External Examiner

Opening Date:
2 Jul 2018
Closing Date:
24 Jul 2018
Salary Range:

External Examiners – September 2018 start

The Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care, King’s College London, is seeking to appoint external examiners from September 2018 to our Faculty Assessment Boards and we would welcome expressions of interest from senior academics committed to developing the quality of teaching, learning and assessment. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from those who have expertise in the following areas:

• UG Pre- registration Midwifery / gynaecology/contraception
• UG Pre-registration Children’s Nursing
• UG Pre-registration Mental Health Nursing
• PG Diabetes care and management
• PG Advanced Practice
• Prescribing
• Social sciences

King’s College London is a research-led university based in the heart of London; King’s has 29,600 students from some 150 countries, and 8,027 employees. King’s has an outstanding reputation for providing world-class teaching and cutting-edge research.

The Faculty has 200 staff and 3,000 students and offers flexible and innovative programmes and modules that meet the needs of a wide range of healthcare professionals seeking continuing professional development.

The role of External Examiner is to assure the quality of awards with respect to national standards.

Key duties include:

• Advising boards of examiners on the content and standard of assessment
• Moderating samples of exam scripts and other assessed materials
• Attending boards of examiners to approve awards and degree classifications
• Advising on academic misconduct and appeal cases
• Submitting an annual report to the College Principal

To express an interest, please send a copy of your curriculum vitae (including NMC PIN and revalidation date, where applicable) and a covering letter to the email address below by 24 July 2018:

Michaela Pittom
Quality Assurance Manager
Email: michaela.pittom@kcl.ac.uk