External Examiner Undergraduate and Postgraduate Pre-registration Provision (BSc Midwifery and MSc Midwifery with registration Programmes)

Opening Date:
27 Feb 2017
Closing Date:
31 Mar 2017
Salary Range:

The School is seeking to appoint two subject external examiners to the BSc Midwifery and MSc Midwifery with registration programmes. The remit involves assessment of theory modules relating to these two pre-registration NMC approved midwifery programmes.

These two programmes run in tandem with each other and have shared teaching and learning. Therefore the external examiner would be responsible for moderation of assessments simultaneously from both the BSc Midwifery (SCQF levels 7-9) and MSc Midwifery with registration (SCQF levels 9-11) programmes.

External examiner will also require to complete an annual monitoring report and attend subject panels where student marks are ratified. A schedule of subject panels per academic session will be made available. The School uses an electronic marking system within Turnitin, called Grademark. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process (this being accessible through Moodle Virtual Learning Environment).

Experienced and new external examiners will be considered provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualification(s) and experience. Relevant professional experience in the field of Midwifery and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post.

Appointment will be for 3 years: from 1 October 2017 to 30 September 2020.

Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an induction day will be held by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at: http://www.uws.ac.uk/externalexaminers/

For informal discussion, please contact:
Jean Watson, BSc Midwifery Programme Leader:
jean.watson@uws.ac.uk Tel: 01698 283100 Ext 8558

Lyz Howie, MSc Midwifery with registration Programme Leader:
lyz.howie@uws.ac.uk Tel 0141 849 4306