External Examiner – BSc Paramedic Science (subject to approval) / FdSc Paramedic Sciences / DipHE Paramedic Sciences: Coventry University

Opening Date:
27 Jun 2018
Closing Date:
31 Jul 2018
Salary Range:

The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health at Coventry University wishes to appoint an External Examiner to support our current team of external examiners for the suite of Paramedic Sciences programmes: BSc (subject to approval), DipHE and FdSc for a four-year period commencing September 2018. Coventry University offers extensive support to external examiners and holds briefing workshops annually. Further support is also provided by the professional lead, course directors and course administrators. The University normally expects external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year and to complete an annual External Examiner Monitoring Report.

The appointed External Examiner will work alongside other external examiners advising and commenting on the BSc Paramedic Science (subject to approval) / FdSc Paramedic Sciences/ DipHE Paramedic Sciences.

Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners:
• The area of expertise of external examiners is within the area of assessment undertaken;
• Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment;
• Applicants must not have been a Coventry University examiner or employee within the last five years;
• Applicants will have a qualification registered with the HCPC as a Paramedic and, in addition, ideally will also have external examining experience.

Informal enquiries can be made to Mark Garratt, Principal Lecturer in Paramedic Science (email: aa3136@coventry.ac.uk, tel: 02477 655942).