External Examiner for PG Cert Person-Centred Dementia Studies at the University of Worcester

Opening Date:
13 Sep 2019
Closing Date:
17 Oct 2019
Salary Range:

University of Worcester
School of Allied Health and Community
Association for Dementia Studies

The University of Worcester is looking for an external examiner for the online Postgraduate Certificate Person-Centred Dementia Studies. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in our newly-approved programme. The programme is available to study part time and students can take individual modules.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff.

The University of Worcester offers support for external examiners and a full induction day. Further support is also provided by the Programme Director and module team.
The appointment will be from September 2019 to December 2023.

The successful candidate will be invited to a staff induction day in January 2020. Assessments can be reviewed remotely. You will be required to view a selection of scripts for designated modules and complete a module external examiner report for each set of assignments reviewed. At the end of the academic year, an annual report is required. Exam boards are held annually.

All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Applications are by submission of CV.

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;
• He/she must not have been a University of Worcester examiner within the last five years;

Closing date: Thursday 17 October

If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send a recent CV to Gina Dutton, Head of the Association for Dementia Studies via G.Dutton@worc.ac.uk