External Examiner – Long-Term Conditions, with a particular focus on Cancer and Palliative Care – University of Dundee

Opening Date:
27 Oct 2014
Closing Date:
14 Nov 2014
Salary Range:

The School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee is currently reviewing our Post-Registration and Postgraduate provision. As a result, we are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the following modules at SCQF Level 9, to join our existing team of multi-disciplinary experts.

• Cancer Perspectives
• Communication Issues in Palliative Care
• Palliative Care Perspectives
• Symptom Management in Palliative Care

The successful applicant may also be given the opportunity to examine other Long-Term Conditions-related modules at SCQF Levels 9 and 11.

The University requires that External Examiners have qualifications at least equivalent to the Module/Programme being examined, so applicants should possess a Masters degree.

All appointments will be initially for a three-year period.

Please be aware that the NMC requires External Examiners for Nursing and Midwifery programmes to possess up-to-date registration on the appropriate part of the NMC Register.

The University’s Assessment and External Examiners Overview, which includes a link to the ‘Guidance on External Examining of Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate Programmes including the Conduct of Examination Boards’, can be found at:


For further information please contact:

Dr Elaine Lee
Head of Postgraduate/Post-Qualifying Studies
School of Nursing and Midwifery
University of Dundee
11 Airlie Place
Email: e.c.lee@dundee.ac.uk
Tel: 01382 388668


Mrs Karen Horsley
Post-Registration Programmes Manager
School of Nursing and Midwifery
University of Dundee
11 Airlie Place
Email: k.j.horsley@dundee.ac.uk
Tel: 01382 381975

Applications should be submitted to Helen Walker h.e.a.walker@dundee.ac.uk by Friday 14 November 2014.