External Examiner – Foundation Year for Medicine – Year 0

Opening Date:
22 Mar 2023
Closing Date:
5 Apr 2023
Salary Range:

Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health Social Care & Medicine is seeking to engage an External Examiner for the following Programme with effect from October 2023:

  • Vacancy Ref: MED003
  • Programme(s): Foundation Year for Medicine – Year 0
  • Closing date: 5th April 2023

External Examiners are typically placed on the Edge Hill University External Examiners Register for a period of four years. Principle duties normally include:

  • Review and approve assessment strategies and guidance that contribute to a student’s final award, and any other assessment material as agreed
  • Visit the University at the least once a year to moderate assessed coursework and examination scripts
  • Attend Year of Study assessment boards
  • Produce an Annual External Examiners Report, aligned to University requirements
  • External Examiners may be invited to engage with students in practice

This would particularly suit a Foundation or Gateway to Medicine Lead (academic or clinical academic) at a Higher Education institution in the UK. The ideal candidate will have experience of leading an integrated widening access to medicine programme, that provides a direct pathway to a medical degree. This may suit someone with an interest in curricula development and with a passion for widening participation in medicine.

If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programme and more detail regarding the role, please contact:

Dr Peter Leadbetter- Foundation Year for Medicine lead
Email: leadbetp@edgehill.ac.uk 01695 650717

Fees and Expenses are payable in line with the University policy. Admission to the University’s External Examiners Register is on the basis of satisfactory completion of the University’s Committee and Personnel approval processes, including Right to Work and Reciprocity Checks. Prospective External Examiners are encouraged to send an expression of interest and CV to Martyn Davidson (Medical School Assessment Officer) martyn.davidson@edgehill.ac.uk citing the programme title and/or vacancy reference.

Your data will be held and not processed for any purpose other than that for which it has been obtained, in accordance with current Data Protection Legislation until this recruitment process has concluded. Should you be unsuccessful in your application your data will be destroyed securely. For more information, our Privacy Notice is available at https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/externalexaminers/

Martyn Davidson
Medical School Assessment Officer