External Examiner – BSc (Hons)/ MSc Midwifery & Women’s Health Post-registration Programme

Opening Date:
4 Sep 2019
Closing Date:
30 Sep 2019
Salary Range:

The University of Hertfordshire is seeking to appoint a Module/Programme External Examiner to ensure that our assessment and academic standards are being met. The modules form part of the BSc (Hons) /MSc Midwifery & Women’s Health Post-registration Programme. Examples of the post qualifying modules requiring External Examiner review include:

  • Maternal Perinatal Mental Health
  • Complex Social issues in Maternity Care
  • High Dependency Midwifery Care
  • Examination of the Newborn

On-line submission by students is in place so most scripts can be viewed via our managed learning environment Canvas.

As an External Examiner your duties would include:

  • External moderation of a range of assessments
  • Submission of an annual report to the Dean of Academic Quality Assurance.
  • Attendance at Assessment Boards.
  • Advising on any proposed module modifications / new modules

Applications are welcomed from individuals educated to MSc level and must have current registration as a Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Please apply with a brief expression of interest and CV to the e-mail address at the foot of this advertisement, including any relevant clinical interest and/or academic experience. The University runs an Induction Day in November 2019 where you will meet with the Programme Leader.

External Examiner positions for Post-registration programme commence on 1st January 2020 for four-year tenure. Appointment is subject to meeting the University’s criteria for the appointment of External Examiners.

Should you wish to apply, please send your CV to the Programme Leader Sue Carr: s.m.1.carr@herts.ac.uk, 01707 286334.