External Examiner – BSc Hons Nursing

Opening Date:
27 Aug 2018
Closing Date:
24 Sep 2018
Salary Range:

The Division of Nursing at QMU are seeking to appoint a new external examiner to join our team for the BSc Hons Nursing programme. You will join our existing external examiner as part of our commitment to quality enhancement. QMU has a large multi-professional portfolio of programmes that incorporates undergraduate and postgraduate provision of learning and teaching opportunities from Certificate to Doctorate level within the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework (SCQF). You will have responsibility for sharing the external workload for the BSc Hons Nursing at SCQF levels 7-10.

A range of student centred, inclusive, facilitative educational approaches expose students to a variety of learning, teaching and assessment methods. A particular emphasis is on the use of enquiry and problem based learning. Assessments include exams, written assignments, portfolios and Observed Structured Clinical Assessments (OSCAs). The programme is delivered in the context of a person centred, biopsychosocial approach, enabling students to consider human health and illness and the complexities of the evolving health and social care arena.

Further information about the programme is available at:

This appointment will be for a tenure of four years. If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a brief CV to:

Lesley McKinlay
Programme Leader
Lecturer in Nursing
Telephone 0131 474 0000