External Examiner: Advanced Clinical Practice

Opening Date:
13 Jan 2023
Closing Date:
3 Feb 2023
Salary Range:

Staffordshire University School of Health, Science and Wellbeing is seeking to appoint an External Examiner to ensure appropriate quality standards are achieved within its provision of:

  • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice
  • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Mental Health)
  • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice Apprenticeship

Applicants must be registered with the NMC, HCPC or GPhC. In addition, an ideal candidate will have experience in teaching and examining at a UK HE institution, have a good understanding of quality assurance, and have specific subject knowledge in relation to the educational preparation of future Advanced Clinical Practitioners.

The above appointment will be for a period of 4 years.

Criteria for the appointment of external examiners can be found paragraphs 6.8 to 6.12 of the University’s https://www.staffs.ac.uk/about/corporate-information/quality/docs/pdf/external-examiner-policy-and-procedure.pdf

Whilst previous external examining experience would be an advantage, the University supports suitably qualified individuals wishing to secure their first post as an external examiner. First-time examiners will be allocated a mentor at the time of appointment.

Further information on the external examining at Staffordshire University can be found at: https://www.staffs.ac.uk/support_depts/adu/qes/external_examiners/index.jsp.

To apply for the above vacancy, please send your expression of interest and a CV to Katherine James (Program Lead for MSc Advanced Clinical Practice) Katherine.James@staffs.ac.uk

Caroline rowe (Course Director Post Graduate Education) c.j.rowe@staffs.ac.uk

In accordance with the requirements of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, Staffordshire University is required to ascertain an external examiner’s right to work in the UK. To meet our obligations under the Act, the University is required to carry out these checks in the examiner’s presence (either physically or virtually) prior to any work being undertaken.