External Examiner – BSc Psychology programmes

Opening Date:
14 May 2024
Closing Date:
30 Jun 2024
Salary Range:

The University of Northampton is looking for an External Examiner to support its suite of BPS accredited undergraduate Psychology programmes. The successful candidate will provide external examination for a range of modules on our BSc Psychology programme and its associated pathways Counselling Psychology and Developmental and Educational Psychology.

The modules associated with this post are level 5 & 6 Modules in Biological and Cognitive Psychology, The Psychology of Mental Health, and Independent Research in Psychology.

We are looking for an individual:

  • who is suitably qualified with expertise in the above areas, ideally a Programme Leader or Senior Lecturer on similar programmes;
  • previous experience as an external examiner is preferred but not essential

The appointment will be for the four academic years 2024 to 2028, starting 1 October 2024, or immediate start if appointing after 1 October 2024.

Please note that we cannot currently accept applications from staff at the following institutions:

  • Northumbria University
  • Bangor University
  • University of West of Scotland
  • Arden University
  • University of Bradford
  • University of Chester
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Kings College London
  • Leeds Trinity University

The University of Northampton will not appoint an External Examiner from any of our approved partnerships. This information will be checked upon application.

Closing date: 30 June 2024

If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send a recent CV to Dr David Saunders, Head of Psychology and Sociology david.saunders@Northampton.ac.uk

If you are unsuccessful in your application, we will destroy your application and CV after 1 month of the advert closing. If you are successful, your application and CV will be retained securely for 5 years, one year after the end of the 4-year contract.

The University of Northampton is committed to creating a learning experience that celebrates equality and harnesses the power of diversity as exemplified by the rich social and ethnic backgrounds of our student body. We encourage applications from colleagues from diverse backgrounds to ensure that external scrutiny continues to challenge and inspire us.