External Examiner – BSc Hons Physiotherapy

Opening Date:
28 Apr 2022
Closing Date:
20 May 2022
Salary Range:

The department of Health Professions at Manchester Metropolitan University wishes to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the BSc Hons Physiotherapy course.

External examiners are expected to:

  • undertake moderation of a sample of assessments and may be carried out electronically, or Examiners may be required to attend moderation meetings;
  • comment on the continuing currency, appropriateness and coherence of the programme(s) to which they are appointed, and provide feedback regarding proposed changes to curriculum content, structure or outcomes;
  • submit written comments in advance of the Assessment Board;
  • submit an Annual Report;
  • raise any issues or concerns regarding academic standards, assessment or student performance;
  • comment, where appropriate, on any newly-proposed articulation arrangements;
    raise, where appropriate, any issues or concerns relating Professional, Regulatory or Statutory Body (PSRB) accreditation and/or requirements;
  • handle all assessments and any other personal data in accordance the University’s Information Classification Procedure and any other reasonable information security requirements as communicated by the University;
  • report any personal data breach incidents promptly to the Assessment Standards Team.

Manchester Metropolitan University offers induction and support for external examiners. Further support is also provided by the subject programme lead.

Subject external examiners should:

  • have awareness of current developments in the design and delivery of relevant curricula;
  • have sufficient academic standing, credibility and breadth of experience within the discipline, including HCPC registration;
  • hold a current post of at least Senior Lecturer level within a Higher Education Institution;
  • have knowledge and understanding of external reference points for academic quality and standards, and familiarity with the standard expected of students at the appropriate award level;
  • ideally are working towards or have completed a Doctoral degree;
  • have ideally previous experience of External Examining within a UK Higher Education institution.

The tenure of appointment is normally four academic years and one term.

All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Julie Wright, Head of Health Professions at j.m.wright@mmu.ac.uk Or Janet Morrison, BSc Programme lead at j.morrison@mmu.ac.uk

If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit a CV by email by 20th May 2022 to Dr Julie Wright at the above address.