External Examiner – BSc/BSC (Hons) Professional Studies in Nursing (Post-qualifying top up degree/honours degree for home and international students)

Opening Date:
28 Apr 2023
Closing Date:
27 May 2023
Salary Range:

The Department of Nursing and Community Health at Glasgow Caledonian University is seeking a replacement external examiner and would welcome expressions of interest from individuals committed to developing quality teaching, learning and assessment. We are interested in receiving applications from those who have an interest and expertise in the following areas:

  • Adult critical care
  • Paediatric critical care
  • Paediatric cardiac care
  • Clinical assessment and decision making

Applications are invited from individuals who have experience of managing and assessing students on similar programmes. Experience of external examining would be an advantage, but is not essential.

As an External Examiner for this programme you will be responsible for the external moderation of modules at SHE Level 3 / SCQF Level 9 and SHE Level 4 / SCQF Level 10.

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

  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • To attend at least one assessment board per year and submit an annual external examiner report (can be online)
  • Participation in programme reapproval events

The university offers support for newly appointed external assessors by offering a programme of induction and via the programme lead. Tenure of appointments is for a period of four years. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University.

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 Kirsteen.lang@gcu.ac.uk