examiner with the same passion to join us.

The appointment will be for 4 years from August 2017 and the commitment required is as follows:
•Currently three assessment panels a year (March, June, and November) and the submission of external examiner reports
•To review a range of coursework throughout the year
•To attend one assessment event per year if appropriate (for example, OSCE or oral presentation)
•To engage in communication with the programme team
•To carry out at least one interim engagement per year (which may take the form of a ‘virtual’ visit by video conference/Skype in recognition of the logistical difficulties presented by Plymouth’s geographical location) and at least one face to face visit during the term of office to obtain feedback from staff and to strengthen their engagement with the ongoing teaching and learning process.

For further information please contact sharon.russell@plymouth.ac.uk or to apply please submit your CV to emily.young@plymouth.ac.uk