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External Panel member for course validation MSc Paediatric Musculoskeletal Health

Opening Date:
16 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
23 Jun 2021
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We are seeking two external panel members to support the validation of our new MSc Musculoskeletal Paediatric Health. The course is designed to develop students’ knowledge and skills in the safe and competent care of children of all ages. The course covers topics in paediatric musculoskeletal practice with specific units on paediatric development, paediatric musculoskeletal examination, paediatric musculoskeletal interventions, and paediatric musculoskeletal management. As well as scrutinising the various course and unit documents, in terms of its subject content, coherence and structure, and teaching, learning and assessment strategies, external panel members will be expected to take part in our Course Consideration/Approval Panel meeting. This will take place remotely (via Zoom or Teams) on Thursday 22 July 2021 (approx 09.15 – 17.00). There is a fee of £150 payable, subject to standard HMRC regulations. As a minimum the external panel members should have:
  • Knowledge of the subject area (musculoskeletal paediatric health), holding a level 7 qualification in a relevant discipline area (e.g. healthcare professional with background in paediatrics or musculoskeletal health/rehabilitation).
  • Current or recent knowledge of working in UK Higher Education.
  • An understanding of the expectations for UK academic programmes and national frameworks at the proposed level.
  • Familiarity with processes for quality assuring and enhancing academic programmes in Higher Education, and preferably with developing or reviewing equivalent courses. and should have
  • No current or recent significant involvement with the University College, its course, staff or students
If you satisfy the above criteria, and are available on 22 July please do apply, by contacting Michelle Holmes (MHolmes@aecc.ac.uk) with a brief summary of your relevant experience and attaching your latest CV. Michelle would be happy to discuss the appointment further with you if you wish. Please note that all appointments are subject to verification of eligibility to work in the UK, as per UK Visas and Immigration requirements

External Examiner- Bioscience Course Units

Opening Date:
16 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
6 Jul 2021
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The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner for two course units on the Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) programme. The programme recruits students across 3 fields of Nursing (Adult; Mental Health; Child). Applications are therefore invited from individuals who have demonstrable experience of teaching and assessing in the following areas;
  • Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing Practice (Level 4)
  • Applied Biosciences for Nursing Practice (Level 5)
External examiners would normally be expected to visit at least one practice learning environment per year in addition to attendance at Examination Boards. All coursework is electronically submitted by students and is marked online using Grademark and Turnitin. External examiners will be required to use the online moderating process. In addition we will provide a sample of Practice Assessment Documents to view via our online learning environment. User guides and support will be available. The University appointments for external examiners commence in October and are normally for a period of 4 years. Person Specification: Essential:
  • Working in a UK HEI with no formal educational links with the University of Manchester in the last 5 years.
  • Current registration with the NMC including a recordable teaching qualification.
  • Master’s Degree in an area related to one of the above subject areas.
  • Direct experience of teaching and assessing in the applicable subject areas.
Desirable
  • Research and publications in related area.
Appointments will be made in line with the University of Manchester’s External Examiners Guidance. Interested candidates should detail their experience in teaching and assessing in the applicable subjects. Expressions of interest by covering email or letter and CV should be sent by 6th July 2021 to Katie.gray@manchester.ac.uk

External Examiner – UG Psychology Programmes

Opening Date:
16 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
16 Jul 2021
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External examiner for the BSc (Hons) Psychology programmes in the Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing, University of Wolverhampton. The University of Wolverhampton requires an external examiner for the BSc (Hons) Psychology programmes. The external examiner will be expected to monitor the quality of the coursework across this provision:
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology with Foundation Year
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology (Counselling Psychology)
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology (Criminal Behaviour)
We are seeking candidates whose areas of expertise would enable him or her to monitor the quality of these courses and externally moderate assessed work. External examiners are required to attend at least one assessment board a year and complete an annual report. External examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise. The post is for an initial period of 4 years, starting on 1 September 2021 – 31 December 2025. Interested persons should send their CV to the following e-mail address FEHWQuality@wlv.ac.uk quoting reference number UGPSYCH_29.01.21 Closing date: 16 July 2021 Reference No: UGPSYCH_29.01.21

External Examiner – BN Nursing programme and Non-Medical Prescribing

Opening Date:
15 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
31 Jul 2021
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The University of Liverpool, School of Health Sciences, is seeking to appoint an external examiner for the Non Medical Prescribing course (V300) and the Bachelor of Nursing degree programme. The successful applicant would be appointed with effect from October 2021 for a term of four years, and would be joining an established and supportive undergraduate and postgraduate team. External examiners are required to attend Module Assessment Boards and to complete an annual report. If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programme, please contact Vicky Thornton: vcthorn@liverpool.ac.uk. All appointments are subject to meeting the University’s criteria for the appointment of external examiners. Interested individuals should send their CV, to: Vicky Thornton before the 31st July 2021.

External Examiner- BSc Adult Nursing (pre-registration)

Opening Date:
15 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
13 Jul 2021
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The School of Health & Social Care at the University of Essex is seeking to appoint an external examiner for our undergraduate programme in Adult Nursing (pre-registration). We are looking to appoint an external examiner to the following programmes and modules: BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing (pre-registration) (2020 Curriculum Year 2) - HS186 Advocacy, Activism and Resistance (Y2) - HS187 Person Centred Care 2 (Y2) - HS188 Relationship Based Practice (Y2) - HS189 The Therapeutic Practitioner (Y2) BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing (pre-registration) (2015 Curriculum Year 3) - HS515 To Do No Harm (Y3) - HS516 Leadership and Management (Y3) - HS517 Research Activity (Y3) - HS518 Practice Module The 2015 curriculum will be discontinued in 2022. From 2022-2023 the following modules will also be added: BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing (pre-registration) (2020 Curriculum Year 3) - HS195 Participatory Research for Service Improvement (Y3) - HS196 Person Centred Care 3 (AN) (Y3) - HS197 Supervising Learning in Clinical Practice (Y3) - HS198 The Autonomous Practitioner (AN) (Y3) We would like to appoint an External Examiner who can enhance the quality of teaching and learning within the School and who is experienced in delivering health professions’ education or designing health professions’ curricula. Whilst applications from experienced External Examiners are preferred, we will consider academics with appropriate educational and professional experience. The appointment will be for four years from October 2021 and the commitment required is as follows: • To attend one examination Board per year (Boards are held in September) • To submit the annual External Examiner’s Report. • To review coursework throughout the year and provide constructive comments • Engage with the programme team in the continuous development of the programmes Further information on the role of an External Examiner at the University of Essex can be found below: https://www.essex.ac.uk/information/academic-standards-and-quality#external-examiners For informal inquires please contact Tim Goodchild, Programme Lead, on tggood@essex.ac.uk Applications should be accompanied by a C.V. to Paulina Lewandowska, Deputy School Manager, School of Health & Social Care on hsc_examboards@essex.ac.uk

External Examiner – Mental Health Nursing for MSci Nursing – (Adult and Mental Health)

Opening Date:
15 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
12 Jul 2021
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The Academy of Nursing, College of Medicine and Health at the University of Exeter launched an innovative MSci Nursing pre-registration programme in September 2019. The programme leads to Adult or Adult and Mental Health registration. We wish to appoint an External Examiner to the MSci Nursing (Hons) programme (Mental Health). The term of office will be for four academic years. Applications are invited from Senior Lecturers or above. Please note that External Examiners are required to engage with assessment of both theory and practice elements of the programme, as well as recognition of prior learning. External Examiners should attend a minimum of one examination board per year, attend one assessment per year, if appropriate (for example OSCE or presentation) and will be invited to meet with students, supervisors and assessors. If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please forward an expression of interest and your full Curriculum Vitae, including details of your research, publications, teaching and external examining experience, along with any other relevant information, including your NMC PIN, to: Alison Marchbank, MSci Programme Lead, Academy of Nursing. Email: a.marchbank@exeter.ac.uk

External Examiner MSc Midwifery – University of Plymouth

Opening Date:
15 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
18 Jul 2021
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for our new Midwifery Masters programmes. These innovative new programmes are based within the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health. We are introducing a full time 3-year MSc Midwifery (Pre-registration) programme in September 2021 and will commence a full time 2-year MSc Midwifery (Shortened) for applicants who are already registered adult nurses in September 2022. On successful completion these students will be eligible to register as Midwives with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (RM). This position does require the external examiner to be a Midwife, registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council, and have a recognised teaching qualification. The appointment will be until the 31 December 2025 and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • To attend an assessment panel per year and the submission of an annual external examiner report.
  • To engage in communication with the programme team
  • To carry out at least one interim engagement per year (which may take the form of a ‘virtual’ visit by video conference (e.g. Zoom) in recognition of the logistical difficulties presented by Plymouth’s geographical location) and at least one face to face visit during the term of office to obtain feedback from staff and students on assessment in practice and to strengthen their engagement with the ongoing teaching and learning process.
All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment.  If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit a CV by email to health-extex@plymouth.ac.uk by 18 July 2021 or for further information about the role email: Heather Hopper at Heather.hopper@plymouth.ac.uk (Lead Midwife for Education) or Rachel Stanyer at rachel.stanyer@plymouth.ac.uk (Programme Lead)

External Examiner Vacancy – Continuing Professional Development

Opening Date:
14 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
16 Jul 2021
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The School of Nursing and Midwifery, based on our Chelmsford, Cambridge and Peterborough Campuses, is currently looking to appoint an External Examiner to support a range of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) modules, delivered across our campuses. Our assessment panels are usually held on the Chelmsford campus. Letters of application are invited, together with CV and confirmation should be sought that:
  • The current employing HEI has a minimum of 5 FTE category A submissions in the current RAE with 50% of activity being recorded as greater than 2*
  • The applicant has had no formal links with Anglia Ruskin in the last five years (please note: this does not include acting as an external panel member at approval events) and;
  • That s/he is willing to work across academic levels (6 & 7) as part of the assessment system.
  • That a relevant professional qualification is held, along with appropriate academic examining experience.
For further information or informal discussion about the post, please contact; Lorna O’Reilly (lorna.oreilly@aru.ac.uk) Deputy Head of School, Advanced practice and LBR Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine & Social Care, Anglia Ruskin University

External Examiner – Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care Science, Higher Apprenticeship pathway

Opening Date:
11 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
1 Jul 2021
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The School of Health & Social Care at the University of Essex is seeking to appoint an external examiner for our Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care, Higher Apprenticeship pathway. This course forms part of our wider apprenticeship pathways, currently feeding into the BSc apprenticeship pathway. Additionally, from 2022, this programme will be the foundation into Apprenticeships in BSc Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language, Nursing alongside our Nursing Associate programme. As such, all modules are multi-disciplinary in nature. We are looking to appoint an external examiner to the following programmes and modules; Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care, Apprenticeship Pathway Year 1 Modules – all at level 4
  • HS700-4 Study and Life Long learning
  • HS177-4 Introduction to interprofessional Working
  • HS701-4 Biopsychosocial Science
  • HS170-4 Person Centred Care
  • HS705-4 Skills portfolio
Year 2 Modules – all at level 5
  • HS602-5 Critical Appraisal Skills
  • HS706-5 Public Health and Wellbeing
  • HS178-5 Management and Leadership in Health and Social Care
  • HS708-5 Skills portfolio
We would like to appoint an External Examiner who can enhance the quality of teaching and learning within the School and who is experienced in delivering health professions’ education or designing health professions’ curricula. Whilst applications from experienced External Examiners are preferred, we will also consider academics with appropriate educational and professional experience. The appointment will be for four years from September 2021 and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To attend two examination Boards per year (Boards are held in July and September)
  • To submit the annual External Examiner’s Report.
  • To review coursework throughout the year and provide constructive comments
  • Engage with the programme team in the continuous development of the programmes
For informal inquires please contact: Natalie Cowan, Programme Lead, on njcowa@essex.ac.uk or 07826993806. Please email applications, including a C.V. to hsc_examboards@essex.ac.uk for the attention of Paulina Lewandowska, Deputy School Manager, School of Health & Social Care, University of Essex

External Examiner – MSc Nursing – Mental Health, BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health) (part-time) and BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health) (S19 cohort – full-time)

Opening Date:
10 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
1 Jul 2021
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The College of Human and Health Sciences at Swansea University is seeking to appoint an external examiner for each of the above nursing programmes to commence in September 2021 for an initial four year period and cover subsequent cohorts as necessary. The successful applicants will be asked to attend one examination board per year and submit an annual report following this. External examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise. Essential Criteria:
  • Experience of delivering pre-registration programmes
  • Current NMC registration on the appropriate part of the register
Desirable Criteria:
  • Previous experience as an external examiner
Date of appointment:
  • September 2021 – September 2025
Closing date: 14 May 2021 Programme details will be provided to the appointee and induction/training offered. Please note that due to existing external examiner arrangements we are not able to appoint candidates from the following institutions: University of South Wales, Glyndwr, Birmingham City, Bradford, Birmingham, Trinity College Dublin, Leeds Beckett, Bangor, Buckinghamshire, Surrey, Salford, Edge hill Lancashire, Edge hill Lancashire, Open University, University of Chester, Derby, South Bank, Canterbury Christ Church, Glasgow Caledonian, West of England, Salford, York, Manchester Metropolitan, Bangor, Liverpool John Moores and Buckinghamshire New University For expressions of interest, further information on the programme or to submit your CV, please contact Cath Williams on C.Williams@swansea.ac.uk