External Examiner – Adult Nursing and Healthcare

Opening Date:
31 Mar 2022
Closing Date:
29 Apr 2022
Salary Range:

The School of Health and Life Sciences is seeking to appoint an external examiner to a range of SCQF Level 11 modules within Adult Nursing and Healthcare Division. The remit involves assessment of the following modules:

NURS11082 Research in Practice
NURS11025 Contemporary Cancer and Palliative Care
NURS11086 Complexities of Pain
NURS11129 Introduction to eHealth
NURS11154 Integrated Human Development
NURS11155 Managing Holistic Care
NURS11156 Resilience in Health
NURS11157 Self, Society and Nursing

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 nursing, professional registration 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/

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