University of Surrey – External Examiner role – Professional Practice

Opening Date:
8 Oct 2015
Closing Date:
16 Oct 2015
Salary Range:

University of Surrey

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Request for and External Examiner

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences requires External Examiners to support the School of Health Sciences.

Our nursing programmes are ranked second in the UK by The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016 and The Complete University Guide. The School has a rich community of leading healthcare researchers and the programmes of study on offer reflect the current and future work of the clusters of expertise situated within the School

External Examiners will be appointed for three years starting in September 2015 with the possibility of further extension for a fourth year. They are expected and encouraged to comment on the content of the subject area particularly with regard to subject benchmarks, the structure of the programme, the appropriateness of the assessment procedures and the general conduct of the assessment process. Ideally External Examiners will be able to examine across both the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

We are looking for External Examiners to cover the following modules:

  • Application of Leadership and Management
  • Decisions Judgements and Risks
  • Developing Professional Practice
  • Dissertation (Research Project)
  • Family Interventions
  • Physical Assessment Skills in Mental Health
  • Leadership and Innovation

Application is by electronic submission of Curriculum Vitae to

Before a post can be confirmed you will also be required to complete the University’s Eligibility form, which will be sent to you at that stage.

For further information and / or discussion of this vacancy please contact:

Karen Hughes –Head of Programmes (Continuing Professional Development Programmes)
Telephone 01483 682939 or e-mail

Deadline for applications is Friday 16 October 2015.