External Examiner – Undergraduate Provision – Mental Health

Opening Date:
27 Feb 2017
Closing Date:
31 Mar 2017
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 SCQF level 9 theory modules relating to:

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy
  • Psychotherapy
  • Personality disorders
  • Medication in mental health
  • Mental health in the community
  • Teaching in professional practice

External examiner responsibilities include moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at 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 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 qualification(s) and experience. Relevant professional experience in the fields of mental health, and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post.

The appointments will be with effect from 1 October 2017 to 30 September 2021.

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:

Dr Helen Walker, Programme Leader:
helen.walker@uws.ac.uk, Tel 01698 283100 Ext 8627

For nomination form, please contact:

Hazel Shepherd, School Service Delivery Officer: hazel.shepherd@uws.ac.uk,
Tel 01698 283100 Ext 8462