Competitive salary of £200 annual fee, plus £6 for each student completer,
The School of Health Sciences, within the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Nottingham is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our BSc Health Sciences with Foundation Year programme.
1. Details about the programme:
A one-year course for applicants who don’t meet the entry requirements for direct entry onto a healthcare degree course. Further details about the programme/awards can be found on our website at: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ugstudy/course/Health-Sciences-with-Foundation-Year-BSc
2. External examiner responsibilities, regulations and requirements:
External examiner responsibilities include external moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at Examination boards (at least one per year) The School uses an electronic marking system. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process.
A full list of responsibilities for external examiners can be found in section 2 & 9 of the University’s Quality Manual at: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/qualitymanual/governance/appointment-responsibilities-external-examiners-for-taught-programmes.aspx
b) Criteria and restrictions for the appointment of external examiners:
Criteria for the appointment of external examiners can be found in section 4 and Restrictions on the appointment of external examiners can be found within section 6, of the University’s Quality Manual at: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/qualitymanual/governance/appointment-responsibilities-external-examiners-for-taught-programmes.aspx
All appointments are subject to candidate(s) meeting the University’s criteria for appointment.
Interested applicants must have the relevant academic and/or professional qualifications to at least the level of the qualification being externally examined. HE experience of teaching and a valid teaching qualification is also required for this role.
The appointment will start from September 2022 and will be for a period of four years.
3. How to apply:
Interested individuals should send their expressions of interest together with a full Curriculum Vitae, including details of publications, teaching and external examining, along with any other relevant information to: HS-Ext-Examiners@exmail.nottingham.ac.uk
4. For queries about the role, contact:
- Samantha Ravenall, Academic Plan Lead for BSc Health Sciences with Foundation Year programme, email@example.com