External Examiner – BSc Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
9 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
9 Aug 2021
Salary Range:

The Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the BSc Paramedic Science programme.

The role of a contemporary paramedic is rapidly evolving within the modern health care system as they deploy their skills in an increasing range of emergency and non-emergency situations. Our BSc Paramedic Science programme equips students with the knowledge, skills and proficiencies to meet the requirements of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) enabling students to apply to register as a paramedic with the HCPC following successful completion of the course.

Full details of the programme and modules will be provided to appointees.

As an External Examiner, you will be required to:

  • Monitor the quality of the programme
  • Externally moderate assessed work
  • Attend in person/via MS Teams one Board of Examiners per year
  • Complete an annual report
  • Comment on proposed modifications and the development of new modules

Coursework is submitted electronically via Canvas and is marked online using Gradebook and Turnitin. External Examiners will be required to use the online moderating process. A sample of Practice Assessment Documents will also be provided for review prior to Award. User guides and support will be provided.

This post will be effective from 1st September 2021 and the term of office would normally be four years.

Applicants should hold appropriate academic and paramedic qualification(s), have experience of programme delivery and preferably previous experience acting in the role of an External Examiner. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s Academic Council.

If you are interested in applying, please submit a detailed CV to:

Aprill Smith, Faculty Administrator, Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport, University of Stirling: Email: a.e.smith@stir.ac.uk.

If you require further information please email Aprill Smith, as above, who will forward your query to the appropriate member of staff.