External Examiner – Undergraduate Programme Subject

Opening Date:
16 Jan 2017
Closing Date:
3 Mar 2017
Salary Range:

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:

  • Health and social care
  • Communication for health and social care
  • Promoting health and wellbeing
  • Working with people across the lifecycle

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 health and social care, and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post.

The appointments will be with effect from 1st July 2017, for a 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 Fiona Millar, Lecturer and Programme Leader, fiona.millar@uws.ac.uk, 01292 886348.

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