External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
26 Jan 2024
Closing Date:
16 Feb 2024
Salary Range:

The School of Health and Care Professions (SHCP) is currently seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science programme, to commence this academic year 2023/2024. The standard period of appointment for an External Examiner is four academic years.

The External Examiners will be required to be present at the SHCP Module Assessment Board and the Board of Examiners’ meetings for the programme (at least one per year) and be available for consultation on assessment and curriculum issues.

All appointments are subject to approval by the University External Examiners Nomination Panel. The University runs regular induction seminars for recently appointed External Examiners. The aim of the seminars is to introduce External Examiners to the regulations and procedures of the University of Portsmouth, as well as providing an opportunity to meet University staff and other External Examiners.

You will also be invited to visit and attend additional sessions face to face or online with the BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science course team.

Applicants are invited to submit an expression of interest with a current Curriculum Vitae by Friday 9th February 2024 to chris.wells@port.ac.uk. The successful applicant will be sent an External Examiners Proposal Form. The completed proposal form together with the CV will be presented to the University External Examiners Nomination Panel.

Applicants should:

  • be actively involved in paramedic education and training programmes with experience of assessment in the areas covered by the programme;
  • hold relevant academic and/or professional qualifications to at least the level of the qualification being externally examined, with extensive practitioner experience;
  • meet criteria set by professional, statutory or regulatory bodies;
  • be aware of professional body policies including those of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

For further details please visit: https://staff.port.ac.uk/departments/services/academicregistry/qmd/externalexaminers/

Informal enquiries are welcomed. For further information regarding the programme, please contact Chris Wells, Programmes Lead, SHCP on 023 9284 3009 or email chris.wells@port.ac.uk