External Examiner – MSc Physiotherapy MSc Physiotherapy (Manual therapy)* MSc Physiotherapy (Neuro-rehabilitation)

Opening Date:
8 May 2014
Closing Date:
6 Jun 2014
Salary Range:

The University of Nottingham are seeking to appoint an External Examiner from September 2014, for a period of four years. The External Examiner will oversee the MSc programmes in the Physiotherapy Division, School of Health Sciences. The courses attract both UK and International students and are open to all therapist and related health care professions.
The principal responsibilities will include providing informative comment and recommendations upon whether or not the University is retaining its academic standards, comparing student performance with that of students on similar types of programme at UK Higher Education Institutions and assisting in ensuring the assessment process measures student achievement rigorously and fairly against the intended outcomes of the programme.
The programmes are diverse, but include a core 30 credit research module and two pathways specific 30 credit modules. These can be followed by a 30 credit option module and a dissertation to obtain the full MSc. Course information can be accessed from the University website: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/pgstudy/courses/nursing-midwifery-and-physiotherapy/physiotherapy-msc.aspx
The various pathways include a strong emphasis on evidence-based practice, physiotherapy theory, research and specialist interests.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified academic staff with experience of managing and assessing students on similar programmes. External examiner experience would be an advantage, but is not essential. For an informal chat about this appointment please contact either Grahame Pope (Head of Division) on 01158231785, or Marjan Blackburn (Course Director) on 01158231792. If you are interested in contributing to this exciting programme as an External Examiner, please forward a letter of interest and a CV to Marjan Blackburn, Course Director MSc programmes at marjan.blackburn@nottingham.ac.uk
*The MSc physiotherapy (Manual therapy) is suspended for 2014-2015 for curriculum review.

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