External Examiner Required for the MA in Social Work Programme

Opening Date:
25 Jan 2016
Closing Date:
29 Feb 2016
Salary Range:

We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner with effect from 1 October 2016.

Interested applicants must have experience of external examining in at least one other Higher Education Institution.

The vacancy is for the MA in Social Work Programme.

This pre-registration graduate programme has been delivered for over five years at the University of Cumbria. We are looking for someone with experience of managing this type of programme who can help us to further develop the excellent foundations laid to date. We would particularly be interested in someone who can be a critical friend in enabling us to develop our students practice based research skills. Current registration with the HCPC as a Social Worker is required for this post.

Please note that we are unable to accept applications from you if:

• You are a current external examiner within the University of Cumbria or have been in the previous four years if you have served a four year term with us previously
• You are currently professionally involved with members of the programme team
• You have been employed within the previous five years by the University or at one of its associate institutions.

Information on the external examining role at the University of Cumbria is available via the following website

If you would like further information, please contact Kirsteen Laidlaw, Programme Leader at: kirsteen.laidlaw@cumbria.ac.uk

To apply please email your CV to Kirsteen Laidlaw at the above email address.

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