External Examiners – Clinical Research (MClin Res) Programme

Opening Date:
14 Jun 2017
Closing Date:
5 Jul 2017
Salary Range:

The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint two external examiners: a combined programme & subject external examiner, and a subject external for the Clinical Research (MClin Res) programme.

The MClin Res programme is tailored to equip Nurses, Midwives, AHPs and other Non- Medical/Dental Healthcare Professionals with essential skills to manage and deliver research in clinical and health and social care settings, and to develop careers in clinical research, clinical and academic practice, or academic research with a strong clinical practice component.

The programme has a unique interdisciplinary focus drawing on the expertise of nationally and internationally renowned lecturers and practitioners from many different fields including nursing, midwifery, physiotherapy, social work, speech and language therapy, audiology, psychology and medicine. Further details of the programme can be found at; https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/nursing/study/masters/mclinres/

All coursework is electronically submitted by students and is marked online using Grademark. External examiners will be required to use the online moderating process. User guides and support will be available.

Person Specification:


  • Working in a UK HEI with no formal educational links with the University of Manchester in the last 5 years
  • Master’s Degree, or above in an area related to the above subject area
  • Direct experience of teaching and assessing in the applicable subject areas


  • Research and publications in related area

The University appointments for external examiners are normally for a period of 4 years and made in line with the University of Manchester’s Guidance for External Examiners.

Interested candidates should detail their experience in teaching and assessing in the applicable subjects. Expressions of interest, by CV from suitably qualified and experienced colleagues should be sent by the 5 July 2017 to Katie.Gray@manchester.ac.uk