External Examiner – MRes Health Research

Opening Date:
16 Oct 2018
Closing Date:
2 Nov 2018
Salary Range:

The Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the MRes Health Research programme.

The programme can be studied on either a part-time or full-time basis and is delivered entirely online in Canvas, the Universities virtual learning environment. This Masters in research methods for healthcare research provides a full suite of research methods and methodology training which prepares students for doctoral study or future research within NHS workplaces or beyond. Current students are drawn from medicine, nursing and the allied health professions as well as from the social and natural sciences.

As an External Examiner you would be required to:

  • Monitor the quality of the programme
  • Externally moderate assessed work
  • Attend two Awards Boards per year
  • Complete an annual report
  • Comment on proposed modifications and the development of new modules

This post will be effective immediately on approval of appointment and the term of office would normally be four years.

Our ideal candidate should hold a senior academic post and a PhD. They should be cognisant of a range of research designs, methods and approaches, have a strong track record in health services research and have experience of online programme delivery. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s Academic Council.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a detailed CV to: