Jobs: Scotland

External Examiner – MSc Person-centred Practice (Palliative Care) and the Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care programmes

Opening Date:
1 Apr 2024
Closing Date:
29 Apr 2024
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We seek an external examiner for the MSc Person-centred Practice (Palliative Care) and the Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care programmes to start in September 2024. Both programmes are run in partnership with St Columba’s Hospice Care and are open to health professionals working with people with palliative care needs. You will work alongside the Programme Leaders and Programme Teams. The programmes are part-time, delivered online through a combination of synchronous and asynchronous teaching. You will be responsible for a selection of modules from SCQF levels 9, 10 and 11. The ideal candidate should have experience in the field of palliative care and of teaching and assessment in the higher education sector on either a nursing or an allied health professional programme. Possession of a masters degree is essential. Various assessment strategies are utilised, including written assignments, reflective accounts, presentations, and simulated recorded conversations. Further information about the programmes is available at: MSc Palliative Care (Person-Centred Practice)|Queen Margaret University (qmu.ac.uk) Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care (CPD) | CPD Courses | Queen Margaret University (qmu.ac.uk) Further information about the role is available at: External Examining | Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh (qmu.ac.uk) The appointment will commence in September 2024. Please email a brief CV to the Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care programme leader, Julie Young, no later than Monday 29th April 2024. Please do not hesitate to contact Julie at jyoung1@qmu.ac.uk for further information or with any questions.

External Examiner – Specialist Lymphoedema Programme

Opening Date:
12 Mar 2024
Closing Date:
30 Apr 2024
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An External Examiner is required for the Specialist Lymphoedema programme at the Nursing and Health Care School, University of Glasgow. We are part of the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing, within the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences (MVLS). For further information regarding the College, please visit www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/mvls. We offer four lymphoedema courses on the programme which allows exit points with Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Post Graduate Certificate. The first two courses establish a grounding in assessment and management which are offered at level 3 (SQCF level 9). There are then two subsequent advanced courses which can be undertaken at level 4 (SQCF level 10) or at post graduate level (level 5; SCQF level 11). Our Specialist Lymphoedema programme aims to prepare health care professionals to identify those at risk of developing lymphoedema or chronic oedema and to provide appropriate supportive care and management. A variety of learning opportunities are provided using a combination of supported workplace learning, University attendance and on-line virtual learning. This provides an opportunity for students to develop their knowledge, skills, and confidence in practice, whilst expanding their professional networks. All learning opportunities are designed and delivered by experienced academic and clinical staff with expertise in lymphoedema and related clinical and research fields. The ideal candidate would have clinical experience working within the field of lymphoedema and have experience of teaching and assessment in the higher education sector on either a nursing or allied health academic programme. Previous experience of external examining is preferred. The candidate should have current registration with an appropriate professional body i.e., the Nursing and Midwifery Council or Health and Care Professions Council, and a higher education teaching qualification. Possession of a Masters degree is essential. The appointment will be for four years, from September 2024 and will cover all courses of the programme. Appointments are subject to the University Senate’s criteria for external examiners. The commitment required is normally as follows:
  • Review and moderation of a range of coursework and assessments throughout the year.
  • Submission of an External Examiner’s Annual Report.
  • Membership and attendance at Boards of Examiners.
  • Collaboration with the Lymphoedema Programme Lead to inform the continued monitoring, review, and enhancement of these courses.
Interested applicants should submit a CV and letter of interest by e-mail to School Administrator Marion Yakova, marion.yakova@glasgow.ac.uk, by 30th April 2024.

Deputy Dean

Opening Date:
12 Mar 2024
Closing Date:
14 Apr 2024
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School of Health & Life Sciences Lanarkshire Campus REQ000081 Salary: SS2 £81,702- £91,575 per annum Full time: 35 hours per week Permanent THE POST – Deputy Dean This University of West of Scotland is seeking a Deputy Dean to join the university and provide strong, dynamic and inspirational leadership and management across the school of Health & Life Sciences. You will join a dedicated team who strive to continuously inspire our students and wider University community – and, through modern teaching and impactful research, continue to deliver innovative solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges. The Deputy Dean is key to the successful delivery of the school’s contribution to the ambitions and priorities identified in the University’s strategy objectives. Reporting to the Dean of School, the Deputy Dean is key to leading the delivery of the school’s plan, deputising for the Dean as appropriate. Leading the Associate Deans and Heads of Division, the Deputy Dean will operationalise strategic objectives in order to enhance student and staff experiences and ensure successful delivery and impact of the school plan and university strategy. With proven Learning and Teaching experience and utilising exceptional management skills, the postholder will stimulate a high-quality, supportive and inclusive academic and research environment which encourages and supports staff to undertake activities that contribute to an excellent student and staff experience. For additional information and general enquiries regarding the School then please contact Julie.Edgar@uws.ac.uk or alternatively jobs@uws.ac.uk Closing Date: Sunday 14th April 2024 Interview Date: Monday 13th May 2024 at Lanarkshire Campus For more information, the full advert and the appointment pack, please click the link below: https://ce0974li.webitrent.com/ce0974li_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC179GF.open?WVID=3866692FHL&VACANCY_ID=6854312Ov7

AC4 Senior Lecturer or Reader (Midwifery and Maternal Care)

Opening Date:
8 Mar 2024
Closing Date:
15 Apr 2024
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School of Health and Life Sciences Campus: Based on Lanarkshire campus however the post holder will be required to work across UWS Campuses as required Full time: 35 hours per week Permanent Salary: £56,021 - £64,914 per annum The post - AC4* Senior Lecturer or Reader (Midwifery and Maternal Care) The School of Health & Life Sciences are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, innovative individual with a PhD (nearing completion for a Senior Lecturer is acceptable but is mandatory for a Reader post) who has experience of midwifery and/or maternal care, academia, supervision of students and team leadership. You will join a dedicated team who strive to continuously inspire our students and wider University community – and, through modern teaching and impactful research, continue to deliver innovative solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges. As a Senior Lecturer or Reader, you will share academic leadership and management for the Division, including line management. You will take a lead role in either the design, development, and delivery of a range of undergraduate and postgraduate academic programmes within the division, engaging in academic quality assurance and enhancement activity such as to ensure high standards and regulatory/ professional body compliance (if appointed as a Senior Lecturer), or a lead role in the design development and delivery of research and commercial activity aligned the school and university’s agenda and associated REF Unit of Assessments (if appointed as a Reader). Thus, experience of learning and teaching in higher education with a desire to develop, innovative methods to enhance the student experience across our programmes, or evidence of a sustained track record of research publications and income generation are essential. The post will also undertake the Lead Midwife for Education role within the School of Health & Life Sciences. • A Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC) registration is essential for this post. About us University of the West of Scotland is one of Scotland’s largest and most dynamic modern universities. Our reach across the country, together with our London campus, means that UWS is a significant force in global knowledge creation, innovation, and a leading provider of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree education. Our degrees provide students with a transformational experience; equipping them with highly sought-after graduate skills that set them up for global success in world-leading sectors, industries and businesses. With cutting-edge courses, modern pedagogy and practical knowledge, we enable our students and staff to experience the joy of learning, teaching, research and innovation, and apply their knowledge for the benefit of others. UWS is officially ranked by Times Higher Education in the top 200 universities worldwide under 50 years old (2023 Young University Rankings). The School of Health & Life Sciences at UWS offers innovative teaching and research opportunities, firmly focused on the real-world challenges facing the healthcare and life sciences sectors. The Division of Mental Health, Midwifery & Health is one of three providers in Scotland of pre-registration midwifery and has a broad portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes exploring midwifery and maternal care, older people and dementia, child protection, psychological therapies, mental health nursing, forensic and mental health practice