External Examiner – MSc Nursing Degree (Mental Health field) and a Nurse Associate Apprentice Programme

Opening Date:
4 Jan 2023
Closing Date:
27 Feb 2023
Salary Range:

Buckinghamshire New University is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for a small intake MSc Nursing Degree (Mental Health field) and a Nurse associate apprentice programme. Our assessment boards are held virtually on Microsoft Teams, successful applicants will be paid a fee and reasonable costs as required. It is a requirement for the external examiners to have an up to date registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council. This appointment will begin in February /2023. The tenure of appointments is often for a four-year period. This role will suit nurse academics with expertise in mental health, ideally academics with leadership roles such as a Programme Leadership or Senior Lecturers. Applications from experienced External Examiners are desirable but academics with the relevant educational and professional experience will also be considered and are welcome.

Role Requirements:

  • To comment on the content of the subject area within recommended quality benchmarks
  • Examine assignment briefs or exam papers and student work within area of expertise, to ensure that academic standards and achievements of work, submitted by students are comparable across the sector.
  • To comment and make recommendations on assessment processes by stringently measuring student achievement fairly with the intended module outcomes.
  • To ensure that assessments are conducted fairly and rigorously in line with relevant policies and regulations.
  • To participate in assessment boards and submit an annual report of moderation activities prior to payment.
  • Proactively engage with the programme delivery team for the continuous development of the required programmes to enhance quality.

Please contact- Director of Education Christina Ebanks at Christina.Ebanks@bnu.ac.uk or Head of Nursing Sue Higham at Sue.Higham@bnu.ac.uk for an informal chat prior to your application if this is preferable. Please send your CV to Sue.Higham@bnu.ac.uk or Christina.Ebanks@bnu.ac.uk if you would like to be considered for this role.