External Examiner for Independent and Supplementary Prescribing

Opening Date:
10 Apr 2024
Closing Date:
9 Jun 2024
Salary Range:

We are seeking a new External Examiner for the full-time 6-month, Independent and Supplementary Prescribing Programme, who will be responsible for contributing to the quality assurance of the programme.

The role will involve being an external examiner for this Level 7 postgraduate module. We currently run 2 cohorts per academic year, 1 online and 1 in person.

You will be involved in the approval of assessment tasks, moderation of student work, completion of an annual report and will be invited to attend a minimum of one Module Assessment Board per year.

You may be asked to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules/new programme. Applicants should hold an appropriate NMC or HCPC Professional Registration and academic qualifications. It is preferable to have previous experience of external examining although support and guidance can be provided for those new to this role. Support is provided by the Programme Lead.

If you are interested in applying, please send your curriculum vitae (max 4 pages) covering the points below to: Annmarie Thouless, Non-Medical Prescribing Programme Leader – athouless@glos.ac.uk

  • Your contact details – postal address, telephone, email address for correspondence.
  • Present post and employment history.
  • Qualifications and professional memberships.
  • External examiner experience within the past 5 years, including participation in recognised development programme/training (e.g., External Examiner training with Advance HE).
  • Teaching experience and responsibilities within the past 5 years, e.g., subject/modules taught, midwifery module lecturer role.
  • Quality assurance experience within the past 5 years.

Due to the University’s External Examiner’s Policies & Procedures, we are unable to accept applications from the following institutions due to conflicts of interest:

  • University of Plymouth
  • University of West London
  • Edinburgh Napier University
  • Open University

All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment.