External Examiner – PGCert Teaching and learning

Opening Date:
2 Jun 2017
Closing Date:
7 Jul 2017
Salary Range:

The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint a combined programme and subject external examiner for the PGCert in Teaching and Learning in Biology, Medicine and Health .

The aim of the PGCert T&L BMH is to train and support educators and healthcare professionals in their delivery of teaching and learning in diverse discipline areas (e.g. allied health professions, medicine, nursing, social care, science and technology). The PGCert will provide a multi-disciplinary and multi-professional perspective of teaching and learning applied to professional practice and medical research to enhance knowledge and skills in this rapidly evolving field.

This new programme is offered for the first time from September 2017 on a full and part-time basis. Some course units may also be accessed by students on other programmes.

All coursework is electronically submitted by students and is marked online using Grademark and Turnitin. External examiners will be required to use the online moderating process. User guides and support will be available.

The University appointments for external examiners are normally for a period of 4 years.

Person Specification:


  • Working in a UK HEI with no formal educational links with the University of Manchester in the last 5 years
  • Master’s Degree in an area related to the above subject area
  • Current NMC registration including a recorded teaching qualification
  • Direct experience of teaching and assessing in the above subject area


  • Research and publications in related area

Appointments will be made in line with the University of Manchester’s Guidance for External Examiners.

Interested candidates should detail their experience in teaching and assessing in the relevant subject.
Expressions of interest, by CV from suitably qualified and experienced colleagues should be sent by 7 July 2017 to: Sally.Hickson@manchester.ac.uk