Subject External Examiner – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – Postgraduate Programme

Opening Date:
10 Jun 2016
Closing Date:
22 Jul 2016
Salary Range:

The School is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner to a range of modules within our postgraduate suite of programmes. The remit involves assessment of theory and practice modules relating to:

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – concepts and skills (SCQF L11)
Application of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (SCQF L11)

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 field of cognitive behavioural therapy, and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post. In addition, given the academic level of the modules/programmes, applicants are required to hold a masters qualification.

The appointments will be with effect from 1 October 2016, for a 4-year term 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:

For an informal discussion, please contact:
Brian Thomson, Lecturer and Programme Leader:, Tel 0141 849 4331

For a nomination form, please contact:
Hazel Shepherd, School Service Delivery Officer:, Tel 01698 283100 Ext 8462