External Examiner – Palliative Care

Opening Date:
25 Jun 2014
Closing Date:
11 Jul 2014
Salary Range:

The School of Healthcare is seeking to appoint an external examiner to cover a number of modules currently offered within the pre-registration BSc (Hons) Nursing programme and the post registration Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care programme. The appointment requires a candidate whose area of subject expertise would enable them to be involved with the external examining process for the Graduate Certificate programme and the following undergraduate modules:

 HECS 3088 Patient Focused Palliative Care (Level 3, 10 credits)
 HECS 3106 Assessment and Management Of The Patient With Advanced Disease (Level 3, 20 credits)
 HECS 3108 Reactions To Loss (Level 3, 10 credits)

Applications are sought from healthcare professionals, who are educated to at least masters level and hold a recognised teaching qualification. Preference will be given to candidates with a proven record of accomplishment in publishing and scholarly activity.

The tenure of appointment is for a period of one year in the first instance, normally followed by a further three year period. All external examiner appointments are subject to approval by the Faculty Taught Student Education Committee.

The School uses GradeMark to mark most assignments and for these the external examiner will be required to view students’ work and markers’ comments on-line.

For an informal discussion, please contact Ms Alison Ketchell using the contact details published below.

Anyone wishing to be considered is invited to submit an expression of interest and detailed Curriculum Vitae outlining their teaching, research, and where applicable, external examining experience: Alison Ketchell, School of Healthcare, The University of Leeds, LEEDS LS2 9UT Tel: 0113 343 1258; e-mail: a.c.ketchell@leeds.ac.uk