External Examiner Vacancy – Midwifery

Opening Date:
29 Jun 2017
Closing Date:
28 Jul 2017
Salary Range:

The College of Human and Health Sciences has an external examiner vacancy for our Enhanced Professional Midwifery Practice programme and our sexual health modules.

Enhanced Professional Midwifery Practise is a work-based modular postgraduate degree specifically geared towards the needs of practising and registered midwives. It is practice focused but also supports the student to develop skills in reflection and critical thinking.

We are seeking an experienced midwife with an interest in women’s health, women’s studies, maternity care and family wellbeing. The appointment will commence in September 2017 for an initial four year period.

The successful applicant will be asked to attend one examination board per year and submit an annual report following this. External examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise.

Essential Criteria: Experience of delivering relevant programmes at HE level

Desirable Criteria: Previous experience as an external examiner

Date of appointment: September 2017 – September 2021

Closing Date: Friday 28 July 2017

Programme details will be provided to the appointee and induction/training offered.

Please note that due to existing external examiner arrangements we are not able accept applications from staff in the following institutions:

Hertfordshire, Lancashire, Oxford Brookes and Welsh institutions

Please send initial expressions of interest and a CV to the programme leader, Dr Sarah Norris s.e.norris@swansea.ac.uk