External Examiner – BSc (hons) Paramedic Science and Out of Hospital Care

Opening Date:
20 Oct 2022
Closing Date:
3 Nov 2022
Salary Range:

The School of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Sunderland is seeking to appoint an External Examiner to the BSc (hons) Paramedic Science and Out of Hospital Care programme to ensure appropriate quality standards are achieved. Applicants for the role will need to hold current registration with the HCPC as a Paramedic.

The programme is delivered over a three-year period and is closely aligned to the HCPC Standards of Education and Standards of Proficiency.

The ideal candidate will ideally be an experienced external examiner but those seeking a first position and have clinical and educational experience relevant to Paramedic Science would be considered. All applicants must be at senior lecturer and above.

The external examiner will be expected to monitor the quality of coursework, externally moderate assessed work and complete an annual monitoring report. They are also required to provide comments on any proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise, as well as identify areas of good practice.

Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee with an induction on appointment. The post is for an initial period of 4 years.

Please email Karen.giles@sunderland.ac.uk or Mark.Willis@sunderland.ac.uk for further information or to arrange a discussion as required.