Jobs: Scotland

External Examiner – BSc/BSc (Hons) in Nursing (Adult) Programme 

Opening Date:
1 Jul 2022
Closing Date:
29 Jul 2022
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The Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the BSc/BSc (Hons) in Nursing (Adult) programme. The Nursing programme for adult and mental health nursing students leads to a professional registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Students study together in all-field modules (Year 1; Year 3; Year 4) as well as field-specific modules (Year 2 & Year 3). Full details of the programme and modules will be provided to appointees. As an External Examiner, you will be required to:
  • Monitor the quality of the programme
  • Externally moderate assessed work
  • Attend in person/via MS Teams one Board of Examiners per year
  • Complete an annual report
  • Comment on proposed modifications and the development of new modules across the Adult & MH programmes.
All coursework is submitted electronically via Canvas and is marked online using Gradebook and Turnitin. External Examiners will be required to use the online moderating process. A sample of Practice Assessment Documents will also be provided for review prior to Award. User guides and support will be provided. This post will be effective immediately and the term of office would normally be four years. Applicants should hold appropriate academic and nursing qualification(s), have experience of programme delivery and acting in the role of an External Examiner. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s Academic Council. If you are interested in applying, please submit a detailed CV to: Aprill Smith, Faculty Administrator, Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport, University of Stirling:  Email:  a.e.smith@stir.ac.uk If you require further information please email Aprill Smith, as above, who will forward your query to the appropriate member of staff.

Lecturer – Department of Nursing and Midwifery

Opening Date:
1 Jul 2022
Closing Date:
17 Jul 2022
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The Department of Nursing and Midwifery is part of the university’s School of Health, Social Care and Life Sciences that brings together all health researchers and related teaching at UHI. Based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, we have a campus in Inverness, the capital of the Scottish Highlands, and in Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis. We provide accessible, evidence informed education for nurses and other health and social care professionals, including undergraduate and postgraduate students, and are committed to supporting our students to make a significant contribution to the care of patients and the public. We foster a strong research community locally and build research collaborations nationally and internationally in order to conduct high quality applied research that improves health and wellbeing within the Highlands and Islands and addressing key health questions relevant to Scotland and beyond. We have expertise in developing novel interventions and evaluating existing health and social care services and have highly experienced researchers and behavioural scientists. https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/staff/vacancies/lecturer---department-of-nursing-and-midwifery.html

Lecturer – Department of Nursing and Midwifery (part-time 0.5FTE)

Opening Date:
1 Jul 2022
Closing Date:
17 Jul 2022
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The Department of Nursing and Midwifery is part of the university’s School of Health, Social Care and Life Sciences that brings together all health researchers and related teaching at UHI. Based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, we have a campus in Inverness, the capital of the Scottish Highlands, and in Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis. We provide accessible, evidence informed education for nurses and other health and social care professionals, including undergraduate and postgraduate students, and are committed to supporting our students to make a significant contribution to the care of patients and the public. We foster a strong research community locally and build research collaborations nationally and internationally in order to conduct high quality applied research that improves health and wellbeing within the Highlands and Islands and addressing key health questions relevant to Scotland and beyond. We have expertise in developing novel interventions and evaluating existing health and social care services and have highly experienced researchers and behavioural scientists. https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/staff/vacancies/lecturer---department-of-nursing-and-midwifery-part-time-05fte.html

External Examiner – Post-Registration Provision

Opening Date:
29 Jun 2022
Closing Date:
1 Aug 2022
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The School of HLS is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner to a range of modules within our post-registration suite of programmes. The remit involves assessment of modules relating to:
  • Contemporary District Nursing: Managing LTC
  • Consolidation of Practice
  • Contemporary Integrated Community Nursing
  • Improving Assessment & Professional Practice
  • Integrated Community Nursing WBL
External examiner responsibilities include moderation of assessment methods/samples/results and completion of an annual report. A schedule of module confirmation events per academic session will be made available and external examiners would be expected to complete external moderation in line with these dates. The School uses an electronic marking system associated with the originality checking programme Turnitin, called Grademark. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process (this being accessible through the Virtual Learning Environment). Experienced and new external examiners will be considered provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualification(s) and experience. Relevant professional experience in the fields of District Nursing, a District Nurse recordable qualification and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post. The appointment will be from 1 October 2022 until 30 September 2026. Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an online induction will be provided by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at: https://www.uws.ac.uk/about-uws/academic-life/quality-enhancement-support-team-quest/external-examiner/ For informal discussion, please contact:
  • Carol.Russell@uws.ac.uk

Academic Team Lead (Senior Lecturer) in Occupational Therapy

Opening Date:
28 Jun 2022
Closing Date:
28 Aug 2022
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At Robert Gordon University (RGU) we are proud of our excellence in education and research and we are offering an opportunity to join our great team as Academic Team Lead (Senior Lecturer) for our Occupational Therapy team. RGU is an innovative, inclusive, and ambitious University, focused on the impact of its demand-led teaching and research. We are the top modern University in Scotland (Complete University Guide 2022) and 2nd in Scotland for teaching quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022). Additionally we are top modern university in Scotland for Health (Guardian University Guide 2022). Specifically in Occupational Therapy we are 1st in the UK for student satisfaction in Counselling, Psychotherapy and Occupational Therapy (Complete University Guide 2022) and top modern University in Scotland for graduate prospects in subjects allied to medicine – Occupational Therapy (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022). The School of Health Sciences aims to future proof our graduates by taking a student centred, innovative, practically applied and agile approach to develop the knowledge, skills and attributes required to be successful in a rapidly changing world. This is an exciting time to join the School to lead a team of academics who currently deliver the first course in the UK to offer a four-year Master of Occupational Therapy award as well as a DipHe in Wellbeing and Enablement. You will actively contribute to the School’s strategic priorities by developing an industry led postgraduate portfolio, contributing to the research activity within the subject and School as well as exploring and capitalising on relevant commercial activity. You will support the Head of School by undertaking delegated line management responsibilities for staff and any other delegated sub team and assume accountability for their performance. The post-holder will effectively develop and deploy staff, co-ordinating the work of the team. What we can offer you:
  • A full-time, permanent position.
  • A competitive salary, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance.
  • An option for hybrid working in line with our HR policy.
  • You will be supported to engage in scholarship and research for your professional and personal development.
  • We are an equal opportunities employer
  • We are committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff and to the sustainability of our environment.
This post is subject to the individual being required to join the PVG scheme. For more information, visit: https://www.mygov.scot/pvg-scheme/ Salary on first appointment is normally to the bottom of the scale, although in exceptional circumstances an appointment further up the scale may be considered. Relocation assistance may be available, subject to conditions. For an informal conversation please contact: Mrs Laura Binnie, Head of School (l.m.binnie@rgu.ac.uk) or Ms Fiona Roberts, Academic Strategic Lead (f.e.roberts@rgu.ac.uk)

External Examiner – Postgraduate Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Opening Date:
21 Jun 2022
Closing Date:
1 Aug 2022
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The School of Health and Life Sciences is seeking to appoint a PgD Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, BABCP registered subject external examiner to a range of modules within our postgraduate programme. The remit involves assessment of modules relating to: CBT models and core therapeutic competencies CBT strategies, skills and interventions Applying CBT for anxiety and depression CBT enhanced skills and treatment CBT for chronic and complex disorders CBT science ethics and personal development External examiner responsibilities include moderation of assessment methods/samples/results/recordings and completion of an annual report. A schedule of module confirmation events per academic session will be made available and external examiners would be expected to complete external moderation in line with these dates. The School uses an electronic marking system associated with the originality checking programme Turnitin, called Grademark. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process (this being accessible through the Virtual Learning Environment). Experienced and new external examiners will be considered provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualification(s) and experience. Relevant professional experience in the fields of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, professional registration with BABCP and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post. The appointment will be with effect from 1 October 2022 to 30 September 2026. Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an online induction will be provided by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at: https://www.uws.ac.uk/about-uws/academic-life/quality-enhancement-support-team-quest/external-examiner/ For informal discussion, please contact:

External Examiner – MSc Advancing Practice

Opening Date:
17 Jun 2022
Closing Date:
15 Jul 2022
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The Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the MSc Advancing Practice programme online modules. The programme enables students to expand their health and social care expertise, gain new skills and make a difference to their practice. Working in partnership with clinical experts, patients and health and social care providers, the programme is designed for any healthcare professional working in a clinical, education, management or research role. The content of the programme takes cognisance of the health and social care needs of the population which continue to change on a global perspective with an ageing population with changing patterns of ill-health and use of health and social care services. It is reflective of contemporary healthcare and the needs of practitioners. Further information on the programme is available at: https://www.stir.ac.uk/courses/pg-taught/health-sciences-sport/advancing-practice/ As an External Examiner you are required to:
  • Monitor the quality of the programme
  • Externally moderate assessed work
  • Attend Examination Boards
  • Complete an annual report
  • Comment on proposed programme modifications and developments.
Applicants should be suitably qualified academics. It would be desirable to have previous experience as an External Examiner, but this is not essential. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s Academic Council. If you are interested in applying, please submit a detailed CV to: Aprill Smith, Faculty Administrator, Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport, University of Stirling. Email: fhss.pg.cpd.team@stir.ac.uk. If you require further information please email Aprill Smith, as above, who will forward your query to the appropriate member of staff.

Lecturer in Health Sciences

Opening Date:
15 Jun 2022
Closing Date:
7 Jul 2022
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Grade 7-8 (Lecturer) (£37,467 - £50,296) Do you have a passion for transforming lives through education and research? We are recruiting two lecturers to join our team within the School of Health Sciences at the University of Dundee. We are the in the top 20 universities in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2021). We are one of the most research-intensive universities in the UK, helping improve people’s lives locally and globally. About you We are looking for two lecturers who can contribute to the programmes within the school of Health Sciences. You may be a registered nurse, health professional or researcher currently working in a clinical area, education or research. You should be educated to Masters (nearing completion of a Masters) or PhD level and can demonstrate interest and success in education and/or research. You will have skills to help support the University’s transformational goals through engaging in teaching and learning, scholarship and/or research activities which aim to provide an excellent student experience. About us We have a vibrant academic community, with a skilled and enthusiastic team, delivering preregistration, postqualifying and postgraduate education, that directly enhances and influences health outcomes. Working within the School of Health Sciences (SHS) will provide an exciting opportunity to develop an academic career in a supportive environment that strongly encourages personal and professional development, interdisciplinary working and innovation. The SHS collaborates extensively with other schools in the University and with local, national and international partners. This affords every member of staff opportunity to benefit from being part of world leading research and education collaborations. The SHS has campuses in Dundee and Kirkcaldy, the successful candidates can negotiate which of these would be their base campus, to ease travel and family commitments. However, candidates must be prepared to travel between the campuses to participate in School activities. It is also envisaged that there will be some home working. The role Your learning and teaching activities will be focused on contributing to our pre-registration nursing programme and in our innovative postgraduate awards. Your scholarly or research activity will be linked to our two world leading research themes: maternal and infant health, and people, health and communities. Your priorities will include: Learning, teaching and assessment activities across the School's portfolio; Undertaking the role of Advisor of Studies; Other educational activities such as, curriculum development, student support and supporting postgraduate students; Collaborative work including identifying sources of funding and business opportunities, grant applications and research projects; High quality scholarly activities and/or journal publications and other scholarship activity. https://www.jobs.dundee.ac.uk/fe/tpl_uod01.asp?s=4A515F4E5A565B1A&jobid=105755,6598348856&key=150076343&c=21480212651354&pagestamp=seqkcmwqotzvusayaq

Lecturer in Health Sciences

Opening Date:
10 Jun 2022
Closing Date:
7 Jul 2022
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Grade 7-8 (Lecturer) (£37,467 - £50,296) Closing Date: 7 July 2022 Do you have a passion for transforming lives through education and research? We are recruiting two lecturers to join our team within the School of Health Sciences at the University of Dundee. We are the in the top 20 universities in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2021). We are one of the most research-intensive universities in the UK, helping improve people’s lives locally and globally. About you We are looking for two lecturers who can contribute to the programmes within the school of Health Sciences. You may be a registered nurse, health professional or researcher currently working in a clinical area, education or research. You should be educated to Masters (nearing completion of a Masters) or PhD level and can demonstrate interest and success in education and/or research. You will have skills to help support the University’s transformational goals through engaging in teaching and learning, scholarship and/or research activities which aim to provide an excellent student experience. About us We have a vibrant academic community, with a skilled and enthusiastic team, delivering preregistration, postqualifying and postgraduate education, that directly enhances and influences health outcomes. Working within the School of Health Sciences (SHS) will provide an exciting opportunity to develop an academic career in a supportive environment that strongly encourages personal and professional development, interdisciplinary working and innovation. The SHS collaborates extensively with other schools in the University and with local, national and international partners. This affords every member of staff opportunity to benefit from being part of world leading research and education collaborations. The SHS has campuses in Dundee and Kirkcaldy, the successful candidates can negotiate which of these would be their base campus, to ease travel and family commitments. However, candidates must be prepared to travel between the campuses to participate in School activities. It is also envisaged that there will be some home working. The role Your learning and teaching activities will be focused on contributing to our pre-registration nursing programme and in our innovative postgraduate awards. Your scholarly or research activity will be linked to our two world leading research themes: maternal and infant health, and people, health and communities. Your priorities will include: Learning, teaching and assessment activities across the School's portfolio; Undertaking the role of Advisor of Studies; Other educational activities such as, curriculum development, student support and supporting postgraduate students; Collaborative work including identifying sources of funding and business opportunities, grant applications and research projects; High quality scholarly activities and/or journal publications and other scholarship activity. The closing date for applications is the 7th July. Online interviews for this appointment are scheduled for Wednesday 27th July. https://www.jobs.dundee.ac.uk/fe/tpl_uod01.asp?s=4A515F4E5A565B1A&jobid=105755,6598348856&key=150064675&c=419