External Examiner- Advanced Clinical Practice

Opening Date:
21 Dec 2022
Closing Date:
30 Jan 2023
Salary Range:

The School of Health & Social Care at the University of Lincoln is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for an immediate start and would welcome expressions of interests for this position:
MSc Advanced Clinical Practice & degree apprenticeship

This is a post-graduate taught programme offering both standard and apprenticeship routes through the programme. There are 2 cohorts a year with intakes in September and February. The programme has been submitted for HEE accreditation.

Further details can be found here https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/course/adclprms/

External Examiners play a central role in the maintenance of the standards of the University’s awards and the currency of the curriculum. They perform this role through:

  • the approval of assessment tasks and examination papers
  • discussions with relevant academic staff
  • the review of samples of student work on modules within the programme
  • the endorsement of marks to confirm that the marks are an agreed, fully moderated and externally examined set of results
  • the submission of annual reports
  • attendance at appropriate boards of examiners (currently virtual)
  • agreement to programme modifications & revalidation

Applicants should possess the following:

  • Current professional registration and experience of post-qualification educational provision at MSc level/QAA L7
  • Relevant experience and expertise to maintain comparable quality standards

Please note the University Regulations mean that the following circumstances would make applicants ineligible for the role

  • A member of a governing body or committee of the university of Lincoln or one of its collaborative partners, or a current employee of the university or one of its collaborative partners.
  • Anyone with a close professional, contractual or personal relationship with a member of staff or student involved with the programme of study.
  • Anyone required to assess colleagues who are recruited as students to programme of study.
  • Anyone who is, or knows they be, in a position to significantly influence the future of students on the programme of study.
  • Anyone significantly involved in recent or current substantive collaborative research activities with a member of staff closely involved in the delivery, management or assessment of the programme (s) or modules in question.
  • Former staff or students of the institution unless a period of five years has elapsed, and all students taught by or with the External Examiner have completed their programme(s).
  • A reciprocal arrangement involving cognate programmes at another institution.
  • The succession of an External Examiner by a colleague from the Examiner’s home department and institution.
  • The appointment of more than one External Examiner from the same department of the same institution.

If you are interested in the role please send a CV and appropriate covering letter/email to Helen Chilvers hchilvers@lincoln.ac.uk

Closing date for expressions of interest is Monday 30th January 2023.