External Examiner – MA Responding to Domestic and Sexual Violence

Opening Date:
27 Apr 2017
Closing Date:
29 May 2017
Salary Range:

The National Centre for the Study and Prevention of Violence and Abuse within the Institute of Health and Society at the University of Worcester is seeking an External Examiner for the following programme (which is subject to approval):
MA in Responding to Domestic and Sexual Violence.

The rationale for the programme is in response to the continued recognition of the universal concern of the prevalence of Domestic and Sexual Violence (DSV) and, the acute and chronic impact these experiences have on the well-being and welfare of victim/survivors. The programme also recognises the implications for the prevention of violence and appropriate interventions in the management of perpetrators of such abuse. The programme is aimed at graduates and practitioners within any professional discipline working with victim/survivors and perpetrators of DSV.

The University of Worcester offers support for External Examiners and a full induction day. Further support is also provided by the Programme Leader and module team. The University normally expects External Examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year.

Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners:

  • The area of expertise of External Examiners is within the area of assessment undertaken;
  • Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment;
  • He/she must not have been a University of Worcester examiner within the last five years;
  • He/she will have an established and recognised academic experience in the field of violence and abuse studies.

Interested applicants can seek further information or send a CV for consideration to Claire Richards, Programme Leader, Dynamics of Domestic Violence, c.richards@worc.ac.uk.