Jobs: North West

External Examiner Vacancy – Pre-registration Midwifery

Opening Date:
24 May 2024
Closing Date:
28 Jun 2024
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Bachelor of Midwifery (Hons)/ MMidwif The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint a Programme and Subject external examiner for the Bachelor of Midwifery (Hons)/MMidwif programme. This role will cover year 3 of the programme (Level 6) which encompasses: Professional Midwifery: Scholarly Leadership, Promoting Health for Life, Promoting Excellence in Midwifery, Midwifery Practice 3. Applications are therefore invited from individuals who have demonstrable experience of teaching and assessing in the above areas. External examiners for the BMidwif (Hons) programme would normally be expected to visit at least one practice learning environment per year in addition to attendance at online 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. Learners are also assessed by in person clinical competency assessments. 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 as a midwife • A recordable teaching qualification or FHEA. • Master’s Degree in a related area. • Direct experience of teaching and assessing in the applicable subject area. Desirable • Research and publications in related area. Appointments will be made in line with the University of Manchester’s Guidance for External Examiners. 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 28 June 2024 to helen.white@manchester.ac.uk

External Examiner – Bachelor of Nursing (Hons)

Opening Date:
21 May 2024
Closing Date:
25 Jun 2024
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The University is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner for its Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) Programme. The programme recruits students across 3 fields of Nursing (Adult; Mental Health; Children and Young People). External examiners are required for a range of course units at level 5 and level 6. Applications are sought for an examiner that has demonstrable experience of teaching and assessing in the any of the following subject areas: Level 5: Principles of Adult Clinical & Intensive Care Nursing Delivering Harm Free Care for Tissue, Viability and Infection Prevention Palliative and End of Life Care Practice Learning Units Dementia: Empowering & Creative Practice, Mental Health & Mental Ill-health in Children & Young People Negotiated Study Introduction to Neonatal Low Dependency Care. Level 6: Nurse as a Facilitator of Learning Nurse an as an Inquirer of Clinical Evidence Practice Learning Units. External examiners for the BNurs (Hons) programme would normally be expected to visit at least one practice learning environment per year in addition to attendance at Examination Boards, which are usually online but will also include at least one on-campus Board per year. All coursework is electronically submitted by students through the BlackBoard VLE, and is marked online using Grademark and Turnitin. External examiners will be required to use the online moderating process. User guides and support will be available. The University appointments for external examiners 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 (Adult, Mental Health or Child field) 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 relevant subjects. Expressions of interest, by CV from suitably qualified and experienced colleagues should be sent by the 25th June 2024 to laura.green-3@manchester.ac.uk

External Examiner – MSc in Physician Associate Studies

Opening Date:
17 May 2024
Closing Date:
10 Jun 2024
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The University of Bolton, School of Clinical & Biomedical Sciences, is seeking to appoint an external examiner for the MSc in Physician Associate Studies. The successful candidate will externally examine the medical associate provision. External examiners play a central role in the maintenance of the standards of the University’s awards and the currency of the curriculum. The duties will include the review of the students’ academic work and attendance at exam boards (may be face to face or virtual). The successful candidate will be required to review samples of student work on modules within the programmes, endorse marks to confirm that the marks are agreed, fully moderate and externally examine sets of results; submission of annual reports; attend appropriate boards of examiners and consider any programme modifications. The successful applicant will be responsible for reviewing modules that are to be delivered at Level 7 The post will commence immediately. External examiner appointments are typically for a period of four years. Applicants with relevant experience and knowledge at level 7 is required, support will be provided for those new to the role. To apply for this post please email a copy of your CV or for further information contact Dr Rameez Tariq r.tariq@bolton.ac.uk

Professor of Rehabilitation

Opening Date:
17 May 2024
Closing Date:
30 Jun 2024
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We have an opportunity for a Professor to join our Centre for Human Movement and Rehabilitation (CHMR). The Centre for Human Movement and Rehabilitation is a thriving research group focusing on a range of topics, including outcome measurement, clinical trials, digital technologies to support health behaviour change and prosthetic and orthotic design. With extensive investment from the University, we boast outstanding facilities, including human performance laboratories, markerless motion capture and cutting-edge ultrasound equipment. In REF2021, CHMR was returned to UoA3, with 72% of our outputs, 83% of our impact, and 100% of our research environment, being judged world-leading or internationally excellent. This outstanding performance propelled us 25 places in the Times Higher league table (UoA3), and we now rank 20th for research power. CHMR is home to the £5.5 million EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Prosthetics and Orthotics, in partnership with Imperial, Strathclyde and Southampton, training up to 60 PhD students from 2019-2026. The opportunity The Professor of Rehabilitation is primarily focused on research. However, there will be contributions to research-informed teaching, further enhancing Salford's reputation in rehabilitation teaching, and inspiring the next generation of AHP researchers. To facilitate development, the University of Salford offers internal research funding to establish capacity, pump prime new ideas and purchase equipment. We welcome candidates with a background in allied health and focus on physical rehabilitation who can drive meaningful research impact for people and populations. We’re keen for applications from people in connected specialisms, human pain, long-term management of conditions, or hospital rehabilitation, or other areas that intersect with our research. We’re happy to consider part time working arrangements. For more information, please contact Alli Whitehouse via hrresourcing@salford.ac.uk. We hope you will bring:
  • Strong collaborative and engaging leadership ability, and experience working with academics and senior staff in industry and clinical practice.
  • Demonstrable experience of academic leadership, PhD supervision, mentoring colleagues.
  • A track record of attracting research funding and delivering ambitious new projects.
The University of Salford is one of the largest allied health education providers in the UK including occupational therapy, physiotherapy, podiatry and prosthetics and orthotics. With an investment exceeding £100M, our new health campus which will deliver world-leading facilities for rehabilitation science research will cement Salford as a hub of global research excellence where talented and ambitious researchers can thrive. Salford is also investing in the research leaders of the future with a Fellowship scheme, recruiting future research leaders to work alongside newly created professorial positions. Our global reputation for rehabilitation and assistive technology research is built on a strong track record of funding from the NIHR, EPSRC, MRC, industry and charities. Join the University of Salford where you’ll find:
  • A career that works for you, with great benefits and continuous professional development
  • A real sense of community and belonging. We value diversity, and together we share a passion for improving students’ lives.
  • Our commitment to be Net Zero by 2038 and embed sustainability in all we do.

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Nursing (Child)

Opening Date:
3 May 2024
Closing Date:
31 May 2024
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The School of Nursing and Advanced Practice at Liverpool John Moores University wishes to appoint an External Examiner for our BSc (Hons) Nursing (Child) and BSc (Hons) Nursing (Child) Top up, starting from September 2024. These are non-apprenticeship programmes. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced lecturers. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. The appointment will normally be for a period of 4 years. Applicants should hold current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Suitable candidates will:
  • Be employed in Higher Education
  • Have experience in designing, delivering and assessing Level 4, 5 and 6 provision.
  • Usually have previous External Examiner experience.
  • Be resident and have the right to work in the UK.
Duties will include:
  • Moderating samples of essay scripts and other assessed materials, advising the programme teams on the content and standard of assessments
  • Completion of module reports and a yearly programme report.
  • Liaising with other external examiners at LJMU.
  • Attendance at the Board of Examiners as required.
If you are interested in this post please send your expression of interest, together with your current CV to Emma Johnston Smith, Programme Leader; e.johnstonsmith@ljmu.ac.uk If you would like more information or an informal chat, please contact either Emma Johnston Smith, Programme Leader, or Jackie Davenport, Head of Curriculum Development and Enhancement J.davenport@ljmu.ac.uk

External Examiner – MA in Nursing (UNICAF Collaborative Programme)

Opening Date:
3 May 2024
Closing Date:
3 Jun 2024
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The School of Nursing and Advanced Practice at Liverpool John Moores University wishes to appoint an External Examiner for our MA in Nursing (UNICAF Collaborative Programme) Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced lecturers. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. The appointment will normally be for a period of 4 years. Applicants should hold current registration with the NMC. Suitable candidates will:
  • Be employed in Higher Education
  • Have experience in designing, delivering and assessing Level 7 provision.
  • Usually have previous External Examiner experience.
  • This is a collaborative international programme and experience with similar programmes would be preferable but not essential.
  • Be resident and have the right to work in the UK.
Duties will include:
  • Moderating samples of essay scripts and other assessed materials, advising the programme teams on the content and standard of assessments
  • Completion of module reports and a yearly programme report.
  • Liaising with other external examiners at LJMU.
  • Attendance at the Board of Examiners as required.
If you are interested in this post please send your expression of interest, together with your current CV to Mark Woods, Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader MA in Nursing (UNICAF Collaborative Programme) m.woods@ljmu.ac.uk If you would like more information or an informal chat please contact either Mark Woods or Jackie Davenport, Head of Curriculum Development and Enhancement J.davenport@ljmu.ac.uk

External Examiner BSc Nursing with Registered Nurse Status (Mental Health)

Opening Date:
1 May 2024
Closing Date:
29 May 2024
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The School of Nursing and Advanced Practice at Liverpool John Moores University wishes to appoint an External Examiner for our BSc Nursing with Registered Nurse Status (Mental Health) and BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing with Registered Nurse Status Top Up, starting from September 2024. These are non-apprenticeship programmes. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced lecturers. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. The appointment will normally be for a period of 4 years. Applicants should hold current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Suitable candidates will:
  • Be employed in Higher Education
  • Have experience in designing, delivering and assessing Level 4, 5 and 6 provision.
  • Usually have previous External Examiner experience.
  • Be resident and have the right to work in the UK.
Duties will include:
  • Moderating samples of essay scripts and other assessed materials, advising the programme teams on the content and standard of assessments
  • Completion of module reports and a yearly programme report.
  • Liaising with other external examiners at LJMU.
  • Attendance at the Board of Examiners as required.
If you are interested in this post please send your expression of interest, together with your current CV to Heather Kirby, Programme Leader: h.kirby@ljmu.ac.uk If you would like more information or an informal chat, please contact either Heather Kirby, Programme Leader or Jackie Davenport, Head of Curriculum Development and Enhancement J.davenport@ljmu.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult)

Opening Date:
1 May 2024
Closing Date:
29 May 2024
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The School of Nursing and Advanced Practice at Liverpool John Moores University wishes to appoint an External Examiner for our BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) and BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) top up starting from September 2024. These are non-apprenticeship programmes. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced lecturers. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. The appointment will normally be for a period of 4 years. Applicants should hold current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Suitable candidates will:
  • Be employed in Higher Education
  • Have experience in designing, delivering and assessing Level 4, 5 and 6 provision.
  • Usually have previous External Examiner experience.
  • Be resident and have the right to work in the UK.
Duties will include:
  • Moderating samples of essay scripts and other assessed materials, advising the programme teams on the content and standard of assessments
  • Completion of module reports and a yearly programme report.
  • Liaising with other external examiners at LJMU.
  • Attendance at the Board of Examiners as required.
If you are interested in this post please send your expression of interest, together with your current CV to Emma Johnston Smith, Programme Leader; e.johnstonsmith@ljmu.ac.uk If you would like more information or an informal chat please contact either Emma Johnston Smith, Programme Leader or Jackie Davenport, Head of Curriculum Development and Enhancement J.davenport@ljmu.ac.uk

External Examiner BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health)

Opening Date:
1 May 2024
Closing Date:
29 May 2024
Salary Range:
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The School of Nursing and Advanced Practice at Liverpool John Moores University wishes to appoint an External Examiner for our BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health) and BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health) Top up starting from September 2024. These are non-apprenticeship programmes. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced lecturers. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. The appointment will normally be for a period of 4 years. Applicants should hold current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Suitable candidates will:
  • Be employed in Higher Education
  • Have experience in designing, delivering and assessing Level 4, 5 and 6 provision.
  • Usually have previous External Examiner experience.
  • Be resident and have the right to work in the UK.
Duties will include:
  • Moderating samples of essay scripts and other assessed materials, advising the programme teams on the content and standard of assessments
  • Completion of module reports and a yearly programme report.
  • Liaising with other external examiners at LJMU.
  • Attendance at the Board of Examiners as required.
If you are interested in this post please send your expression of interest, together with your current CV to Emma Johnston Smith, Programme Leader; e.johnstonsmith@ljmu.ac.uk If you would like more information or an informal chat please contact either Emma Johnston Smith, Programme Leader or Jackie Davenport, Head of Curriculum Development and Enhancement J.davenport@ljmu.ac.uk

External Examiner Independent and Supplementary Prescribing

Opening Date:
1 May 2024
Closing Date:
29 May 2024
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The School of Nursing and Advanced Practice at Liverpool John Moores University wishes to appoint an External Examiner for our Independent and Supplementary Prescribing programme. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced lecturers. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. The appointment will normally be for a period of 4 years. Applicants should hold current registration with the NMC or HCPC and a recordable prescribing qualification. Suitable candidates will:
  • be employed in Higher Education
  • hold a FHEQ level 7 qualification and have experience in designing, delivering, and assessing Level 7 provision.
  • usually have previous External Examiner experience.
  • be resident and have the right to work in the UK.
Duties will include:
  • moderating samples of essay scripts and other assessed materials and advising the programme teams on the content and standard of assessments
  • completion of module reports and a yearly programme report.
  • liaising with other external examiners at LJMU.
  • attendance at the Board of Examiners as required.
If you are interested in this post please send your expression of interest, together with your current CV to Sam Pearson, Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader Independent and Supplementary Prescribing S.pearson@ljmu.ac.uk If you would like more information or an informal chat please contact either Sam, S.pearson@ljmu.ac.uk or Jackie Davenport, Head of Curriculum Development and Enhancement J.davenport@ljmu.ac.uk