External Examiner – FdSc Health and Care Practice (Nursing Associate) & BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing

Opening Date:
12 Aug 2020
Closing Date:
11 Sep 2020
Salary Range:

The Department of Nursing at Manchester Metropolitan University is seeking to appoint one External Examiner for the following two programmes:

  • FdSc Health and Care Practice (Nursing Associate)
  • BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing

Appointments start in September 2020, with a standard tenure ending in 31/12/2024.

In accordance with Manchester Met’s External Examining Policy, nominees should:

  • have current registration with the NMC (on the nurses part of the register sub part 1)
  • have completed a higher or doctoral degree and have professional expertise in the fields covered by the relevant programme(s)
  • 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;
  • 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;
  • be fluent in English
  • have previous experience of External Examining within a UK Higher Education institution

Due consideration will be given to applicants who do not meet all of the above criteria, on a case-by-case basis.

Duties include moderation of assignment briefs and student work, completion of an annual report and potential consultation on programme modifications.

If you are interested and eligible, please apply to Assessments@mmu.ac.uk

Please state the Programme titles in the subject line of your email and include the following:

  • Full CV
  • Details of any other External Examining appointments you currently hold, including the start and end dates of these appointments
  • Details of any involvement you have had with Manchester Metropolitan or name of collaborative partner in the past five years

Expressions of interest should be sent no later than 11/09/2020.

The annual fee for this External Examining post is £400.

NOTE: You will not be eligible for this role if you have had a close involvement with Manchester Metropolitan University or a collaborative partner within the past five years.