The School of Health and Life Sciences at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the Master of Public Health (MPH) Programme. The aim of the MPH is to educate students in preventing disease, promoting health, and protecting the health and well-being of the public through education, research and public health practice. The MPH comprises of 6 core modules, an optional module and a dissertation. GCU is seeking someone who has experience working in public health along within knowledge of university processes. Previous experience as an external examiner would be advantageous but not essential. There will be support offered to external examiners to assist you in settling into the role. The role requires attendance at the university campus at key points during the year. This will be to feedback on the moderation of students work to ensure consistency of marking and that the MPH is comparable with other similar programmes across the UK, along with assurance that students are assessed in accordance to regulations approved for each module. You will be expected to provide an annual report regarding the standards attained by students and any other matters that are deemed appropriate. The post will commenced in September 2019 until September 2023. For further information on the programme or to apply please send a CV to the programme leader Emma MacDonald, either by email: email@example.com or by post to: Department of Nursing & Community Health, Govan Mbeki Building A518, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, G4 0BA
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The School of Health Sciences is seeking to appoint an external examiner to the FdA Health and Wellbeing course. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced registrants. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Tenure will normally be for a period of four years. There are 2 intakes per year for the FdA Course, delivered across a number of geographical areas. The foundation degree is currently offered as part of the Assistant Practitioner standard, the Trainee Nursing Associate standard (subject to validation) and is also validated as a standalone programme. The assessment boards are held at the University of Suffolk, Waterfront Building in Ipswich, Suffolk. You will be joining a team of external examiners supporting the School with a number of undergraduate and pre-registration programmes in health care. As an External Examiner you will be expected to:
- Have current registration with the NMC
- Be employed in Higher Education
- Review samples of examination/essay scripts and other assessed materials, advising module assessment boards on the content and standard of assessments.
- Attend a minimum of 2 assessment boards a year.
- Undertake an annual visit to practice, to meet with students and mentors.
- Review new modules in preparation for validation events.
- Advise on academic misconduct and appeal cases.
- Submit an annual report to the University Quality Boards.
The School of Health and Social Work is seeking to appoint an external examiner for the Non-medical Prescribing Programme. This very popular course is delivered up to three times per year and is offered to nurses (V300 and V150), pharmacists and all AHP groups eligible to prescribe. To ensure that all regulatory body requirements are met we hold four Board of Examiners’ meetings across the year. The programme is currently undergoing validation against the new NMC (2018) standards. The appointment is from September 2019 and will be for a 4-year period. Experience of teaching and assessing within the non-medical prescribing programme in a higher education setting is essential and applications are particularly welcome from those with experience in the teaching and assessment of pharmacist and AHP students. An independent prescribing qualification is preferred. For further information and/or to make expressions of interest in the position (by submission of a current CV) please contact: Dr Denise Knight Professional Lead: Non-medical Prescribing firstname.lastname@example.org 07908 512407
The University of Central Lancashire is seeking to appoint an experienced and suitably qualified academic to act as External Examiner for the Return to Practice course. The successful applicant must be registered on the NMC register and have relevant experience of working in nursing as well as teaching on a Return to Practice course.. He/she will work with our existing External Examiners to review a number of modules within the RTP course. This will include modules delivered at both level 6 and level 7, with some of the modules shared between pathways: The External Examiner will be expected to attend the programme assessment board, consider student work and contribute to the overall assessment process. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Applications are by submission of CV. The appointment will be with effect from September 2019 and will be for a period of four years and application is via curriculum Vitae to Sue Quayle For programme information please contact: Sue Quayle Senior Lecturer/Course Leader University of Central Lancashire University Preston, Lancashire PR1 2HE 01772 895095 SQuayle2@uclan.ac.uk
Northumbria University Newcastle is a research-rich, business-focussed, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, and with a campus in the heart of London’s financial district, Northumbria University is located in the UK’s best two cities for students. At Northumbria we are global in our scope and reach, with operations in London, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Singapore, and we remain the largest English provider in Hong Kong. The University continues its strong commitment to internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe. Northumbria is ranked 48th in the Guardian league table 2018, and ranked in the Top 200 Under 50 global University rankings. We are seeking to appoint a high calibre individual with and excellent international reputation to join our successful and highly committed team of academic staff in the Faculty of health and Life Sciences. You will be expected to help drive research, innovation and teaching excellence in the Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, in the subject discipline of Mental Health Nursing. You must hold a first degree and be qualified to Doctoral level in a relevant discipline and have leading subject expertise in mental health nursing, with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy. Proven ability to deliver high quality research led teaching within mental health nursing and a publication profile commensurate with the post of Professor/Associate Professor are essential. Registration with the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council as a mental health nurse is essential. For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Alison Machin, Head of Department at Alison.Machin@northumbria.ac.uk
The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, at Northumbria University, are seeking to appoint an external examiner for our Pre-registration Midwifery Programmes (module allocations will be across the BSc (Hons), PgDip, & PMA programmes). Modules are allocated between two external examiners. An innovative new curriculum was implemented from September 2017 based on Mary Renfrew’s, Framework for Quality Maternal and Newborn Care’. This has resulted in novel approaches to teaching and assessment strategies; including a continued strong inter-professional learning theme. We link with four NHS Trusts across a wide geographical area, which the External Examiner visits on an annual rotating basis, to meet senior staff, mentors and students in practice. We are looking for someone with:
- Relevant academic and/or professional qualifications to at least the level of the qualification being externally examined
- Previous experience as an external examiner is strongly preferred
- Familiarity with the standard expected of students to achieve the award that is to be examined
- Sufficient standing, credibility and breadth of experience within the subject to be able to command the respect of academic peers
Northumbria is ranked 48th in the Guardian league table 2018, and ranked in the Top 200 Under 50 global University rankings. We are seeking to appoint a high calibre individual with and excellent international reputation to join our successful and highly committed team of academic staff in the Faculty of health and Life Sciences. You will be expected to help drive research, innovation and teaching excellence in the Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, in the subject discipline of Midwifery. You must hold a first degree and be qualified to Doctoral level in a relevant discipline and have leading subject expertise in Midwifery with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy. Proven ability to deliver high quality research led teaching within mental health nursing and a publication profile commensurate with the post of Professor/Associate Professor are essential. Registration with the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council as a midwife is essential. For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Alison Machin, Head of Department at Alison.Machin@northumbria.ac.uk
The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health at Coventry University wishes to appoint an External Examiner to support our current team of external examiners for modules within our portfolio of continued professional development course in nursing. Coventry University offers extensive support for external examiners and holds briefing workshops annually. Further support is also provided by the professional lead, course directors and course administrators. The University normally expects external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year and to complete an annual External Examiner Monitoring Report. The appointed External Examiner will work alongside other external examiners advising and commenting on modules at Coventry University. Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners:
- The area of expertise of external examiners is within the area of assessment undertaken
- Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment
- Applicants must not have been a Coventry University examiner or employee within the last five years
- Applicants will have a qualification registered with the HCPC or the NMC, a commitment to interprofessional education and, in addition, ideally will also have external examining experience
The School of Nursing and midwifery is seeking to appoint an external examiner to oversee suite of commissioned programmes:
- BMedSci (Hons) Health and Social Care: Neonatal Intensive care
- PG Certificate: Neonatal Intensive Care
- Review and approve examination papers
- Review and comment on QA procedures relating to the internal assessment of student work
- The examiner would also be invited to attend OSCE examinations review non-paper based assessments
- Attend relevant examinations boards/Boards of Study
- Comment on/contribute to programme development
- Write a yearly report
The School of Nursing and midwifery is seeking to appoint an external examiner to oversee a programme to develop nurses for advanced practice in primary care and community settings. The programme is part time over three years. It aims to develop expert generalists who are able to work effectively within a skill mix team to provide responsive and person centred primary care. The programme includes:
- Evidence based practice
- Consultation and person-centred primary care
- Advanced clinical assessment
- Nurse independent prescribing
- Complex needs and primary care development
- Mentorship in primary care
- Management of long term conditions in primary care
- Dissertation reporting on a project to develop primary care practice
- Comment on/contribute to programme development
- Review, approve and provide feedback on student assessment procedures and QA
- Attend relevant examinations boards/Boards of Study
- Provide an annual report