Jobs: £60k+

External Examiner – Postgraduate Taught Programmes

Opening Date:
24 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
6 Apr 2021
The Nursing & Health Care School requires two external examiners for the following programmes:
  • MSc Advanced Nursing Science, MSc (Med Sci) Advanced Practice in Health Care and PgCert Leadership in Health & Social Care (ODL).
Our programmes aim to enable students to develop their skills and attributes in education, research, critical thinking, global citizenship and leadership. Students are typically experienced healthcare professionals from a range of international or UK backgrounds, who continue in clinical practice during their studies or return to practice after graduation. The ideal candidates would be suitably qualified nurse academics who are familiar with postgraduate teaching and programme management, and who have previous experience as an external examiner. Appointments will commence at the start of the academic year in 2021-22 and run for four years. Successful applicants will be responsible for reviewing a range of courses and/or independent projects. The main duties would normally be as follows:
  • Review and evaluate assessment and feedback processes throughout the year
  • Attend the main examination board/s
  • Submit an annual external examiner report.
  • Advise the programme team on programme structure and enhancements
Appointments are subject to the University Senate’s criteria for the appointment of external examiners. Informal inquiries can be made to Dr Eileen Cowey ( Interested applicants should submit a CV and letter of interest by email to the Postgraduate Programme Administrator, Kirsty McColl (

Senior Lecturer, Reader or Professor in Mental Health Nursing (REQ04350)

Opening Date:
17 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
10 Mar 2021
Salary Range:
The successful candidate will contribute to the administration and management of the School, and to the local, regional and international profile of the School, and provide some clinical supervision, where appropriate. You will also contribute actively to excellence in education by designing and delivering broadly based, substantive and effective teaching, and provide learning support, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels (e.g. curriculum development and review, assessment and feedback, research supervision, etc.) as agreed with the Dean of School. Applicants should have a strong commitment to team working and to enhancing the contribution of both research and education to mental health nursing. In addition for ASER contracts, applicants at Senior Lecturer and Reader level will provide research leadership and engage in activities that will enhance the research profile of the School and those at Professor level will pursue research that is world leading in terms of originality, significance and rigour, in keeping with the REF criteria.