External Examiner – MBChB years three and four

Opening Date:
27 Oct 2021
Closing Date:
30 Nov 2021
Salary Range:

Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine is seeking to engage an External Examiner for the following Programme with effect from October 2022:

  • Vacancy ref: MED01
  • Programme(s): MBChB years three and four
  • Closing date: 30/11/2021

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 module assessment boards
  • Produce an Annual External Examiners Report, aligned to University requirements
  • External Examiners may be invited to engage with students in practice

The MBChB programme currently has Foundation Year for medicine students, year one and year two MBChB students and we are looking to appoint our next external examiner for years 3 and 4 of the programme. This would particularly suit a General Practitioner, Psychiatrist, Physician or Surgeon with an experience of managing the middle years of a UK medical curriculum. This would also suit someone with an interest in curricula development given the fact Edge Hill University is developing a new medical curriculum.

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

Dr Simon Watmough – Associate Head of Undergraduate Medicine, Simon.Watmough@edgehill.ac.uk, 01695 657082

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 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/

Applications should be sent to:
Martyn Davidson – Medical School Assessment Officer, Martyn.davidson@edgehill.ac.uk