External Examiner – Blood Component Transfusion

Opening Date:
6 Aug 2020
Closing Date:
1 Sep 2020
Salary Range:

College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University

The College of Human and Health Sciences is seeking an external examiner for our Blood Component Transfusion Programmes

Graduate and Post-graduate Certificate in Blood Component Transfusion which incorporates the following modules:

  • Principles of Safe Practice in Clinical Transfusion Management
  • Advancing your Practice in Blood Transfusion

Role Specification:
The external examiner is asked to look at a sample of the assessments and report on:

  • the administration of the programme
  • the standards and consistency of internal marking
  • the standards of student performance
  • the extent to which the regulations and processes of the University are correctly applied and adhered to
  • whether the academic standards of the programme are appropriate
  • examples of good practice identified

The successful applicant will be asked to attend one examination board per year and submit an annual report following this. External examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise.

Previous external examiner experience is desirable; however, those new to external examining are strongly encouraged to apply.

Essential Criteria:

  • Extensive clinical haematology experience
  • Experience of delivering relevant Master postgraduate taught programmes

Desirable Criteria:

  • Previous experience as an external examiner

Date of appointment: September 2020 – September 2024

Programme details will be provided to the appointee and induction/training offered.

Please send initial expressions of interest and a CV to programme lead, Megan Rosser: M.C.Rosser@Swansea.ac.uk