University of the Highlands and Islands, Department of Nursing

Opening Date:
23 Mar 2017
Closing Date:
14 Apr 2017
Salary Range:

External Examiner – BSc in Nursing Adult
External Examiner – BSc in Nursing Mental Health

The Department of Nursing are seeking to appoint External Examiners for the BSc in Nursing (Adult and Mental Health) programme. The Nursing programme for adult and mental health nursing students leads to a professional registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Students study together in generic modules as well as field-specific modules.

The role of the External Examiner is to provide assurance on:

a. whether academic standards are set and maintained at appropriate levels
b. whether the assessment process is appropriate, rigorous, equitable, effective and conducted in line with policies, regulations and guidance
c. whether the standard of student performance is properly judged against the level set, and
d. the comparability of the standard and level of student achievement with those in other higher education institutions.

This post will be effective from 1 September 2017 and the term of office would normally be four years.

Applicants should hold appropriate academic and nursing qualification(s), have experience of programme delivery and acting in the role of an External Examiner. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s Joint Faculty Executive Committee.

If you are interested in applying, please submit a detailed CV to Vivien Willeboordse

If you require further information please email Wendy Jessiman,