External Examiner – MMedSci Advanced Nursing Studies

Opening Date:
25 Sep 2015
Closing Date:
30 Nov 2015
Salary Range:

The School of Nursing and midwifery is seeking to appoint an external examiner to oversee suite of commissioned programmes:

  • NURT80 MMedSci Advanced Nursing Studies (Online Distance Learning)

The programme is taught entirely online with all materials and discussions made available via the Internet using the University of Sheffield’s MOLE system based on the Blackboard/WebCT learning environment. Familiarity with this mode of programme delivery would be an advantage.

The programme aims to:

  • Provide a flexible programme of targeted education tailored to suit individual student needs
  • Build on participants’ existing experience, knowledge and domain speciality
  • Develop each individual’s critical faculties, analytical abilities and intellectual curiosity
  • Locate an international perspective amongst contemporary nursing issues and provide a forum for debate

Students are normally expected to complete the programme in three years of part-time study but have up to 5 years from initial registration to complete this award, if required.

The appointment would be for a period of four years from September 2015 and examiners would be expected to:

  • Review and approve examination papers
  • Review and comment on QA procedures relating to the internal assessment of student work
  • The examiner would also be invited to attend OSCE examinations review non-paper based assessments
  • Attend relevant examinations boards/Boards of Study
  • Comment on/contribute to programme development
  • Write a yearly report

For additional information please contact Parveen Ali (parveen.ali@sheffield.ac.uk)

Applications a invited from suitably qualified/experience individuals who should email an expression of interest and CV to:

Expressions of interest and CV should be sent to Mrs Tracey Pacan (Team Leader) at t.m.pacan@sheffield.ac.uk