External Examiner – Undergraduate post-registration programmes

Opening Date:
16 May 2016
Closing Date:
1 Jun 2016
Salary Range:

The School is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner to a range of modules within our post-registration undergraduate suite of programmes. The remit involves assessment of theory modules relating to:

  • Dementia Care (SCQF L9)
  • Older Adults in Society (SCQF L9)
  • Acute Mental Health Care (SCQF L9)
  • Modernising Acute Mental Health Care (SCQF L9)
  • Assessment and Care Approaches/ Care Improvement (SCQF L9)
  • Health and Social Care – leadership and influence (SCQF L9)

External examiner responsibilities include moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at subject panels where student marks are ratified. Normally there are 3 subject panels per academic session. The School uses an electronic marking system associated with the originality checking programme 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 qualifications and experience. Relevant professional experience in the fields of older person’s health and wellbeing/ leadership/ care improvement, and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post.

The appointments will be with effect from 1st October 2016, for a 4-year term to 30th 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:
Brian Johnston, Lecturer and Programme Leader, brian.johnston@uws.ac.uk, 0141 849 4266

For a nomination form, please contact:
Hazel Shepherd, School Service Delivery Officer, hazel.shepherd@uws.ac.uk, 01698 283100 Ext 8462