Jobs: East of England

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Nursing [Top -Up]

Opening Date:
30 Jun 2022
Closing Date:
5 Jul 2022
Salary Range:
The University of Suffolk is seeking applicants for the role of External Examiner for BSc (Hons) Nursing [Top -Up]. This is for our international partner based in Mauritius. The external examiner will be responsible for the following modules: Ethical Principles and Practice Contemporary Perspectives on Leading and Managing Care Medicines Management Delivering Complex Care Dissertation Tenure: 4 years starting from: September 2022 Please note that to avoid clashes of interest we cannot accept candidates from: University of Essex University of East Anglia University of Bedfordshire Kings College London Ulster University Candidates need to be: Experienced in the design, delivery and management of cognate courses in an UK HEI to at least the level of the course being examined; a UK resident; not the holder of more than one other EE position as of September 2022 Guidance on the rights and responsibilities of EEs at the University along with the terms and conditions can be found on our website. If you are interested in the position, please send a short expression of interest, and CV to the eoi@uos.ac.uk. Please remember to list any EE experience, or current posts - although prior EE experience is welcome, it is not a prerequisite for the post. The closing date for this position is 05 July 2022

Deputy Dean (Quality and Partnerships)

Opening Date:
28 Jun 2022
Closing Date:
1 Aug 2022
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Salary Range:
About ARU: ARU is a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. We are ranked in the world’s top 350 HEIs in the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and in the top ten mainstream universities in the country for the proportion of UK undergraduates in employment 15 months after graduating. We have campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford, London and Peterborough with around 2,500 staff and 35,000 students from 180 countries. With a focussed civic mission, we are committed to working with others through education, research and knowledge exchange to enhance the economic, cultural and social wellbeing of the communities in which we work and live. About the role: The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine & Social Care is the largest faculty in the university with over 9000 students and 500 staff. We pursue innovative approaches to develop and deliver curricula to meet the ever-changing educational needs of the Education, Health and Social Care workforce, offering a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, from foundation degrees to doctoral study including a comprehensive continuing professional development portfolio. Our dynamic approach ensures that our students are well supported and receive a high quality, evidence-informed, educational experience. The recent Research Excellence Framework acknowledges the world-leading education, health and social care researchers in our faculty, and we are seeking to further develop and support research, innovation, and knowledge exchange with further investment. We are seeking to appoint a Deputy Dean (Quality and Partnerships) with the vision and strategic acumen to support us on our journey to further increase our reputation, profile and the quality of the faculty portfolio. You will be a member of the faculty executive team, with strategic oversight and a leading role in the implementation of associated operational plans related to quality and partnerships, apprenticeships, and international activity. Bringing exceptional ambassadorial and interpersonal skills, you will represent the faculty to the outside world with a range of stakeholders including but not limited to the Health Education England, Professional Statutory Regulatory Bodies, Integrated Care Boards, NHS Trusts, Local Authorities and Schools. You will ensure our expertise is communicated, relationships are embedded, and the quality of our provision is recognised, whilst leading on the continuous review of our current education-focused partnerships regionally, nationally, and internationally. You will be a qualified practitioner in one of the discipline areas within the faculty and hold a PhD or Professional Doctorate with extensive experience linked to the faculty portfolio, involving undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and learning. You will possess the ability to think innovatively with an enthusiastic and flexible approach, and demonstrate commitment to our values and development of the faculty. We are supported in this appointment by executive search firm, Perrett Laver. For further details, including the job description, person specification and information on how to apply, please visit our website or https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies quoting reference 5905. We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

External Examiner – Pre-Registration Nursing (adult, child and mental health)

Opening Date:
22 Jun 2022
Closing Date:
29 Jul 2022
Salary Range:
The School of Nursing and Midwifery, is currently looking to appoint further External Examiners to support our Pre-Registration Nursing BSc modules for our direct entry and apprentices, delivered across our campuses in Chelmsford, Peterborough and Cambridge. Our assessment panels are usually held on the Chelmsford campus and are currently being held virtual due to the pandemic 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 (4, 5 and 6) as part of the assessment system.
  • That a relevant NMC qualification is held, along with appropriate academic examining experience.
Please note to avoid conflicts of interest, we cannot take applications from the following universities as we currently have existing external examiners from these institutions:
  • University of West London
  • Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Kingston University
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • Edinburgh Napier University
  • University of East Anglia
  • London South Bank University
  • Bournemouth University
For further information or informal discussion about the post, please contact; Laura Adley, laura.adley@aru.ac.uk, Deputy Head of School, Child and Mental Health Nursing (Chelmsford)

External Examiner – Midwifery

Opening Date:
17 Jun 2022
Closing Date:
21 Aug 2022
Salary Range:
The University of Bedfordshire, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences is seeking to appoint external examiners to their Midwifery BSc 3 year (Apprenticeship) course and Midwifery MSc (2nd Registration) Course. These are full-time courses which extend over a period of 3 academic years (UG) and 2 years (PG). The courses adopt a work-integrated approach to learning which facilitates the application of theoretical learning within the workplace. Learners attend university and engage in work-based learning activities in a healthcare practice setting. We are keen to recruit academics who hold current NMC registration as a Midwife. Whilst external examiner experience is desirable, we also welcome expressions of interest from individuals new to this role. The successful candidates will be offered an induction programme and will be supported throughout the duration of their tenure. You will be invited to attend our academic examination boards throughout the year. These are held on campus or virtually. You will also be invited to observe practical assessments (such as OSCEs) and visit students within practice areas. The specific remit includes review of units at academic level 4-6 contributing to the above undergraduate award and Level 7 for the postgraduate award. The term of office for the successful candidate will be for a period of 4 years from September 2022. Please note that all External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s External Examiner Committee. If you would like further details or wish to discuss this opportunity, please contact Sally Boyle, Head of School and Lead Midwife for Education: sally.boyle@beds.ac.uk - Telephone: 07394 576107

External Examiners – BSc (Hons) and MSc Adult Nursing Courses

Opening Date:
16 Jun 2022
Closing Date:
30 Sep 2022
Salary Range:
Description of job The University of Bedfordshire, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences is seeking to appoint external examiners to review the BSc (Hons) programme in Adult Nursing and the MSc Adult Nursing. We offer both direct entry and apprenticeship programmes. The University of Bedfordshire’s, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Education is seeking to appoint external examiners to the above courses. We have one intake a year which starts in September (BSc) and February (MSc). We offer these courses as an apprenticeship and direct entry route. We are keen to recruit an academic with NMC registration as an Adult Nurse as well as appropriate experience working in a higher education setting of developing, teaching and assessing adult nursing courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Whilst external examiner experience is desirable, we also welcome expressions of interest from individuals new to this role. The successful candidates will be offered an induction programme and will be supported throughout the duration of their tenure. New external examiners will be offered a mentor to support them in this role. You will be invited to attend approximately 3 academic boards per year. You will also be invited to observe practical assessments (such as OSCEs) and visit students within practice areas. The specific remit includes review of units at academic level 4 to 7 contributing to the above awards. The term of office for the successful candidate will be for a period of 4 years from October 2022. Please note that all External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s External Examiner Committee.