Jobs: England

External Examiner – MSc Adolescent Psychotherapy & MSc Counselling & Psychotherapy with The University of Northampton and DCTC

Opening Date:
20 Jun 2024
Closing Date:
18 Jul 2024
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The University of Northampton is looking for an External Examiner for the following programmes, as part of our collaborative arrangement with Dublin Counselling and Therapy Centre (DCTC).
  • MSc Adolescent Psychotherapy Award Map
  • MSc Counselling & Psychotherapy - Award map
We are looking for someone:
  • who is suitably qualified as a therapist with expertise in the above areas, ideally a Programme Leader or Senior Lecturer on similar programmes.
  • previous experience as an external examiner is preferred but not essential
The appointment will be for the four academic years 2024 to 2028, from 1 October 2024 or immediate start if appointing after 1 October 2024. Please note that we cannot currently accept applications from staff at the following institutions:
  • Edge Hill University
  • Arden University
  • Coventry University
  • University of South Wales
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • UCLAN
  • Leeds Beckett
  • Leeds Trinity
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • Open University
  • University of Reading
  • University of Surrey
The University of Northampton will not appoint an External Examiner from any of our approved partnerships. This information will be checked upon application. Closing date: 18 July 2024 If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send a recent CV to Dr David Saunders, Psychology & Sociology Subject Lead: David.Saunders@Northampton.ac.uk If you are unsuccessful in your application, we will destroy your application and CV after 1 month of the advert closing. If you are successful, your application and CV will be retained securely for 5 years, one year after the end of the 4-year contract. The University of Northampton is committed to creating a learning experience that celebrates equality and harnesses the power of diversity as exemplified by the rich social and ethnic backgrounds of our student body. We encourage applications from colleagues from diverse backgrounds to ensure that external scrutiny continues to challenge and inspire us.

External Examiner – BSc Adult Nursing Practice

Opening Date:
17 Jun 2024
Closing Date:
8 Jul 2024
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Staffordshire University are seeking to appoint an experienced and suitably qualified External Examiner who will hold responsibility for the BSc Adult Nursing Practice award. Staffordshire University sets the following criteria for the appointment of external examiners:
  • Must have a high degree of competence and experience in the field(s) to which they will be appointed and have a good understanding of the UK Higher Education Sector.
  • Must have appropriate experience of course design and student assessment at the level to which they will be appointed.
  • Must have sufficient experience of quality assurance in higher education.
  • External examiners must comply with relevant employment legislation. This includes the right to work in the United Kingdom and any additional safeguarding requirements, as appropriate.
  • Normally, external examiners should not hold more than one other concurrent external examiner appointment.
  • External examiners appointed to courses which are regulated by a professional body, should meet any requirements set by that professional body for external examiners.
Potential applicants must hold a Nursing qualification and be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) on the appropriate part of the register. All appointments will be subject to an approval process and those interested will be asked to submit their CV. All applicants will be considered, including those with no previous external examiner experience. Full training and induction will be provided upon commencement in post. The tenure will be for a four year period and successful applicants would be required to commence from August 2024. If you would like further information on this post, please contact Natalie Dodge (Course Director – Adult Nursing) Natalie.Dodge@staffs.ac.uk.

External Examiner – MSc Counselling programme

Opening Date:
14 Jun 2024
Closing Date:
12 Jul 2024
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The University of Northampton is looking for an external examiner for our MSc Counselling programme: https://www.northampton.ac.uk/caf/pgmsaward/counselling--msc.htm This is a professional qualification which follows BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) professional requirements, as well as Level 7 Learning Outcomes. The course involves six modules, 4 focusing on clinical aspects and placement: PSYM141 – Fundamentals of Counselling, PSYM142 – Integrating Counselling Theory and Practice, PSYM143 – Applying Integrative Counselling Approaches and PSYM134p – Placement and Supervision. This also includes 2 research methods modules PSYM085 – Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods and PSYM086 – Dissertation and Research Methods, which are also shared with other Masters programs in the counselling children and young people, and mental health subject areas. We are looking for someone:
  • Who is suitably qualified with expertise in the above areas, ideally a Programme Leader or Senior Lecturer on similar programmes;
  • Who is a qualified counsellor with professional body recognition (e.g., BACP, UKCP)
  • Previous experience as an external examiner is preferred but not essential.
The appointment will be for the four academic years 2024 to 2028, from 1 October 2024 Please note that we cannot currently accept applications from staff at the following institutions:
  • University of Surrey
  • Leeds Beckett
  • Edge Hill University
  • American College of Greece
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • University of South Wales
  • University of Exeter
  • Coventry University
The University of Northampton will not appoint an External Examiner from any of our approved partnerships. This information will be checked upon application. Closing date: 12 July 2024 If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send a recent CV to David Saunders, Head of Psychology and Sociology: david.saunders@northampton.ac.uk If you are unsuccessful in your application, we will destroy your application and CV after 1 month of the advert closing. If you are successful, your application and CV will be retained securely for 5 years, one year after the end of the 4-year contract. The University of Northampton is committed to creating a learning experience that celebrates equality and harnesses the power of diversity as exemplified by the rich social and ethnic backgrounds of our student body. We encourage applications from colleagues from diverse backgrounds to ensure that external scrutiny continues to challenge and inspire us.

External Examiner – Medical Ultrasound Unit (no placements)

Opening Date:
23 May 2024
Closing Date:
28 Jun 2024
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Bournemouth University is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our Cross-sectional Imaging III (Medical Ultrasound) Unit with effect from September 2025. The period of appointment will be for a period of four years and the fee paid to External Examiners per year is £450. The University provides an External Examiner Induction/Briefing seminar in November and March each year to support those new to external examining and experienced External Examiners. Please find more information the Cross-sectional Imaging III (Medical Ultrasound) Unit programme here: https://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/study/courses/msc-medical-imaging-management The ideal academic candidate for this post will have previous experience as an External Examiner in medical imaging (although support will be provided to exceptional candidates without this prior experience) and should be currently active in educational delivery and research within the field of medical ultrasound. The unit does not carry CASE accreditation and offers no placements. As External Examiner, your duties would include:
  • External moderation of a range of assignments
  • Review proposed assessment briefs to determine their appropriateness
  • Submission of an annual report to the Academic Quality department
  • Attendance at Assessment Boards
  • Advising on matters such as programme review and/or modifications
Information relating to the External Examining role at Bournemouth is available via the following list: https://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/about/professional-services/academic-quality-standards/external-examiners For more details and/or an informal conversation, please contact crogers@bournemouth.ac.uk We will also require proof of your right to work in the UK prior to making the appointment.

External Examiner – BA Social Care and Community Practice

Opening Date:
17 May 2024
Closing Date:
1 Aug 2024
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The University of Northampton is looking for an External Examiner for BA (Hons) Social Care and Community Practice (SCCP). The BA programme is seeking an External Examiner to commence the role for the 24/25 academic year. SCCP comprises theoretical, academic and practice learning elements into a three-year full-time programme. The Social Care and Community Practice Degree is underpinned by practical experience that equips students for employment either within Social Care or working with specific communities. Students will have opportunities to engage with core concepts including Human Rights, Social Justice, respecting diversity and well- being developing the skills and knowledge to work with a range of Service Users. We are looking for someone:
  • who is suitably qualified with expertise in the above areas, ideally a Programme Leader or Senior Lecturer on similar programmes;
  • previous experience as an external examiner is preferred but not essential
  • who can provide developmental feedback to the academic team, comment on the quality of feedback given to students, offer support in reviewing the programme and commit to the overarching ‘critical friend’ element of the External Examiner role.
The appointment will be for the three academic years 2024 to 2027, from 1 October 2024 (with a potential of 4 years). Please note that we cannot currently accept applications from staff at the following institutions:
  • Durham
  • Solent
  • Colchester
  • Coventry
  • Open University
  • Bedfordshire
  • Bournemouth University
  • University of Sunderland
  • Arden University
  • University of Bolton
The University of Northampton will not appoint an External Examiner from any of our approved partnerships. This information will be checked upon application. Closing date: 1 August 2024 If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send a recent CV to Sharon Amphlett, Programme Lead for BA (Hons) Social Care and Community Practice. Sharon.amphlett@northampton.ac.uk If you are unsuccessful in your application, we will destroy your application and CV after 1 month of the advert closing. If you are successful, your application and CV will be retained securely for 5 years, one year after the end of the 3-year contract. The University of Northampton is committed to creating a learning experience that celebrates equality and harnesses the power of diversity as exemplified by the rich social and ethnic backgrounds of our student body. We encourage applications from colleagues from diverse backgrounds to ensure that external scrutiny continues to challenge and inspire us.

External Examiner – BSc Psychology programmes

Opening Date:
14 May 2024
Closing Date:
30 Jun 2024
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The University of Northampton is looking for an External Examiner to support its suite of BPS accredited undergraduate Psychology programmes. The successful candidate will provide external examination for a range of modules on our BSc Psychology programme and its associated pathways Counselling Psychology and Developmental and Educational Psychology. The modules associated with this post are level 5 & 6 Modules in Biological and Cognitive Psychology, The Psychology of Mental Health, and Independent Research in Psychology. We are looking for an individual:
  • who is suitably qualified with expertise in the above areas, ideally a Programme Leader or Senior Lecturer on similar programmes;
  • previous experience as an external examiner is preferred but not essential
The appointment will be for the four academic years 2024 to 2028, starting 1 October 2024, or immediate start if appointing after 1 October 2024. Please note that we cannot currently accept applications from staff at the following institutions:
  • Northumbria University
  • Bangor University
  • University of West of Scotland
  • Arden University
  • University of Bradford
  • University of Chester
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Kings College London
  • Leeds Trinity University
The University of Northampton will not appoint an External Examiner from any of our approved partnerships. This information will be checked upon application. Closing date: 30 June 2024 If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send a recent CV to Dr David Saunders, Head of Psychology and Sociology david.saunders@Northampton.ac.uk If you are unsuccessful in your application, we will destroy your application and CV after 1 month of the advert closing. If you are successful, your application and CV will be retained securely for 5 years, one year after the end of the 4-year contract. The University of Northampton is committed to creating a learning experience that celebrates equality and harnesses the power of diversity as exemplified by the rich social and ethnic backgrounds of our student body. We encourage applications from colleagues from diverse backgrounds to ensure that external scrutiny continues to challenge and inspire us.

External Examiner – MSc Public Health

Opening Date:
3 May 2024
Closing Date:
30 Jun 2024
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The University of Northampton is looking for an External Examiner for MSc Public Health. The MSc Public Health programme at the University of Northampton is looking for an External Examiner to commence from September 2024 academic year. The programme is within the subject area - Social Therapies and Communities, under the Faculty of Health, Education and Society. The programme comprises of both full time (one year) and part time (two to five years) routes. Read more information about the programme (including the modules that make up the award) on the university website: https://www.northampton.ac.uk/courses/public-health-msc/ We are looking for someone who is suitably qualified with expertise in the field of Public Health or related fields, ideally a Programme Leader or Senior Lecturer. Previous experience as an External Examiner is preferred but not essential, as support and mentoring can be provided. We do seek someone who can provide developmental feedback to the academic team, comment on the quality of feedback given to students across our modules and offer support in reviewing the programme. The appointment will be for the four academic years 2024 to 2028, starting 1 October 2024. Please note that we cannot currently accept applications from staff at the following institutions:
  • University of Chester
  • University of Nottingham
  • University of Derby
  • University of East London
  • University of Lincoln
  • University of Kent
The University of Northampton will not appoint an External Examiner from any of our approved partnerships. This information will be checked upon application. Closing date: 30/06/2024 If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send a recent CV to Dr Puremeluan Major, Programme Leader and Senior Lecturer for MSc Public Health. puremeluan.major@northampton.ac.uk If you are unsuccessful in your application, we will destroy your application and CV after 1 month of the advert closing. If you are successful, your application and CV will be retained securely for five years, one year after the end of the four-year contract. The University of Northampton is committed to creating a learning experience that celebrates equality and harnesses the power of diversity as exemplified by the rich social and ethnic backgrounds of our student body. We encourage applications from colleagues from diverse backgrounds to ensure that external scrutiny continues to challenge and inspire us.

External Examiner – MA Social Work

Opening Date:
27 Mar 2024
Closing Date:
10 Jul 2024
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The University of Northampton is looking for an External Examiner for MA Social Work. The MA in Social Work programme at the University of Northampton is seeking an External Examiner to commence the role for the 2024 academic year. The MA Social Work programme comprises theoretical, academic and practice learning elements in a full-time two-year package. Successful completion leads to a professional and academic award which entitles students to register as a qualified social worker. Read more information about the programme on the university website:
  • https://www.northampton.ac.uk/courses/social-work-ma/
We are seeking an academic with suitable experience, you must be a qualified and registered social worker with a knowledge and experience of the professional standards for social work. The appointees would be expected to moderate a range of modules. External Examiners are required to attend the assessment boards and to be available to review examples of students’ assessment material electronically at points throughout the year. Previous experience as an external examiner is preferred but not essential, as support and mentoring can be provided. We do seek someone who can provide developmental feedback to the academic team, comment on the quality of feedback given to students, offer support in reviewing the programme and commit to the overarching ‘critical friend’ element of the External Examiner role. The appointment will be for the four academic years 2024 to 2027, starting 1 October 2024. The University of Northampton will not appoint an External Examiner from any of our approved partnerships. This information will be checked upon application. Please note that we cannot currently accept applications from staff at the following institutions:
  • Bournemouth University
  • University of Kent
Closing date: 10 July 2024 The annual fee is £450. If you are interested in applying for this role, or for further details and an informal conversation, please contact: Michelle Walters (please send a current CV when applying) to Michelle Walters, professional lead for Social Work michelle.walters@northampton.ac.uk If you are unsuccessful in your application, we will destroy your application and CV after 1 month of the advert closing. If you are successful, your application and CV will be retained securely for 5 years, i.e., one year after the end of the 4-year contract. The University of Northampton is committed to creating a learning experience that celebrates equality and harnesses the power of diversity as exemplified by the rich social and ethnic backgrounds of our student body. We encourage applications from colleagues from diverse backgrounds to ensure that external scrutiny continues to challenge and inspire us.

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy

Opening Date:
17 Jan 2024
Closing Date:
28 Jun 2024
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Bournemouth University is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our BSc (Hons) Occupational therapy programme with effect from September 2024. The period of appointment will be for a period of four years and the fee paid to External Examiners per year is £450. The University provides an External Examiner Induction/Briefing seminar in November and March each year to support those new to external examining and experienced External Examiners. Please find more information about the BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy programme here: https://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/study/courses/bsc-hons-occupational-therapy-1 The ideal academic candidate for this post will have previous experience as an External Examiner for pre-registration occupational therapy programme (although support will be provided to exceptional candidates without this prior experience) and should be currently active in educational delivery and research within the field of Occupational Therapy. As External Examiner, your duties would include:
  • External moderation of a range of assignments
  • Review proposed assessment briefs to determine their appropriateness
  • Submission of an annual report to the Academic Quality department
  • Attendance at Assessment Boards
  • Advising on matters such as programme review and/or modifications
Information relating to the External Examining role at Bournemouth is available via the following list: https://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/about/professional-services/academic-quality-standards/external-examiners For more details and/or an informal conversation, please contact Preetee Gokhale: pgokhale@bournemouth.ac.uk (Programme Lead) by 28th June 2024. We will also require proof of your right to work in the UK prior to making the appointment.